First Sunday of Advent 2nd December 2012

Services for the week

  • SUNDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • MONDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • TUESDAY: Communion Service 10.00 am
  • WEDNESDAY: Communion Service 10.00 am Mass 7.00 pm
  • THURSDAY: Mass 10.00 am Mass & Novena 7.00 pm
  • FRIDAY: Mass 10.00 am
  • SATURDAY: Mass 10.00 am Vigil Mass 6.00 pm

Notices

Collections: The Offertory collection realized £463.12 and the Special collection, for the Pastoral Formation Fund, £200.30. Grateful thanks to all contributors.

In your charity, please remember: Cardinal O’Brien and all the sick and housebound. Tommy Carlin, John McGill and Margaret Murray, whose anniversaries occur about this time. James Cahill, Christopher Gray and Lila McCrea, who died recently.

Mass Intentions

  • VIGIL: Peter Croxford
  • SUNDAY: People of the Parish
  • MONDAY: John Clark
  • WEDNESDAY: Andrew Dickson
  • THURSDAY: Jane Brogan (morning) James Cahill (evening)
  • FRIDAY: Tommy & Agnes Carlin
  • SATURDAY: Frank Anthony

The Bo’ness Scout group are organising a Christmas post in Bo’ness this year. A post box and Scout stamps costing 25p each will be available in the Church Hall

Storehouse Mike Munro would like to thank all the Churches and Parishioners for their generosity and donations. They are still grateful for donations.

Volunteers Wanted please just turn up at noon on a Thursday to assist with packing then the distribution at 1:30pm.

Salvation Army  [New Toys Appeal]

The appeal will begin from 28th November. Referrals come from the Social Work Service and the local Health Visitors. 50 families in the Bo’ness Area were given toys last year. Please remember they are looking for NEW toys unwrapped so they can distribute them to the appropriate children. If you have Wrapping paper and Gift tags they would be appreciated too.

Credit Union are seeking volunteers to help on a Tuesday morning at the One Stop Shop. [Training given] Contact Madelene Hunt Tel 829526

Bo’ness Combined Churches Praise Group The group will conduct a joint Advent Service in Craigmailen U.F. Church this evening at 6:30pm All welcome!

AGM At their recent AGM, Office Bearers were elected from the following Churches:-

  •  Chairman – Mike Munro – St Andrews Church
  • Secretary – Margaret Bennett – Apostolic Church
  • Treasurer – Barbara Muir – Craigmailen Church

SVP News: Christmas Lunch The Lunch this year will be held on Wednesday, 19th December in Fisons, Linlithgow Road (please note the change of venue) Time: 12.30 for 1 pm. Names will be collected shortly.

Advent Service 4th December Craigmailen Church 6:30pm collection taken will be given to the Storehouse and Aberlour Trust.

Community Action Plan Survey

If you took a survey form from Maria Ford recently, would you please return it to the church as soon as possible? (if you’ve lost it and would like a replacement, please just ask!) As an alternative, you can fill in the survey on line at www.surveymonkey.com/s/BONESSVIEWS  Basically, we are asking for your opinion and views for the future of Bo’ness:

If you have an opinion on these matters, please tell us!

MEMORIAL BOOK ENTRY SLIPS

Full Name of deceased person……………………………………………………………….

Date of death………………………………………………..

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Full Name of deceased person……………………………………………………………….

Date of death………………………………………………..

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Salvation Army  [New Toys Appeal]

The appeal will begin from 28th November. Referrals come from the Social Work Service and the local Health Visitors. 50 families in the Bo’ness Area were given toys last year. Please remember they are looking for NEW toys unwrapped so they can distribute them to the appropriate children. If you have Wrapping paper and Gift tags they would be appreciated too.

Credit Union

are seeking volunteers to help on a Tuesday morning at the One Stop Shop. [Training given]

Contact Madelene Hunt Tel 829526

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