What's on at Greenbank

Download Greenbank's provisional programme for 2017/18 (revised October 2017) (PDF)

Link to Presbytery of Edinburgh Newsletters

The Calendar describes the scheduled meetings of our organisations, and other events in Greenbank.

If you would like to include an intimation in the Order of Service please submit it to the Church Administrator as early as possible and no later than 10am on Thursday. The Church Office is closed each day from 12 noon until 1.30pm and access to the building is not likely to be possible during these hours.

The Church Office is open on weekdays from 8.30am to 12 noon, and from 1.30pm to 3pm.

This Week

Sunday 19 November
10.30am Morning Worship

led by

Rev Peter Graham

Coffee will be served in the Main Hall
after the Service by Rosemary McCulloch
(D49 & D50).

Scout Group / YACHT
We will again be selling Christmas Trees this year to raise funds for activities and for YACHT.

A display of knitwear completed by the Work Party will be on show in the Main Hall after the Service.

Tickets for the YACHT Burns Supper (on Saturday 27 January 2018) will be on sale after the Service. (See intimation below.)

Next Week

Wednesday 22 November
7.00pm Communion (Braid Room)

Sunday 26 November
10.30am Morning Worship
led by

Rev Dr John Stevenson

Coffee will be served in the Main Hall
after the Service by Rosemary McCulloch
(D49 & D50).

Scout Group / YACHT
We will again be selling Christmas Trees this year to raise funds for activities and for YACHT.



Musicians Required!
Do you play a musical instrument? If so, would you like to take part in an informal group performance of a Christmas song during the Carol Party on Sunday evening 17 December?  No auditions required, nor is there any age limit!
Further information available from Clare Wilkinson  or Elizabeth Htet-Khin.

Greenbank 2018 Calendar
The Greenbank Calendar 2018 is on sale in the Main Hall after the Service or from the Office during the week. Each calendar costs £6, or 4 for £20.

Church Flowers
If you would like to provide the church flowers next year please add your name and contact details to the list on the wall outside the Office.

Greenbank Baby & Toddler Group
Mums, Dads, Grandparents & Nannies – bring
along your little ones (birth–3 years) on Thursdays and Fridays, 9.45am–11.15am. We have toys and refreshments! Greenbank Parish Church Main Hall: Cost per child: £2.

Dates for your Diary

Sat 18 Nov: Edinburgh Clothing 7th Annual Store Coffee Morning
This will be held in the Braid Hall, Morningside Parish Church, Braid Road 10am–12 noon.  This year there will be a Christmas Stall as well as the usual Baking, Plants, Jewellery, Cross-stitch Cards and competitions.
Please come and enjoy a coffee or tea and a cream scone with friends from across the city to support this vital project which helps the most needy in our community. Tickets are £3 for adults and £1 for children. All are most welcome.

Sat 18 Nov: Guild Choral Concert
This year’s Guild fundraiser is a musical evening with two choirs providing a selection of modern and traditional singing. All moneys raised will go to support a project in Haiti. Tickets (£6 each) include refreshments of cake and coffee and are on sale after Sunday services, from Guild members and from the Church Office.

Wed 22 Nov: Morningside Justice & Peace
Meets at the Open Door, 10.30am–11.30am. This week’s discussion topic is Clean Air as Environmental Justice. Speaker: Emelia Hanna, Friends of the Earth, Scotland

Wed 22 Nov: Country Dance Club
The Country Dance Club meets at 7.30pm in the Centenary Hall.

Thurs 23 Nov: Work Party
Meets at 2.30pm in the Hermitage Room.

Thurs 23 Nov: Advent Study Group
An Advent Study Group at Morningside Parish

Church are meeting on four Thursdays in November to study the Advent hymn 'O come, o come Emmanuel'. They would be delighted to welcome anyone from Greenbank. There is fuller information here. The next meeting is at the home of Fiona Ross, 10 Woodburn Terrace. 7pm refreshments for a 7.30pm start.

Sun 26 Nov: One World Christmas Stall
There will be a OneWorld Stall after Church next Sunday, 26th November. This is a Christmas Stall with some regular food items as well. We shall have Christmas Cards, wrapping paper and decorations as well as gift ideas, both small and a large, for all age ranges.  We will also have a range of 'Bamboo Socks' for both men and women – they make very good Christmas Presents for yourself as well as for others!"

Sat 27 Jan: YACHT Burns Supper
After a very successful Burns Supper last January plans are afoot to hold our second supper in 2018! Join us on Saturday 27 January 2018 at Greenbank Church and help support the YACHT Campaign. Drinks reception from 7pm, before a three course sit down dinner cooked by Chris and Rachael Rowley of Ballintaggart Farm. With after-dinner entertainment, a fabulous auction and fundraising prize draw we hope this will be a very special evening of fellowship and fun. Tickets go on sale after the church service on Sunday 19 November: £400 for a table of 10 or £40/person.
PS: If you would like to donate an item for the prize draw or auction, anything from a bottle of champagne to a week's holiday home rental, will be graciously received. please contact Jim Young.

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