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Welcome to Holytown Parish Church

Holytown Parish Church is part of the Hamilton Presbytery of the Church of Scotland.  It is now a linked charge with New Stevenston, Wrangholm Kirk.  The Church was first opened in 1837 and serves the community of Holytown in Motherwell, Scotland.

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Our magazine is now being delivered by your elder every 3 months,  prior to communion.   WINTER MAGAZINE can be found in NEWS SECTION Friends of Holytown Church  This is a new group which has been formed to help with the repair and maintainance of the Church and  details regarding membership will be issued soon.
Snake at Summer Fayre.  See more photos of our Summer Fayre under GROUPS -Other Activities
The vote on whether to adopt a Unitary Constitution has been held back until the congregation are supplied with more details.    At present our Church works with a Kirk Session (responsible for spiritual matters) and a Congregational Board (responsible for finance and property). Under the Unitary Constitution, everything would be governed by the Kirk Session who would set up various groups.  These groups would then report back to the Kirk Session. Members of the congregation will be encouraged to join the groups. The vote will be whether to abolish the Congregational Board and allow the Kirk Session to take responsibility now for the finance and property of the Church.
17 December	Nativity Service at 10 am 24 December	Nine Lessons & Carols 10 am   Crib Service at 7 pm in Wrangholm Kirk    Watchnight Service 11 pm at Holytown Church CHRISTMAS DAY 10 am at Holytown Church
Margaret Milne has been our Newsletter Editor for the past 60 years.  Quite an achievement and well done Margaret. We welcome the new Editor, Lucy Reid, and we are sure you will be happy with the new layout that Lucy has produced and also enjoy reading the Newsletter (which can be viewed in the “News” section)..