COVID RESTRICTIONS

Please note…
At Gilmour & Whitehill
The Emergency Food Service will be available on Fridays from 11 am to 1 pm as a drop in facility only.
The Community Cafe remains closed until further notice.
The Coffee Lounge remains closed until further notice.
Coffee after Worship remains unavailable until further notice.

Watchnight Service

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Please join us for our Watchnight Service in Gilmour & Whitehill. Service starts at 7.30pm on the 24rth December.  All welcome.

COVID GUIDANCE: In these ever changing times the following precautions are in place and we request your assistance in keeping everyone safe.

  • Hand Sanitisation remains necessary
  • A Register of those attending will be taken.
  • Two metres distancing is mandatory.
  • Face coverings are mandatory and must be worn unless you have exemption.
  • You will be escorted and asked to sit only in identified areas.
  • Same households can sit together in side pews
  • Sadly, after service hospitality has ceased at present.

Rejoice:

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Congratulations to all involved in our recent evening “Carols & Songs For Christmas.” It was a great and thoroughly enjoyable evening with proceeds being split between our three chosen charities of  St Andrew’s Hospice, Kilbryde Hospice and The Haven.

Thanks to everyone who supported this wonderful evening of Song.

January in Gilmour & Whitehill

Diary datesDates to note for January:
-Our Community Cafe will re-open on Friday 7th January 2022
-Emergency Food Supplies will re-commence Friday 7th January.
-Community Cookery Classes are currently postponed till the New Year.
-Community Lunches are also currently postponed till the New Year. More info to follow.

Harvest Collection at The West

harvest 4Following Harvest collections over several weeks, we would like to thank everyone for their generous contributions.
This money has now been donated to the Hamilton District Foodbank to aid their continuing hardwork in assisting individuals and families, who sadly find themselves in financial difficulties.

What’s On

Memories Tearoom
memories-2The theme at the next open day on Thursday 29 November will be Remembrance. Why not come along for a chat and cup of tea or coffee? 

We are grateful to the Tearoom Committee, who have offered to purchase and install a water heater in the kitchen to replace our broken appliance.

 

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The guest speaker at the next meeting will be Mr Stuart Logan, whose topic is Dossing Around Scotland. 

We meet in the Coffee Lounge on Tuesday 27 November at 7.30 pm.  A warm welcome is extended to all.

 

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Coffee Morning
The 17th Hamilton Rainbows, Brownies and Guides will hold a Coffee Morning on Saturday 1st December from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.  Please come along and support our young people.



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A letter asking you to check your personal details will soon be delivered by your elder along with lots of other items such as  communion cards, free will offering envelopes, invitation to the Congregational Lunch and the In Touch magazine. 

We ask for your co-operation in this matter, and encourage you to ensure your details are up to date!

Prize Draw

Grand Prize Draw
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Tickets for the Grand Prize Draw will be on sale soon at Gilmour & Whitehill Church. 

If you can sell a few to your family and friends please speak to Jeanette Hunter or Anne Paul, who will happily provide you with a book.

1st prize is a fabulous hamper worth £40, 2nd prize is a £25 voucher to dine at Carrigan’s, 3rd prize is a beautiful knitted snowman, and a further 22 other prizes to be won.

Every ticket sold will aid church funds.

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2018: LEST WE FORGET

A few photo’s taken after today’s Joint Service of  Remembrance and

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Hopefully today we felt the presence of those that have gone before us!  

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Follow the link below for more details on the There, but not there! project

 

Joint Service for Rememberance

Join us at Hamilton West Church,  remembranceday

on the 11th November at 10.45 am

for our United Service of Remembrance.

 

 

What’s On

In Touch Magazine                  48aa6af8-268c-4d9b-8d42-64632a89ca20
Items for the next publication of the magazine can be given to Sandra Hamilton or Irene Sergison until Sunday, 4 November.  Articles on any topic can be submitted, so please feel free to contribute.  As always the editor’s discretion will apply.

 

gift-2Afternoon Tea in a Bag
With Christmas present hunting starting soon have you seen our current venture?  On display in the Coffee Lounge is a poster advertising our latest fundraising idea.  Please take a look at this novel gift, which will come completely ready to hand over to the lucky recipient.  Orders are being taken now by Anne Paul, Anne Lyon or Jeanette Hunter, any of whom will be delighted to give you further details.

 

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Following the service each Sunday the flowers which have beautified the chancel and sanctuary are delivered to church members and the community.  Please, if you know of someone who would benefit from the joy of receiving them let Anne Paul know and their name will be added to the list.

 

 

guest-speakerLyndale Club                   
The guest speaker at the next meeting will be Mrs Liz MacIntyre whose topic is Letters from a Desert Rat.  We meet in the Coffee Lounge on Tuesday, 30 October at 7.30 pm.  A warm welcome is extended to all.