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The Very Rev Dr Hugh R Wyllie, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and the most senior active member of the Presbytery of Hamilton, dedicated the new Presbytery offices in Rex House, Bothwell Road, Hamilton, yesterday (Friday 20th).He compared the office facilities he had known in the past with the well-equipped and accessible office of today

Referring to the Presbytery Mission statement – “To bring glory to God in working to advance Christ’s kingdom within the bounds of the Presbytery” he encouraged those present to use the new offices and the staff that are based there as a resource for congregations across the Presbytery.

The seminar room is particularly well equipped to be used for both meetings and training sessions, and is available to Kirk Sessions as well as congregations.  The first booking for Candidate Reviews has also been placed in the diary for September.

The offices remained open for viewing on Saturday.

Hamilton Presbyterial Councils Posted on 27 Sep 2016

"The Church of Scotland Guild is a movement which invites and encourages women and men to commit their lives to Jesus Christ and enables them to express their faith in Worship, Prayer and Action."

Members meet in local groups at congregational level, in regional groups known as Presbyterial Councils, and once a year a national gathering is held, to which each group can send representatives.  The Hamilton Presbyterial Councils plan and arrange joint meetings for members of all local Guild branches within Hamilton Presbytery.  All planned events for 2016/2017 have been published on the Presbytery calendar.

Further new ministry in Bellshill Posted on 10 Mar 2016

At a service held in Bellshill Central Parish Church on Thursday, 10 March 2016 the Rev. Kevin de Beer was admitted as a Minister of the Church of Scotland and Inducted as the Minister of Bellshill: Central.  Kevin joins the Church of Scotland following a period of familiarisation at East Kilbride: Moncrieff with the Rev. Neil Buchanan, and 25 years in the Methodist Church in South Africa.  The Service was led by the Moderator, the Rev. Derek Gunn, with the sermon preached by the Rev. Calum Stark, who himself has recently started a new ministry at Bellshill: West Parish Church.

Lent Video Clip shown at Presbytery meeting 1st March 2016 Posted on 08 Mar 2016

A few people have asked for access to the video clip shown during worship at Presbytery meeting on 1st March.

The attached clip that was used in worship at Presbytery may be downloaded and used for worship purposes but not for any commercial gain. 

Click on the link to access and download - 

Forgive Good Friday_CNM-HD.mp4 

The Presbytery of Hamilton is a component element of The Church of Scotland, Scottish Charity No SC011353