W/C Sunday 7th May 2017

Sunday 7th May

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

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

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

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.

Tuesday 9th May

7.30 p.m Pentecost Dramatisation  As part of a joint evening service on Sunday 4th June, there will be a vignette, similar in format to the Passion Play, which dramatises Pentecost. Rehearsals will be Tuesdays at 7.30 p.m. in Hamilton Old Parish Church on 9th, 16th and (possibly) 30th May as well as the afternoon of Sunday 4th June.   Anyone is very welcome to be involved. Perhaps you saw the Passion Play and would have liked to have been part of it – well, now’s your chance! Everyone will be made very welcome. Come along to rehearsals or email

Thursday 11th 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 14th May

10.45 a.m. Worship  Led by Lynette Jardine

Christian Aid Lunch:  will take place after morning worship.  A  simple lunch of soup and rolls will be served and you are encouraged to stay and donate the cost of a lunch in the plate in return.  If you are unable to attend and wish to make a contribution, plates will be available at the doors as you leave.

6.30 p.m. Evening Service  led by Fiona Anderson  M Ireland & A Grant 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.

Obituary – Mrs E Whitton

With sadness we announce the death of Mrs E Whitton of Larkhall.

A service of thanksgiving will take place in St John’s Church on Thursday 4th May at 10.30 a.m. followed by a burial service at Balgay Cemetery in Dundee at 3.00 p.m.

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.