What's on at Greenbank

Download Greenbank's programme for 2018/19 (PDF) (revised Dec 2018)

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.

This Week

Sunday 17 February
7th Sunday in Epiphany

9.30am Quiet Communion

10.30am Morning Worship

Coffee will be served in the Main Hall after the 10.30am Service by the Country Dance Club

7pm Youth Alpha
Pizza  (GF and veggie-friendly). Bring a friend!

 

Next Week

Sunday 24 February
8th Sunday in Epiphany

10.30am Morning Worship

Coffee will be served in the Main Hall after the 10.30am Service by the Choir

7pm  QII
We’ll be interviewing a Greenbanker.
(in the Braid Room)

 

 YOUTH NEWS 
Steve will be at the Costa on Holy Corner from 1pm–3pm on Fridays. Come by for a free hot drink and chat, all welcome.

 

Emergency Evacuation
In the event of an evacuation, Welcome Team members will guide you to the exits.
The Assembly Point is at the Braidburn Valley Park gates.
Children will be taken by Young Church leaders to meet parents at the Park gates.

Intimations

Edinburgh Direct Aid is working with Syrian refugees, including young children, who have been enduring severe winter weather of -10 degrees and deep snow in their camp at Arsal, Lebanon – in tents! If you feel that you could help their work, visit the website to read more and donate:

https://www.edinburghdirectaid.org/StormNorma.htm

Adult Baptism and Profession of Faith
If you would be interested in exploring this, please contact the Minister.

Dates for Your Diary

Sat 16 Feb: Messy Church and Challenge Church Postponed meanwhile. The next scheduled event will be on meeting wil be on 23rd March.

Tue 19 Feb: Guild
Meets at 7.30pm in the Braid Room. This week’s topic is Braidburn School with Ros Miller.

Wed 20 Feb: Morningside Peace and Justice
10.30am–11.30am Challenging Racism and Fascism: a talk at The Open Door, 420 Morningside Road.

Wed 20 Feb: Midweek Prayers 1pm–1.20pm
All are welcome for a reflective time in the Braid Room.

Wed 20 Feb: Friendship Club
Meets at 2.30pm in the Lower Hall. This week: Amish and Shakers, with Maureen Kelly.

Wed 20 Feb: The Scottish Country Dance Club
Meets at 7.30pm in the Centenary Hall.

Thurs 21 Feb: Work Party
Meets at 2.30pm in the Hermitage Room.

Fri 22 Feb: World Day of Prayer Bible Study
To be held at 10am at 121 George Street. Speaker Janette McKenzie. topic, Isaiah 25:6-9 and Corinthians 11: 23-29. All welcome.

Mon 25 Feb: Bible Study
Our new guide this term is Christian Character
(Lifebuilder), ISBN 9781859993750, using which we
will study a number of passages. Our study period lasts between 1 and 1.5 hours and is followed by refreshments; all welcome. The topic for this meeting is: Resisting Temptation (Genesis 39). For further information please contact Joan Ritchie or Gillian Sweetman.

Fri 1 Mar: World day of Prayer
11am service at Morningside Parish Church, refreshments from 10.30am.

Sat 2 Mar: SLA Book Cafe
The SLA Book Cafe will be held at George Watson’s College Dining Hall, Colinton Road, Edinburgh, 10.30am – 2.30pm. Come and browse a great selection of books and enjoy a warm bowl of soup. Two books, soup and a roll are included in the £7.50 ticket price (£5 for children aged 7–15, under 7s free). Additional books can be purchased. Coffee available.

Mon 11 Mar: Pub Theology
After the success of our informal autumn gatherings, we continue with two more in the spring. Relaxed conversation on the big issues of life at the Hermitage Bar, 6.30pm for food or come just for drinks and chat from 7.30pm. Topic is Faith and Politics. Next one for the diary: Mon 13th May.

Sat 30 Mar: Bridal and Bubbly Afternoon Tea
Tickets are now available for this afternoon tea with a difference. Come and join us on Saturday 30 March,  2.30pm–4.30pm, for a scrumptious afternoon tea, a glass of bubbles and a display of wedding dresses through the decades. We are hoping to display wedding dresses from every decade as far back as we can go. We need your help to do this! We are looking for ladies who are willing to lend their wedding dress for the afternoon. We have already had several dresses being offered but could do with a few more. For tickets, more information about the event or to lend your wedding dress for the afternoon, please contact Carrie Reid (carrie.r@talk21.com) or Kirsten Pink (kirstenpink@hotmail.co.uk). Tickets are £20 a head and all proceeds are going to the YACHT campaign. All are welcome – why not bring your mum, or indeed your daughter for a Mother’s Day treat?

Sat 6 Apr: Lenten Quiet Day at Greenbank
with Margaret and Jock Stein, on the theme of The Last Supper.

 


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