HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 22nd April 2018


Sunday 22nd April 2018

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.



10.00 am –   Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

Pre-school, Crèche and Sunday School- The children will go through to Sunday School and Creche after the second singing.

6.00pm –   Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

Youth Fellowship: The YF meets tonight in the Tain manse at 7:30 pm.



Free Lunch: 

The Free Lunch will run in Hilton from 12 noon until 2 pm. Come along with a friend.


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

The Bible Study Group: The Bible Study Group will be at 7.30pm at James and Murdina’s home, 28 St. Vincent Road, Tain.   The subject is Peace, and the passage for study is Isaiah 43: 1-7.


 Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Seaboard Joint Prayer Meeting is in the Free Church at 7:30 pm


Prayer and Fellowship Time: There is no meeting of the Prayer group this week.

Next Sunday:

10.00am: Rev. Andrew MacLeod

6.00pm: Rev. Andrew MacLeod


Church Camps: Please inform either of the ministers, if you have children going to camp, as the Deacons Court will provide some financial assistance.

New Church Update: Our planning application for the New Church in Tain was approved by Highland Council.  This is great news and we give thanks to the Lord for ensuring the application progressed without hindrance.   We continue to trust that he will help us bring the project to fruition. The Project Team will now instruct the architect to proceed to Building Warrant stage.

Bible Study Group: The group will meet again after the school holidays on Tuesday 24th April at 7.30pm at James and Murdina’s home.  The subject is Peace, and the passage for study is Isaiah 43: 1-7.

New Church Fundraising Notices

Car Boot Sale: Thanks to all who helped in the organisation and smooth running of yesterday’s fundraising event.   It was a fantastic day, and great to have so many people from the congregation working together to make it such a success.   The sale raised £3,200 towards our New Church Fund.

Church Calendars:  Planning has already begun to produce a fundraising calendar for 2019.  It would be much appreciated if you could send any suitable images to Rhona at – catrionagrigg@btinternet.com

Fun-Run Fund-Raiser: We will host a 2k and a 5K Fun Run (or walk)  for individuals and families on Saturday 5th May at Geanies House. There is now a sign-up sheet on our website with booking and payment instructions. Click  here  to sign-up and to get more information.  You can speak to Isla Scamen on 851 839 or 07779 991 132 for more information or if you can offer to help in any way. There are also hard copies of the registration forms in the hall. Cheques should be made payable to Tain and Fearn New Church Fund.

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.


Church Finances:  The Deacons Court would like to encourage those who contribute to the church to consider doing so by Standing Order.

· The bank details for Ordinary Income are as follows –

Sort Code 80-06-36.  Account Number 06001724.

· The Bank Details for the New Church Fund are –

Sort Code 80-06-36.  Account Number 10090961.


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 Alasdair the minister, 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

 Note: There is a loop system in the church