W/C Sunday 18th November 2018

With sadness we announce the deaths of Mr George Duncan and Rev. Loudon Melrose. George Duncan’s funeral is on Wednesday 21st November at 12.30 p.m. in St John’s followed by the committal at 1.15 p.m. at South Lanarkshire crematorium. Please remember their friends and family at this time.

Sunday 18th November 
Please note: The Duke Street multi-storey car park will be closed today. Alternative parking is available in Brandon Street, Low Patrick Street and Keith Street car parks.

10.45 a.m. Morning Worship
Operation Christmas Child: Shoebox Appeal – shoeboxes will be collected after morning worship today.
Elders – The FWO envelopes will be available for collection and distribution
Crossreach Calendars 2019 – Ordered calendars available from Marion Baird in the Forum after the service today.
Book Corner  – Christmas Cards are now available at the Book Corner
6.30 p.m. – Evening Service – Fiona Dodds & June Brown will welcome you.

St John’s ‘Centre’ magazine:  All material for the December/January issue must be with the Editor THIS SUNDAY (18th), NO LATER.  Remember this is your magazine, your news and articles would be much appreciated.  If you have anything you would like in the magazine items can be left in the top right basket marked Magazine Editors in the rack outside the office, or sent by email to: office@stjohnshamilton.org.uk

Monday 19th November
7.30 p.m. Guild – Our speaker this week is Mrs L McIntyre Allan on ‘Franklins Legs’. All are welcome.

Tuesday 20th November
Friendly Hour – Outing to Livingston Outlet. All are welcome

Wednesday 21st  November
 7.30 p.m. St John’s Fellowship meets in the Clyde Room. Our speaker this week is Reverend Martin Patersen with an illustrated talk on The Overseas Missionary Fellowship in Singapore.

Thursday 22nd November
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group  in the Youth Room.  This group meets weekly.  Please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The services last 15-30 minutes, everyone is welcome to come along.

Sunday 25th November
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship
  6.30 p.m. Evening Service – Mary Stark & Elizabeth Muir will be on door duty.

Upcoming Events:

Saturday 1st December.

7.30 p.m. Heart and Soul Swing Band Concert
Concert on World Aids Day. Heart and Soul Swing Band will be joined by the Woodside Primary School Big Singing group. Entrance is free, donations welcomed towards the Church of Scotland HIV programme.

Saturday 8th December

Sunday 9th December
Sunday Blast Pantomime Trip:  The availability of pantomime tickets is limited to 53. As such priority will be given to children, and the parents of young children who attend St Johns Sunday Blast. The names of children who will be going, along with payment and permission slip, should be given to Karen Noble, Marielle Dodds or Claire Thom by the Sunday 25th November.