St Michael Weekly Notices – 25 March 2022

Sunday, 27 March 2022 – Mothering Sunday

Our preacher today will be Joy Boak – no introduction needed!

Early morning Eucharist at 08:30 am

Sung Eucharist at 10:30 am

Prayer Book Choral Evensong at 6:30 pm.

Sunday, 27 March 2022 – 7:45 pm

The Helensburgh Orchestral Society will hold a concert at Victoria Halls, Helensburgh.

Tickets: £10, Students £6. Accompanied children under 12: Free. Available from: Orchestra members, The Scandinavian Shop, Sinclair Street, Helensburgh and at the door.

Thursday, 31 March 2022 – 7:30 pmFourth Lent 2022 Course

Fourth Lent course in the Upper Hall.

We’ll look at the theme, Church and Kingdom, which is Book 8 from the Pilgrim Course. Please take a book from the back of the church and put £5 in the plate – thank you

Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Among the DEC partners are Christian Aid, the British Red Cross, and Tearfund. The UK Government has pledged to match donations from the public to the DEC fund, pound ­for ­pound, up to £20 million.

The Messenger – March | April 2022

The March | April 2022 edition of The Messenger has been uploaded to the website and can be read online at this link.

Stewardship 202227 February to 3 April 2020

Our Stewardship Campaign was launched on Sunday, 27 February and will last until Sunday, 3 April 2022.

When returning your stewardship envelope, please place it in the offertory plate; it will be blessed and taken to the sacristy and then passed on to Jane (Stewardship Convener).

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 – 10:30 am

Dom & Anna will be away for the first half of this week.

Kevin will use the Reserved Sacrament today.

Wednesday, 30 March 2022 – 11:00 am

Chair Exercises are held every Wednesday morning at 11:00 am in the Upper Hall at St Michaels

For more information please email:

‘Sponsored Slim’ – during Lent

An opportunity to lose those extra pounds gained during lockdown!

During Lent, Anna is organising a ’Sponsored Slim’! If you wish to take part, information is available in the hall or email

This year’s Bishop’s Lent Appeal is for Children in Distress. Please see their website at Please contribute in any way you can.

For further information please see notices at rear of church.

Saturday 2nd April, from 10am-1pm, on Zoom.

The theme of the Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway Lent Quiet Day will be, Journey to the Cross, and will explore the final encounters of Christ based on the stations of the cross.

The Quiet Day will be led by Bishop Kevin Pearson, Dean Reuben Preston and members of the Prayer and Spirituality group.

Sunday, 5 April 2022 – Fifth Sunday of Lent 2022

Sunday 3rd April is the Fifth Sunday of Lent. Passiontide begins on Lent 5 and we conclude our Stewardship Campaign.

Saturday, 9 April 2022 – St Michael’s Ramblers

The Ramblers plan to travel to Cardross from Craigendoran Station by train then walk back to Craigendoran via the Red Road/Stoneymollan Road junction and choosing from three grades of walk – easy, medium and tough.

For more information: Upcoming Rambling Events

Tuesday, 12 April 2022 – 10:30 am

At the Tuesday Eucharist, Tom Bowden, who is our link with the Lingadzi Sports Academy, Malawi will give a short talk.

Afterwards, in the hall, there will be an opportunity to talk to Tom about the money we’ve given and how the project is developing.

Staff Needed for Local Elections

Thursday, 5 May 2022 – Scottish Local Council Elections

Staff are currently being recruited to work at polling places in Helensburgh and Lomond. If you are interested, please contact: Shona Barton: Office (01436) 657605 and Mobile: 07468 702607

Upcoming Events

Saturday, 16 April 2022 – between 9 am and 12 noonDecorating St Michael’s for Easter

If you would like to help with decorating St Michael’s with flowers for the Easter Service, please contact Andrea on

Friday, 29 April 2022 – 7:30 pm – Christian Aid Quiz Night

Lighthearted and very social inter-church event, which will be held in St Michael’s Upper Hall!

For more information please email:

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