HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 5th February 2017

Sunday 5th February 2017

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 are served in the hall

after the morning service today



                  10.00am-  Rev. A. MacAulay

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

                  6.00pm Rev. A. MacAulay

                  7.30pm- YF in the manse in Tain.

                 New Church Fund: There will be an opportunity to contribute to the New Church Fund at the close of both services this Sunday.

                 Missionary Prayer Notes:The Prayer Notes for February are available at the door.

                   Camps Brochure: The Free Church Camps Brochure for 2017 is now out and is available at the door.

Monday: The Free Lunch will run in Hilton from 12 noon—2 pm. Come along with a friend!     

                           Rosskeen Ladies Fellowship:  Katie Forbes MSP will be speaking at Rosskeen tomorrow night (Mon 6th Feb) on the subject of “Wisdom and Guts – What’s required to be a Public Christian” This is at 7:30 pm in the church hall.

Tuesday : WFM meet on Tuesday in the hall in Tain at 2:30pm – The speakers are Rev. Donald Mackenzie and John Skinner.  

Wednesday:  The Prayer meeting will take place in Hilton at 7.30 pm.

Friday: Friday Prayer Group.  All welcome for prayer and fellowship at David and Ann Wilkie’s home, 10 Duthac Wynd, Tain at 11.00am

Next Sunday 

                            10.00am Rev. A. MacAulay             

                             6.00pm – Rev. William Paterson  

Congregational Meeting: The Kirk Session and Deacons Court have formally agreed to seek the congregation’s approval to apply for permission to call an assistant minister. There will be a congregational meeting held for this purpose on Wednesday 15th February in the Tain church at 7:30 pm.

New Church Fundraising There are copies of the Fundraising Committee newsletter along with the information about the auction available at the door, if you missed it last week. Alternatively you can view this on the church website under New Building Project.

2018 Calendars: The 2017 Calendars have sold out and once all of them have been paid, this will have raised almost £700 for the New Church Fund.  Planning for the 2018 Calendar has already begun and it is hoped to have the Calendar printed in time to sell them at summer events such as the Tain Gala and Seaboard Gala.   With that in mind any new photos that you take this year should be sent to Rona Grigg by 15th May with the date photo was taken. Please email Rona on catrionagrigg@btinternet.com  

Mission Support Group:  The Inverness and North, Free Church Mission Support Group will host its annual lunch on Saturday, 11 February at 12.30 pm in Knockbain Free Church, North Kessock. This will be raising funds for the Building Project at Lima Evangelical Seminary, a growing Christian University in Peru. The speaker at the lunch will be Rev Iver Martin, Principal of Edinburgh Theological College.


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.

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If you would like a visit from the minister, please call 892 156 
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