Hamilton Old Parish Church
Hamilton Old Parish Church
Sunday20 May 2018
Introit - “O breath of life”
594 619/620 646
Anthem - “Come down O love divine”
Acts 2:1-21 (pg 837 NEB & pg 149 GNB)
John 15:26&27; 16:4-15 (pg 827 NEB & pg 139 GNB)
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.
Sadly, Adam Miller, our oldest member passed away. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 11am here in the Old Parish. Please keep the family in your prayers.
Bible Reading Challenge
Our Bible Reading Challenge continues this week as we move onto Ecclesiastes chapters 1-6.
Due to the General Assembly there will be no bible study this week. It will be resuming the following week.
The film Club will meet again on Thursday 24 May 2018 at 1:30pm within ‘The North’ Hall. This week’s film (which cannot be named for licensing purposes) outlines the trials of the women as they struggle against both racism and sexism in order to be recognised for their work and contribution to NASA in 1960s America.
The remains of the late Mrs Margaret Robertson will be dispersed within the consecrated area of the graveyard on Sunday 27 May at 10.00am prior to the normal service of worship. The family cordially invite anyone wishing to pay their respects at this short service, led by Reverend Ross Blackman, to join with them at the above time.
Elders on duty for Communion on 10 June are reminded that there is a brief rehearsal immediately following the service next Sunday morning.
Hamilton Churches Drop-in Centre
Hamilton Churches Drop-in Centre is a charity that provides food, clothing, toiletries and essential items to the homeless and those in need within Hamilton and the surrounding area. Teams of volunteers from local churches provide a hot meal seven nights a week for visitors. Various items, as detailed below, are urgently required and donations will be welcomed and can be brought next week and placed in the boxes over in the Halls. Your support is greatly appreciated.
Items needed - tins of meat/hot dogs, tins of peas/mixed vegetables/potatoes, tins of spaghetti/macaroni cheese, tins of fruit/rice pudding/custard, coffee/diluted juice/sugar and toilet/kitchen rolls.
The Kirk Session will next meet on Tuesday 29 May at 7.30pm in the Session Room.
Our Holiday club this summer will run from 31 July - 3 August. If you are interested in being involved and/or helping out with the Holiday Club please come along to a meeting on Wednesday 30 May at 7.00pm in the Session Room. All help greatly welcomed whatever your talent!!