HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 11th June 2017


Sunday 11th June 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-  Mr David Forbes.                      

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

                  6.00pm Rev. D MacKeddie            



                         Free Lunch The Free Lunch takes place in Hilton between 12 noon and 2 pm. Come along and bring a friend.   


                           The Deacons Court meets in the Tain manse at 8.30pm


                         The Prayer meeting   There will be a congregational meeting regarding an assistant minister this Wednesday, 14th June at 7:30 pm in Hilton. A good attendance is important to ascertain the view of the congregation.

                        The Kirk-Session will meet in the hall at 7:15 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:   AM–Rev. A. MacAulay 

                                       PM- Joint Meeting in the APC

Sunday School Prizes: The children will receive their books near the start of the service next Sunday

Saturday:  Members of the Fundraising Committee have organised a Bric-a-Brac & Ice-cream stall at the Fisherfolk Festival in Balintore on Saturday.  If anyone is able to make tablet to sell, that would be appreciated.  If you could help relieve the 3 volunteers, by covering an hour or two on the stall please speak to Catherine MacLean: Tel  01862 850 085.

Fisherfolk Festival Service:  The annual open-air service as part of the Fisherfolk Festival will take place at the harbour next Sunday 18th June at 2:30pm. The speaker is Rev. A. MacAulay. 

Fearn Communion The communion weekend will be 24th and 25th June.  The visiting preacher for the weekend is Rev. Murdo Campell of Barvas Free Church.  If anyone connected with the congregation wishes to profess their faith in Christ and sit at the Lord’s Table for the first time, they should speak to the minister or one of the elders before then.

Holiday Club   The Club will take place on the first week of the holiday – 3rd – 9th July. If you are able to help, please let Mary Paterson know.  

John Blanchard:  Dornoch Christian Fellowship will host an evening with John Blanchard on Saturday 17thJune, in Dornoch Social Club at 7pm    His talk is entitled – Why are you here? 

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. 

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

Diary Dates:          

               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:  Please consider completing a Gift Aid Form if you are a tax payer and you donate to the church.


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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If you would like a visit from the minister, please call 892 156 
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