Larbert East Church


Copies of Melville’s book ‘Team Tanzania’ at £7.95, are available to buy from: Gilead Books

Week beginning 20th August 2017


1. THE TRAIDCRAFT STALL will resume in the autumn.
2. FALKIRK FOODBANK needs UHT and dried milk, cartons of juice (not needing kept cool); tinned vegetables, meat, fish, fruit; biscuits & snacks. Boxes are in the Vestibule and at the door to the Hall.
3. DOING MORE WITH DONATIONS: Gift Aid envelopes are in the Vestibule/on pews. Visitors wishing us to reclaim tax can fill in details on the envelope. Buying online? Try, click ‘how it works’; then Support a Good Cause. Larbert East Church is registered.


4. 3rd LARBERT BOYS’ BRIGADE is due to start back next week. All sections meet in the Church Hall.
The Anchor Section (primary 1-3) starts back this Friday 25th August 6pm-7pm.
The Junior Section (primary 4-6) starts back on Monday 28th August 6pm-7.30pm.
The Company Section (primary 7-upwards) also on Monday 28th August 6pm-7.30pm.
For further information on the Anchor Section contact Suzanne Shearer and for the Junior or Company Section contact Roy Bonnar.
5. THE YOUNG CHURCH LEADERS meet along with Melville this Thursday 24th August at 7.30pm at Senga Smith’s (24 Hunter Place, Carron).


6. FLOWER CALENDAR 27th AUGUST: Ann Hutchison and Grant & Alison Alexander
FLOWER DELIVERY ROTA 27th AUGUST: Margaret Watson, Sheena McKenzie, Sheena McGregor, Mary Graham and Lynn McLaren
7. THE CHURCH ‘HOTDOG BBQ’ will be held next Sunday 27th August, after the service in the church grounds. This is instead of our outing and we are inviting everyone in the Congregation to join us. There will be ‘a bag' for the Young Church and tea & coffee for the adults. There is no charge. Please do stay for a while to chat with friends over the BBQ.
8. MEMORIES GROUP: The next meeting will be held in the LARGE HALL on Wednesday 20th September at 2pm. More details will be given nearer the time
9. KELPIES CANTER: A date for your diaries! This event will be held on Saturday 30th September, start time 10am. For more information see the poster in the Large Hall or speak to Fiona Jardine.


9. PARISH OUTREACH WORKER: Now the closing date for applications for this new post has passed, please pray for the Planning Group as they begin the leeting process. We will let you know what happens as things progress.
10. VINE TRUST’S FORTH HOPE: You can follow the progress of the newest medical ship on its journey across the Atlantic and up the Amazon to Peru on:


Next Sunday the Morning Service at 10.30am will be led by elders Simon Hessett, Darren Jalland and Alex Grant. There will also be another ‘Spotlight on…’ when Pastoral Assistant John Brown will speak on Workplace Chaplaincy.

Next Sunday the Young Church resumes. The Sparklers meet in the Small Hall, CATS in the Large Hall and the Youth Group in the Upper Room before the service. The Crèche meets in the Creche Room.

There will be tea/coffee and biscuits in the Hall after the service. Please join us next Sunday.


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Regular Notices

Summer Sunday Club:(3-12's) meet in the Small Hall
Youth Group: (12-16's)meets in the Upper Hall
The Crèche (birth - 3 years) meets in the Crèche Room
(Afterwards please collect Summer Sunday Club Children from Small Hall)
Banner & Craft Group resumes in the Autumn
Women’s Group resumes 19th September at 7.30pm
Prayer Group resumes on 6th September from 2-3pm in the McInnes Room
Kirk Session nextmeets Wednesday 6th September 7.15pm in Small Hall
Deacon's Court next meets Wednesday 13th September 7.15pm in Small Hall
Weekday Worship resumes 7th September at 11.15am
Choir - will resume after the Summer break