HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN. Sunday 4th September 2016


Sunday 4th September  2016

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 in the hall

after the morning service today

Today: AM – Rev. A MacAulay

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

             PM – Rev A MacAulay (APC will join us)

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


Monday  The Free Lunch will run in Hilton from 12 noon


                      Prayer meeting in Hilton at 7.30 pm.

                      The Women’s Bible Study will not resume until after the October Holidays.

Next Sunday:  AM – Rev. A MacAulay  PM – Rev. Douglas MacKeddie

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

 New Church Fund Account:  We now have a dedicated bank account for the New Church Fund which people can contribute to at any time.  If anyone would prefer to give by Standing Order you can arrange that with your bank. 

The account number is 10090961.  

The sort code is 800636.   

The account name is – Tain & Fearn Free Church of Scotland No. 2 Account.  

The total raised so far is £85,000 with a target of £100,000 by the end of the year.

Protected Study Time: The Kirk-Session recently agreed that the minister should have protected study time.  For that reason, they ask that the congregation avoid visiting the manse during mornings.  You are most welcome to visit at any other time.

Rosskeen Induction The induction of Rev. Calum MacMillan as minister of Rosskeen Free Church takes place this Friday 9th September at 7:30pm in Rosskeen Free Church.  The service will be taken by Rev. Roddy Macrae, Helmsdale.

Youth Fellowship:   The YF resumes next Sunday 11th September and will meet in the manse in Tain at the new time of 7:30 pm.   Anyone from p.6 upwards is welcome to attend.

WFM The WFM Away Day takes place on Saturday 17th September at the Jury’s Inn in Inverness from 9:15 to 4pm.   The theme for the day is “Blessed to be a Blessing” – the guest speakers are Jean Garland and Cathy Steed.  Tickets are £25 and include a soup & sandwich lunch.   To book call Janice Anderson on 01506 881 846 or get a booking form at the door. 

Seaboard Hall FundRaiser: There will be a table-top sale in the Seaboard Hall on Sat 24th September.   We will have a table there.   Donations of hand-made items and new or nearly new items to sell should be passed on to Maureen Ross 832 578 or Catherine MacLean 850 086.   No baking for this sale.

Tain Communion: The Communion weekend is 24th & 25th September.  The visiting preacher will be Rev. David Meredith, who is Missions Director for the Free Church.  The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated on Sunday evening.


Volunteers for Lochinver: William Paterson is looking for volunteers who would be able to go to Lochinver on Friday/ Saturday of this week to do some work around the manse and church. Speak to William for more details. Tel: 83 2177



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://www.tainandfearnfreechurch.co.uk/
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If you would like a visit from the minister, please call 892 156 
Note: There is a loop system in the church