Hamilton Old Parish Church
Sunday 13 October 2019
Introit - “Speak Lord in the stillness” - Mock
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Anthem - “Be thou my vision” - Chilcott
Jeremiah 29:1 & 4-7 (pg 585 NEB & pg 777 GNB)
Luke 17:11-19 (pg 799 NEB & pg 103 GNB)
Sunday 20 October 2019
Introit - “Because He loves me so” - Norbury
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Anthem - “Make this Church a welcome place” - Raney
2 Timothy 3:14-4-5 (pg 931 NEB & pg 270 GNB)
Luke 18:1-8 (pg 799 NEB & pg 104 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.
Bible Reading Challenge
Our Bible Reading Challenge continues this week as we move onto Psalms chapters 85-91 and 92-98.
A very warm welcome this morning to Rev Dr George Whyte who is here to lead us in worship.
The Office is closed until 9.00am on Tuesday 22 October. Urgent intimations only please for Sunday 20 October which should be passed directly to the Session Clerk no later than Thursday 17 October.
The Monday Club starts back on Monday 14 October at 1.30pm in ‘The North’ Hall when they welcome their speaker, Molly Cumming on the theme of “Lanimer”.
The Guild will meet on Wednesday 16 October at 2.00 pm in the Session Room, when the speaker will be Kevin Simpson from Malawi Fruits.
Come along to our film club on Thursday 17 October at 1.30pm in the Session Room. Here’s a clue to the film - “a place with a name”!!
Charity Lunch 2019
The charity lunch this year will be held on Sunday 20 October, 2019 following the morning service. This year, the chosen charity is Lanarkshire Cancer Care. The meal will consist of soup, roast beef with the trimmings, a sweet, tea or coffee and mints. Due to the general increase in the costs, the charges will require to be £12 and £6 for under 12's. Names, together with payment can be given in the Pillar Hall on Sundays from today until 13 October. Your support for this worthwhile cause will as usual be very much appreciated. Many thanks.
The Fellowship Committee
Yes it’s that time again! Any articles to be included in the next issue of Tidings should be passed to the Office any time from now but no later than midday on Friday 25 October. Thank you!
Next Sunday, 27 October we have our early morning family service at 9.30am in ‘The North’ Hall.
Members of the Link Committee are to meet in the Creche immediately after the service on Sunday 27 October.
The Monday Club
Our next meeting is Monday 28 October, 1.30pm in the North Hall, when we look forward to sharing once again in the kayaking adventures of Hugh Kerr. All are welcome.
Whose Word is it Anyway?
Drama Kirk presents an evening of improvised comedy, based on biblical stories, in Hamilton Old Parish Church on Friday 1 November at 7pm. This promises to be a fun evening, where teams from Hamilton’s churches will compete in a series of drama games. You as the audience can decide what scenes will be improvised...but you may well see them as never before! Come along, support your church, raise some funds for Drama Kirk and enjoy laughter and fellowship. If you would like to help out on the evening please speak to Bill Craig or Liz Blackman. Tickets £5 (with refreshments on sale at the interval) are on sale after the service in the Pillar Hall. Please see George Robertson.
A New Star
Drama Kirk will once more be part of Hamilton’s Reindeer Parade on Saturday 7 November, where we will tell the story of the nativity from the perspective of the Christmas Star. This is a wonderful opportunity to share the Gospel message in a fun way with our local community. There will be other performances likely to be 30 November or 14 December.
Rehearsals begin on Sunday 3 November in the North Hall from 2pm till 9pm; they then continue each Tuesday at 7pm in the sanctuary. All are welcome, old friends and new!