"I am the good shepherd, says the Lord;
I know my own sheep and my own know me."
Vouchers for Schools—St. Andrew’s School is collecting the Tesco Vouchers for schools, Sainsbury's “Active Kids” Vouchers and Morrisons “Let’s Grow” Vouchers and anyone wishing to donate these please deposit them in the basket on the table behind the main door, next to the Piety Stall where they will be collected periodically. Many thanks for your support.
Vocations Sunday—A day of prayer. Second collections are for the ecclesiastical Students fund—28th/29th April.
The Glorious Sounds of Brass—12th May—To help celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the church building, the Co-operative Funeralcare Brass Band will be performing in the Upper Hall at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th May. The band has proved to be the most successful band in the history of Scottish Brass Band Music. They have won the Scottish Championship 30 times and during the 1990’s, twice won the National Championship of Great Britain—the only Scottish band ever to win this prestigious championship. They are the current Scottish Champions and promise an exciting and different evening entertainment. Tickets priced at £5.00 (kids are free) are available by calling our dedicated ticket hot line on 07543 628 909. All profits will be donated to Mary’s Meals. If you require any further details on this event, please call Gordon Reid on 563 9717.
Little Sisters of the Poor—Raffle tickets to support the work of the Sisters are available on sale at the Piety Stall.
First Communion—Will be celebrated on:-
Sunday 6th May at 10am and 12 noon Masses
Sunday 13th May at 10am and 12 noon Masses
Sunday 20th May at 12 noon Mass
St. Andrew’s Primary PTA—Is hosting a Ladies Night on Friday 18th May from 7pm until midnight. Tickets for entry are £5 and include a cocktail (BYOB). There will also be a disco, raffle and a variety of fabulous beauty treatments which are available to pre-book. Please contact Anne MacIntosh on 07866 009078 for more information.
The Piety Stall—Has a large selection of cards and gifts for First communion as well as an extended range for many other occasions.
St. Andrew’s Golf Society—The society is now open to all lady golfers!! If you are interested in joining the society please contact Michael Duff for details. Tel 07825258044 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Andrew’s Whist Drive—Will be held on Monday 30th April in the Lower Hall at 7 30pm. All, including beginners, will be made very welcome. We are very friendly and would love to see you there, whatever your ability. Please contact Susan Morrison on 0141 563 7959 or 07580086381 for more information or just come along for a great night.
Pat and Hugh—We send our most sincere thanks to all of you for your kindness and indeed affection and support shown to us on the death of our beloved Little Maureen. The dignity of the Service and the many sympathy cards received from her friends and associates impressed us greatly and would be a source of gratification to Maureen.
“Let The Children Live” - Coffee Morning
St Joseph’s Justice and Peace Group are holding a fund-raising coffee morning in St Joseph’s church hall (opposite Milngavie train station) on Saturday 12th May from 10am to 2pm in aid of this charity’s support for the desperate plight of the street children of Colombia, living on dumps, treated as throwaways, killed at random. The charity is a last refuge for these children but is currently in dire financial straits, forced into drastic cutbacks in their vital work. Last year our coffee morning raised well over £1200 for these children. Please help us to let the children live! Tickets available at the door. Adults £3.50; children 50p. (Unlimited tea, coffee and cakes!)
Soup Run- The next soup run will on Friday 4th May 2012. Donations taken at the lower hall from 7.00 pm. Soup, sandwiches, soft fruit, biscuits etc most welcome. Any queries please call Phyllis 0141 570 1343. Many thanks as always.
Scotland for Marriage Campaign—Help us to step up the campaign—see notice at the board.