St Michael Weekly Notices – Sunday, 21 May 2023

Sunday, 21 May 2023 – Seventh Sunday of Easter

8:30am: Said Eucharist (1970 rite)
10:30am Sung Eucharist (1982 Rite) followed by refreshments in the Upper Hall.

4pm: Evening Prayer Meeting at Townhead Farm (see below)

Sunday, 21 May 2023 – Evening Prayer Meeting

4pm: Said Prayer Book Meeting at Townhead Farm, Drumford Road, G84 7LD. You may wish to bring cash to buy eggs and cheese, etc.

Tuesday, 23 May 2023 – Feast-day of John and Charles Wesley

Feast-day of John and Charles Wesley, Evangelists and Hymn Writers, 1791 and 1788.

10:30am: Said Eucharist (1982 Rite) followed by refreshments in the Upper Hall

Wednesday, 24 May 2023 – Organ recital

3:00 to 4:00pm: Barbara Wenborn will be playing the organ in the church. Everyone is invited to listen, pray, wander around as you are inclined.

Sunday, 28 May 2023 – Pentecost

8:30am: Said Eucharist (1970 rite)

10:30am: Sung Eucharist (1982 Rite). Please join us for refreshments in the Upper Hall after the service.

The preacher is Robert Church, RN Chaplain. We will be joined at the 10:30am service by the Provost and Councillors, RN and others to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. After our service a memorial will take place at the war memorial in Helensburgh.

2:30pm: Memorial service at the Rosneath Caravan Park at the American Memorial to Naval Personnel lost in the Battle.

6:30pm URC Communion Service at Helensburgh URC – all are invited to this service to wish Bungie every blessing as he retires (this will be his last service as the Minister).

Tuesday, 30 May 2023 – Feast-day of the Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth

Feast-day to commemorate the Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth.

10:30am: Said Eucharist (1982 Rite). Please join us for refreshments after the service in the Upper Hall

StM Ramblers

Wednesday, 31 May 2023 – Rambling Club

09:30am: the Rambling Club will meet at St Michael’s to walk the Three Lochs Way near Arrochar.

Thursday, 1 June 2023 – Alison Mathew

3:00pm: Alison Mathew will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge of St Oswald’s, Kings Park, Glasgow.

Helensburgh and Lomond Food Bank

Helensburgh and Lomond Foodbank is looking for volunteers and a stock-administrator or co-administrator. See notices at the back of the Church.

Annual Scottish Pilgrimage

22 – 25 September: Annual Scottish Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in Norfolk. Please contact Alison Gifford: for further information or at the back of the church on the notice board.

Yoga Classes

Stephen Brandon (07904 087368) is holding yoga classes (£8) on Wednesday mornings/afternoons and Thursday evenings in the Upper Hall. If you are interested, please contact him.

Eco Congregation Thought for the Week

In your daily life, think 3 R’s: Repair | Re-use | Re-cycle, noting that Re-cycling uses energy, so Repairing and Re-using are the eco-friendlier options.

Dom will be away for part of this week (Tue – Fri) on retreat at Alnmouth Friary, Northumberland.

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