Sunday, 25th October ‘20

Our Church doors continue to open Sunday weekly from 11.00am, with normal service time of 11.30am and a reduced capacity of 47.  Please remember that if you have any Covid 19 symptoms or are living with anyone self isolating, please do not attend church.

We have been enjoying a wonderful and welcome addition to Sunday worship.  Andrew on piano and accompanied by his lovely wife Rachel on violin, have been playing for us leading up to the start of service.  Thank you to Andrew and Rachel!

Our mid week Wednesday worship will take place this Wednesday, 28th October in Livingstone Memorial.  Doors will open at 9.40am and the Service will commence at 10.00am.  I will advise of future dates and locations next week.  Normal Covid-19 operating procedures will be observed in line with Sunday services of worship. Future dates to be arranged.

Date of next Kirk Session sub group meeting via Zoom will be Monday 26th October at 6:30pm.

Hamilton District Food Bank have launched their Christmas Appeal and in addition to taking the normal donations of food so vital at this time of year, they are asking for the following additional donated items: New Board Games, New Jigsaw Puzzles, New Colouring Books & Crayons and New Books.  Please note they cannot accept any second hand goods.  Donations can be dropped off at 13-15 Cadzow Street, Hamilton ML3 6EE, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday weekly 11am – 2pm.  They will be so grateful for any donations.

Date of next Kirk Session sub group meeting via Zoom will be Monday 26th October at 6:30pm.

You can still tune into Murdo’s Sunday service which is being streamed live on Facebook and recorded every week. 
Please take care and may God’s blessing surround us all. 

Wednesday Services: 




28th Oct ‘20 

Livingstone Memorial 

Doors open 9.40am with 10.00am start. 


The Haven Centre:-  The Haven aims to support the quality of life of its clients, supporting them to live life positively and with hope. The Haven continues to provide emotional support to individuals, their families and carers, who are affected by life limiting illness, including those who are in the Covid-19 shielding and high risk categories due to underlying health conditions. Those whose emotional health and wellbeing challenges are impacted and further exacerbated by the effects of the ongoing covid-19 crisis and who may be experiencing loss, grief and bereavement. A range of Digital Support Services, including The Wellbeing Support Line, Digital Downloads and Attend Anywhere Sessions, are available to any new, previous and existing clients. Families can access Haven services without need of medical referral and all services are provided free of charge. Our Wellbeing Support Line is open from Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Tel: 01555-811846. For more information on how The Haven can support you in your role and/or your patients please call 01555-811846, visit or email                                 

Sporting Memories:- Hope you are all keeping well? Just a wee update with all that has been going on within Sporting Memories we now have launched our weekly Sporting Memories sporting weekly it is a  video/ audio session which covers our Sporting Pink, 100 Objects also some information on gentle physical activities, if could you forwarded information on to any relevant parties you feel might benefit form this, if you have any social media pages could you also share these links, thank you in advance.

Link : 

You can also find us on the Scottish Government funded Actify platform      


We also have a weekly slot on BBC radio 5 talksport which airs every Saturday and Sunday  our slot is usually between 12:30 till 1pm it is a good listen i have attached an audio from last weekend of our Sporting Memories member Phyllis who is 90 yrs young joining her is our facilitator volunteer George the love for her Motherwell football team shines through it is a good listen hope you enjoy.

Stay Safe,

Yvonne Friel

Group Delivery & Practice Co Ordinator

The Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland


Representatives of the three Blantyre Churches with the moderator of the Church of Scotland :-  Representatives of the three Blantyre Churches with the moderator of the Church of Scotland. From left to right it is: Robert Menzies (St Andrew's); Andy Williamson (St Andrew's); The Moderator (Very Rev Susan Brown); Bill Calder (Livingstone Memorial) and Ian Proudfoot (Old).

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