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.
http://www.uws.ac.uk/campus-lanarkshire/dementia-friendly-churches,-how-churches-can-help-create-a-dementia-friendly-community/

Week Commencing Sunday 14th February

Today
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.

 

Week Commencing: Sunday 8th November

Sunday 8th November
Morning Service 10.45 am
Evening Service: 6.30 pm

There will be a retiring collection at this service for Hollybush House.  For anyone wishing to Gift Aid their donation envelopes will be available at the front door. 

Crossreach Calendars will be available from Marion Baird in the top kitchen after the morning service .

Elders, for those without email, papers for the Kirk Session meeting on Wednesday are available for collection from the office this morning.

Youth Group meets tonight at 7.30pm.

Tuesday 10th November  

Friendly Hour at 2.00pm.  Our speaker this is week is Norman Liddle from the Scottish Bible Society.  All welcome, tea and coffee as usual.

SALT Bible Study tonight at 7.30pm.

Wednesday 11th November 

Kirk Session meeting at 7.30pm.

Thursday 12th November 

SALT Bible Study this morning at 10.30am, everyone welcome, please come and join us.

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.