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The Presbytery of Hamilton will meet on Tues., May 13th., 2014, at 7:00 pm in West Flamboro Church. For travel directions click on Map.

The Churches in the Presbytery of Hamilton

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     Give us your feedback by e-mailing the webmaster at bernhardt.r@gmail.com. Congregations in the Presbytery of Hamilton that wish to provide other photos for use in the display should send them as attachments to their e-mail. This display is a new venture and is still undergoing modifications.

Moderator to Speak in Hamilton

MacNab St Church, Hamilton, is pleased to have the Moderator of General Assembly, Rev Dr. David Sutherland, as our guest preacher for our 160th anniversary service, on Sunday April 27. He will preach at the morning service (10:30 am) and then spend some time in Q&A and a presentation after a luncheon in the church hall. This will be his only visit to the Hamilton area in his moderatorial year.

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Keep watching this page for there will be very interesting news about it available here soon!


Grateful Thanks to Cross Culture

On Saturday, March 29th., an enthusiastic group of young individuals from a city-wide organization known as "CrossCulture" converged at the Parish of St David's Presbyterian Church to assist by cleaning up the flotsam and jetsam that winter (and time) leaves behind. Sufficient to say that these 21 young men and women, under the coordination of Margaret Siquenza, made significant strides, leaving behind a much cleaner and tidier establishment.
     On the same day, another group of young people, also from CrossCulture, descended upon the Church of St John and St Andrew on Tisdale Ave N in Hamilton. Under the coordination of Ross Yelland, these cleanup 'angels' made short work of our tiny lawns and bush area; removing the litter and transforming them once again into the green space they were intended to be. Those happy workers that were inside, also steadfastly made short work of the sanctuary pews and the tables and chairs in the Fish Friendship Hall; removing the grime and grit that time leaves behind. All workers were treated afterwards to lunch in the clean hall where tales of their exploits were shared amongst friends. The people of these two congregations want to express their thanks to the young people of CrossCulture, and in particular to thank them for their initiative and dedication in this effort.
     "Our most heartfelt thanks go out to Sarah Dear at CrossCulture for supplying such willing, hardworking young people at both churches."



An Example of Hope in a Troubled World

Take a couple of minutes to view a refreshing and inspiring video.
Click on Landfill Music

Do Computers ever Frustrate you?
Help may be on the horizon.

Do you ever have trouble finding information that you know you have stored on your computer? Do you find yourself at a meeting wishing you could access information from your office computer on your tablet or laptop? Is managing information on your computer(s) a constant source of frustration? If any of these are issues in your world you need to know about Evernote.

The Almanarah Ministry

Are you familiar with the Almanarah Ministry. Almanarah is our Arabic language congregation in Hamilton, which is now in its second year of operation. Click on Almanarah for an introduction.

News from the Churches
As it becomes available to us we try to include some local news on PresbyKirk. Such items may be displayed briefly on our homepage to give them some prominence and then continued for a time on our Church News page so that they remain available for people to view.

"Family Ministry Matters !" - Blog

Alex Douglas, the Children and Family Pastor of Cheyne Presbyterian Church in Stoney Creek, maintains a lively, inspirational blog entitled "Family Ministry Matters."
Check it out at familyministrymatters.net

Become More Involved in Presbytery

Everyone associated with the Presbytery is entitled to know how to access the Presbytery's administrative process. Therefore, PresbyKirk is inviting and encouraging all who are involved in administrative leadership within the Presbytery to announce their committee meetings, etc. here on PresbyKirk. Events will be listed in abbreviated form on the calendar at the bottom of this page with additional information provided on our Presbytery Administration Events page

Hamilton Presbyterian Search Engine

Are you looking on the Internet for information about Presbyterians in the Hamilton area? We have created a customized search engine that scans 30+ Presbyterian websites from around the area. It also includes things that are on the national website of the PCC.
Enter your search enquiries just as you would on any other search engine. We think that you will be impressed with the results.

To facilitate access to this resource a new "Presbyterian Search Engine" tab has been added near the top of the navigation list in the left hand column of many of our pages. Click on the tab and you will be taken to this new resource. Or, you can try it out right here by clicking on Presbyterian Search Engine.

Looking for a Local Mission Project?

Logo of Habitat for Humanity. Congregations looking for a one time local mission project for 2012 may want to check out a new initiative of Habitat for Humanity to learn more about this organization and discover how your congregation might participate.

Business Meetings in the Presbytery

The calendar below only includes "official" events within the Presbytery of Hamilton. Due to size constraints the calendar entries are truncated. Click on any entry for additional details. Also, additional information about these events may be available at Presbytery Administration Events page.


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