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Other Church Notices

Other Notices for the week 21st – 28 January 2018 HELENSBURGH AND ROSNEATH FOOD BANK: Thank you for all your contributions before Christmas.  In this cold weather especially, the need continues for tinned and packaged goods (but no perishable food). Last year 2,447 individuals were supported. If you shop at the Co-op or Waitrose it will be more convenient for you to use the boxes they provide for donations. If not, goods can be left in the box at the back of the church and will then be delivered to the food bank. Thank you again. Maggie Sheen A small EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS by Tom Allison which he asked be […]

Messy Church

Messy Church – Saturday 27th January at Helensburgh URC – 35 West Princes Street, Helensburgh G84 8TF. Messy Church said Farewell to the Cooks as David and Anne Cook leave to enjoy their retirement. Anne has been telling the stories and leading the singing and Rev David Cook has been taking the registration and leading the worship at Messy since it began seven years ago.  The Cook’s retirement does not mean the end of Messy Church as they have handed it over to Bungie (Rev Mitchell Bunting) the new Helensburgh URC minister and Kevin Boak Lay preacher at St Michael’s.  Bungie has previous experience of leading children’s worship ministry and […]

Next Mothers Union Meeting

A very Happy and Healthy New Year to you all.  We will now have our first meeting of the New Year on Friday 19 January at 10 am instead of Thursday 18 January.  Unfortunately Nick Parry can’t be with us on that date .  What happens on 19th will be a surprise!  I do hope you will all be able to come along to get us off to a good start this year and bring a friend. If you haven’t already paid Angela your £20 membership fee please bring your chequebook to the meeting on Friday 19 January and she will tell you to whom it should be made payable. […]

Art by Tom Allison

A small exhibition of Paintings by Tom Allison which he asked be sold to raise funds for St Michaels, is to be held in the Church hall on Saturday January 20th from 2pm / 4.30pm and then on Sunday 21st from 12 noon / 2.30 pm. Further information from Julia Gourd or Chris Packard

The Page Header

Kevin and I thought it might be a good idea to reflect the churches year on the web site, by using the appropriate colours in our header.  We are just now entering Epiphany for which the colour of vestments and alter cloths are green.  You will see a further change when we enter Lent.  Do you like the idea? Let us know what you think at info@stmichaelhelensburgh.org.uk.

The Glasgow City Mission

Glasgow Winter Night Shelter appeal 2017-18 We need your help to make this time of year better for people who are homeless or trapped in desperate situations. A gift of £24.63 will pay for someone sleeping rough to stay at the Glasgow Winter Night Shelter to provide a safe, warm place to sleep this winter. It will also tackle many of the root causes and connect people to housing, health and help across the city. Glasgow City Mission is a registered charity SC001499. Queries: tel 0141 221 2630. To find out more go to Glasgow City Mission website

The Bethany Christian Trust

This comes with a request to publish this appeal: As we steadily approach Christmas, the days are getting shorter and the temperatures colder. There are far too many people on the streets who are homeless and are faced with the crisis of rough sleeping. But this Giving Tuesday you can do something about it.  This Christmas, buy a bed for someone who is homeless and on the streets.  For just £21, you can purchase a Care Shelter Christmas gift which will provide overnight shelter and other benefits to a person who would otherwise be sleeping rough, homeless on the streets. Purchasing a Christmas gift for the Edinburgh Care Shelter could help […]