Obituary – Mr David Murray

We are sad to announce the death of Mr David Murray who died on Tuesday 8th September 2016 and whose Funeral service was held on Wednesday 14th September.
We ask that you remember his family and his friends in your prayers.

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 –

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:

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

 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 or via our facebook page – Messy Church St John’s Hamilton.