Hamilton Old Parish Church
Sunday 19 January 2020
Introit - “Assurance”
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Anthem - “God’s Peace” - Adams
Genesis 2:16-3:20 (pg 2 NEB & pg 5 GNB)
2 Corinthians 11:1-6 (pg 903 NEB & pg 231 GNB)
John 2:1-11 (pg 810 NEB & pg 119 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 John chapters 15-21.
Passion Play 2020
This year’s Passion Play is an exciting demonstration of Christian Unity, with 10 UK towns and cities performing the same play at the same time. Drama Kirk are organising the only Scottish performances, in Hamilton on Good Friday and East Kilbride on Easter Saturday. It would be wonderful with the support of our local churches to take the Easter story into the heart of our local communities. Please do consider how you might get involved – whether you might like to join the cast, paint, build, steward....the roles are endless and all are needed. Rehearsals continue on Tuesday 21 January at 7pm in HOPC. Please do come along and get involved.
Life and Work
Life and Work magazines are available for collection.
On Thursday, 23 January, the film is “Brigadoon”. A Hollywood classic starring Gene Kelly.
Roy Johnstone will speak on Burns at our next meeting on Monday 27 January at 1.30pm in the North Hall. All welcome.
Yes it’s that time again! Any articles to be included in the next issue of Tidings should can be passed to the Office any time from now but no later than midday on Friday 31 January. Thank you!
Could all Church groups and organisations please let Alan Blue have a copy of their accounts to 31 December 2019 as soon as possible please, and no later than 31 January in any case, for incorporation into the Church accounts. At the same time can you also let him have the report you wish included on your activities for the year. Accounts are not required from the uniformed organisations, although a report on activities should be provided for inclusion in the narrative report accompanying the Church accounts.
“A Family for All” on Saturday 1 February from 10.30am until 12.30pm at St John’s Church, Duke Street, Hamilton. For children in prams up to P7 (all children must be accompanied by an adult). Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or via Facebook page, Messy Church St John’s Hamilton, if you plan to attend.
Lunch with Burns
The lunch will take place on Sunday 2 February following the morning service. The "bill o' fare" will be soup, haggis, neeps and tatties and oatcakes and cheese, with tea or coffee. There will be entertainment in the form of Burns' poems and songs.
Tickets costing £7 for adults and £3 for under 12s will be available in the pillar hall on Sundays until 26 January. We are looking forward to your support.
The Youth Group next meets on Sunday 2 February at 7.00pm in the Halls.
A reminder to all Halls’ Users and Organisations to ensure that everything used during your session is tidied away properly afterwards and not left lying around the Halls. Thank you!
The Word in Action
Drama Kirk’s interactive bible study series continues with “Calling the Disciples” when we will consider the calling of Peter, Andrew, James and John
Sunday 2 February at 7pm, Hamilton Old Parish Church
Come along – embody the Word!
“Enjoyed every minute, learned lots and laughed lots!”
“So very enriching. A lovely relaxed and joyous atmosphere”
You may find it helpful to read Luke 4 & 5 in advance.
However feel free to simply turn up on the night and enjoy!