TAIN BULLETIN. 22nd May 2016

 Tain Bulletin
Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news:  “I have seen the Lord!”  John 20:18
Thank-you for attending our service today.
 11.30 am: Rev Alasdair MacAulay
                    Crèche for pre-school children in the Hall during the morning service for anyone who wishes to make use of it.

                    Crèche duty today: Cathie MacKenzie and Ina MacLean.

                    Crèche Next Sunday:  Mairi MacAulay and Rae Ross.
                   Tea & Coffee are served after the morning service. Please stay behind if you are able.

   6.00 pm: Rev Alasdair MacAulay

May Door Duty:  John Ross and Alex Stewart.
Sunday School & Crèche:  The children go through to Sunday School after the second singing – That is about 15 minutes into the service.
Evening Prayer Group:  This meets at 5.35 pm in the Hall
Innis Mhor:  There is a service in the nursing home today at 3pm.
Tuesday:
Craft Group     meet in the Hall from 2 to 4.30 pm.  All welcome.
Road To Recovery     meets in the hall at 7:30 pm.
Wednesday:
Ladies Bible Study meets in the manse at 9:20am.
Tain Lunch Club  meets from 12pm-2pm.  Team 4 is on duty.
Prayer Meeting & Bible Study  at 7.30 pm in the Church Hall.
Thursday:
 Casan Beaga: (Parent and Toddlers) meets in the Hall at 10am
(Snacks Duty – Cathie MacDonald and Murdina Skinner.)
Next Sunday:  AM – Rev Alasdair MacAulay.
                                                         PM – Rev Donald MacIver.
General Assembly: 
The General Assembly meets in Edinburgh this week.  The minister and Rev. William Paterson will be attending on from our congregation on behalf of Presbytery.  Please pray for the business of the Assembly and the new moderator, Rev. John Nicholls.
Deacons Court:
The D.C. meets in the manse on Tuesday 31st May at 7pm.
New Volunteers: 
Additional volunteers are required to help out with a variety of tasks in the church.  We are looking for people to go on the rota for making the tea after the morning service and after the Wednesday night meetings.  We would also like additional volunteers for the occasional fellowship evenings throughout the year.  In addition we are always looking for people to do door duty, and snack rota for the Parent Toddler, as well as people to help out with the Lunch Club on a Wednesday.  If you are on the Lunch Club rota, could you please be at the hall at 11am to help set up prior to the lunch.  If you wish to find out more about the rotas, speak to Mairi MacAulay, Fiona Garvie or Ina MacLean.
Fundraising Committee:
The committee members are Donald Beaton, Rona Grigg, John Garvie, Clara Robertson, Maureen Ross and Catherine MacLean.  The committee will be chaired by Fiona Robertson.
Coffee Morning:
There is a Coffee Morning in the UF hall church hall in Balintore on Sat 28th May from 10:30-12 with the proceeds going to fund Rhoda Paterson’s trip to Cambodia in August with Tear Fund.
CWI at Rosskeen:
You are invited to a fellowship with Ruairidh Maclean, Scottish Secretary for Christian Witness to Israel, at Rosskeen F.C.  on Sunday 29th May at 7.30pm.  There will be tea & cakes from 7pm.
Christian Outreach Group: 
C.O.G. will meet on Monday 30th May at 9.30 am at the Tain Youth Cafe, YMCA.
Blythswood Quiz night: 
There will be a quiz night in Dingwall Free Church on Friday 10th June at 7:30pm to raise fund to allow Moldovan children to go to a summer camp. Enter a team of 5 by emailing AIMQuiz@gmail.com
Marsali Campbell: 
Marsali who works with Dwelling Places in Uganda will speak at the midweek meeting in Dornoch Free Church on 15th June and at the Capstone in Alness on 18th June.  More details closer to the time.
You are always welcome at any of our services during the week and you can find more information about us at http://www.tainandfearnfreechurch.co.uk/
or on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/TainFearnFreeChurch
If you would like a visit from the minister, please call  01862  892 156     
CDs and mp3 files of our Sunday Services are available.  Please use the forms in the vestibule if you wish to order any.
Note: There is a loop system in the church.
We stand to sing and remain seated for prayer
Charity No. SCO13392

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