TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 19th February 2017

Sunday 19th February 2017

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 Mark MacLeod

                      6.00 pm:  Rev. Rev. John van Eyk

       Sunday School and Crèche –  Children for Creche and Sunday School go to the hall after second singing.

      Crèche duty today:  : Catherine Walker and Clara Robertson

       Crèche Next Sunday: Alice Fraser and Lorna MacIver

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

       Missionary Prayer Notes: The Prayer Notes for February are available at the door.

       February Door Duty: John Ross and John Garvie.

       Camps Brochure: The Free Church Camps Brochure for 2017 is now out and is available through in the hall.        


                        Road to Recovery  Road to Recovery will meet in hall at 7.30pm                          


                        Tain lunch Club . Tain Lunch Club meets this week  from 12pm-2pm. Team 4 is on duty.

                        Prayer Meeting & Bible Study  Bible Study and prayer meeting  in the hall at 7:30 pm.


                        Casan Beaga. The Parent and Toddler Group meets in hall at 10.00am.

                         (Snacks Duty – Emma Goss and CJ Wood)   


                      Friday Prayer Group at David and Anne Wilkie’s home  10 Duthac Wynd at 11am.

Next Sunday 

                        AM   Rev. A. MacAulay          

                        PM     Rev A. MacAulay

Congregational Meeting:

The congregational meeting last Wednesday unanimously approved the proposal to apply to the General Assembly for permission to call an assistant minister. This will require the approval of Presbytery before going to the General Assembly in May.
Smithton Meeting:

There will be two speakers from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries at Smithton Free Church In Inverness on Wednesday 1st March 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.
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 on a temporary basis.

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.

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

Soup Lunch Fundraiser:  There will be a soup lunch in the church hall in Hilton this Saturday, 25th February to raise funds for the new church.   There will be soup, warm rolls and also tea, coffee and home baked loaves & gingerbread.   Helpers are required to provide soup or loaves and to serve on the day.  Please speak to Catherine MacLean if you can help – 01862 850 086 



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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