"Your word is truth O Lord,
consecrate us in the truth".
November 11th at 10.00 a.m. Mass
Any queries please contact Annamaria Strachan
0141 942 9799/07749715514 e mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers Required—We are looking for some strong men/boys to help set out and put away the tables and chairs on the Coffee Morning days, (normally every 3rd Sunday of the month apart from during the month of May and the school holidays). If you are able to help, please contact Veronica Maguire 0141 942 0607 or email email@example.com Many thanks.
Family Ceilidh—To celebrate St. Andrew’s night, we are holding a family Ceilidh on Saturday 24th November in the Upper Hall from 7pm—10pm. B.Y.O.B. and soft drinks and we’ll provide burgers, hot dogs and pizza. £15 per family ticket. Contact Shivonne Hayes on 942 8603 / email firstname.lastname@example.org or Veronica Maguire on 942 0607 / email email@example.com
Annual Parish Financial Statement—Was distributed last week—a copy is now on the church notice board.
Altar Servers Training—There will be four sessions held in the Church
Session One Sunday 30th September 2pm-3pm
Session Two Sunday 30th September 3pm-4pm
Session Three Sunday 7th October 2pm-3pm
Session Four Sunday 7th October 3pm-4pm
Servers are asked to attend only one of the training sessions
Friday 2nd November 7.30pm—The Glasgow Gospel Choir will be performing a rich collaboration of African and Gospel music from an energetic mix of talented musicians. All proceeds will go towards the African Youth Development Action Project, Liberia (ADAP). Tickets (including cheese & wine) £10/£7 Children free!
Contact Thomas McGonigle on 07881 951952 for tickets and further details.
Primary 4 Parents—The Piety stall has a selection of books about the lives of the Saints on sale which may be helpful with preparation for Confirmation.
Piety Stall Rota—Sincere thanks to everyone who assists with serving in the Piety Stall—We are, still short of volunteers. If you could spare 15 minutes after Mass and are aged over 16, we would really appreciate your help. The rota sheets for Oct. Nov and Dec are on notice board at the back of the Church. Any questions, contact Anne MacIntosh 931 5861 or Annamaria Strachan 942 9799.
The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) The White Flower Appeal - on Sat. 29th and Sun. 30th September.
Coffee Morning—Sunday 21st October after 10am Mass. Proceeds to Lighthouse Projects for street children in Nagaland, India. Donations of home baking (no nuts please) very welcome. Please hand in before 10am Mass. Thanks
St. Andrew’s Pre Fives—The St. Andrew’s Pre-school Lunch Club meet every Thursday from 12pm to 2pm in the Lower Hall starting on 27th September. If you have a child who will be starting at St. Andrew’s Primary School in Aug 2013 you are welcome to come along. Bring a packed lunch. Younger siblings welcome. Contact Lesley Anne on 0141 587 7585 or 07957 693774 for further info. If you have younger children the Toddler Group meets every Thursday from 10am to 12pm in the Lower Hall. Contact Elizabeth on 0141 942 7129 or 07714 241092 .
Forthcoming Dates and Arrangement for the Sacraments--
Confirmation dates -
November 15th (Group 1) at 7.30 p.m.
November 22nd (Group 2) at 7.30 p.m.
Family Service—in preparation for Confirmation for parents, children and sponsors is at the church on Wednesday 3rd October at 7.30 p.m.
First Communion Dates—5th, 12th & 19th May at 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon Masses.
Parents Meeting— For First Communion and Confirmation for all intending to present children of P4 stage—on Wednesday 24th October in St. Andrew’s Primary School at 7.30 p.m. Please note—the meeting is in the school
First Confession Dates—2nd & 9th March at the church at 10.30 a.m. Parent meeting for First Confession on Thursday 17th January at the Parish Upper Hall at 7.30 p.m.
Enrolment Forms—For the Sacraments are in the folders on the table at the porch of the church.
First Communion (Yellow)
First Confession Purple--
A form for each child and for each Sacrament requested should be completed and returned to the Parish Priest by 31st Oct. 2012. Thanks
Year of Faith—Please complete and return the forms distributed for those interested to the basket at the porch of the church. First meeting is the 11th October.
Soup Run—The next soup run will be on Friday 5th October. Donations taken at the lower hall from 7.00 p.m. Soup, sandwiches, soft fruit, biscuits etc. most welcome. Any queries, please call Phyllis 0141 570 1343. Many thanks.
Parish Pastoral Council—Meeting on Thursday 4th October at 7.30 p.m.
We Need Your Help—The Messenger Service is seen as an important way of reaching out to all the Parishioners of St. Andrew’s Church. Although we have a number of existing messengers, we urgently need more to assist delivering the Reachout Leaflet four times a year to about 10 address in your own locality. If able help please leave your name and contact No. on the form on the notice board at the church or phone John Heath 0141 570 0797.
Parish Christmas Fair and Charity Christmas Card Sale—Sunday 18th November—after 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon Masses. To host a stall contact Anne McIntosh 931 5861 or Anna Maria Strachan 942 9799. Tea, coffee will be served. Donations home baking (no nuts) gratefully received.
Carmelite Spirituality & Prayer—1st Oct. at 7.30 Carmelite Monastery Kirkintilloch
Caring for and Supporting Marriage in General Practice—Dr. Anne Williams, Turnbull Hall on Tuesday 2nd October at 7.15 p.m. Contact 339 4315/
AGAP Film and Faith Club—See notice in the porch of the church.