Hamilton Old Parish Church
Sunday 20 January 2019
Introit - “Speak Lord” - MacKenzie
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Anthem - “Look to the day” - Rutter
1 Corinthians 12:1-11 (pg 892 NEB & pg 216 GNB)
John 2:1-11 (pg 810 NEB & pg 118 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 look at 1 Chronicles 1-7.
Bible Study will recommence on Tuesday 22 January 2019 at 10.00am in the Creche and Thursday 24 January 2019 at 8.00pm in the Manse.
The People’s Passion
This year’s Passion Play will be a new script and, as well as Hamilton, there will be performances in Wishaw, Motherwell, Lanark and Carluke throughout Holy Week. Rehearsals will be held on Tuesday evenings at 7pm in HOPC sanctuary, starting 8th January. If you would like to be involved in the performances or behind the scenes, we would be delighted to hear from you (email@example.com) – or just come along and join a rehearsal. Friends old and new are always welcome.
The Guild next meets on Wednesday 23 January at 2.00pm in the Session Room when they welcome Mike Taylor as their speaker on the theme of “Chatelherault”.
The youth group next meets on Sunday 27 January at 7.00pm in the Session Room.
The next meeting of the Monday Club is on Monday 28th January at 1.30pm in the North Hall and our speaker will be Jill Scott, who will tell us about the Grand Central Hotel. All are welcome.
Could all Church groups and organisations please let Alan Blue have a copy of their accounts to 31 December 2018 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.
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 1 February. Thank you!
Trip to Dundee
The date of the trip is Saturday 18 May. Today is the last day for names for the above. As there is a small waiting list, if you can not make the trip, please let us know as soon as possible, and by 10 February at the latest. When numbers are finalised more information will be intimated in the Sunday intimation sheet.
Used Stamps and Ink Cartridges
Remember to place your used ink cartridges and stamps in the bins outside of the Office. Ink cartridges are donated to Christian Aid and stamps to World Mission.