Knowing Christ Better
Stewardship of Time
May the silence of God surround me;
may the calm of the Spirit fill me;
may the peace of Christ uphold me,
this and every day.
Friday Housegroup resumes 31st August. Any enquiries please contact Barbara Thomson 845705.
The Monthly Prayer Calendar
The Monthly Prayer Calendar is available here.
For more information about fellowship groups meeting within St Michael’s, please call Alison Miller 844992, Margaret Henderson 844787 or Barbara Thomson 845705.
The Help Centre
Offers information covering many concerns. Wondering where to access support for yourself or another? Tel 842646, or look at www.helpcentre.org.uk
The Bereavement Support Team offers confidential one-to-one support with the aim of helping you make sense of the painful and bewildering array of responses to bereavement, and to help you adapt to the loss. Positive Pathways informal support group meets fortnightly in the Canal Tearoom. Contact Sheila Rae 847538 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Serving Him Together
Stewart’s induction, St John’s-Renfield, Glasgow – Thursday 30 August at 7pm
A coach is available for anyone wishing to travel to Stewart’s induction in Glasgow. The price is £5 per person and it will leave from The Cross at 5.30pm, and Glasgow at around 9.30pm. Please give your name and payment to June Adam. The coach is a 69 seater and is on a first come first served basis.
Words of Life Presentation
At 11.15am, following the service on Sunday 19 August, Rev Dr Stewart Gillan will give a presentation entitled Words for Life in the Wake of Terror. The presentation will highlight the main findings of his work completed during study leave in the spring
Seedlings - Every Thursday(10am–11am).
Continues over the Summer............If you are at home with your wee ones why not come along instead of sitting in on your own. If your a Mum, Dad, Granny, Grandpa or babysitter just pop along to the Kirk hall for 10 am. A really warm welcome awaits with songs,crafts, a wee prayer, lots of fun and tea and coffee too. No church connection needed at all. Hope to see you there. No cost. Please contact the office for further info, Tel: 842188.
Our Monthly Communion is at 9.30am on Sunday 26 August
Sunday Club will resume on 26th August
Springfield Service resumes on Sunday 2 September at 9.45am.
Time of Stillness
On Thursdays at 2pm we meet in St Katherine's Aisle. Come and discover what 15 minutes of stillness can do for you. Nothing will be asked of you. Tea and cake afterwards. All welcome.
Chapters Book Club
Chapters resumes on Thursday 6 September 2018 3.15-4.30pm. Anyone wishing to join our group will be most welcome and to kick start our new session we would ask that you bring along a book that you have read during the summer and share your thoughts on why you liked or did not like the book. For more information, contact Sally Chambers 07732722146.
Volunteers needed at the Foodbank
Could you help make up the balanced 3-day emergency food packs or help sort and store the tonne of food coming in every week on a Tuesday or Saturday morning (unheated warehouse at Livingston 2.5 hrs/week); and/or help in the collection/delivery van (9am-4pm on Mondays once/twice a month)? If so, please email email@example.com for application form or call 07967112137 for more information. Thanks!
Linlithgow Museum – Tales to tell
The new museum is due to open in spring 2019. Linlithgow Heritage Trust is running a history project and are keen to find people willing to tell their stories through oral recordings. If you are interested in participating, please contact Stuart Kennedy, 670677 or email Stuart@LinlithgowHT.onmicrosoft.com. Posters are on display in Cross House.
Through our link with easyfundraising, whenever you make a purchase online you could be collecting free donations for the church. easyfundraising has over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to donate such as Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, the trainline and Sainsbury's and it doesn't cost you a penny extra! Visit www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/stmichaelslinlithgow and join for free. St Michael's will benefit from your purchases. Further details from Andrew Jones firstname.lastname@example.org or try it for yourself.
The latest Crossreach Newsletter is available here. More information about Crossreach itself is available on their website.
resumes Thursday 23 August at 7.30pm, all adults welcome, with no scary audition required – just a love of music and a big smile! email@example.com
Sunshine Sing-along for Memory
Takes place in the Kirk Hall on the second Thursday of each month 12–1.30pm. All those living with memory loss and their carers are welcome. No church connection necessary. Light lunch and singing. Further info from Norma Costley 01506 843255. Next Sing-along Thursday 13 September .
Gift Aid Giving
Did you know that the church can claim 25p for every £ given if the donor is a UK taxpayer and signs a Gift Aid declaration? This is true whether payments are made by regular standing order, via freewill envelopes, or by other identifiable means. For more information, or to set up/amend an existing arrangement please contact the Gift Aid Convener, Andrew Jones firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01506 840914.