Category : Weekly Services

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 19th NOVEMBER 2017

Welcome to our service this morning during which we shared in the Sacrament of Baptism and the sermon was delivered by our Session Clerk,Gordon Kidd.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28 Vs.19)
Call to Worship
Choir Introit
HYMN We’ve a story to tell to the nation (MP 744)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM
We welcome Kirsty Goode into the fellowship of the church
HYMN Christ be beside me (CH4 577)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Genesis 12 Vs.1-9 (Pat Reilly)
PSALM 23 The Lord’s my shepherd (MP 1008)
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 28 Vs.16-20 (Pat Reilly)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Father,we adore you (MP 139)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN We are one in the spirit (SGP 111)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING We are marching in the light of God (CH4 516)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 12th NOVEMBER 2017 (REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY)

A warm welcome to our Remembrance Sunday service.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“But this I call to mind,and therefore I have hope:the steadfast love of the Lord never ceases,his mercies never come to an end;they are new every morning.” (Lamentations 3 Vs.21-23)

Call to Worship
HYMN O God,our help in ages past (CH4 161)
Choir The beam that shines from Zion hill
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
HYMN Eternal Father,strong to save (CH4 260)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Ecclesiastes 3 Vs.1-8 (Joyce Hosie)
NEW TESTAMENT READING 1 Thessalonians 4 Vs.13-18 (Joyce Hosie)
HYMN O love that wilt not let me go CH4 557)
Sermon
ANTHEM What shall we pray for those who died
(During the singing of the anthem, members of the congregation are invited to light a candle to remember those whose lives have been,and continue to be,destroyed by war)
OFFERING HYMN Make me a channel of your peace (CH4 528)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN For the healing of the nations (CH4 706)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
The National Anthem

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER 2017

We hope you will enjoy our service this morning during which we shared in the Baptism of FOUR members of the same family.
PS We promise we will remind Christopher to switch of his microphone next week when he is singing.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“All who exalt themselves will be humbled, and all who humble themselves will be exalted” (Matthew 23 Vs. 12)
Call to Worship
Choir Introit
HYMN Jesus,all for Jesus (MP 1075)
Prayers of Approach Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sacrament of Holy Baptism as we welcome Nicola Chalmers,Teejay Chalmers,Lexi Chalmers and Evie Gillespie into the family of the church.
HYMN You’re the word of God the Father (MP 1141)
Old Testament Reading Micah 3 Vs.5-12 (Margaret Clark)
PSALM 43 Come! Vindicate me,O God
New Testament Reading Matthew 23 Vs. 1-12 (Margaret Clark)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Because He lives (MP 52)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession (Gordon Kidd)
HYMN Lord, you have come to the seashore (CH4 532)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING As we go now

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 29th OCTOBER 2017 (500th ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION)

This morning we marked the 500th.anniversary of the Reformation with a service during which we sang Psalms (some of them unaccompanied),one of our readings was in Scots and we listened to a very informative and inspiring sermon from which we learned a great deal about the changes (good and bad) resulting from the events of 500 years ago.

ORDER OF SERVICE
” Be filled with the Spirit,speaking to one another with psalms,hymns and songs from the Spirit.Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord,always giving thanks to God the Father for everything,in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5 Vs. 18-20)

ORDER OF SERVICE

Call to Worship
Choir Introit PSALM 23 The Lord’s my Shepherd
PSALM 8 How excellent in all the earth (CH4 4)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
PSALM 100 Jubilate,everybody (CH4 65)
READING (in Scots) 1 Corinthians 13 (Sam Benson)
PSALM 139 O God,you search me and you know me (CH4 97)
READING Matthew 22 Vs.34-46 (Gordon Kidd)
Sermon
OFFERING PSALM 122 I rejoiced when I heard them say (CH4 83)
Prayer of Dedication,Intercession and Reconciliation
PSALM 121 I to the hills will lift mine eyes (CH4 81)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Praise God from whom all blessings flow (CH4 807)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 22nd OCTOBER 2017

A warm welcome was extended to Rev Alastair Lusk.

Order of Service

Call to Worship 

Introit

Lord of all being, throned afar (CH4 125)

Prayers of Approach, Confession and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing Together

Brother, sister, let me serve you (CH4 694)
The Word of God

Old Testament Reading  2 Kings 6:8-17

Lord, you sometimes speak in wonders (CH4 606)

New Testament Reading  Luke 10: 21-24

The choir sing the alleluia after the Gospel reading

Sermon

Response to the Word

Offering – For the beauty of the earth  (CH4 181)

Prayers of Dedication and Intercession

Ye that know the Lord is gracious  (CH4 642)

Sending and Blessing

Benediction and Threefold Amen

Open our eyes, Lord  (MP 545)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 15th OCTOBER 2017 (BB & GB 60th ANNIVERSARY )

At this morning’s service we celebrated the 60th.anniversary of our Boys’Brigade and Girls’Brigade Companies .

ORDER OF SERVICE
Call to Worship
HYMN Lord,for the years (CH4 159)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
HYMN Holy,holy,holy is the Lord (SGP 43)
Sharing Together-How the world has changed in 60 years
HYMN Shine,Jesus shine (CH4 448)
READING Matthew 25 Vs.14-30
HYMN Father,we love you (MP 142)
Address-Using your God given talents to the full
OFFERING HYMN Will you come and follow me (CH4 533)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
REDEDICATION OF !3th HAMILTON BOYS’BRIGADE AND
2nd HAMILTON GIRLS’BRIGADE
HYMN Underneath the Banner
Benediction and Threefold Amen
NATIONAL ANTHEM

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 8th OCTOBER 2017

Welcome to our service.We hope you enjoy sharing with us as part of our Church family here and in other parts of the world.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“I will sing for the one I love a song about his vineyard:My loved one had a vineyard on a fertile hillside” (Isaiah 5 Vs.1)
Call to Worship
Introit
PSALM 107 O thank the Lord for he is good
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Soon and very soon (CH4 749)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Isaiah 5 Vs.1-7 (Derek Hotchkiss)
PSALM 80 Look on us,O God almighty
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 21 Vs.33-46 (Derek Hotchkiss)
OFFERING HYMN Now the green blade riseth (CH4 417)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN The voice of God goes out to all the world (CH4 283)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Mayenziwe ‘ntando yakho (CH4 805)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 1st OCTOBER 2017 (HARVEST THANKSGIVING AND COMMUNION SERVICE)


This morning’s service was a unique combination of Harvest Thanksgiving and a Celebration of Holy Communion.The service featured members of the Worship Group along with children from the Sunday School,a Harvest Samba and elders swaying to the music of Wonderful World before later going on to serve Communion in a most meaningful act of worship beautifully introduced by some of our young people as well as a sermon from Christopher which left us with much to ponder.
We hope you enjoy sharing this with us.

ORDER OF SERVICE
“For God is bringing you into a good land…where bread will not be scarce and you will lack nothing”
Call to Worship
Introit
Harvest Samba
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
Wonderful World
READING Deuteronomy 8 Vs.6-18
Sermon
Apostle’s Creed
OFFERING HYMN Give thanks with a grateful heart (CH4 180)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
Invitation to the Lord’s Table
Sacrament of Holy Communion
HYMN For everyone born a place at the table (CH4 685)
The People of God share the Supper of the Lord
HYMN Guide me,O thou great Jehova (CH4 167)
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING You shall go out with joy (CH4 804)

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2017

The focus of today’s sermon is the passage from the book of Jonah in the Old Testament

ORDER OF SERVICE
“You are a gracious and compassionate God,slow to anger and abounding in love” Jonah 4 Vs.2
Call to Worship
HYMN As the deer pants for the water (CH4 550)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN There is a Redeemer (CH4 559)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Jonah 3 Vs.10,Jonah 4 Vs.1-11
PSALM 145 I will exalt you,O my God and King
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 20 Vs,1-16
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN There’s a wideness in God’s mercy (CH4 187)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN And can it be (CH4 396)
Intimations and Notices
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Praise God from whom all blessings flow

MORNING SERVICE SUNDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 2017

The theme of this morning’s service was “Forgveness”

ORDER OF SERVICE

“Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors” Matthew 6 Vs.12

Call to Worship
Introit
HYMN How lovely on the mountain (MP 249)
Prayers of Approach,Confession and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing Together
HYMN Hevenu shalom alechem (MP 231)
OLD TESTAMENT READING Genesis 50 Vs.15-21 (Gordon Kidd)
HYMN I am a new creation (MP 254)
NEW TESTAMENT READING Matthew 18 Vs.21-35 (Gordon Kidd)
Sermon
OFFERING HYMN Take this moment,sign and space (CH4 501)
Prayer of Dedication and Intercession
HYMN Since Jesus came into my heart (MP 748)
Intimations and Notices
Benediction and Threefold Amen
SUNG BLESSING Let there be love