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Calendar of Events - updated 14th December 2017
For information about or corrections to Calendar of Events contact Adrian.Howlett@lylekirk.org

December 2017

Sunday 17 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 17 70th Scout Group and Finnart Explorers Christmas Post Service – last collection date. Newark St
Tuesday 19 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
Thursday 21 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Please note Gateway has been postponed today. Union St
Friday 22 Christmas by Candlelight performed by the Choir Brigade and Pure Dynamic Strings. The concert will feature a programme of music to suit varied tastes. Mince pies and refreshments will be served. Tickets £8 available by phoning 07734 064419 or emailing  thechoirbrigade@outlook.com – 7.30pm Newark St
Saturday 23 Messy Church and Sunday School party. Families welcome from 11am – 1pm Union St
Sunday 24 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 24 Family Christmas Eve service – 6pm. Followed by tea/coffee & mince pies/shortbread Newark St
Sunday 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
Monday 25 Christmas Day Sunday 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 26 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Please note Gateway has been postponed today. Union St
Thursday 28 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Please note Gateway has been postponed today. Union St
Saturday 30 Wedding of Julie Henry – 1.30pm Newark St
Sunday 31 New Year’s Eve Sunday Worship 10.30am. We welcome guest preacher, our own Charles Davey. No Creche or Sunday School today. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St

January 2018

Tuesday 2 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Please note Gateway has been postponed today. Union St
Thursday 4 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. Please note Gateway has been postponed today. Union St
Saturday 6 Twelfth Night marking the coming of the Epiphany, the day when the nativity story tells us that the three wise men visited the infant Jesus . Also time for Christmas Decorations to come down!  
Sunday 7 Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Tuesday 9 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – enjoy some light exercise from – Chair Exercises, Kurling, Short Mat Bowls and Table Tennis; some  play Scrabble, cards or Bridge for Fun; The Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am.  Some enjoy having lunch in company and some just come for the gossip! The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café offers tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup, toasties and filled rolls. 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
Thursday 11 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – enjoy some light exercise from – Chair Exercises, Kurling, Short Mat Bowls and Table Tennis; some  play Scrabble, cards or Bridge for Fun; The Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am.  Some enjoy having lunch in company and some just come for the gossip! The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café offers tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup, toasties and filled rolls. 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
Sunday 14 Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Tuesday 16 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – enjoy some light exercise from – Chair Exercises, Kurling, Short Mat Bowls and Table Tennis; some  play Scrabble, cards or Bridge for Fun; The Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am.  Some enjoy having lunch in company and some just come for the gossip! The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café offers tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup, toasties and filled rolls. 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
Thursday 18 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – enjoy some light exercise from – Chair Exercises, Kurling, Short Mat Bowls and Table Tennis; some  play Scrabble, cards or Bridge for Fun; The Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am.  Some enjoy having lunch in company and some just come for the gossip! The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café offers tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup, toasties and filled rolls. 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
Thursday 18 Alan Aitken is coming to the Guild this afternoon to tell us about his recollections of attending a royal investiture - 2pm Union St
Thursday 18 18 – 25 January. The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an international Christian ecumenical observance kept annually. It is actually an octave, that is, an observance lasting eight days. For more details click here https://ctbi.org.uk/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-2018/  
Sunday 21 Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Tuesday 23 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – enjoy some light exercise from – Chair Exercises, Kurling, Short Mat Bowls and Table Tennis; some  play Scrabble, cards or Bridge for Fun; The Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am.  Some enjoy having lunch in company and some just come for the gossip! The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café offers tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup, toasties and filled rolls. 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
Thursday 25 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – enjoy some light exercise from – Chair Exercises, Kurling, Short Mat Bowls and Table Tennis; some  play Scrabble, cards or Bridge for Fun; The Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am.  Some enjoy having lunch in company and some just come for the gossip! The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café offers tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup, toasties and filled rolls. 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
Thursday 25 Burns’ Night. An annual celebration to commemorate the life of the bard (poet) Robert Burns, who was born on January 25, 1759. The day also celebrates Burns' contribution to Scottish culture. Burns' best known work is "Auld Lang Syne".  Greenock is home to the first Burns Club, referred to as 'The Mother Club', which was inaugurated on 21 July 1801 on the 5th Anniversary of the Bard's death.  
Thursday 25 Debbie Maloney from the Inverclyde Centre for Independent Living is coming to the Guild this afternoon to tell us about the support available to help people to remain independent - 2pm Union St
Saturday 27 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 28 Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Tuesday 30 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – enjoy some light exercise from – Chair Exercises, Kurling, Short Mat Bowls and Table Tennis; some  play Scrabble, cards or Bridge for Fun; The Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am.  Some enjoy having lunch in company and some just come for the gossip! The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café offers tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup, toasties and filled rolls. 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