The Minister is on annual leave until 2nd May 2019. During this time Rev Ross Blackman from Hamilton: Old Parish is available on 01698 640185 for pastoral care.

Sunday 21st April
6.30 a.m. Hamilton Old Parish Church or outside Chatelherault Lodge
Both these services are followed by breakfast rolls at Hamilton Old Parish Church Halls,
9.30 a.m. ” Early in the Garden..” at St John’s
Worship for all ages in the garden (weather permitting) with family celebration of the Lord’s Supper
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship
No Evening Service

St John’s ‘Centre’ Magazine: All material for the May issue must be with the Editor by Sunday 21st April. 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 be email to: office @stjohnshamilton.org.uk

Saturday 27th April 2019
Gift Day –  Envelopes are being distributed in the April Magazine and are available at the Church door and in the Forum café. Proceeds will be retained by St John’s to further its work. It is hoped members will support this giving opportunity generously as they did last year.

Sunday 28th April
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
  6.30 p.m. – Evening Service Alex Magowan and Liz Magowan will be on door duty.

Christian Aid Week: Sunday 12 May – Saturday 18 May 2019

We are looking for volunteers for Saturday (18th) in the forum café and the baking stall. We are also looking for home baking on the Saturday.

The Christian Aid lunch is on Sunday 12th May – we are looking for volunteers to make soup and help serve.

If you are able to help please contact Sheila Thomson or the office.

Saturday 11th May 2019
Sing with Swing Choir – 1.30-3.30 p.m. This is the first meeting of the Sing with Swing choir. Anyone who is interested is welcome.

Sunday 12th May 2019
10.45 a.m. Morning Worship
6.30 p.m.  Evening Worship
Christian Aid Lunch will take place in the Centenary Hall after morning worship. Join us for soup and help raise money for Christian Aid.

Thursday 16th May 2019
7.30 p.m. Hyzone AGM in the Millennium Room. The Agenda will be in the May magazine and is available from the office.    

The People’s Passion
Many thanks to all who attended and supported The People’s Passion during Holy Week. It would be very much appreciated if you could tell us what you thought by completing our short survey – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZX2PBP2 or scan the QR code.

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Your feedback is very helpful to us in developing the work of Drama Kirk.

W/C Sunday 14th April

Sunday 14th April 2019: Palm Sunday
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
 6.30 p.m. – Drama Kirk: The Passion of Jesus at South Wishaw Parish Church
 7.30 p.m. – Joint Churches Holy Week Service at Hamilton: United Reformed Church; Songs of Praise

 

Messy Easter Pictures

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St John’s ‘Centre’ Magazine: All material for the May issue must be with the Editor by NEXT SUNDAY; Sunday 21st April. 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 be email to: office @stjohnshamilton.org.uk

Saturday 27th April 2019
Gift Day –  Envelopes are being distributed in the April Magazine and are available at the Church door and in the Forum café. Proceeds will be retained by St John’s to further its work. It is hoped members will support this giving opportunity generously as they did last year.

Holy Week at St John's
Monday 15th - Thursday 18th April
12.00 Noon Holy Week Lunchtime Services "Digging Deeper"
Short reflective stories allowing us to dig deep into all that was happening in this last week of Jesus' life
Friday 19th April 12.00-3.00 p.m. Good Friday Vigil
A 3 hour vigil with reflections on the hour and half hour, ending with the sharing of bread and wine
Easter Sunday 21st April
6.30 a.m. Hamilton Old Parish Church or outside Chatelherault Lodge
Both these services are followed by breakfast rolls at Hamilton Old Parish Church Halls,
9.30 a.m. " Early in the Garden.." at St John's
Worship for all ages in the garden (weather permitting) with family celebration of the Lord's Supper
10.45 a.m. Easter Sunday Worship at St. John's
More traditional worship with choir, sermon and celebration of the Lord's Supper
Holy Week Services 2019
Sunday 14th -Friday 19th April
7.30 p.m. Hamilton Joint Churches Holy Week Services at United Reform Church Kemp Street
Thursday 18th April
9.15 p.m. "The Watch " Hamilton Episcopal Church Auchingramont Road
Saturday 20th April
7.30 p.m. Easter Vigil at Hamilton Episcopal Church Auchingramont Road
Drama Kirk
Sunday 14th 6.30 p.mSouth Wishaw Parish Church
Monday 15th 7.30 p.mHamilton URC
Tuesday 16th 7.30 p.m.Dalziel St Andrews
Wednesday 17th 7.00 p.m.Lanark Greyfriars
Good Friday 19th 7.30 p.m. Carluke St Andrews

Christian Aid Week: Sunday 12 May – Saturday 18 May 2019
We are looking for volunteers for Saturday (18th) in the forum café and the baking stall. We are also looking for home baking on the Saturday.

W/C Sunday 7th April 2019

Sunday 7th April
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
 2.00 p.m. – Avonbridge Care Home Monthly Service
 5.15 p.m  – Lent discussion group ‘Food for Thought’ in the Youth Room
 6.30 p.m. – Evening Service at Hamilton: South

Life and Work and Centre Magazine – both publications available for distribution

Saturday 13th April
10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Messy Church: Easter – Please come and join us. It would help with our planning if you could let us know if you are coming along. Contact us at stjohnsmessychurch@gmail.com or via our Facebook page, Messy Church at St John’s Hamilton.

The Lanarkshire Society of Organists are holding a come and sing which culminates in a concert at 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 13th April.  Taking place at Cadzow Parish Church in Hamilton. John Pitcathley, organist at Cadzow and Motherwell Cathedral, provides the musical back drop with his outstanding organ playing skills. There are still places available if people wish to come and sing and the registration information is available at www.lanarkshireorganists.co.uk

Sunday 14th April 2019: Palm Sunday
10.45 a.m. – Morning Worship
 6.30 p.m. – Drama Kirk: The Passion of Jesus at South Wishaw Parish Churc
 7.30 p.m. – Joint Churches Holy Week Service at Hamilton: United Reformed Church; Songs of Praise

Holy Week at St John's
Monday 15th - Thursday 18th April
12.00 Noon Holy Week Lunchtime Services "Digging Deeper"
Short reflective stories allowing us to dig deep into all that was happening in this last week of Jesus' life
Friday 19th April 12.00-3.00 p.m. Good Friday Vigil
A 3 hour vigil with reflections on the hour and half hour, ending with the sharing of bread and wine
Easter Sunday 21st April
6.30 a.m. Hamilton Old Parish Church or outside Chatelherault Lodge
Both these services are followed by breakfast rolls at Hamilton Old Parish Church Halls,
9.30 a.m. " Early in the Garden.." at St John's
Worship for all ages in the garden (weather permitting) with family celebration of the Lord's Supper
10.45 a.m. Easter Sunday Worship at St. John's
More traditional worship with choir, sermon and celebration of the Lord's Supper
Holy Week Services 2019
Sunday 14th -Friday 19th April
7.30 p.m. Hamilton Joint Churches Holy Week Services at United Reform Church Kemp Street
Thursday 18th April
9.15 p.m. "The Watch " Hamilton Episcopal Church Auchingramont Road
Saturday 20th April
7.30 p.m. Easter Vigil at Hamilton Episcopal Church Auchingramont Road
Drama Kirk
Sunday 14th 6.30 p.mSouth Wishaw Parish Church
Monday 15th 7.30 p.mHamilton URC
Tuesday 16th 7.30 p.m.Dalziel St Andrews
Wednesday 17th 7.00 p.m.Lanark Greyfriars
Good Friday 19th 7.30 p.m. Carluke St Andrews

Christian Aid Week: Sunday 12 May – Saturday 18 May 2019
We are looking for volunteers for Saturday (18th) in the forum café and the baking stall. We are also looking for home baking on the Saturday.

The Christian Aid lunch is on Sunday 12th May – we are looking for volunteers to make soup and help serve. If you are able to help please contact Sheila Thomson.