April Notices

31 Mar -  6 Apr                        Sun 31        10.00am   Choir practice                                                                             

                                                                      10.30am   Morning worship – Rev Valerie Watson

                                      No Sunday school today

                                                                                      Tea and coffee in transept after service

 

                                                Tues 2             10.30am  Lyle Gateway  (US)

                                                                       

 

                                                Thur 4              10.30am  Lyle Gateway (US)

                                                                        1.00pm    Lent study group (US)

                                                                        2.00pm    Lyle Kirk Guild with the Clydeside singers

                                                                        7.00pm    Lent study group (St Margaret’s)

 

                                                Sat 6                10.00am  Guild coffee morning (US)

 

 

Rev Owen Derrick has been appointed as Interim Moderator at Greenock St Margaret’s and will celebrate

the sacrament of Holy Communion with them on 31st March.  Our worship will be led by Valerie Watson.

 

The Guild coffee morning will be held on Saturday 6th April between 10am and 12 noon.  Tickets available

from Guild members and donations of home baking will be gratefully received.

 

                                                                                                                       

7 Apr – 13 Apr                        Sun 7              10.00am  Choir practice

                                                                        10.30am  Morning worship

    No Sunday school today

                                                                                        Tea and coffee in transept after service

 

                                                Tues 9             10.30am  Lyle Gateway  (US)

 

                                                Thur 11            10.30am  Lyle Gateway (US)

                                                                        1.00pm    Lent study group (US)

                                                                        7.00pm    Lent study group (St Margaret’s)

 

                                                Sat 13              10.00am   Joint meeting of Kirk Sessions (US)

                                                                       

As part of the initiative of the ministers in west Inverclyde working more closely together, there will be a meeting of the joint Kirk Sessions of Lyle Kirk, Westburn, St Margaret’s, St Ninian’s, St John’s and Old Gourock & Ashton on Saturday 13th April from 10am until around 1pm.

 

 

14 Apr – 20 Apr                     Sun   14           10.00am Choir practice                                                                                                                                                                      10.30am Morning worship – Palm Sunday

   Sunday school & crèche

   Tea and coffee after worship

                                                                        6.30pm   Joint evening service for Palm Sunday (St John’s)

 

                                                Tues 16           10.30am  Lyle Gateway (US)

 

                                                Wed 17            7.00pm   Congregational Board meeting (US)

 

                                                Thur 18            10.30am  Lyle Gateway (US)

                                                Fri 19               10.30am  Walk of Witness leaving from St Mary’s Church

 

Continuing the theme of working closer together, there will be a joint service of worship for Palm Sunday at 6.30pm on Sunday 14th April within Gourock St John’s Church.  Other services for Holy Week are as follows:

 

18th April          Maundy Thursday       1pm     lunch time informal communion service at Newark St

                                                7pm     evening communion service at St Margaret’s

19th April          Good Friday                7pm    evening service at Newark St.

 

The Walk of Witness is an ecumenical event scheduled to leave from St Mary’s RC church at 10.30am and finish with lunch at St John’s Episcopal church at 12.30pm.  If the weather is unkind, the entire event will take place within St John’s.   

 

21 Apr – 27 Apr                      Sun 21             10.00am  Choir practice

                                                                        10.30am  Morning worship – Easter Sunday Communion

                                                                                         Sunday school & Creche

                                                                                         Tea and coffee after worship

 

                                                Tues 23           10.30am  Lyle Gateway (US)

 

                                                Wed 24            7.00pm   Bible Study Group (US)

 

                                                Thur 25            10.30am  Lyle Gateway (US)

                       

                                                Fri 26               7.00pm   Boys’ Brigade Inspection (US)

                                   

                                                Sat 27              11.00am  Messy Church (US)

                                                                       

 

28 Apr – 4 May                      

                                                Sun 28             10.00am  Choir practice

                                                                        10.30am  Morning worship

                                                                                         Sunday school & Creche

                                                                                         Tea and coffee after worship

 

                                                Tues 30           10.30am  Lyle Gateway (US)

 

                                                Wed 1             7.00pm   Bible Study Group (US)

 

                                                Thur 2              10.30am  Lyle Gateway (US)

                       

Sunday School – please note there will be no Sunday school during the school holidays on 31st March and 7th April.  It will resume on Sunday 14th April.

 

Safeguarding Training - there will be Safeguarding training (for all those who have been PVG checked) on Sunday 14th April from 2:00pm in the Sanctuary in Lyle Kirk Union Street. Please let Marion Crookshanks know if you intend going - 01475 727927.

 

Gateway – urgent appeal for at least 2 new volunteers to join the Thursday morning rota which at present involves 1 duty per month.  If you can spare a couple of hours a month, please speak with Jim Crawford or Carole Chamberlain.

 

Guild

Thursday 4th April                    Concert by Clydeside singers – join the Guild at 2pm in Union Street

Saturday 6th April                    Guild coffee morning with baking stall in Union Street from 10am to 12noon.

This will be the last meeting of the Guild until after the summer holidays.

 

Flat for rent

There is a vacancy in the Trust Property at 34 South Street, Greenock. The Flat is a middle floor 2 Bedroom Flat comprising Lounge, Small Kitchen, Bathroom (walk in shower). Gas central heating. Application form or further details from Wilson Evans (725968) or the minister