W/C 30th April 2017

Sunday 30th April

10.45 a.m.  Morning Worship.

Welcome Team:  If anyone in the congregation would like to be part of our Welcome Teams on a Sunday, or would like to know more, please contact Ann Auld by email

Book Corner – A book called Villages of Britain has been left at the Book Corner.  Does anyone know who it belongs to?  If so please see Delia Hart.

Christian Aid Week this year runs from Sunday 14 May until Saturday 20 May 2017 and is fast approaching.  I am desperately in need of volunteers for the door to door can collection and can collectors for the Town Centre on Saturday 21 May.  Volunteers are also required for the Forum Café on  Saturday 20 May and for the home baking stall from 12 noon – 2.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.  Also donations of homebaking for the Cake Stall.  If anyone is interested please do not hesitate to contact me by email

6.30 p.m. Evening Service  P Flarry & A McLean will welcome you.

Thursday 4th May

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.

Sunday 7th May

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship led by Rev Joanne Hood

2.00 p.m. Avonbridge Monthly Service at the home.  All welcome.

No Evening Service – This is to allow people to attend the following service:
Hamilton South and Quarter are hosting a Thanksgiving/ Praise evening on Sunday 7th May at 6.30 p.m. at South Church,( 1 Mill Rd, Hamilton ML3 8AA) the praise will be followed by fellowship over tea and coffee. The Thanksgiving is in response to the unity shared by Hamilton Churches throughout Holy week, and we extend a warm welcome to all.

  • 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.

 

W/C Sunday 23rd April 2017

The Minister is on annual leave, and returns to duties on 27th April.  For any pastoral needs please contact Rev Ross Blackman on 01698 640185

Sunday 23rd April

10.45 a.m.  Morning Worship.   A warm welcome is extended to Lynette Jardine who returns to lead our service this morning.

Welcome Team:  If anyone in the congregation would like to be part of our Welcome Teams on a Sunday, or would like to know more, please contact Ann Auld by email

Book Corner – A book called Villages of Britain has been left at the Book Corner.  Does anyone know who it belongs to?  If so please see Delia Hart.

Christian Aid Week this year runs from Sunday 14 May until Saturday 20 May 2017 and is fast approaching.  I am desperately in need of volunteers for the door to door can collection and can collectors for the Town Centre on Saturday 21 May.  Volunteers are also required for the Forum Café on  Saturday 20 May and for the home baking stall from 12 noon – 2.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.  Also donations of homebaking for the Cake Stall.  If anyone is interested please do not hesitate to contact me by email

6.30 p.m. Evening Service led by Fiona Anderson.  A Gillespie & G Wade will welcome you.

Monday 24th April

7.00-9.00 p.m Annual Beetle Drive  Tickets priced Adults £1, Children 50p are available from Janet Howson or David Austin.  Come along and enjoy a fun night for all the family.

Thursday 27th April

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.

Sunday 30th April

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship led by Rev Joanne Hood

6.30 p.m.  Evening Service  P Flarry & A McLean will welcome you.

  • 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.

 

 

W/C Sunday 16th April 2017

The Minister is on annual leave from 17th April, and returns to duties on 27th April.  For any pastoral needs please contact Rev Ross Blackman on 01698 640185

Sunday 16th April

10.45 a.m.  Morning Worship

No Evening Service at St John’s

6.30 p.m. South Church Easter Sunday Evening Service. No frills a simple act of worship and thanksgiving for Easter.  All will be made most welcome.

St John’s Centre Magazine – All material for the May issue of the magazine is to be with the editor by Sunday 23rd April, NO LATER.  If you have any items you wish to be included (special events, celebrations, birthdays, poems etc) items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editors in the rack outside the office, or by email

 Welcome Team:  If anyone in the congregation would like to be part of our Welcome Teams on a Sunday, or would like to know more, please contact Ann Auld by email

Book Corner – A book called Villages of Britain has been left at the Book Corner.  Does anyone know who it belongs to?  If so please see Delia Hart.

Christian Aid Week this year runs from Sunday 14 May until Saturday 20 May 2017 and is fast approaching.  I am desperately in need of volunteers for the door to door can collection and can collectors for the Town Centre on Saturday 21 May.  Volunteers are also required for the Forum Café on  Saturday 20 May and for the home baking stall from 12 noon – 2.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.  Also donations of homebaking for the Cake Stall.  If anyone is interested please do not hesitate to contact me by email

Thursday 20th April

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.

Saturday 22nd April

10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.  Dalziel St Andrew’s, Motherwell.
Living the Fairtrade Way (Doors open with tea/coffee 9.30 a.m.) –   Speakers include Liz Cotton from Rainbow Turtle ‘How can Churches get involved?’ and Trev Gregory from Carishea – discover the story behind Shea Butter.

Monday 24th April

7.00-9.00 p.m .Annual Beetle Drive  Tickets priced Adults £1, Children 50p are available from Janet Howson or David Austin.  Come along and enjoy a fun night for all the family.

Sunday 23rd April

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship led by Lynette Jardine

6.30 p.m. Evening Service led by Fiona Anderson
A Gillespie & G Wade will welcome you

W/C Sunday 2nd April 2017

Sunday 2nd April

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

St John’s ‘Centre’ & Life & Work – both publications are available today for distribution.  If you do not have the ‘Centre’ magazine delivered copies are available from the information boxes in the entrance to the Forum.

2.00 p.m. Avonbridge Care Home – Monthly service at the home. All welcome.

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

6.30 p.m. Evening Worship F Anderson & I Brown will welcome you.

Tuesday 4th April

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.

Thursday 6th April

10.30 a.m. Bible Study – weekly  in the Avon Room.

12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary with Rev Norman McKee who will play the piano to accompany the hymns.  The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

 Sunday 9th April

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

12.30 p.m. until lunch at 1.00 p.m. The Hamilton Churches are coming together to act out the Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem with street theatre down Quarry Street.

No Evening Service due to Hamilton Churches Holy Week Service at the Old Parish

Christian Aid Week this year runs from Sunday 14 May until Saturday 20 May 2017 and is fast approaching.  I am desperately in need of volunteers for the door to door can collection and can collectors for the Town Centre on Saturday 21 May.  Volunteers are also required for the Forum Café on  Saturday 20 May and also donations of home baking for the Cake Stall.

W/C Sunday 26th March 2017

Sunday 26th March

10.45 a.m.  Morning Worship followed by Stated Annual Meeting.

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

6.30 p.m.  Evening Worship N Law & A Bibby will be at the door to welcome you.

Tuesday 28th March

1.30 p.m.  Friendly Hour – This our final meeting of this session, starts earlier than usual  with our A.G.M. followed by Musical Memories, cost £3.

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 in the Millennium Room, this will be the last meeting of the present series.

Thursday 30th March

10.30 a.m. Bible Study – weekly  in the Avon Room.

12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary with Rev Norman McKee who will play the piano to accompany the hymns.  The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

7.00 – 8.30 p.m. Putting the Fun in Fundraising! The Brownies, Guides and Senior Section are holding a fundraising event to raise money for our Brownies 90th Birthday Camp. There will be coffee/ tea and cakes provided and we will have some raffles (prizes donated by local businesses) and games to take part in.  Tickets cost £2 and are available at the door on the night or from Lesley Auld.

  • 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.

Sunday 2nd April

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

2.00 p.m. Avonbridge Care Home – Monthly service at the home. All welcome.

6.30 p.m. Evening Worship F Anderson & I Brown will welcome you.


 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.