TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 29th October 2017


Sunday 29th October 2017

Welcome to our services today.

Tea & Coffee are served in the hall after the morning service and all are welcome.

“I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”     Psalm 122:1


AM – Rev. Donald MacAskill

PM – Rev. A. MacAulay

Children’s Church: – Children for Creche and Sunday School go through to the hall after the second singing.

Crèche duty today: C J Wood and Rae Ross

Crèche Next Sunday: Murdina Skinner and Mary Mackay

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

Youth Fellowship: There is a joint Youth Fellowship in the Capstone in Alness tonight at 8pm. There will be a lift available from the manse at 7:30 pm for anyone wishing to go along.  .

October Door Duty: John Ross and James Gordon



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


Tain Lunch Club: Meets from 12pm-2pm. Team 1 is on duty. 

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study Joint Prayer Meeting and Bible Study with the APC will be in our hall at 7:30 pm.


Casan Beaga.(Parent and Toddlers) Parent and Toddlers meets in the Hall at 10 am.  (Snacks Duty – Angie Young and C J Wood.) )


Prayer Group: There is no prayer group at David and Anne’s this Friday.

Induction Service : The induction of  Rev. Andrew MacLeod will take place at the Seaboard Hall at 7 pm. (see note below)

Next Sunday:

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

AM: Rev. Andrew Macleod         

PM: Rev. Andrew Macleod  


Induction Service:  The induction of Rev. Andrew MacLeod as our assistant minister will take place on Friday 3rd November in the Seaboard Hall.  The service will begin at 7 pm and Rev. A. MacAulay will preach and preside.  This will be followed by a reception in the hall.  All welcome.

Blythswood Shoe Boxes: Leaflets are available at the door. Completed boxes can be brought to the church or delivered to any Blythswood Shop by 5th November.

Empty shoeboxes are urgently required by the Craft Group.

Youth Cafe AGM: The Tain & District Youth Cafe AGM will be held on Monday 6th November 2017.  The meeting will be in the Youth Cafe starting at 7.30 pm and there will be refreshments afterwards.

Luther 500: There will be a public lecture celebrating 500 years since the start of the Reformation in Dingwall Free Church on Monday 6th November at 7:30 pm.  The speaker is Rev. Dr. Nick Needham of HTC.

House Bible Study:  The next Bible study will be on Tuesday 7th Nov at 7:30pm and will be at James and Murdina Skinner’s, 28 St. Vincent Road. The passage for study is Philippians 2 v.1-18   Each study is self contained and the aim is to generate informal discussion.  

Fearn Communion The communion weekend in Fearn will be on 11th and 12th November.   The guest preacher is Rev. Angus MacRae of Dingwall. 


New Church Fundraising Events

Calendars:  2018 Calendars are now available and can be purchased anytime.   They cost £5.00 Thanks to all those who contributed photos and please continue to take photos which may be used in future years.

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:  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. 

Note: There is a loop system in the church. We stand to sing and remain seated for prayer.

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