Calendar of Events - updated 11th November 2018
For information about or corrections to Calendar of Events contact Adrian.Howlett@lylekirk.org

November 2018

Tuesday 13 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Wednesday 14 Bible Study 7 pm Small Hall Union St
Thursday 15 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Thursday 15 The Guild @ Lyle Kirk . This afternoon guild members will meet Mr Alan Aitken MBE who will tell us about what happens Behind the scenes at an Investiture. 2pm Small Hall Union St
Saturday 17 The 24th Guild Coffee morning with Home Baking, Tombola and book stalls – 10am to 12 noon. Ticket £2 on the door or from Guild members or pay at the door. Union St
Sunday 18 Sunday Worship - 10.30am, with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Sunday 18 1st Greenock Company of the Boys’ Brigade annual enrolment service – 6.30pm. All are welcome to attend. Union St
Tuesday 20 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Wednesday 21 Bible Study 7 pm Small Hall Union St
Thursday 22 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Thursday 22 Kirk Session – 7pm Union St
Saturday 24 Messy Church. A family–based session for primary school aged children and their families offering an alternative to traditional church worship.  There are plenty of different activities including games, crafts, singing and bible stories. It will be great fun for everyone of all ages 5 to 90+. Tea/ coffee/juice and a light lunch will be enjoyed. Why not come along and help make a mess! 11am – 1pm Union St
Sunday 25 Sunday Worship - 10.30am, with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat.. Today we have the monthly Traidcraft stall – please support their good work. Newark St
Tuesday 27 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Wednesday 28 Bible Study 7 pm Small Hall Union St
Thursday 29 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Thursday 29 The Guild @ Lyle Kirk.  The annual business meeting followed by tea and cakes. 2pm in small hall Union St
Friday 30 St Andrew’s Day  

December 2018

Saturday 1 World Aids Day. Visit www.worldaidsday.org for more information  
Sunday 2

1st Sunday in Advent - Sunday Worship celebrating the sacrament of communion - 10.30am, with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat.

Newark St
Sunday 2 Afternoon Sunday Worship celebrating the sacrament of communion - 3pm Newark St
Tuesday 4 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Wednesday 5 Bible Study 7 pm Small Hall Union St
Thursday 6 Decorating the Church for Christmas – 10am. Everyone is welcome and there's a job for all ages. As a reward for all the hard work there will be tea/coffee and hot mince pies! Newark St
Thursday 6 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Thursday 6 Congregational Board meeting – 7pm Union St
Saturday 8 Feeding the Community - Last date to deliver your 10 items to the back of the church in our festive campaign to help the local Foodbank. Betty Terris would be happy for any help in transporting the goods today.  
Sunday 9 2nd Sunday in Advent - Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Sunday 9 70th Scout Group and Finnart Explorers Christmas Post Service – stamps available at back of church costing 30p each. Cards delivered in Greenock West End and Gourock. Newark St
Sunday 9 The 37th annual Peal of Carols. Presented by David Murray and John Bell, with guests The Da Capo Singers directed by Archie Shearer. As usual there will be plenty of opportunity for audience participation.  Tea/coffee and mince pies afterwards. 8pm Newark St
Tuesday 11 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Wednesday 12 Bible Study 7 pm Small Hall Union St
Thursday 13 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – the most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member and you will be made very welcome, so do come and join us. The Café offers hot and cold refreshments. Click here for more information Union St
Thursday 13 The Guild @ Lyle Kirk. The Presbyterial Council of the guild is holding its Christmas Celebration in Lyle Kirk this afternoon. 2pm Union St
Saturday 15 Music for Christmas – a concert by Greenock Philharmonic Society conducted by Andrew McTaggart. The programme will feature a seasonal selection, including ‘O Magnum Mysterium’ (Morten Lauridsen), In Winter (Victor Johnson), Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Vaughan Williams), Scots Nativity (Alan Bullard) and some music by Bach. Festive refreshments. Tickets from choir members, or by contacting 07847 250529, or £8 on the door – under 12’s free. 7pm Newark St
Sunday 16 3rd Sunday in Advent - Nativity Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche. Our Sunday School will be performing the Nativity scene. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Sunday 16 70th Scout Group and Finnart Explorers Christmas Post Service – last collection date. Newark St
Tuesday 18 Lyle Gateway Christmas Celebration – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Today we enjoy our annual festive Christmas lunch. Usual activities from start then we gather around the Christmas tree at 12 noon to sing Carols followed by a festive buffet lunch. As always a good place for meeting others and having a blether! You don’t need to be a member of Lyle Kirk – everyone is welcome, so do come and join us. If you have not experienced the Gateway Buzz, do drop in and feel it!  You will be made very welcome.

Union St
Wednesday 19 Bible Study 7 pm Small Hall Union St
Thursday 20 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Please note Gateway has been postponed today. Union St
Saturday 22

Messy Church and Sunday School party. Families welcome from 11am – 1pm

Union St
Sunday 23 4th Sunday in Advent - Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Sunday 23 Christmas with the Choir Brigade. Relax and unwind into Christmas with The Choir Brigade and Pure Dynamic Jukebox. With music to inspire, relax and energise, there promises to be music for all tastes. The evening will be divided into two parts; the first will include performances from The Choir Brigade and Pure Dynamic Jukebox and the second part will allow audience members to socialise whilst enjoying the music of Travelling Jukebox. Mince pies and refreshments will be served. Tickets £10 available by phoning 07734 064419 or emailing  thechoirbrigade@outlook.com . Under 12s free. 7pm Newark St
Monday 24 Family Christmas Eve service – 6pm. Followed by tea/coffee & mince pies/shortbread Newark St
Monday 24 Watchnight service – 11.30pm. Come early at 10.45pm & join us around the tree for tea/coffee & mince pies and carols. The children can bring along one of their presents to open at midnight. Newark St
Tuesday 25 Christmas Day Worship - 10.30am. Children can bring one of their presents to open! No Creche or Sunday School today. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Tuesday 25 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Please note Gateway has been postponed today. Union St
Thursday 27 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Please note Gateway has been postponed today. Union St
Sunday 30 Sunday Worship - 10.30am, with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat.. Today we have the monthly Traidcraft stall – please support their good work. Newark St