Sunday 2nd December – HARVEST OF THE SEA
Creche (for babies and pre-school children) is available in the Samuel Boyd Hall during the Morning Service and children (P1 to P6) are welcome in Children’s Church.

* 10.15 am: Sunday School
* 11.30 am: Rev Stephen Johnston
* 6.00 pm: Rev Stephen Johnston - Guest Speaker:  Rev Nigel Reid ( Supper afterwards in the Samuel Donaldson Hall)

Monday 3rd December
* All GB Girls – Explorers & Company Sectionto be left at Brooklands Nursing Home for 6.00 p.m. sharp and picked up at 7.00 pm
* Anchor Boys: 5.45 pm – 6.45 pm
* BB Company Section: 7.15 pm — 9.00 pm

Tuesday 4th December
* Noah’s Ark Parent & Toddler Group: 9.30 – 11.30am
* Bowling Fellowship @7.30 pm

Wednesday 5th December
* BB Junior Section: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (in Samuel Donaldson Hall)

Thursday 6th December
* Home Bible Studies @8.00 pm

Friday 7th December
* Youth Club Movie Night (in Samuel Donaldson Hall) @ 7.00 pm.

Saturday 8th December
* Time of Prayer: 8.45 am — 9.30 am in the Choir Room

Sunday 9th December
* 10.15 am: Sunday School
* 11.30 am: Rev Stephen Johnston
* 5.45 pm: Youth Fellowship:  “Christmas Theme”
* 7.00 pm: Rev Stephen Johnston

Creche Rota
2nd Dec: Anne Graham, Tracey Coulter, Lauren Graham
9th Dec: Roberta Cooper, Wendy Hanna, Katie Parke
16th Dec: Barbara Cranston, June Orr, Lynne/Andrea Graham

VACANCY—The position of Church Cleaner is vacant.  The Church plans to appoint a new cleaner.  Any person interested may get an application form with copy of Job Description from the Church Secretary, Mr John Peacock (417 63141 or 078 9987 0696). The closing date for receipt of an application for this position is Saturday 15th December 2018.

PW—Thursday 13th December at 8.00 p.m.  Theme—The B.E.A.U.T.Y. of Christmas.  Ladies are reminded that the payment of £6.00 for the Wider World magazine is now due (if you want to cancel your subscription speak to Lynda Curran) and also remember to bring in a gift item for the Fishermen’s Mission (chocolate, sweets, biscuits, pot noodles or men’s toiletries).

END OF YEAR ACCOUNTS—A date has been agreed for all organisations to present their end of year financial accounts.  This will happen on Monday 14th January 2019.  More details to follow.

Sunday 27th January 2019SOUP LUNCH to celebrate 125 years of GB.  We are interested in putting together a board with old photos of the GB.  If you can lend any GB photographs, please speak to the minister or Vera Johnston.

DATES FOR DIARY:
* Wednesday 5th December: Senior Citizens Lunch in Ballymageough Orange Hall @12 noon.  If interested, sign sheet in porch.
* Friday 14th December: JIMS Christmas Fundraiser Dinner  Tickets £15.00  Please contact Megan McIlveen or the JIMS office (02841769373)
* Sunday 16th December: Community Carol Service @5.30 pm
* Sunday 23rd December:  11.30 am - Church Family Service / 5.30 pm: Carol Service followed by Carols by Candlelight in Hall

#Would you like some ideas for Christmas presents?
Valuable and important gifts that will provide endless hours of pleasure and joy. There are Bibles for all ages and here are some excellent suggestions.

For very young children

  • Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones.  Beautifully written stories with eye-catching illustrations that bring the meaning of the Bible to life.
  • The Beginner’s Bible by Catherine DeVries.  The colourful cartoons and easy to read stories make this a delight for 2-5s.

For 10-14 years

  • The Action Bible—hardback  This fast moving storified Bible presents 215 all new, fast-paced narratives drawn in chronological order to make it easy to follow the Bible’s historical flow and reinforces the build-up to a thrilling climax.
  • NLT Inspire Bible for Girls  It is designed to draw girls ages 8-12 deeper into God’s Word and to inspire creativity and connection with God!

All young people

  • Good News Bible—The youth edition.  A new interactive Bible for young people.  Created in partnership between Bible Society and Youth for Christ it has many interactive features.  It will encourage our young people to read God’s Word, understand it and dig deeper.

Please visit The Faith Mission Shop in our own town and if the item you are looking for is not there it could probably be ordered.

Other websites:  www.thegoodbook.co.uk     www.eden.co.uk     www.scriptureunion.org