Weekly News – Sunday 21st June 2015

What’s On …

Evening Duty21.06.15 – F Dodds & R Jackson

                       28.06.15 – S Gray & F Landery

Today

Our service this morning is in celebration of all the young people within our church.

The 30th Lanarkshire Scout Group have 2 leaders retiring.  Whilst we wish Alan Thom and Alex Orr well in their retirement, there is now an opportunity for anyone interested in taking up a leadership role.  If you want to know more please contact Derek Ballantyne, Group Scout Leader – email:  derek.ballantyne67@btinternet.com

Wednesday 24th June

Book Corner – Meeting at 10.30am in the Millennium Room, anyone who is interested in the work of the Book Corner will be very welcome.

Thursday 25th  June

Continuing our new midweek service, at 12:15pm in the Church sanctuary. The

service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

Next Sunday 28th June

 10.45am:  All-Age Summer Worship conducted by Rev Joanne Hood (with crèche for under 3’s, and themed activity packs available)

 6.30pm Summer Songs of Praise in the Church

Summer Worship times – from 5th July morning worship will be at 10am and instead of evening services worshippers will be conducting short Sundown reflections at 9pm.  Anyone interested in helping with these should speak to, or contact, Helen Hunter.

 

Change of Service Times

Summer Worship times
From 5th July morning worship will be at 10am and instead of evening services worshippers will be conducting short Sundown reflections at 9pm.  Anyone interested in helping with these should speak to, or contact, Helen Hunter.

 

Sunday 21st June

Today we have our Children’s and Youth Ministry Service at 10.45am, to celebrate our children’s ministry and making presentations.
Evening service at 6.30pm led by Ross Blackman.

Thursday 16th June

Continuing our new midweek service, at 12:15pm in the Church sanctuary.
The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

 

Weekly News – Sunday 14th June

 Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
will be held here.
Services at 10.45am, 3.00pm and 6.30pm.

There will be Retiring collections taken at all three services today for the Scout Expedition to Indonesia.
We now have two members of St John’s, a leader and an Explorer Scout, attending this expedition as Heather Trayner has now been able to take up an available place to go with Judy. We are delighted for them both!
You are invited, if you wish to do so, to make a donation as you leave Church today to support the  expedition and all they hope to do there.

Communion in the Chapel
After the morning service for all those volunteering in Sunday Blast and Crèche.

Our Youth Group
W
ill meet for the last night of this session, 7.30-9pm.

 

Heart and Soul Stand 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed participating at Heart and Soul 2015 in Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh two weeks ago.  We met lots of people from churches all round Scotland and telling them about the work we do at St John’s.

Here is a picture of our team hard at work.

St John's Heart and Soul Team 2015

Our Minister, Joanne Hood was also there representing the Church of Scotland as part of the Heart and Soul Swing Band.

Rev Joanne Hood with Swing Band

The Heart and Soul Swing Band.

Heart and Soul Swing Band 2015

Weekly News – Sunday 7th June

Sunday 7th June 

Morning Service: 10.45am
Avonbridge Care Home Monthly service will take place at 2.00pm.
All welcome.
Evening Service:   6.30pm
Both Services led by Ross Blackman
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Elders, if you have not already done so, please collect Communion material from the office.
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Life & Work and St John’s ‘Centre’ magazines are both available today for distribution.
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New Website

Welcome to our new website which we have just launched. We are very pleased at how it is starting to shape up but we will continue to improve it in the coming weeks and months.

Please come back and see how we are getting on.