W/C 2nd October

Sunday 2nd October

10.45 a.m.            Harvest Thanksgiving including celebration of Holy Baptism
Volunteers are required to count the collection after the Harvest Service, please contact Dennis Hart if you are able to help.

  2.00 p.m.             Avonbridge Care Home monthly service at the home. All                                                     welcome.

  5.15 -6.15 p.m.    Launch of Bible Study Material in the Forum Café

  6.30 p.m.             Evening Service  I Brown & F Anderson will be on door duty

Monday 3rd October

 7.00  p.m.            Guild Re-dedication – Rev Joanne Hood, Buffet Supper £3.00

Tuesday 4th October

 2.00 p.m.             Friendly Hour resumes at after our summer break.  Re-dedication –                                    Rev Joanne Hood.

 7.00 p.m.              Eco-congregation Scotland Regional Meeting.
This meeting in the Millennium Room aims at sharing ideas with other eco-congregations in the area on how to incorporate the care for the environment in our ministry.  All who are interested are most welcome to come along.

Wednesday 5th October

 7.30 p.m.           St John’s Fellowship  
Re-dedication by Rev Joanne Hood, when it is anticipated she may choose to speak about her recent invitation to Balmoral. There will be a traditional Buffet.

 7.30 p.m.              A Musical Reunion with The Motherwell Symphonic Band
In aid of CLIC Sargent to be held in Motherwell Concert Hall. The concert will also feature St John’s Singers.  Tickets £8/£5 concession are available from the box office: 01698 403120 or contact Anne MacLeod

Thursday 6th October

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 9th October

 10.45 a.m.           Morning Worship

   6.30 p.m.           Evening Service

   7.30 p.m.           Youth Group meet for approximately 2 hours

 Crossreach Calendars 2017 – £5.00
Marion Baird will be in the Forum during coffee time on Sundays 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd October if you wish to order a calendar for 2017.  Great pictures, great value and at the same time you are helping Crossreach.

 Shoe boxes for our Christmas Appeal are now available – price 50p.  Please contact  Elaine Sommerville – 01698 300689

Sunday Blast Christmas Outing
50 Seats have been booked for an outing to Motherwell Civic Theatre on Sunday 18th December 2016 to attend  the 2.00 p.m. matinee performance of Peter Pan. It is hoped that as many as possible of our children and young people will attend. Tickets and payment to Elizabeth Gorden by 16th October