TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 10th December 2017

TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN

Sunday 10th December 2017


Welcome to our services today.

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

“I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”     Psalm 122:1

Today

11.30am – Rev. Andrew MacLeod

6.00pm Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

Children’s Church: – Children for Creche and Sunday School go through to the hall after the second singing.

Crèche duty today: Catherine Walker and Natalie Edwards

Crèche next Sunday: Clara Robertson and Lindsay Rodgers.

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

December Door Duty: Duncan MacLean and Marcus MacIver

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

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Tuesday

Craft Group: Craft Group meet in the Hall from 2 to 4.30 pm.  All welcome. (Note: this will be the last meeting of the group until 9th January.)

Road to Recovery: Road to Recovery at 7:30 pm in the hall.

Wednesday

Tain Lunch Club: Meets from 12pm-2pm. Team 2 is on duty. 

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Prayer Meeting and Bible Study in the hall at 7:30 pm.

Thursday

Casan Beaga.(Parent and Toddlers) Parent and Toddlers meets in the Hall at 10am.  (Snacks Duty – Alice Fraser and Linda Bousfield )

Friday  

Prayer Group. All are welcome for prayer and fellowship in the home of David and Anne Wilkie, 10 Duthac Wynd, at 11am

Next Sunday:

11.30am:   Rev. Alasdair MacAulay      

6.00pm: Rev. Andrew MacLeod

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Reminder: Used postage stamps are still being collected to benefit Blythswood Care and the Highland Hospice.  Please leave a border of at least half an inch around the stamp. They can be put in the box at the door.

New Church Update:  The current total in the New Church Fund is £160,000.   This exceeds our target figure for the end of 2017 which was £150, 000.   We will however begin to pay out of this fund shortly for architect and planning fees.   It’s hoped that our application for planning permission will be submitted this month.

House Bible Study:  The Bible study will not meet now until the New Year with the first scheduled meeting to be on Tuesday 16th January.  

The Record:  Payment for the Free Church magazine, The Record is now due.  The cost is £18 if you have been getting it all year.  If anybody would like to order for next year, please speak to Kathleen MacInnes.  There are a couple of spare copies from the last few months that you could take to have a look at, if you are interested.   

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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:  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.

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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

https://www.facebook.com/TainFearnFreeChurch

If you would like a visit from the minister, Alasdair, please call 01862 892 156      or email minister@tainandfearnfreechurch.co.uk

or if you would like a visit from Andrew, the assistant minister, please call 01862 832 104 or email mowgli16b@hotmail.com

 

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