HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 18th Sept 2016

Sunday 18th 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         

                             PM – Mr Jason Ross (in the APC)

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

 Next Sunday:  AM – Rev. Douglas MacKeddie     

                                      PM – Join with Tain.

Tain Communion: The visiting preacher over next weekend is Rev. David Meredith, who is Missions Director for the Free Church.  There will be a communion preparatory service at 7:30pm on Saturday in Tain church.   This will be followed be fellowship in the manse. The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at the Sunday evening service.  

Monday: The Free Lunch will run in Hilton from 12 noon.   Come along with a friend!   Speak to Mary or Donna if you would like to go on the list of helpers.


Congregational Meeting for Bible Study & Prayer at 7:30 pm in Tain.

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

Seaboard Hall FundRaiser: There will be a table-top sale in the Seaboard Hall this Saturday 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.

ETS – Access to Theology Course:  Edinburgh Theological Seminary is running an access to theology course every Tuesday night from 7 – 9pm. This can be accessed remotely and the course will study the 5 major theological disciplines: Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, Systematic Theology and Practical Theology. There is time for discussion and access to online resources. An application form is available on the following link, but you should register as soon as possible so as not to fall behind. http://www.ets.ac.uk/access-to-theology-application-form/view/form

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 unless the matter is urgent.  You are most welcome to visit at any other time.

Highland Foodbank: During the month of September we will have the Harvest Appeal collection.  There will be a box in the church for donations of the following items–Oatcakes/ Crackers, Long Life Fruit Juice, Tinned Ham, Tinned Rice Pudding, Pasta sauces.

COG: The Christian Outreach Group in Tain will be on Wednesday 28th September between 9.30 and 10.30 am at the Youth Cafe in Tain.

Inverness & North Mission Support Through the various events held in the last year including the Coffee Morning at Hilton the Mission Support Group raised £4500 to support Adam in his work in Central Asia.   The project to be supported in the year ahead is the Evangelical Seminary in Lima, Peru where Rev. Donnie Smith is principal. 


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