TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN. Sunday 16th October 2016

Sunday 16th October 2016 

Welcome to our services today. 


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

Psalm 122:1



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


                      11.30 am:    Mr Paul Murray (ETS Student)

                        6.00 pm:   Rev. Donald Mackenzie

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

                There is no Sunday School today due to the holidays, resumes on Sunday 23rd October.

            Crèche duty today: Clara Robertson and Alice Fraser.

            Crèche Next Sunday:  Fiona Garvie and Lorna MacIver

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

            October Door Duty:  James Skinner and Ian Mackay.

Tuesday  Road to Recovery meets in hall at 7.30pm                            

Wednesday   Tain lunch Club will resume after the holidays on 26th October with team 4 on duty that week.  

                                 Congregational Prayer Meeting & Bible Study will be in Hilton at 7.30 pm.

Thursday     Casan Beaga. The Parent and Toddler group will not meet this week. It will resume on 27th October.

Next Sunday  Rev. Alasdair MacAulay   

Health Centre Clean-UpThis event was cancelled for Saturday 15th because of the weather. Please note new date!

 It is intended to clear weeds, moss and litter from around the old Health Centre to prevent it from becoming more of an eyesore. This will now take place this Saturday 22th October from 10am. If you are able to help, please come along. It would be helpful if you could bring any of the following with you; spades, shovels, barrows, garden refuse bags, buckets, or a trailer. A petrol strimmer would also be useful. 

Jewellery Collection:  The New Church Fundraising Committee is organising a collection of unwanted jewellery, gold, silver or platinum, as well as disused silver cutlery and any watches or clocks. Broken or damaged items can be contributed also.  There will be a box at the door and another near the hall door to receive items.  It is best to put smaller items inside an envelope. 

Midweek Offering:  All donations in the plate at the midweek meeting will be put towards the New Church Fund from now on.  

Indoor Sale:  There will be an indoor “Car Boot Sale” as a fundraiser for the New Church on Saturday 5th November from 10am to 12 noon, in the church hall.  Donations are welcome. e.g. baking, books, hand made goods, bric‑à‑brac, new and good-as-new items.  For more information, see Catherine Walker or Morag Matheson.

MacMillan Coffee Morning:  There will be a Coffee Morning in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support in the church hall on Friday 4th November – The time will be confirmed in due course.

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.



Thank-you for attending our service today. 

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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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