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1st March 2009

Next Sunday:  11.00 am Morning Worship; Fairtrade Stall open after the service.

Vestry:  Would any member who wishes the speak to the Minister please consult first with the Church Officer, this is to allow the Minister and Church Organist to prepare for morning worship.

Adams Trust:  The next meeting of the committee will meet in the Wynd Centre this coming Wednesday at 7.30pm.

Guild:  The Guild are holding a Coffee Afternoon this Saturday 7th March in the Large Hall of the Oakshaw Suite from 2pm until 4pm.  This is to fund our two projects for the year:  “Mary’s Meals” and “The Lydia Project”.  Tickets are £2 and can be had from Guild members.

Trinity Lunch Club:  Meets on Wednesday 11th March when the speaker will be Rev. John Humphreys, Moderator, Synod of Scotland, United Reformed Church.  All welcome.  If you wish lunch at 12.30pm in the Main Hall of the Wynd Centre, please add your name to the sheet in the Vestibule of the Church, even if you are a regular attender.

Family Race Night Fundraiser:  21st March in The Wynd Centre.  Tickets are now on sale in the hall after Sunday Services and also in the Wynd Centre.  Donations are sought for raffle prizes and will be gratefully accepted.  If you wish to donate a prize, please speak to Elma Steel.

Prayer Cards:  If members would like prayers to be offered for family members or friends during Sunday mornings’ “Prayer for Others”, they should fill out one of the new Prayer Request Cards from the Vestibule of the Church and place it in the box provided before 10.30am.  If you wish any more information please speak to Rev. Hutton Steel.

Rice:  To mark the end of Fairtrade Fortnight we have been requested to take part in a project to send children to school in Malawi.  If we can sell 90 1 kilo bags of rice at £2.75 per kilo it will enable a farmer in Malawi to send his children to secondary school.  The rice will be on sale next Sunday.

World Mission 2009 Stamp Appeal:  This year’s Stamp Appeal will raise money to support an outreach programme among the Roma people organised by our partner church in the Czech Republic.  We would be grateful if you would save your stamps and give them to Helen Tannahill.  Please see the noticeboard for more information.

World Day of Prayer:  Takes place on Friday 6th March in Paisley Abbey at 2pm, or in St. Marks Church at 7.30pm.  Please see the noticeboard for more information.

Oakshaw Oracle 1st March 2009