W/C Sunday 12th November

 Sunday 12th November
10.45 a.m. Remembrance Service – There will be a retiring collection this morning for Hollybush House

Crossreach Calendars 2018 – The orders are now available for collection and payment.  Please see Marion Baird in the Forum after morning worship.  Crossreach thanks everyone for their support.

Sunday Blast – Pantomime Sunday 10th December. The availability of pantomime tickets for December is limited to 50. As such priority will be given to children, and the parents of young children who attend St Johns Sunday Blast. The names of children who will be going, along with payment and permission slip, should be given to Elizabeth Gordon by the 12th of November (TODAY)

 6.30 p.m. Evening Service  H Lees & L Auld will welcome you to the service

Tuesday 14th November
Friendly Hour – Outing to Livingston Outlet
7.30 p.m. SALT Bible Study Group meets in the Millennium Room

7.00 p.m.Passion Play 2018 – “Renewal Through Resurrection”
Building on the success of “Walk with Christ” Hamilton churches will produce a full passion play on Easter Saturday 2018 (31st March), telling the story of the last week of Jesus’ life.  Our first rehearsal will be held on Tuesday 14th November at 7.00 p.m. in Cadzow Parish Church for anyone who is interested in being involved in this, whether this is as a performer or behind the scenes. Rehearsals then continue Monday 20th and Tuesday 28th November; Monday 4th and Tuesday 12th December.

This will be an exciting opportunity to take the gospel story into the heart of Hamilton. You don’t need to have any performance experience or particular skills, all are welcome, come along and see what you think.
If you are interested but cannot attend, please contact liz1b@ymail.com
This is open to anyone who would be like to be a part of this, so please tell your friends!
A trailer of last year’s play can be seen at https://vimeo.com/213514990

Wednesday 15th November
1.00 p.m. Guild Outing to Kings Theatre to see ‘A Christmas Carol’.
7.30 p.m. Fellowship meets.  This week we will be joined by Ross & Liz Blackman of the Old Parish who will tell us about the Passion Play

Thursday 16th November
10.30 a.m. 
Bible Study Group  in the Avon Room.  This group meets weekly.  Please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary.  The service will last about 15-30 minutes, please come along and invite a friend.

Saturday 18th November
10.00 a.m. – 12 noon Guild Coffee Morning –  tickets Adults £3, children 50p.

Sunday 19th November
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship led by Robert Hynd – St John’s 183rd Birthday & Shoebox Sunday.  Shoeboxes and leaflets are now available from the Forum.  We will be unable to accept boxes after this date as they are being collected immediately after morning worship.

St John’s ‘Centre’ magazine:  All material for the December/January issue must be with the Editor TODAY (19th), NO LATER.  Remember this is your magazine, your news and articles would be much appreciated.  If you have anything you would like in the magazine items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editors in the rack outside the office, or sent by email to: office@stjohnshamilton.org.uk

6.30 p.m. Evening Service M Graham & A Bibby will welcome you to the service

Thursday 23rd November 
7.00 p.m
Presbytery Setting Apart Service The service for Lorna Fyfe to become a Reader will take place in St John’s this evening.

Dates for your Diary

13th – 27th November The Minister will be on study leave.Rev. Ross Blackman will be available for pastoral needs. Please telephone 01698 640185 for contact details.