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Contact Details
Hamilton Old Parish Church
Church Office, Parish Halls
Leechlee Road
Hamilton ML3 6AQ

Tel: 01698 281905
Email: office@hamiltonold.co.uk
Charity Number: SC 010855

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Hamilton Old Parish Church

Sunday 18 August 2019

Trinity 10


Introit - “Like a mighty river”

180  JP251*  517

259  536

* words as printed


Hebrews 11:29-12:2 (pg 942 NEB & pg 285 GNB)
Luke 12:49-56 (pg 794 NEB & pg 96 GNB)


Douglas Hogg

Recording of Services
Please note worship is being recorded in audio and video formats, then  uploaded to our website, Facebook page, YouTube channel and to create DVDs for distribution to the housebound.  If you wish to be away from the view of cameras, please sit upstairs or in the rear of the transepts.  Thank you.

Bible Reading Challenge
Our Bible Reading Challenge continues this week as we move onto Psalms chapters 29-35.

Next Sunday
Next Sunday, 25 August we have our early morning “Sunday Live Big Breakfast” service at 9.30am in ‘The North’ Hall.

Musical Extravaganza
Glasgow Light Opera is delighted to bring its ‘Musical Extravaganza’ concert with over 25 singers and soloists to Hamilton Old Parish  Church on Friday 30th August 2019 at 7:30 pm. Tickets priced £7, which will include refreshments, can be obtained from Bill or Sandra Craig or any member of the fellowship committee after church.   The exciting and varied programme includes songs from Les Miserables, The Greatest Showman, Evita and Oklahoma to name but a few.

Bowls Day

Next Sunday 24 August will be the final day for putting names down for the bowls day. Please see Iain McLean should you wish to take part.

The Word in Action
Drama Kirk’s interactive bible study series continues with Joshua
Tuesday 17th September at 7pm
Come along – embody the Word!
“Enjoyed every minute, learned lots and laughed lots!”
“So very enriching. A lovely relaxed and joyous atmosphere”

Church Flowers
For as long as anyone can remember Elizabeth Gardiner has been responsible for arranging the flowers in the Church each Sunday.  This she has done willingly and without complaint.  Now, however, she is unable to continue, and efforts to find a successor have failed.  In order to continue the important and much appreciated custom of not only enhancing the appearance of the Church but also providing a tangible memento to those who are particularly in our thoughts, an alternative system will be required.  Elizabeth will continue to make up the rota.
It is proposed that all those on the Flower List who have agreed to provide flowers on a particular date be asked to put their flowers in the vases provided.  This also applies to the Rose Bowl.  If this seems difficult it is suggested that tied bunches, available in all supermarkets, be used.  These can be put straight into the vases without further arrangement.  It has been customary for this to be done on a Saturday morning when the Halls are open on via Andrea in the Office.
In this way we will be able to continue our valuable contribution to Church life.

Walk with the Word: Exodus
A huge thank you to everyone who helped with Drama Kirk’s walk last Saturday, including our actors, stewards and those who helped out behind the scenes. Thanks also to everyone who came along to see it – your support is very much appreciated.

Ink Cartridges/Used Stamps
Please remember to place you used ink cartridges and stamps in the bins outside of the office.  Ink cartridges for Christian Aid and stamps for World Mission.