TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN. Sunday 13th November 2016

Sunday 13th November 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:   Rev. David Cartledge

                      6.00 pm:   Rev. David Cartledge (See note below re Fellowship at Fearn)

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

           Crèche duty todayClara Robertson and Rae Ross.

            Crèche Next Sunday Catherine Walker and Mary Mackay.                                                                        

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

            November Door Duty: Bill Ferrier.


                        Road to Recovery meets in hall at 7.30pm                                                                         


                      Tain lunch Club meet from 12 noon till 2.00pm. Team 3 on duty.

                      Congregational Prayer Meeting & Bible Study  will be at 7.30 pm in the hall in Tain..

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


                     Casan Beaga. The Parent and Toddler group  meet this week.

                           (Snacks Duty – June Grant and Irene Kennedy.)    )

Next Sunday:   AM- Rev. A. MacAulay

                                       PM -Rev. A. MacAulay

Fearn Communion Weekend:   Following the evening service tonight at 6pm – there will be fellowship in the hall and Rev John Maclean, the visiting preacher, will share some of his testimony.   There was one new member by profession of faith. The name of Carrie Gordon has been added to the communion roll.  

Parenting Teenagers:  Care for the Family is hosting an event in Smithton Free Church tomorrow night (Mon 14th) about Parenting Teenagers. The event from 7:30 – 10pm will be led by Rob Parsons and Katharine Hill who are both international speakers and acclaimed authors.  Entry is £6.

Rosskeen Ladies Meeting:    The guest speaker tomorrow night – Mon 14th will be Angeline MacLeod, who is a nurse at Raigmore Hospital and used to attend Tain Free Church when she lived locally.  Her talk is entitled “A Time to Speak”, and will include her testimony. This is at 7:30 pm in Rosskeen church hall.

Mission Support Coffee Morning:  The Inverness and North Free Church Mission Support Group will host a Coffee Morning  on Saturday, 19 November from 10.30 am – 12 noon in the Free North Church Hall. As well as tea, coffee and home baking, there will be a bric-a-brac table and a baking stall. 

Fundraising Calendar:  The church calendar which includes scenic views from around the highlands is available now.   There are copies in the hall.   The price is £5.  Put your payment in an envelope in the collection plate with your name and “Calendars” written on it.  Cheques should be made payable to Tain and Fearn F.C. New Church Fund. Please collect envelops for posting if required as these are now available.

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. 

Mobile Phone Collection:  Old mobile phones are also being collected as they can be sold to raise funds.   There is a box at both doors for any old mobiles you may have lying about.  Please erase any data and removes the sim card.   Do not include phone chargers.


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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