W/C Sunday 17th December

Sunday 17th December
Morning Service- 10.45am
Our thanks to ‘Bold as Brass’ for their contribution today. Members of the quintet are: Jonathan Naylor, Ron Wotherspoon, Rachel Naylor, Jayne Brownlea and Willie Young.

Evening Service  6.30pm
Heart & Soul Swing Band Concert

Monday 18th December
Guild meets tonight at 7.30pm. This week the Worship Team will tell the Christmas Story.
Sunday 24th December
Help is required for the assembly of the Christingles, in the kitchen, after the morning service. If you are able to help can you inform Lesley Auld.pm

W/C Sunday 10th December 2017.

Evening Duty: 10.12.17 – P Flarry & L Auld
17.12.17 – Heart & Soul Swing Band Concert

Sunday 10th December
Morning Service 10.45am

Evening Service 6.30pm

Tuesday 12th December

Friendly Hour 1.30pm – This is our last meeting of the year, when we will be joined by Joanne to sing Christmas Carols. Our first meeting of 2018 will be on 9th January, and we look forward to seeing you all then.

SALT Bible Study – this will be our last meeting of this year.

Thursday 14th December

Midweek Christmas Carol Service with Joanne & Ross leading worship. If you would like to join us you will be made most welcome, feel free to bring a friend. Refreshments will be served after the service.

Sunday 17th December – Music Sunday

10.45am Morning Worship when we will be joined by brass quintet
‘Bold as Brass’
6.30pm Heart & Soul Swing Band Concert

W/C Sunday 3rd December 2017.

Evening Duty: 03.12.17 – A Gillespie & G Dodds
10.12.17 – P Flarry & L Auld

Sunday 3rd December
10.45 am Morning Service.
2.00pm Avonbridge Care Home, monthly service at the home, all welcome
Evening Communion Service 6.30pm

Monday 4th December

Guild & St John’s Fellowship – Joint meeting. With Anne Macleod and Hamilton Grammar pupils.

Tuesday 5th December

Friendly Hour – 1.30pm. This week is our annual Christmas Treat.

Wednesday 6th December

Senior Members Christmas Gifts – Could the committee please meet in the Millennium Room at 10.00am. By 10.15am the gifts should be ready for distribution. As in the past, we are looking for volunteers to help with this rewarding task. We have more than 75 gifts to distribute and some help would be appreciated, as the districts can be very varied and spread throughout Hamilton.
Hamilton South Presbyterial Guild Carol Service in the Church at 1.30-2.30pm.

Thursday 7th December

Bible Study Group at 10.30am in the Avon Room. This group meets weekly. Please come along and join us.

Midweek Service at 12.15pm in the Church Sanctuary. The service will last about 15-30 minutes, please come along and invite a friend.

Sunday 10th December

10.45am Gift Service – we are again supporting the Hamilton Advertiser Christmas Toy Appeal.
6.30pm Evening Service

Sunday 17th December

10.45am Morning Worship
6.30pm Heart & Soul Swing Band Concert

W/C Sunday 26th November

Evening Duty: 26.11.17 – F Anderson & A McLean
03.12.17 – A Gillespie & G Dodds

Sunday 26th November
Elders if you have not already done so, please collect your Communion material from the church office today.
Morning Service 10.45am

Evening Service 6.30pm

Tuesday 28th November
Friendly Hour – 1.30pm. Talk by a representative of Cancer Care Transport. Please come along, you will be made most welcome.

SALT Bible Study Group meets in the Millennium Room at 7.30pm

Thursday 30th November
Bible Study Group at 10.30am in the Avon Room. This group meets weekly. Please come along and join us.

Midweek Service at 12.15pm in the Church Sanctuary. The service will last about 15-30 minutes, please come along and invite a friend.

Friday 1st December

World Aids Day Event – 7.00pm in Church. Monica MacDondald, Secretary Friends of Place of Restoration will speak about POR’s work for and with AIDS orphans, we are also being joined by Angela Crawley MP. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served after the service.

Sunday 3rd December
10.45am Advent Sunday Communion Service
2.00pm Avonbridge Care Home, monthly service at the home, all welcome
6.30pm Evening Communion Service
Wednesday 6th December
Senior Members Christmas Gifts – Could the committee please meet in the Millennium Room at 10.00am. By 10.15am the gifts should be ready for distribution. As in the past, we are looking for volunteers to help with this rewarding task. We have more than 75 gifts to distribute and some help would be appreciated, as the districts can be very varied and spread throughout Hamilton.

Hamilton: St John’s Parish Church of Scotland
Duke Street
Hamilton
Tel: 01698 286868
www.stjohnshamilton.org.uk
Registered Scottish Charity No: SC008779

W/C Sunday 19th November 2017

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.

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.

Elders – Communion material and FWO envelopes are available today from the office.

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.

Monday 20th November
7.30 p.m. Guild meets.  This week we are being joined by Lesley & Ian who will show us the latest perfumes and gifts from their shop.  This is a great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping.

Tuesday 21st November
1.30 p.m. Friendly Hour – Our speaker this week is Bob Cleary who will tell us about Train Journeys in India.  Please come along, you will be made most welcome.

Thursday 23rd November
10.30 a.m Bible Study Group meets 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.
7.00 p.m. Presbytery Setting Apart Service – The service for Lorna Fyfe to become a Reader will take place in St John’s

Sunday 26th November
10.45 a.m.  Morning Worship led by Very Rev Bill Hewitt

6.30 p.m. Evening Service  F Anderson & A McLean will welcome you to the service