W/C 16th October

The Minister is on annual leave from 10th October, and returns to work on Thursday 20th October.

Volunteers required:

If there is anyone in the congregation who would like to be included in our Sunday Morning Welcome Teams, or would like to find out what is expected of a Welcome Team, please contact Ann Auld. email 

Doors Open Day:  St John’s and the Old Parish Church are hosting Doors Open Day on Saturday 29th October 10.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. Volunteers are required to act as Stewards in the Church.  If you are willing to cover any of the 2 hours sessions please enter your name on the Rota which is available today in the Forum.

Centre Magazine: All material for the next issue of the magazine is to be with the Editor by next Sunday 23rd October, NO LATER.  Items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editors in the rack outside the office, or by email 

Sunday 16th October

10.45 a.m.  Morning Worship

 6.30 p.m.   Evening Service led by Rev Jim Murphy  –  P. Flarry & S. Wilson will be on door duty.

Wednesday 19th October    

The Fellowship will meet at 7:30 p.m. for a presentation by Connie Posselthwaite about the Haven Centre. All are very welcome.

Thursday 20th October

7.30 p.m. Hamilton South Presbyterial Council – Service of Communion & Rededication in the Church

Sunday 23rd October

 10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

 6.30 p.m. Evening Service to mark Bible Sunday – S Bordon & D Craw will welcome you at the doors

Sunday 23rd October

 10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

Bible Sunday.  If anyone wishes to make a donation in the envelope that was in the October church magazine, could you please bring it along today

6.30 p.m. Evening Service to mark Bible Sunday

7.30-9.00 p.m. Youth Group meets

Upcoming Events

Crossreach Calendars 2017 – £5.00

Marion Baird will be in the Forum during coffee time today and on Sunday 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

Passion Play 2017

Hamilton churches will produce a passion play as part of Holy Week (April 9th-16th 2017).  A meeting will be held on Wednesday 2nd November at 7.00 p.m. in Hamilton Old Parish Church for anyone interested in hearing more about this.  If you are interested, please click on this link  or  telephone 01698 281905 and confirm whether or not you can attend the meeting. This meeting is open to anyone who would be interested in being a part of this in any way, so please tell your friends!

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