Christian Aid Week is one of the most prominent acts of
Christian witness in the UK and Ireland. During the week, around 200,000
people join with others in their churches and communities to give, act
and pray for lasting change in the world.
At St Andrew's Christian Aid envelopes are available. If you choose to do so, you can also donate directly online.
On Sunday 12 May we will mark the beginning of Christian Aid Week with a special service followed by lunch provided by the leaders of the Sunday Funday Club. The cost of the lunch is £3 with money going towards Christian Aid.
Please give generously to support the work of Christian Aid.
This summer the David Livingstone Centre are hosting a "Picnic Praise" afternoon that has been organised by the staff at the centre along with Calderside Chaplaincy Team with the support of Hamilton Presbytery.
This event is open to all from across the region and particular encouragement is given to churches to make this an outing this summer. The activities are appropriate for all ages. Please bring a blanket and picnic with you.
Sunday 23 June 2013 1-4 p.m. David Livingstone Centre Blantyre
If possible, we would encourage you to use public transport. The centre is a short walk from Blantyre railway station, and regular bus services are availabe. There is limited parking in the grounds, street parking is available and plans are being put into place to arrange for more parking to be available near the Sports Centre in Blantyre.
There is no charge for attendance of the event, though if you plan to
use the café at the centre you will need to bring money for that.
A monthly evening worship service on the second Sunday of each month. These joint the services are hosted at a different church each month, and with services planned by a team from amongst all the churches.
Next Sanctus Praise Service Date: Sunday 12 May 2013 Time: 6:30 p.m. Refreshments 7:00 p.m. Worship Venue: Trinity Church, Hamilton
We welcomed, through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, Kay Beetham and her daughter Skye, and Robyn Greenhorn into the family of the church on Sunday 24 March. May every blessing be with them and their families.
Sunday 9 December was our nativity service with "A Present for the Baby" led by members of the Sunday Funday Club. Amidst much crying of the baby Jesus (yep, verse 2 of Away in the manger, "no crying he makes..." was debunked!) all kinds of presents were tried but only the simplest gift of a loving kiss made the difference! The children all did a fabulous job with their acting, dancing and singing, from solo songs to group songs.
Thanks are due to the leaders of the Sunday Funday Club for all their work in putting together the nativity, everyone did a grand job as always.