HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 26th February 2017


Sunday 26th February 2017

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 are served in the hall

after the morning service today



                  10.00am-  Rev. A. MacAulay

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

                  6.00pm Rev. William Paterson       

                 Camps Brochure: The Free Church Camps Brochure for 2017 is now out and is available at the door.


                        The Free Lunch will run in Hilton from 12 noon—2 pm. Come along with a friend!    

Tuesday :

                  WFM / Craft Group  meet in the Hall in Tain from 2 to 4.30 pm.  All welcome.

                       Northern Presbytery meets at 7:30pm in Brora Free Church


                         The Prayer meeting will take place in Hilton at 7.30 pm.


                       Friday Prayer Group.  All welcome for prayer and fellowship at David and Anne Wilkie’s home, 10 Duthac Wynd, Tain at 11.00am

Next Sunday 

                        10.00am Rev. A. MacAulay             

                         6.00pm – Rev. A. MacAulay

                         Property Upkeep Fund:  There will be an opportunity to contribute to the Property Upkeep Fund at the close of both services next Sunday.


New Church Fundraising Events

Auction Deadline:   The forms with your suggestions for contributions to the auction were due to have been returned last week.  Please fill them in and return them as soon as possible with any suggestions that you have.  This will allow the Fundraising Committee to begin approaching any businesses and individuals that no-one else has suggested.  There are additional forms at the door if you have mislaid the one you got.

Soup Lunch Fundraiser: Thanks to everyone involved in preparing and/or supporting the Soup Lunch at Hilton – over £600.00 was raised!

2018 Calendars:  Scenic photos for the 2018 calendar should be sent to catrionagrigg@btinternet.com 

Easy Fundraising:  We now have an easyfundraising account.   If you shop online, the church can gain a donation for every purchase you make from numerous retailers, at no cost to you.   You can sign up at the following site easyfundraising.org.uk     then follow the simple instructions to join. This service is free every time for both yourself and the church


The Record:  Due to the sudden passing of Rev. Iain D Campbell who was editor of the church magazine, there will be no March issue of The Record.   Rev. David Robertson will become editor temporarily.

Congregational Meeting:   The recent congregational meeting unanimously approved the proposal to apply to the General Assembly for permission to call an assistant minister.   This will require the approval of Presbytery at its meeting on Tuesday and should then go to the General Assembly in May.

Smithton MeetingThere will be two speakers from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries at Smithton Free Church in Inverness this Wednesday at 7:30pm.   Sam Allberry will speak on “A Biblical Perspective of Transgender Issues” and Logan Gates will speak on “Why Trust the Bible”.  The meeting is open to all.

Rosskeen F.C. Ladies Meeting  The next meeting is on Monday 6th March when the speaker will be Emma MacKenzie from Hilton.  The title of her talk will be “Fed by Ravens – Lessons learnt on a journey with Multiple Sclerosis”. 

Women For Mission:  Our next WFM meeting is on Tuesday 7 March at 2.30 pm in the Hall.  Cathy and Christina-Bear Essentials for Bulgaria will update us on their visits to these needy children.  All women are welcome.



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.

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