NMBC will once again be supporting the Glasgow City Mission Winter Night Shelter from 3rd-10th March next year. If you are available from 9pm – midnight to assist the staff team with set up and serving supper, please contact Alastair Johnstone or James Hemmingsley. If anyone would like to stay on for the full evening they will be welcomed.
Toilet Twinning is a water and sanitation initiative, providing clean water, basic sanitation and hygiene education. NMBC has 12 toilets (including the new accessible one) and by twinning our NMBC toilets we can get involved in bringing relief to a community where they currently have challenges in this area.
Come along on 24th November from 2.00pm-4.00pm to help us reach our Toilet Twinning target! Games, quizzes, crafts and the Soggy Bottom Bakery. Stalls available – fair-trade and zero waste society. A fun day for all the family.
In order to give the opportunity for the whole NMBC family to gather as one congregation we wish to meet from 4pm on both Sundays, 18th November and Sunday 16th December.
On 18th November we will meet as usual at 9.00 am and 10.45 am – then at 4pm. There will be no 7pm evening service.
Running Order for All Age Worship with Messy Church – 18th November
From 4-4:20pm Meet & Mingle with Tea Coffee & Biscuits. Children are invited to go to the Messy Church Craft activities after registering. Oasis and Games Hall
4:25-4:45pm Worship and fellowship activities in Rooms 2 and 4 whilst children with parents or carers attend the Messy Church activities. Messy Church requires that one carer or parent is present with young children. In Room 2 there will be worship and prayer with a guided activity for older children in Room 4 for those who wish. Teenagers are encouraged to attend the event in Room 2.
4:50-5:10pm All Together Service A short service all-age celebration, prayer and praise together in the Sanctuary for all in attendance.
From 5:10-5:45pm Food and Fellowship for everyone in Oasis and Games Hall. A time to meet friends old and new.A small donation is requested for costs of food.
On 16th December there will be one morning service at 10.45 am – then at 4pm. There will be no 7pm evening service. At 4pm the December Messy Church will combine the Bright Sparks and Live Wires Christmas Party, with our worship being led by the Messy Church team and the Levern Valley Community Brass band. The format will be the same as above – with a 30min Altogether Service.
‘Moral Leadership’ with Alasdair Black from Stirling Baptist Church. Please join us as we think about better ways to engage attitudes, choices and lifestyles which challenge faithfulness to Jesus. Participate in a day as we navigate challenging moral issues and scenarios which are increasingly common in our churches. Cost £17 includes lunch and refreshments.
Register your place with NMBC Office.
The Naked Truth Parent Workshop will take place on 22nd November 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm. The evening will be hosted by Ian Henderson and the team from Visible Ministries. This is an essential evening for all parents, grandparents and carers of children aged 8-18 as it offers practical advice on parenting in a digital age. Tickets will be available through Eventbrite soon and will cost £8.