W/C 19th February 2017

Sunday 19th February

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

Elders – Communion material is available from the office today.

St John’s Centre Magazine – All material for the March issue of the magazine to be with the editor by next Sunday 19th February, NO LATER. Items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editors in the rack outside the office, or by email

12.15 – 1.30 p.m.  Youth Session will meet in the Clyde Room. Lunch will be provided. It is an event for young people in P4 to S6 that allows your voice to be heard and is a place to share your thoughts and ideas.

6.30 p.m. Evening Service  G & K Spence will welcome you.

Monday 20th February

 7,30 p.m. Guild Floral Tea  – Tickets £3.50.  We will be entertained by Mr J Irvine with Karaoke Hymns and a Visual Presentation.

Tuesday 21st February

1.30 – 3.30 p.m Friendly Hour in the Church – Once again we will be entertained by Hamilton Grammar School Choir & Band coming at 2.00 p.m.  Cost £3.  Please come along for what will be a very enjoyable afternoon, all are welcome.

 7.00 p.m. Rehearsals for this year’s Passion Play (directed by Liz Blackman) will be in Hamilton Old Parish Church every Tuesday evening at 7pm. It is never too late to join rehearsals and become part of our town’s first Passion Play and is also NOT necessary to be available every week. For more information contact Liz or Ross Blackman.

Wednesday 22nd February

7.30 p.m. Special Kirk Session Meeting 

Thursday 23rd February

10.30 a.m. Bible Study – weekly in the Avon Room.

12.15 p.m.  Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary.  The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

8.00 p.m. Hamilton Old Parish Church:  A discussion course using the series “The God Question”, which examines faith and science side by side, letting people draw their own conclusions. The course will run for six weeks in the main hall of the Old Kirk. Refreshments provided.

Sunday 26th February

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

 6.30 p.m. Evening Service  K Limond & M Russell will welcome you

 Sunday 5th March

10.45 a.m. Celebration of Holy Communion

2.00 p.m. Avonbridge Care Home:  Monthly service  All welcome.

5.15 -6.15 p.m  Food For Thought – Lent Discussion Group for 5 weeks, beginning     today in the Forum.

6.30 p.m.  Celebration of Holy Communion

Friday 17th March

7.30 p..m Concert at Hamilton St John’s

Refreshments will be provided at the end of the concert.  We will be raising funds for the Church of Scotland HIV Programme.  To help with catering, if you intend to come along, please take one of the cards available in the Forum.  (One per person)


 Palm Sunday Plans – from 12.30 until lunch at 1.00 p.m. the Hamilton Churches are coming together to act out the Triumphal Entry down Quarry Street.  More information and full details will be available soon.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W/C 12th February 2017

Sunday 12th February

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

St John’s Centre Magazine – All material for the March issue of the magazine to be with the editor by next Sunday 19th February, NO LATER. Items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editors in the rack outside the office, or by email

 6.30 p.m. Evening Service   A Magowan & C MacLeod will welcome you at the door

Tuesday 14th February

2.00-3.30 p.m. Friendly Hour – Our speaker Bobby Keys will give a presentation Glasgow Cathedral.  Please come along, all are welcome.

7.00 p.m Rehearsals for this year’s Passion Play (directed by Liz Blackman) will be in Hamilton Old Parish Church every Tuesday evening at 7.00 p.m. It is never too late to join rehearsals and become part of our town’s first Passion Play and is also NOT necessary to be available every week. For more information contact Liz or Ross Blackman.

7.30 p.m   SALT Bible Study meets in the Millennium Room.

Wednesday 15th February

7.30 p.m.  St John’s Fellowship  We will be joined by Stuart Crawford who will give a talk about the Street Pastor.

Thursday 16th February

10.30 a.m. Bible Study – weekly in the Avon Room.

12.15 p.m.  Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary.  The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

Sunday 19th February

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

12.15 -1.30 p.m.  Youth Session will meet in the Clyde Room. Lunch will be provided. It is an event for young people in P4 to S6 that allows your voice to be heard and is a place to share your thoughts and ideas.

6.30 p.m. Evening Service  G & K Spence will welcome you.

Wednesday 22nd February

7.30 p.m. Special Kirk Session Meeting 

W/C 5th February 2017

Sunday 5th February

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

St John’s ‘Centre’ Magazine & Life & Work – both publications are available today for distribution.

2.00 p.m. Avonbridge Care Home – monthly service at the home, all welcome.

6.30 p.m. Evening Service – M Graham & B Anderson will be on evening duty

Monday 6th February

7.30 p.m.  Guild meets.  Our speaker is Mr G Barnsley with a talk about the Lanarkshire Police Historical Society.

Tuesday 7th February

2.00 -3.30 p.m.  Friendly Hour – This week we will be visited by the Community Police. Tea, coffee, biscuits etc served, and all are welcome to our meetings.

7.00 p.m Rehearsals for this year’s Passion Play (directed by Liz Blackman) will be in Hamilton Old Parish Church every Tuesday evening at 7.00 p.m. It is never too late to join rehearsals and become part of our town’s first Passion Play and is also NOT necessary to be available every week. For more information contact Liz or Ross Blackman.

Thursday 9th February

10.30 a.m    Bible Study – weekly in the Avon Room.

12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary.  The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

Due to holidays the contact for hall bookings until further notice will be Christine Moore (tel. no. available from office – 01698 286868)
All bookings in the first instance should be sent by email to Robin Douglas

Upcoming Events

Sunday 12th February

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

 6.30 p.m. Evening Service   A Magowan & C MacLeod will welcome you at the door

Sunday 19th February

12.15 -1.30 p.m.  Youth Session will meet in the Clyde Room. Lunch will be provided. It is an event for young people in P4 to S6 that allows your voice to be heard and is a place to share your thoughts and ideas.