CONGREGATIONAL INFORMATION

Flowers in the sanctuary today are provided by The Preston Family

Flowers on 4th November 2018 were provided by Linda McDade and Doris Reid. My apologies for the error.

The organist today is Mark Hughson

Thanks to all those who contributed to last week’s offerings:

Freewill Offering £311.70
Open Plate £114.12
Total  £425.82

Welcome Desk:
If you know of anyone who is in or just out of hospital or who needs an elder or staff member to call, please leave the information at the Welcome Desk. We would also appreciate suggested names to receive flowers after today’s or a forthcoming service – call at the Welcome Desk.

Anniversary Photos:
Can anyone with any photos relating to any events we had for our 50th anniversary please pass on to me. We hope to have an end for Anniversary year display. Thank you. Helen Cuthbertson

A talk entitled “Good Health and Wellness for ALL”
by Sir Harry Burns on Thursday 15th November Dalziel St Andrews Church, Merry Street, Motherwell at 7.30pm-9pm. Places are still available.

Calderglen High School Remembrance Service:
Friday 9th November 2018 10.30am – 1.00pm. After service, refreshments will be served and display by pupils from 100 years ago. The School extends a warm welcome to all to attend this event……..please support and come along. For catering reasons, please let Avril know if you wish to go to the event.

Poppies:
To everyone who helped in any way with our poppy display whether knitting, crocheting, attaching or hanging (in the cold and dark!) we want to say thank you very much and very well done. The response was quite incredible; we received about 1,270 poppies in just a couple of months. To those who recruited help from friends and family out with the church please pass on our thanks. Our efforts are as nothing compared to the sacrifice of so many on our behalf. We WILL NOT forget.

Healing Hour:
The next Healing Hour will be on Monday 26th of November 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm in the Williams Room. All welcome! Every blessing. Anna Corlett.

Shoe Box Appeal:
This year we have sent 80 shoe boxes to Blythswood Trust, together with the sum of £847.00, (£155 of which was gift aided which gives an extra £39 approximately.) A wonderful response and thank you so much to all who donated filled shoe boxes, donations, the work at the Coffee morning when we raised £522, and not forgetting those who transported the 80 boxes from East Kilbride to Hillington. Well done and a big thank you to ALL. Myra Goodwin

EK FOODBANK Donation Appeal Day:
Saturday 1 December 10.00-16.00
Volunteers needed for rota of 1 hour to hand out leaflets or receive and sort donation items. Claremont is solely manning this event so please consider helping out. There is a sheet on welcome table to add your name or speak to Maureen 07841532626 or Anne. Thanks.

The coffee morning:
Coffee morning on the 17th is being hosted by Craig Shanks in aid of funds for Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Juvenile Pipe Band. They would be grateful for any offers of help on the day, donations of baking or simply coming along on the day! Please speak to Craig if you can help. Many thanks.

Clarion Distributors:
Copies of the November Clarion are now available in the vestibule for distribution.

Please note:
The office will be closed on Monday 12th of November.