TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 28th May 2017


Sunday 28th May 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.

Everyone is welcome



                      11.30 am:    Rev. A. MacAulay 

                        6.00 pm: Rev. A. MacAulay                        

      Sunday School and Crèche –  Children for Sunday School and Creche go through after second singing.                             

      Crèche duty todayCathie MacKenzie and Ina MacLean

      Crèche Next Sunday: Irene Kennedy and June Grant

       Innis Mhor:   There is a service in the nursing home at 3pm today. 

      Evening Prayer Group:  Meets at 5.35 pm in the Hall.   

      May Door Duty: James Skinner and Donald MacKenzie.


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

                          Tuesday:  The Deacons Court meets in the church hall in Hilton at 7pm.                                                                               


                       Tain Lunch Club . Tain Lunch Club meets this week  from 12pm-2pm. Team 5 is on duty.

                        Prayer Meeting & Bible Study  Our midweek meeting will be at 7:30 pm. 


                        Casan Beaga. (Parent and Toddlers)  ) meets in the Hall at 10am.    (Snacks Duty – Alice Fraser and Linda Bousfield)                    


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

Next Sunday 

                        AM – Rev. A. MacAulay

                        PM- Rev. Ricky MacDonald

New Church Fund:  There will be a collection at the close of both services next Sunday for the New Church Fund.

Auction Result Friday’s auction raised a grand total of £6500 which is a superb sum.    We are thankful to all the businesses and individuals who donated goods and services.  Thanks also to all who were involved in organising and running the event and to those who came and parted with their cash.   

Holiday Club: This year’s Holiday Club in Tain and Hilton will run from 3rd – 9th July. If you are able to help, but were not able to  make the Tuesday meeting please let Mairi know.

Elders Allocation Each home in the congregation has been allocated to a specific elder.   We will publish a list soon of what homes have been assigned to each elder.    These elders are available to support you in addition to the minister.      

House Wanted:  If anybody knows of a large house available for rent – around 4 bedrooms –  please let the minister know – 892 156.    

Free Will Envelopes:   The envelopes for weekly giving to the church are available at the door.   If you have not had any previously, and would like a set, please speak to Donald Beaton, Donella Ferrier or the minister.

Youth Camps Support:  The Deacons Court will provide some financial help to parents who are sending their children to a Free Church camp this year.  Let the minister know if you have children attending camp.

ETS Prospectus: There is a copy of the new prospectus for Edinburgh Theological Seminary on the shelf through in the hall if anyone wishes to study the courses on offer.   There are also some flyers which you can take away with you

Diary Dates:

                      Wednesday 14th June: Congregational Meeting regarding an assistant minister.  This will be in Hilton at 7:30 pm.

                      Wednesday 21st June:  The Annual General Meeting of Tain and Fearn Free Church will be in Tain at 7:30 pm.


New Church Fundraising Events

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.

Gift Aid Forms:  Along with your bulletin today is a Gift Aid Form.   If you donate money to the church and you are a tax-payer – the congregation can gain additional income at no cost to you.  Therefore we would urge you to fill in this Gift Aid Form unless you have already done so.   Last year we received almost £20,000 back from the government in Gift Aid.


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