W/C Sunday 11th September

Sunday 11th September

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship 

Messy Church – A planning meeting will be held in the Church after the morning         service to organise for our next event, Messy Harvest.

3.00 p.m. Afternoon Communion all welcome.

6.30 p.m. Evening Service. Welcoming you at the door – Bill Howson & Graeme Dodds

7.30-9.00 p.m. Youth Group for young people S1-S6 meets.  Leaflets are available in the Centre. For more Information please email Lesley Auld – lesleyauld3489@gmail.com

Thursday 15th September

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 18th September

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

6.30 p.m. Evening Service  Welcoming you at the door –  A Auld & D Leslie

Centre Magazine: All material for the next issue of the magazine is to be with the Editor by Sunday 18th September – NO LATER.  Items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editors in the rack outside the office, or by email to:   office@stjohnshamilton.org.uk

Upcoming dates for your diary:

 Saturday 1st October

10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.  Join us for Messy Harvest from 10.30am-12.30pm.  If you are able to join us please let us know.  Contact us on stjohnsmessychurch@gmail.com

 Sunday 2nd October

10.45 a.m.  Harvest Thanksgiving including celebration of Holy Baptism

5.15 p.m. – 6.15 p.m. Launch of Bible Study Material  in the Forum Café

 Tuesday 4th October   

7.00 p.m. – 9 .00 p.m.  Eco-congregation Scotland Regional Meeting, in the Millennium Room.  This meeting aims at sharing ideas with other eco-congregations in the area on how to incorporate the care for the environment in our ministry.  All who are interested are most welcome to come along.

Wednesday 5th October   

7.30 p.m. A Musical Reunion with The Motherwell Symphonic Band in aid of CLIC Sargent to be held in Motherwell Concert Hall.  The concert will also feature St John’s Singers.  Tickets £8/£5, concession are available from the box office: 01698 403120 or contact Anne MacLeod


Obituary – Mr Frank Dempster

We are sad to announce the death of Mr Frank Dempster on Saturday 25th June whose funeral service took place on Friday 1st July.  We ask that you remember his family and friends in your prayers at this time.


W/C Sunday 19th June

Sunday 19th June

Children’s Ministry Service 10.45 a.m.  Presentations to children moving up in Sunday Blast and also to the members of  St John’s Football.

Leaflets available at Church doors for Messy Olympics – see below for more details.

Evening Service: 18.30 p.m.     Evening DutyG & K Spence

Wednesday 22nd June

The Annual Book Corner Meeting will be held in the Millennium Room at 10.30am.  Anyone interested in the work of the Book Corner will be very welcome at this meeting.

Thursday 23rd June

Midweek Service, at 12:15pm in the Church sanctuary. The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

Children’s Events during the School Holidays

Hamilton Old Parish Church – Space Academy Holiday Club 2nd-5th August, 10am-12noon, please.  It’s for 5-11 years olds, so for those entering P1-P7.

Messy Olympics – Hamilton: St John’s Parish Church Saturday 6th August 10.30am-12.30pm.  Activities for children in prams to P7, all children must come with an adult.  Contact us at stjohnsmessychurch@gmail.com or via our facebook page – Messy Church St John’s Hamilton.


W/C Sunday 5th June

Sunday 5th June

Elders –  If you have not already done so, please collect your communion   material from the office today.

St John’s Centre Magazine & Life & Work are both available today for distribution.
Morning Worship: 10.45 am

Avonbridge Care Home – monthly service at the home led by Rev Ross Blackman.  All welcome.
Evening Service at 6.30pm – led by Rev Jonathan C Fleming

 Evening Duty05.06.16 – M Graham & H Craig
12.06.16 – A Magowan & C MacLeod – Communion

Thursday 9th June

Midweek service, at 12:15pm in the Church sanctuary. The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

Saturday 11th June

St John’s Singers Summer Concert in the church at 7.30pm.  Tickets priced £5 Adults, Children free.

Sunday 12th June

Holy Communion will be celebrated here at 10.45am, 3.00pm and 6.30pm.  Everyone welcome.  At these services there will be a retiring collection for the Scottish Bible Society.

Youth Session will meet for the first time from 12.15 – 1.30pm. If you are in P4-S6 then we need you! Youth Session will allow your voice to be heard, help you understand more about how the church works and be a place to share your thoughts and ideas. All events will start with lunch followed by small and large group discussions.

Wednesday 15th June

An evening of musical entertainment in the Church at 7.00pm.  All proceeds will go to the Musical Memories Dementia Choir.  Tickets £5.

Dementia Friendly Churches – A two hour seminar is to be held on the afternoon of Tuesday 12 July at the UWS Lanarkshire Campus in Hamilton.  Please access the link below for more information and to register if you wish to attend.

Week Commencing Sunday 14th February

First of our Lent Discussion Group 2016 ‘Food for Thought’ meetings takes place tonight 5.15-6.15pm.  Everyone is welcome to come along and join in.
Morning Service 10.45 am Communion Service.
Evening Service:6.30pm Both led by Rev Joanne C Hood.

Tuesday 16th February 

Friendly Hour – 2.00pm.  Our speaker this week is from Maggie’s.  All welcome, tea, coffee and biscuits served as usual. 

Wednesday 17th February 

St John’s Fellowship at 7:30 pm Judith Bowers will present a talk on the amazing Glasgow ‘Britannia Panopticon’. All are welcome, bring a friend, enjoy light refreshments.

Thursday 18th February 

Midweek service, at 12:15pm in the Church sanctuary. The service will last about 15-30 minutes, so please come along and invite a friend.

Upcoming dates:

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