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Other Notices 8th July 2018

1.      If you like decorating and have some spare time this coming week your help would be appreciated! The property convenor will be in the Church on Tuesday from 11.00 and again on Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00 to clean down and REPAINT the blistering wall areas to the lower parts of the North, South and West walls ready for the forthcoming institution service. 2.    Kevin and Joy are on holiday from 29th June to 14th July.  During this time please contact Pat Smith with any questions or pastoral matters. Vestry Secretary: Nick Davies  T 842060 Associate Priest: Pat Smith  T 671091 Reader: Kevin Boak  T 676852

Other Notices 1st July 2018

There will be no 8.00am Communion from the Reserved Sacrament on Sunday 1st and Sunday 8th July (Lay Reader holiday). SERVICE OF INSTITUTION. Bishop Gregor will conduct the Service of Institution which will install Revd Dom Ind as our Rector on Saturday 4th August at 11.00am. This is an important celebration to which all are welcome, so please come, bring your friends, and let’s fill the church. Formal invitations are being sent to local dignitaries. CHURCH CHAIRS. You may have noticed that most of our plastic chairs have disappeared! This is because a lot of them were condemned as unsafe. Options for replacement are under investigation. Kevin and Joy are […]

Other Notices 24th June 2018

The TRAIDCRAFT STALL will be available in the hall after the 1030am Eucharist on 24th June. Please note the FINAL EVENSONG OF THIS SEASON is on 24th June; services resume on 2nd September. Also, there is no 8.00am Communion from the Reserved Sacrament on Sundays 1st and 8th July (Lay Reader holiday). The MESSENGER is ready for uplift, please take a copy! Rectory post-building work CLEANING PARTY NEEDED on Tuesday 26th June between 1000 and 1200. This is to clean in readiness for carpet laying. Please bring your own brushes, dusters and vacuum cleaners. SERVICE OF INSTITUTION. Bishop Gregor will conduct the Service of Institution which will install Revd Dom […]

Other Notices 17th June 2018

Sunday 17th June the STALL IN THE HALL in support of Church Funds is open after the service!  Churches are invited to observe a WEEK OF PRAYER FOR SCOTLAND from 17th to 23rd June.  For further information see info@christian.org.uk Many hands make light work!  WORK ON THE RECTORY GARDEN is going well, but more HELP NEEDED for a working party on TUESDAY 19th June, between 1000 and 1200. SERVERY IN THE UPPER HALL Thanks to some generous anonymous donations and various fundraising events, we can now afford to start building the tea/coffee servery in the upper hall. We are currently looking for a contractor to do the work, which is […]

Other Notices 3 June 2018

Please note, a WEDDING is taking place in St. Michael’s at 2.00pm ON SATURDAY 9th June. THE CHURCH WILL BE LOCKED on Saturday morning because of equipment set up from the Friday evening rehearsal. THANK YOU ALL involved with CHRISTIAN AID week, and especially the house-to-house collectors who raised over £700. On Sunday 3rd June WE WILL BE JOINING THE URC for their Communion service at 11.00am, followed by an optional  frugal lunch of bread and soup to support Christian Aid.  (No 10.30am Eucharist on that date.) The June coffee morning will be held at Maureen Douglass’s house, Clutharden, 1 Upper Adelaide Street, Helensburgh at 10:30 on the 7th June, […]

Other Notices 27th May 2018

THANK YOU ALL involved with CHRISTIAN AID week, and especially the house-to-house collectors who raised over £700. The TRAIDCRAFT CUPBOARD will be open Sunday 27th May. INTERCESSORS – the training session is on Saturday 2nd June at the Saddens, starting at 10am. On Sunday 3rd June WE WILL BE JOINING THE United Reformed Church for their Communion service at 11.00am, followed by an optional frugal lunch of bread and soup to support Christian Aid. (No 10.30am Eucharist on that date.) As we are worshipping at the United Reformed Church on Sunday 3rd June, the next STALL IN THE HALL will take place on June 17th instead of the 3rd as is […]

Other Notices 20th May 2018

PENTECOST WORSHIP IN THE SQUARE at 12.00 on Sunday  20th May – come and join friends from other churches to celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. Refreshments afterwards in the Parish Church halls. There will be NO EVENSONG on Sunday 20th May, as we will be supporting the CHRISTIAN AID SERVICE at Helensburgh URC at 7.00pm. Tuesday 22nd May, Helensburgh Baptist Church – Contraflow are hosting an INTERACTIVE PRAYER TIME between 7 & 8.30pm – please drop in for 10mins or as long as YOU feel able. All Are very welcome and please pray for the ongoing work of Contraflow in the local area. Mothers Union  OUTING to Ardarden […]

Other Notices 13th May 2018

VERY MANY THANKS to all who worked so hard to make our 150th CHURCH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND such a success. We had a quite memorable series of events to mark our 150th Anniversary, and the church looked quite magnificent. A huge THANK YOU to those who organised it all, and to the numerous individuals who played a part to make it all so successful. OPEN GARDEN: Michael and Sheila Baker’s garden at Westburn, 50 Campbell Street, will be open Sunday 13th May from 2.00pm in aid of church funds. The Helensburgh Baptist Church warmly invites members of the congregation to BETHESDA KHANKHO INTERNATIONAL EVENING with Lamboi Haokip on Wednesday 16th May […]

Christian Aid Week Events

Christian Aid Grand Fayre Saturday 12th May 10am – 12 noon Helensburgh Parish Church, Colquhoun Square Entry adults £2 children 50p. Usual stalls including Home baking, Jewellery, Books, Plants Traidcraft, Toys, and Gifts Entrance includes tea/ coffee All money raised goes to Christian Aid to help tackle the root causes of poverty all over the world, as well as giving immediate aid in situations of disaster. For Information contact 679565 Cheese, Wine and Music Social Helensburgh URC on Saturday 12th May at 7.30pm Tickets £8, please call 01436 672352. Swimmers Wanted Thursday 17th May Sponsored Swim Helensburgh Swimming Pool 6.30- 8.30pm. Raising Money for Christian Aid, swimmers need to be […]