TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN. Sunday 25th Sept 2016


Sunday 25th September 2016 

Welcome to our services today. 


“Do this in remembrance of me” 

(1 Corinthians 11:24. )


Tea & Coffee are served in the hall after the morning service.
 Please stay behind if you are able.

Today:  Rev. David Meredith    

Tain Communion:  The visiting preacher over this weekend is Rev. David Meredith, who is Missions Director for the Free Church.  The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at the evening service.   This will be followed by fellowship in the hall at which Mr Meredith will share some of his life story.  

The following people have been added to the communion role of the congregation: Jan Garscadden, Dugald MacArthur, David and Anne Wilkie,

Sunday School and Crèche – The children go through to the Hall after the second singing.

Crèche duty today: Irene Kennedy and June Grant.

Crèche Next Sunday:  Mairi MacAulay and Rae Ross.

Innis Mhor: There is no service in Innis Mhor nursing home today.

Evening Prayer Group:  This meets at 5.35 pm in the Hall.

September Door Duty:  John Ross and Marcus MacIver.

TuesdayRoad to Recovery meet in the hall at 7.30pm

                        – Ladies Craft Group meet in the Hall from 2 to 4.30 pm.  All welcome

WednesdayTain lunch Club – Team 4 on duty

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

ThursdayCasan Beaga: (Parent and Toddlers) meets in the Hall at 10am

                                 (Snacks Duty – Clara Robertson and Angie Young)

Next Sunday:  AM: Mr William MacKenzie    PM: Rev. Douglas MacKeddie

New Church Fund: There will be an opportunity to contribute to the New Church Fund after both services next Sunday.

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.

Seaboard Hall FundRaiser: Thanks to all who contributed or helped out at the table-top sale in the Seaboard Hall on Saturday. The sum of £222 was raised.  

Highland Foodbank: Items requested are Oatcakes/ Crackers, Long Life Fruit Juice, Tinned Ham, Tinned Rice Pudding, Pasta sauces.

Blythswood Shoebox Appeal:  Leaflets are available at the door.  Completed boxes can be delivered to the Church or to the Blythswood Shop by Friday 4th November.

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.

PAT Testing: The annual testing of all electrical equipment used by the church takes place on Thursday afternoon.   Any electrical items used on the premises must be available for testing then.

Northern Convention:  The Northern convention begins in Dingwall tonight and runs until Thursday evening.   The speakers this year are Rev. Robin Sydserff of Chalmers Church Edinburgh and Rev. Sandy Roger of Brucefield Church of Scotland in Whitburn, West Lothian.    All the meetings are in Castle Street Church. The evening meetings from Monday to Thursday are all at 7:30pm and the speaker at each of these nights is Rev. Sandy Roger. 


Thank-you for attending our service today. 

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

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Note: There is a loop system in the church.

We stand to sing and remain seated for prayer

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