W/C Sunday 27th March

The Minister is on holiday from tomorrow, and return to duties on 12th April.
For any Pastoral needs please contact:-

Rev Ross Blackman on 01698-640185
Sunday Morning service 10.45 am
No evening Service tonight.
Thursday 31st March
Midweek Service at 12.15 pm in the Sanctuary. The service will last about 15-20 minutes so please come along and bring a friend.

W/C Sunday 20th March

Sunday 20th March
Morning Service 10.45 am
No Evening Service today due to Hamilton Churches Holy Week Service 6.30 pm at St Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Elders
A letter is available for collection from the office today.
A reply is required by Friday 25th March.
Centre Magazine
Any item for inclusion in the April issue of the Centre Magazine must be received today NO LATER. Items can be left in the basket marked Magazine Editors in the rack  outside the office or e-mailed tocentremagazine@stjohnshamilton.org.uk.
Monday 21st March
Guild AGM and Dinner at Hamilton Golf Club.
Friendly Hour – Our last meeting of this session will be a short AGM followed by a concert of Musical Memories.
Please note the earlier start time of 1.30 pm.
Cost £3.00 Everybody welcome.
                                                    Holy Week Services at Hamilton St John’s
Hosted by St Mary’s Episcopal Church
Monday 21st- Wednesday 23rd at 7.30 pm
Thursday 24th March at 7.30 pm includes
The washing of the feet, The Lord’s Supper and The Watch till midnight.

Friday 25th March
12.00 noon till 3.00pm includes
The Ministry of the Word, The proclamation of the Cross, The Great Litany & Communion.
This will take place at St John’s Parish Church, Duke Street
Saturday 26th March at 7.00 pm
The Easter Vigil

 

Week Commencing Sunday 13th March

Sunday 13th March
Morning Service at 10.45 am
Church Annual General Meeting will take place after Morning Service.
Lent Discussion Group 2016 Food for Thought takes place tonight 5.15 – 6.15 pm. All welcome.
Evening Service: 6.30 pm
Youth Group Kenneth Johnston coordinator of the Hyzone project will be leading our evenings so that the Youth Group can work on a creative project together. Youth Group is for everyone in S1-S6. Even if you’ve never been before come and join us for this exciting project.
The evenings Kenneth will be there are 13th March & 24th April. Meetings start at 7.30 pm.
Tuesday 15th March
Friendly Hour – Woodside Primary School Choir will once again entertain us. Please note earlier start time of 1.30pm Everyone welcome.
Wednesday 16th March
St John’s Fellowship meeting at 7.30pm. This week we will be joined by Judy Trayner with illustrations of her visit to Indonesia with the Scouts.
Thursday 17th March
Midweek Service at 12.15pm in the Church sanctuary. The service will last about 15 – 20 minutes so please come along and bring a friend.
Saturday19th March
Messy Easter 10.30 am – 12.30pm. Activities for children in prams to P7 (but can be enjoyed by all. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday 20th March
Any items for inclusion in the April issue of the church magazine must be received today, no later. Items can be left in the basket marked “Magazine Editors in the rack outside the office or e-mailed to: centremagazine@stjohnshamilton.org.uk

Please note that SLC are continuing to work on the multi-storey pedestrian car park ramp.
The ramp will be closed to pedestrians Monday – Saturday, however there will be access to Level 3on a Sunday

                                               Service Team Questionnaire
The most recent Centre Magazine contains a questionnaire which it is hoped as many people as possible in the congregation will complete and return by Sunday 10th April.
Spare copies of the questionnaire will be available for uplift at the Church doors on Sunday.

 

 

 

Week CommencingSunday6th March, 2016.

Sunday 6th March. 

Elders – for those not on email, papers for the Kirk Session meeting can be collected from the office.

St John’s ‘Centre’ and Life and Work –  Both publications are now available for distribution.  If you do not  have a Centre magazine delivered copies are  available from the entrance to the Forum Café and Centre.

Avonbridge Care Home – monthly service at the home 2.00pm.  All welcome.

Lent Discussion Group 2016 ‘Food for Thought’ meeting takes place tonight 5.15-6.15pm.  Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.

Evening Service 6.30pm preacher Rev Ross Blackman. 

Monday 7th March 

Guild – 7.30pm  Our speaker this week is Mr T Quinn a volunteer at the Commonwealth Games.

Tuesday 8th March  

Friendly Hour – Outing, coach leaves the church at 10.15am.

Wednesday 9th March 

Kirk Session meeting at 7.00pm.

Thursday 10th March 

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.

Upcoming dates

Youth Group:  Kenneth Johnston, coordinator of the Hyzone Youth Project, will be leading our evenings so that the Youth Group can work on a creative     project together.  Youth Group is for everyone in S1-S6.  Even if you’ve never been before come and join us for this exciting project.  The evenings Kenneth will be there are 13th March & 24th April.  Meetings start at 7.30pm.

Messy Church

Messy Easter – Saturday 19th March 10.30am-12.30pm.  Activities for children in prams to P7 (but can be enjoyed by all).  All children must come with an adult.

Please note that SLC will commence work on the muti-storey pedestrian car park ramp on 7th March for 4 weeks.  The ramp will be closed to

pedestrians Monday-Saturday, however there will be access from Level 3 on a Sunday.
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The Brownies are collecting Sainsbury’s Active kids vouchers this year. There is a box in the Forum where they can be donated. Thank you for your support.