Fundraising


04
Jun 2018
A LITTLE CHANGE CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE!

Over the last three years, we have raised £2,453.59 and twinned all of the toilets in the Church with loos overseas, through the Toilet Twinning charity. We have twinned with individual toilets, school blocks and displacement camp blocks in Uganda, Nigeria, Chad, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Philippines, Bangladesh, Nepal, Haiti, and the Central African Republic. This has been a wonderful response from our congregation and the Mission and Outreach Committee would like to thank everybody who has donated to this very worthwhile charity. We feel however, that the time has come to broaden......

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04
Jun 2018
FUNDRAISING CONCERT FOR AMY

Amy (Linda Gemmell’s granddaughter)has been chosen to represent GB at the Special Olympics World Games being held in Abu Dhabi next year. Along with three coaches and four other gymnasts she has to raise £16,250 to attend. A Fundraising Concert is being held in Eaglesham Parish Church on Sunday 17th June at 7pm. The programme includes Classical Pieces by a String Ensemble and Songs from the Musicals by a small Singing Group. Refreshments will be served after the Concert....

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10
Apr 2018
Family Ceilidh in aid of Christian Aid

Family Ceilidh Friday 18th May 7.30PM Tickets are now available from the church office and in the vestibule after every morning service. Entry is £7.50 or £20 per family. This year we are hosting this event instead of participating in the door-to-door collection. All funds raised from the evening, together with the proceeds from our retiring offering on Sunday 13th May will be our contribution to this charity. In addition to the very dance program there will be a prize draw and donations are welcome to. We encourage everyone to come along......

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08
Mar 2018
Quiz Night at Broom Church Newton Mearns

Many thanks to all those who made our recent Quiz night so enjoyable. With eight teams participating and eight varied rounds of questions it was a full evening of friendly rivalry. A lovely supper was served halfway through the evening and before the winners were announced there was a prize draw. The culmination of everyone’s efforts resulted in a grand total of £310 being raised for church funds. A great start to our fundraising year! Thanks go to all of the teams who took part; to those who donated prizes; to the......

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08
Mar 2018
Car Boot Sale In Newton Mearns at Broom Church

This eagerly awaited event will be taking place on Saturday 17th March in the Church car park. Booking for car park spaces should be made through the Church Office or with any committee member after the service every Sunday prior to the event. Donations can also be made towards a bric-a-brac stall which will contribute to the overall funds raised on the day. SATURDAY 17TH MARCH 2018 10.00AM – 12 NOON IN THE CAR PARK AT BROOM CHURCH NEWTON MEARNS COST PER VEHICLE: £10.00 HIRE OF TABLE: £2.00 REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE......

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17
Feb 2018
MARY’S MEALS RAGS TO RICHES

Mary’s Meals will be coming to Broom Church on Sunday 25th February to collect any unwanted clothes, sheets, towels etc you may have. Those items which can be recycled will be sold or reused, but fabric of any quality (including, shoes, bags and belts) will be gratefully received. Your donations will help to provide one good meal, every school day, to over 1.2 million of the world’s poorest children. Please take this opportunity to have a good spring clean and bring your unwanted textiles to Church on the morning of the 25th......

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17
Feb 2018
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 2018

FRIDAY 23RD FEBRUARY QUIZ NIGHT – 8PM SATURDAY 17TH MARCH CAR BOOT SALE – 10AM – 12 NOON FRIDAY 18TH MAY FAMILY CEILIDH FOR CHRISTIAN AID – 7.30PM – 10.30PM FRIDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER CURRY NIGHT – 7.30PM – 10.30PM SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER CHRISTMAS FAIR – 10AM – 12 NOON We look forward to welcoming everyone to our fundraising events!...

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05
Feb 2018
Quiz Night at Broom Church Newton Mearns

All organisations, members of the congregation and young people are invited to make up teams of four for our first fundraising event of 2018 to be held in the Columba Hall. This is a well-established event in our calendar and there will be several rounds of general knowledge questions on a variety of subjects. Tickets are priced at £5.00 per person and money raised will contribute towards church funds. There will be an interval during the evening when refreshments will be served as friendly rivalry is suspended. Those who are not members......

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05
Dec 2017
Christmas Fair at Broom Church Newton Mearns

A heartfelt vote of thanks to all those who made last Saturday’s Christmas Fair such a huge success! To those who made items to sell, handed in donations for the various stalls, gave monetary donations, and or browsed the stalls on the day – a huge thank you. To those who volunteered assistance setting up the hall, manning the stalls or serving refreshments and to the fundraising committee an even bigger thank you! The Christmas Fair was an example of how, with hard work and determination to be involved, we succeeded in......

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03
Dec 2017
REVERSE ADVENT CALENDAR BAGS

There will be another opportunity to pick up your advent calendar bag after this morning’s service. We would like to invite you to put something for our local food bank into this bag, every day, for the first ten days of Advent. Items could include non-perishable foods such as dried pasta, cereals, tinned soup/meat/fish/vegetables/fruit or toiletries such as toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo, soap, deodorant etc. Please remember that the bags should be brought back to Church on Sunday 10th December. The bags will be delivered to the food bank that afternoon at......

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