HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 11th Sept 2016

Sunday 11th September  2016

We are very pleased to welcome you to our service today.

We hope you feel welcome and trust that you will benefit from worshipping God with us.                   

During the service we stand to sing and remain seated for prayer.

Tea/coffee in the hall

after the morning service today

Today: AM – Rev. A MacAulay PM – Rev. Douglas MacKeddie

Sunday School, Pre-school class and crèche meet this morning. Children leave after the second singing.

Next Sunday: AM – Rev. A MacAulay PM – Mr Jason Ross (in the APC)

Youth Fellowship: The YF meets tonight in the manse in Tain at the new time of 7:30 pm. The speaker is Darren Graham from Inverness who will share his testimony. Anyone from p.6 upwards is welcome to attend.

Monday – The Free Lunch will run in Hilton from 12 noon

Wednesday  Prayer meeting in Hilton at 7.30 pm.

                                The Women’s Bible Study will not resume until after the October Holidays.

Calendar – Members of the Fundraising Team will meet in the church in Tain after the Prayer Meeting on Wednesday to select the photos that will be included in the calendar. Others are welcome to attend and give their view if they wish. Thanks to all those who have contributed photos. The deadline for submission is Tuesday. Send them to catrionagrigg@btinternet.com

New Church Fund Account: We now have a dedicated bank account for the New Church Fund which people can contribute to at any time. If anyone would prefer to give by Standing Order you can arrange that with your bank.

The account number is 10090961.

The sort code is 800636.

The account name is – Tain & Fearn Free Church of Scotland No. 2 Account.  

The total raised so far is £85,000 with a target of £100,000 by the end of the year.

Seaboard Hall FundRaiser: There will be a table-top sale in the Seaboard Hall on Sat 24th September. We will have a table there. Donations of hand-made items and new or nearly new items to sell should be passed on to Maureen Ross 832 578 or Catherine MacLean 850 086. No baking for this sale.

WFM The WFM Away Day takes place on Saturday 17th September at the Jury’s Inn in Inverness from 9:15 to 4pm.   The theme for the day is “Blessed to be a Blessing” – the guest speakers are Jean Garland and Cathy Steed.  Tickets are £25 and include a soup & sandwich lunch.   To book call Janice Anderson on 01506 881 846 or get a booking form at the door

ETS – Access to Theology Course:  Edinburgh Theological Seminary is running an access to theology course every Tuesday night from 7 – 9pm.   This can be accessed remotely and the course will study the 5 major theological disciplines:  Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, Systematic Theology and Practical Theology. There is time for discussion and access to online resources.  An application form is available on the following link, but you should register as soon as possible so as not to fall behind.  http://www.ets.ac.uk/access-to-theology-application-form/view/form

Protected Study Time: The Kirk-Session recently agreed that the minister should have protected study time. For that reason, they ask that the congregation avoid visiting the manse during mornings unless the matter is urgent. You are most welcome to visit at any other time.

Highland Foodbank: During the month of September we will have the Harvest Appeal collection. There will be a box in the church for donations of the following items–Oatcakes/ Crackers, Long Life Fruit Juice, Tinned Ham, Tinned Rice Pudding, Pasta sauces.

Tain Communion: The Communion weekend is 24th & 25th September. The visiting preacher will be Rev. David Meredith, who is Missions Director for the Free Church. The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated on Sunday evening. Anyone wishing to profess their faith, should speak to the minister.

ETS – Access to Theology Course: Edinburgh Theological Seminary is running an access to theology course every Tuesday night from 7 – 9pm. This can be accessed remotely and the course will study the 5 major theological disciplines: Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, Systematic Theology and Practical Theology. There is time for discussion and access to online resources. An application form is available on the following link, but you should register as soon as possible so as not to fall behind. http://www.ets.ac.uk/access-to-theology-application-form/view/form

COG: The Christian Outreach Group in Tain will be on Wednesday 28th September between 9.30 and 10.30 am at the Youth Cafe in Tain.

Sermon Recordings:  If anybody wishes a copy of any sermon as an MP3, via e-mail – please e-mail your request to Tom Walker on tom@tain.co.uk stating which sermon you would like.

You can find more information about us at http://www.tainandfearnfreechurch.co.uk/
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If you would like a visit from the minister, please call 892 156 
 
Note: There is a loop system in the church