W/C 12th March 2017

Sunday 12th March

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

Messy Church: A planning meeting will be held for helpers in the church after the morning service to plan for Messy Easter.

 

 

 

5.15 -6.15 p.m. Food For Thought – Lent Discussion Group continues in the Forum.

6.30 p.m. Evening Service  W Howson & G Dodds will welcome you.

Tuesday 14th March

2.00 – 3.30 p.m. Friendly Hour – Woodside Primary School Choir, cost £3.00.  Everyone will be made most 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 . 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 

Wednesday 15th March

7.30 p.m.  The Fellowship meets for the last time this session.  The speaker will be Norman McKee on a subject of his choosing.  Come along for an interesting evening with refreshments.

Thursday 16th March

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.

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)

 

 

Forthcoming Events

Sunday 19th March

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship 

Liz Blackman will run a workshop after the morning service for anyone who wants to know more about taking part in the Palm Sunday event.  All welcome.

St John’s Centre Magazine – All material for the April issue of the magazine is to be with the editor by Sunday 19th March, NO LATER.  If you have any items you wish to be included (special events, celebrations, birthdays etc) 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 Worship – H Lees & L Auld will welcome you.

Saturday 25th March

10.30 a.m. -12.30 p.m Messy Easter   If you are able to come along please let us know. Contact us by email

Sunday 26th March

10.30 a.m. Morning Worship

Stated Annual Meeting after morning worship.

Sunday 9th April

 

 

12.30 p.m. until lunch at 1.00 p.m. the Hamilton Churches are coming together to act out the Triumphal Entry down Quarry Street.

W/C 3rd March 2017

Sunday 5th March

10.45 a.m. Celebration of Holy Communion 

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

The Brownies are collecting Sainsbury’s Active kids vouchers again this year. There is a box in the Forum where they can be donated. Thank you for your support.

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  A Auld & D Leslie will welcome you

Monday 6th March

7.30 p.m. Guild meets. This week we will be joined by Church of Scotland World Mission Council speaker – Karen Gillon.

Tuesday 7th March

2.00 – 3.30 p.m. Friendly Hour This week Mr McKee will join us.  Please come along, you will be made most 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. 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 8th March

7.00 p.m. Kirk Session Meeting (Finance/Accounts)

Thursday 9th March

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.

Upcoming Events

Sunday 12th March

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

Messy Church: A planning meeting will be held for helpers in the church after the morning service to plan for Messy Easter.

6.30 p.m. Evening Service  W Howson & G Dodds will welcome you.

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.