W/C 18th February 2018

Sunday 18th February
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship and Holy Communion

There will be a retiring collection for our two Scouts who are going on a Scout Expedition.

St John’s ‘Centre’ magazine:  All material for the March issue must be with the Editor by TODAY, 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

Book Corner – Easter cards are now in stock.  We also have St John’s pens with a stylus on top for sale at 80p each.

5.15 p.mFood for Thought – Lent discussion group begins  and will run for 5 weeks.  We will have something to eat together as we discuss Lent material until 6.15 p.m.  People are welcome to stay for evening service if they wish or just attend Food for Thought.  Sign up sheet for those planning to attend will be in the Forum, simply to help with catering.  Joanne will provide the food on the first week.

6.30 p.m. Evening Communion Service J McIntyre & S Thomson will be on duty

Monday 19th February
7.30 p.m. Guild Floral Tea  Musical entertainment with Ronald Mackie, tickets £3.50.

Tuesday 20th February
1.30 p.m. Friendly Hour – Our speaker this week is George Lippiath.  Tea and coffee will be served as usual, all welcome.

Wednesday 21st February
7.30 p.m. – 8.45 p.m. St John’s Fellowship in the Clyde Room.  Do not miss the opportunity to hear Harry Doyle with an illustrated talk about The Duke of Hamilton and his Duchesses.  Refreshments provided.

Thursday 22nd February
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group  This group meets weekly, please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary.  The service will last about 15-30 minutes, everyone is welcome to come along.

Sunday 25th February
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship
 6.30 p.m. Evening Service

W/C Sunday 4th February 2018

Sunday 4th February
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship
2.00 p.m.  Avonbridge Care Home. Monthly service – all welcome
6.30 p.m.  Evening Service at Hamilton South Parish Church
Elders – Communion Cards are available from office today

Monday 5th February
7.30 p.m. Guild Christian Aid Speaker

Tuesday 6th February
1.30 p.m. Friendly Hour
This week is our Praise Afternoon with Yvonne Watson. Please come along and enjoy a good sing with us. Tea and coffee served as usual.

Wednesday 7th February
7.00 p.m. St John’s Fellowship AGM to be held at held at Hamilton Golf Club. 7.00 for 7.30 p.m.

Thursday 8th February
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group. This group meets weekly, please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary. The service will last about 15-30 minutes, everyone is welcome to come along.

Sunday 11th February
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship led by Dr Martin Scott
 6.30 p.m. Evening Service

Upcoming Event

Thursday 22nd March
7.00 – 9.00 p.m. Volunteer Safeguarding Training. Hamilton Presbytery has arranged a training event in Hamilton South Parish Church. If you are involved in a leadership capacity with young people or vulnerable adults in St John’s and would like to attend this event please contact Ann Auld or email    Spaces on this training course are limited. Please submit your name as soon as possible if you are interested.

W/C Sunday 28th January

Funeral services for two of our members will take place this week.

Service for the late Mr K Redpath will be held in Church on Wednesday 31st January at 12.15 p.m. followed by committal for family and close friends.

Service for the late Mrs A Cannon will be on Friday 2nd February 11.45 a.m. at South Lanarkshire Crematorium.  Please remember both families in your prayers at this sad time.

Sunday 28th January
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship after which there will be a meeting of the Kirk Session
  6.30 p.m. Evening Service  
Christine McArthur & Ian MacGregor will be on door duty.

Monday 29th January
2.00 p.m. Guild – This week our meeting will begin at 2.00 p.m. when our speaker will be Mr John Walker with the story of the Victoria Cross.

Tuesday 30th January
1.30 p.m. Friendly Hour – this week we will be joined by the Very Rev Ian Barcroft minister of St Mary’s Episcopal Church.  Refreshments served a usual.
7.30 p.m. SALT Bible Study meets in the Millennium Room

Wednesday 31st January
7.30 p.m. St John’s Fellowship will meet in the Clyde Room.  In a change from the syllabus our speaker this week will be George MacRitchie from Mission Aviation Fellowship.

Thursday 1st February
10.30 a.m. Bible Study Group  This group meets weekly, please come along and join us.
12.15 p.m. Midweek Service in the Church Sanctuary.  The service will last about 15-30 minutes, everyone is welcome to come along.

Saturday 3rd February
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon Safeguarding training for the Kirk Session is being held in St. John’s.  Any member of the Kirk Session who would like to attend please contact Ann Auld or send email 

Sunday 4th February
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship

 6.30 p.m. Evening Service at Hamilton South

 

 

Obituary – Mr Kim Redpath

It is with sadness we announce the death on Tuesday 16th January of Mr Kim Redpath. 

Service will be held in Church on Wednesday 31st January at 12.15 p.m. followed by committal for family and close friends.  Please remember his family and friends in your prayers at this sad time.