TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN 2nd July 2017

TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN

Sunday 2nd July 2017
Welcome to our services today.

I was glad when they said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord‘.

Psalm 122:1

Tea & Coffee are served in the hall after the morning service and all are welcome.

Today: 

11.30 am: Rev. A. MacAulay

6.00 pm: Rev. Donald MacIver

Sunday School and Crèche –  Children going to the Crèche or to the Summer Sunday School go through to the hall after second singing.  

Crèche duty today: Alice Fraser and Lorna MacIver

Crèche Next Sunday: Cathie MacKenzie and Fiona Garvie.

Summer Sunday School Duty today: Elaine Currie and Mairi MacAulay. 

Summer Sunday School Duty on 16th July (2 weeks today) : Aileen Wilson & C.J. Wood.

Property Upkeep Fund:  There is a collection at the close of both services today for the property upkeep fund.

Evening Prayer Group:  Meets at 5.35 pm in the Hall.   

July Door Duty: Bill Ferrier and Hugh MacKenzie

July Prayer Notes are available at the door.

Tuesday

Road to Recovery  Road to Recovery will meet in hall at 7.30pm

Wednesday

Tain Lunch Club . Tain Lunch Club Resumes on 16th August.

Congregational Meeting in the church in Tain at 7:30 pm to sign a call to an assistant minister. (See Notice)  

Thursday

Casan Beaga. Parent and Toddlers resumes on 17th August

Friday

Friday Prayer Group at David and Anne Wilkie’s home 10 Duthac Wynd at 11am.

Next Sunday

AM: Rev. A. MacAulay

PM: Mr Sandy Finlay

Holiday Club: Holiday Club runs all this week in Tain and Hilton.   All leaders should meet at the manse at 12 noon for lunch before setting up the hall at TRAAC.         

 The Hilton Manse has now been vacated and work will begin to prepare it for an assistant minister.

Family Service:  Next Sunday will be a Family Service to mark the end of the Holiday Club.  The service will be primarily geared towards the children and although there will be crèche, there will be no Summer Sunday School.  

New Members:  Two new members have been added to the communion roll of the congregation at the Fearn Communion.   Mr Hugh MacDonald by profession of faith and Mrs Betty Lochhead by certificate from another congregation. 

Tain Gala Stall:  Yesterday’s stall at Tain Gala £255.00 Thank you to everyone who contributed in any way.

Signing a Call:  Northern Presbytery has agreed to oversee the signing of a call for an assistant minister, for Tain and Fearn Free Church.  Presbytery will meet in hunc effectum with the congregation to moderate in an open call, in the Free Church in Tain, on Wednesday 5th July at 7:30 pm. 

Tain Communion:  The date of the September Communion has been changed from the 4th Sunday of the month, to the third Sunday, for this year only.   Tain Communion will be on the weekend of 16th and 17th September.    The guest preacher is Rev. Iver Martin. 

New Church Fundraising Events

Calendars:  2018 Calendars are now available and can be purchased anytime.   They cost £5.00 Thanks to all those who contributed photos and please continue to take photos which may be used in future years.

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:  Along with your bulletin today is a Gift Aid Form.   If you donate money to the church and you are a tax-payer – the congregation can gain additional income at no cost to you.  Therefore we would urge you to fill in this Gift Aid Form unless you have already done so.   Last year we received almost £20,000 back from the government in Gift Aid.

 

Thank-you for attending our service today. 

Note: There is a loop system in the church. We stand to sing and remain seated for prayer.

You are always welcome at any of our services during the week and you can find more information about us at

http://tainandfearnfreechurch.highland.today/

or on Facebook

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If you would like a visit from the minister, please call 892 156      or email minister@tainandfearnfreechurch.co.uk

CDs and mp3 files of our Sunday Services are available.  Please use the forms in the vestibule if you wish to order any or please e-mail your request to Tom Walker on tom@tain.co.uk stating which sermon you would like.