HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 7th May 2017

HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN

Sunday 7th May 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

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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 

                 Youth Fellowship  The YF meets in Tain Manse tonight at 7.30pm.

                Property Upkeep Fund:  There will be a collection for the Property Upkeep Fund at the close of both services today.

Monday:

                         Free Lunch The Free Lunch takes place in Hilton between 12 noon and 2 pm. Come along with a friend.    

Tuesday   

                          Craft Group meet in the Hall in Tain from 2 to 4.30 pm. All welcome.                                                             

Wednesday: 

                         The Prayer meeting   Prayer Meeting will be in the hall at 7.30pm                       

Friday:      

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

Saturday  

                         Communion Preparatory Service  will take place in Tain at 7:30 pm followed by fellowship in the manse.

Next Sunday:   AM – Rev. A. MacAulay.  See note below re Tain Communion              

                                       PM – Join with Tain 

Tain Communion:  The communion in Tain will take place next weekend  (14th May).  The guest preacher is Rev. Derek Lamont of St Columba’s Free Church in Edinburgh.The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated during the morning service on Sunday.   Following the evening service there will be fellowship in the hall at which Derek will share some of his life story.  

Blythswood Volunteer:  Blythswood are looking for a volunteer to cover their reception desk at the Deepaven depot in Evanton on Fridays.  It would entail answering the telephone, processing the post and any other administration tasks that were needed.  If you are a good communicator and have some spare time, contact: Barbara Grace, on 01349 830777  or  personnel@blythswood.org

Youth Camps Support:  The Deacons Court will provide some financial help to parents who are sending their children to a Free Church camp this year.  Let the minister know if you have children attending camp.

Assembly Reports: If anyone wishes a copy of all the reports that will go before the General Assembly, please let the minister know. The cost including postage will be £3.50. They will be available to view online.  

House Wanted:  If anybody knows of a large house available for rent – around 4 bedrooms –  please let the minister know – 892 156.

WFM Annual Meeting:   The AGM of the Free Church Women for Mission will take place on Saturday 13th May in Glasgow City Free Church.   There will be a bus from the North but it must be booked as soon as possible.  Contact Janet Murchison on 01456 450837 or Jcmurchison@Hotmail.co.uk

New Church Fundraising Events

2018 Calendars:  Scenic photos for the 2018 calendar should be sent to catrionagrigg@btinternet.com 

Easy Fundraising:  We now have an easyfundraising account.   If you shop online, the church can gain a donation for every purchase you make from numerous retailers, at no cost to you.   You can sign up at the following site easyfundraising.org.uk     then follow the simple instructions to join. This service is free every time for both yourself and the church

Gift Aid Forms:  Please consider completing a Gift Aid Form if you are a tax payer and you donate to the church.

Auction Arrangements: The Fund Raising Committee is grateful for each of the large number of offers, submitted by the congregation, both to provide a service and of material items. Unfortunately, due to limitations of space only portable items will be collected for inclusion in the auction. Large items, such as furniture, may be advertised and sold individually. It is also important to stress that, because of Health and Safety regulations, electrical items can only be auctioned if they are in their original and unopened packaging. Note:  The Auction will take place on Friday 26th  May in the Royal Hotel, Tain.

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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://tainandfearnfreechurch.highland.today/
 or on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/TainFearnFreeChurch

If you would like a visit from the minister, please call 892 156 
 
Note: There is a loop system in the church
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