Calendar of Events - updated 28th April 2017
For information about or corrections to Calendar of Events contact Adrian.Howlett@lylekirk.org

April 2017

Friday 28 1st Greenock Boys Brigade Inspection and Display – 7pm. All welcome to come along. The Inspecting Officer this year is tba and everyone is welcome to come along.
Moved to 5 May
Union St
Saturday 29 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
Saturday 29 Scout Ceilidh 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
Sunday 30 District meeting for members in Elders districts of Alan Blair, Gordon Macphail, Jimmy Fisher. 12.30pm Union St

May 2017

Tuesday 2 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! Union St
Thursday 4 Polling Station for Local Government Elections - Hall Newark St
Friday 5 1st Greenock Boys Brigade Inspection and Display – 7pm. All welcome to come along. The Inspecting Officer this year is Robert Todd, a former member of the Company, and everyone is welcome to come along Union St
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 – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! Union St
Thursday 11 Kirk Session – 7pm 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
Sunday 14 Christian Aid Week – 14 to 20 May. We will do a house to house collection – and new volunteers are always welcome to help. The collection packs can be picked up in Church or delivered to you. Envelopes to be returned on Sunday 21st May. For anyone who doesn’t receive an envelope at home, we will have ones available on Sunday 21st at morning service. For more information click here  https://www.christianaid.org.uk/christian-aid-week  
Tuesday 16 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! Union St
Saturday 20 The Church of Scotland General Assembly 2017 opens today and runs to Friday 26 May. The Assembly comprises around 850 commissioners who are ministers, elders and members of the diaconate. It meets in May each year for a week, usually in the Assembly Hall on the Mound in central Edinburgh. The first General Assembly was held in December 1560, which was the year of the Scottish Reformation and which marks the beginning of the Church of Scotland as we now know it. For more information click here http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/about_us/general_assembly Edinburgh
Saturday 20 Walking Group – Tyndrum to Bridge of Orchy - Meet at 9am. A 6.75 mile stretch of the West Highland Way to mark the 25th anniversary of the start of the group in the former Old West Kirk led by the late Robert McCall this is a repeat of the first walk undertaken in 1992. Track is good and extent of climbing over the whole route only  183 metres. On this trip we would welcome those who might not be able to walk the full distance or indeed to walk any part of it but who would like to come for a day out particularly those who may have participated in any of the walks in the past but are now not able to manage the distance. For specific details, or further information about the group, please speak with Jim Fisher or click here to go to our web page. Esplanade
Saturday 20 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 21 Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Sunday 21 Heart and Soul 2017 is themed “Word of Life”. Come and meet friends old and new, enjoy kids and youth fun, music, drama, interviews and seminars. Come and learn more about how God is at work in His Church. Come and sing for all you’re worth along with thousands of others at closing worship – 1pm to 6pm. For more information click here http://www.heartandsoul.org.uk Edinburgh – Princes Street Gardens
Tuesday 23 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! Union St
Friday 26 The Church of Scotland General Assembly 2017 closes today Edinburgh
Sunday 28 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 30 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! Union St

June 2017

Sunday 4 Pentecost 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 4 Afternoon Sunday Worship celebrating the sacrament of communion - 3pm Newark St
Tuesday 6 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! Union St
Thursday 8 Polling Station for UK General Election - Hall Newark St
Saturday 10 Walking Group – Tighnabruaich to Caladh Harbour - Meet at 9am. Crossing by ferry to Hunters’ Quay and the by scenic road through Glen Lean to Tighnabruaich to join level stretch of Cowal Way leading from the village along the shore of the Kyles of Bute to the sheltered anchorage at Caladh at the head of the first leg of the Kyles. Approximately 3 miles each way but again opportunity to do part of walk. For specific details, or further information about the group, please speak with Jim Fisher or click here to go to our web page. Newark St
Sunday 11 Trinity Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Tuesday 13 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! Union St
Tuesday 13 Kirk Session – 7pm Union St
Thursday 15 Congregational Board  - 7pm Union St
Sunday 18 Fathers Day  
Sunday 18 Sunday Worship 10.30am with Creche and Sunday School. Stay after for tea/coffee, a biscuit and a chat. Newark St
Tuesday 20 Lyle Gateway – 10.30am to 1.30pm. We offer many activities – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! 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
Saturday 24 Wedding of Erika Jagielko & Bruce Newlands Newark 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 – Kurling, Short Mat Bowls, Table Tennis and Bridge for Fun.  The Chair Exercises take place every week from 11 – 11.45am and the Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10.30am. The most popular activity is meeting others and having a blether! The Café continues to provide the opportunity for company and a chat over a cup of tea/coffee, juice, biscuits, teabread, soup and filled rolls. Our regulars range from 2 to 92 so do come and join us. We look forward to your company! Union St