W/C Sunday 22nd September 2019

With sadness we announce the death of Mr Joe Rankin. The funeral will take place on Wednesday 25th September at 11.00 a.m. at South Lanarkshire Crematorium.
Please remember his family and friends at this time.

Sunday 22nd September
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship

St John’s ‘Centre’ Magazine: All material for the October issue must be with the Editor by TODAY; Sunday 22nd September. Remember this is your magazine, your news and articles would be much appreciated. If you have anything you would like in the magazine, items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editor in the rack outside the office or sent be email to: office @stjohnshamilton.org.uk

Harvest Appeal 2019
We are once again being given the opportunity to contribute to the work of ‘Place of Restoration’ and ‘Turn on the Tap’. Our Harvest Appeal was launched on Sunday 1st September and envelopes were distributed with the September magazine and are available at the church doors and in the Forum Café.  These can be placed in the offering plate on a Sunday or in the treasurer’s box outside the office at other times.

6.30 p.m.  – Evening Service Marilyn Graham & George Wade will welcome you.

Thursday 26th September
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15 – 30 minutes. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Saturday 28th September
Centre closed today until Tuesday 1st October
1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. Sing with Swing Choir  Anyone who is interested is very welcome.

Forthcoming Events

Sunday 29th September
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
  6.30 p.m.  – Evening Service  Karen Limond & Janet Boyes will be on door duty

Tuesday 1st October
10.00 a.m. Centre reopens after September weekend holiday
 1.30 p.m. Friendly Hour in the Centenary Hall. This is our first meeting of the new session. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Wednesday 2nd October
7.30 p.m. Fellowship Farewell in the Forum: final meeting of St John’s Fellowship

Thursday 3rd October
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group in the Youth Room. This group meets weekly. Please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15 – 30 minutes. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Crossreach Calendars 2020
Time to place your orders for the Crossreach Pictorial Calendars for 2020.
Marion Baird will be in the Forum after the close of Church service on Sundays 6th, 13th and 20th October and will be pleased to take your order of a calendar to help support the work of Crossreach in this their 150 year of providing social care in Scotland. Thank you for supporting Crossreach in this way.

Wednesday 23rd October
2.30 p.m. Guild Theatre Afternoon 
There are a few spare tickets available for the Guild Theatre Afternoon to see ‘All Shook Up’ at the Kings Theatre, Glasgow.
If you are interested please contact Liz Shepherd

Safeguard Training
Tuesday 12th November
7.00 – 9.00 p.m. There will be Kirk Session Safeguarding Training at Uddingston Burnhead.
Saturday 7th December
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon A Volunteer Training Event will be held at Airdrie Jackson.
If you would like to attend either, or both, of these events please contact Ann Auld.

W/C Sunday 15th September 2019

Sunday 15th September 2019
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
  6.30 .p.m  – Evening Service Hazel Lees & Lesley Auld will be on door duty.

St John’s ‘Centre’ Magazine: All material for the October issue must be with the Editor by NEXT SUNDAY; Sunday 22nd September. Remember this is your magazine, your news and articles would be much appreciated. If you have anything you would like in the magazine, items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editor in the rack outside the office or sent be email to: office @stjohnshamilton.org.uk

Tuesday 17th September 2019
7.00 p.m. Drama Kirk – The Word in Action: Hamilton Old Parish Church 

Wednesday 18th September 2019
  9.30 p.m. Probus Club – in the Clyde Room. This is the first meeting of this session.

Thursday 19th September 2019
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15 – 30 minutes. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Sunday 22nd September 2019
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
  6.30 p.m.  – Evening Service Marilyn Graham & George Wade will welcome you.

Safeguard Training

Tuesday 12th November
7.00 – 9.00 p.m. There will be Kirk Session Safeguarding Training at Uddingston Burnhead.

Saturday 7th December
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon A Volunteer Training Event will be held at Airdrie Jackson.

If you would like to attend either, or both, of these events please contact Ann Auld.

W/C Sunday 8th September

Sunday 8th September 
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
  6.30 p.m. – Evening Service – George & Katrina Spence will welcome you.

Wednesday 11th September
 7.00 p.m. Kirk Session – Rededication

Thursday 12th September
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15 – 30 minutes. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Keswick in Motherwell 7.30 p.m. at  Dalziel St Andrews Church, Motherwell  Thursday 12th, Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September

Studies in Jeremiah with special guest speaker Jonathan Lamb. Please contact office@keswickinmotherwell.org / 01698254848 for further information and free tickets.


Car Parking Survey
The council have employed  consultants to  conduct a public survey on car parking in Hamilton. Here is our opportunity to give some feedback . The questionnaire can be  found via the following link.
https://www.southlanarkshireview.scot/news/
article/291/Views_sought_on_parking_in_Hamilton_Town_Centre

Gareth Walker
BID Manager
01698 453352
07854 533788


Saturday 14th September
 1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. Sing with Swing Choir – Anyone who is interested is very welcome.

Safeguarding Volunteer Training – The Safeguarding Training due to take place has been cancelled. Presbytery hope to rearrange a date for October.There is a Volunteer event arranged for Saturday 7th December at Airdrie: Jackson between 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon.

Sunday 15th September 2019
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
  6.30 .p.m  – Evening Service Hazel Lees & Lesley Auld will be on door duty.

Tuesday 17th September 2019
7.00 p.m. Drama Kirk – The Word in Action: Hamilton Old Parish Church 

Wednesday 18th September 2019
 09.30 p.m. Probus Club – in the Clyde Room. This is the first meeting of this session.

Thursday 19th September 2019
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15 – 30 minutes. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Tuesday 12th November
7.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. Kirk Session Safeguarding training.