W/C Sunday 30th December 2018


The Minister will be on annual leave until 8th January 2019.  During this time Rev. Ross Blackman from Hamilton: Old Parish is available on 01698 640185 for pastoral care.Sunday 30th December


Sunday 30th December
10.45 a.m. First Sunday after Christmas – 9 Lessons & Carols
No Evening Service

Monday 31st December
9.00 p.m. Hogmanay at Hamilton: Old Parish Church
We are having a Hogmanay party and short service from 9.00 p.m. onwards in the church halls. There will be food and party pieces, if people would like to share/join in, and a film will be shown from 9:30 p.m. No doubt Rikki Fulton’s Rev I.M.Jolly Hogmanay piece will also get a showing. The evening will conclude with a short act of worship to see in the bells, followed by Auld Lang Syne. All are welcome.

Sunday 6th January 2019
10.45 a.m.  Morning Worship led by Lorna Fyfe
 2.00 p.m.   Avonbridge Care Home Monthly Service
6.30 p.m.   Evening Service – Hamilton: South

Monday 7th January 2019
10.00 a.m. Centre Reopens

Tuesday 8th January 2019
1.30 p.m. Friendly Hour in the Centenary Hall; Rev Jonathan Livingston from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
 7.30 p.m. SALT in the Millennium Room

Wednesday 9th January 2019
 7.30 p.m. Kirk Session Meeting 

Thursday 10th January 2019
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group  in the Youth Room. This group meets weekly. Please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15 – 30 minutes. Everyone is welcome to come along.

 

W/C Sunday 23rd December 2018

Sunday 23rd December
10.45 a.m.  Nativity Service

Christmas Welcome Teams
If anyone would like to be part of the Welcome Teams for our Christmas services please contact Ann Auld  by email  alternatively speak to a member of the December Welcome Team at the doors.

Christmas Celebrations 2018 at St John’s

Christmas Eve
6 30 p.m. Greatest Show in Earth
Christmas Eve Worship with lighting of Christingles
10.30 p.m. – 11.15 p.m. Open House in the Forum for Tea & Coffee
11.15 p.m. – 11.30 p.m. Carol Singing in the Church
11.30 p.m. Watchnight Service

Christmas Day
10.30 a.m. Christmas Day Worship for all ages with celebration of family communion.
Please bring a present to show everyone.

Sunday 30th December
10.45 a.m. First Sunday after Christmas – 9 Lessons & Carols
No Evening Service

Monday 31st December
9.00 p.m. Hogmanay at Hamilton: Old Parish Church
We are having a Hogmanay party and short service from 9.00 p.m. onwards in the church halls. There will be food and party pieces, if people would like to share/join in, and a film will be shown from 9:30 p.m. No doubt Rikki Fulton’s Rev I.M.Jolly Hogmanay piece will also get a showing. The evening will conclude with a short act of worship to see in the bells, followed by Auld Lang Syne. All are welcome.


The Minister will be on annual leave until 8th January 2019.  During this time Rev. Ross Blackman from Hamilton: Old Parish is available on 01698 640185 for pastoral care.


Sunday 6th January 2019
10.45 a.m.  Morning Worship led by Lorna Fyfe
 2.00 p.m.   Avonbridge Care Home Monthly Service
6.30 p.m.   Evening Service – Hamilton: South

Monday 7th January 2019
10.00 a.m. Centre Reopens

Tuesday 8th January 2019
1.30 p.m. Friendly Hour in the Centenary Hall; Rev Jonathan Livingston from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
 7.30 p.m. SALT in the Millennium Room

Wednesday 9th January 2019
 7.30 p.m. Kirk Session Meeting 

Thursday 10th January 2019
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group  in the Youth Room. This group meets weekly. Please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15 – 30 minutes. Everyone is welcome to come along.

W/C Sunday 16th December

Click to open the Church of Scotland Advent Calendar

This year’s Advent calendar is devoted to ‘celebrating the greatest gift this Christmas’ over the four-week period of Advent, running from the first Sunday of Advent (Sunday 2 December) until Christmas Eve (Monday 24 December).

Each day during the period, a new window will be available to open with a themed prayer, a video or a story

From Sheena Wilson

Sunday 16th December
10.45 a.m.   Morning Worship
  6.30 p.m. – Evening Service Elizabeth Gordon & Carolyn Woodburn will be on door duty .

Monday 17th December
7.30 p.m.Guild/St John’s Fellowship Joint Meeting –  Christmas Story with mince pies, and invitation to Fellowship

Thursday 20th December
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group  This group meets weekly in the Youth Room.  Please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15-30 minutes, everyone is welcome to come along.

Sunday 23rd December
10.45 a.m.  Nativity Service

Christmas Welcome Teams
If anyone would like to be part of the Welcome Teams for our Christmas services please contact Ann Auld  by email  alternatively speak to a member of the December Welcome Team at the doors.

Christmas on Canvas – If you saw Christmas on Canvas, (the short nativity performed during the World AIDS Day concert) we would love to hear what you thought. Please complete this short survey to share your feedback – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/RC8CT7C

Christmas Celebrations 2018 at St John’s

Christmas Eve
6 30 p.m. Greatest Show in Earth
Christmas Eve Worship with lighting of Christingles
10.30 p.m. 11.15 p.m. Open House in the Forum for Tea & Coffee
11.15 p.m. – 11.30 p.m. Carol Singing in the Church
11.30 p.m. Watchnight Service

Christmas Day
10.30 a.m. Christmas Day Worship for all ages with celebration of family communion.
Please bring a present to show everyone.

Sunday 30th December
10.45 a.m. First Sunday after Christmas – 9 Lessons & Carols