HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 3rd December 2017


Sunday 3rd December 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.


Services today:

10.00 am Rev. Alasdair MacAulay 

Crèche and Sunday School- Children can go through to the hall after the second singing.

6.00pm Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

Youth Fellowship: The YF meets tonight at Rod and Emma MacKenzie’s, Deebank, Hilton at 7:30 pm.

New Church Fund:  There is a collection at the close of both services today for the New Church Fund. 

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



Free Lunch: Free Lunch is on from 12 noon till 2.00pm. Please come along and bring a friend. 


Tuesday: Women for Mission at 2:30 pm in the hall in Tain. (See Note below)

House Bible study: The Bible Study is on at 7:30 pm in James & Murdina Skinner’s, 28 St Vincent Road, Tain. (See note below)


Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 7:30 pm.


Deacons’ Court will meet in the manse at 7 pm.


Prayer and Fellowship Time: All are welcome for prayer and fellowship in the home of David and Anne Wilkie, 10 Duthac Wynd, at 11am

Next Sunday:

10.00am: Rev. Andrew Macleod

6.00pm: Rev. Andrew Macleod


The Record:  Payment for the Free Church magazine, The Record can be made anytime between now and the end of the year.  The cost is £18 if you have been getting it all year.  If anybody would like to order for next year, please speak to Kathleen MacInnes.   There are a couple of spare copies from the last few months that you could take to have a look at, if you are interested.

Calendars:  There are still some of our own Calendars available which make an ideal gift for others.   They can be picked up in the hall.  The cost is £5. 

WFM:  All ladies are warmly invited to come along to the Women for Mission meeting on Tuesday, December 5th at 2:30 pm in the Tain Free Church Hall.  The speaker will be Colin Macpherson from The Emmaus Road Trust, who will speak about that work.  Tea and coffee will be served, and there will be a sales table.

Bible Study:  The next Bible study is on Tuesday 5th December at 7:30pm at James and Murdina Skinner’s, 28 St Vincent Road.   The passage for this study is Phil. 3:1-11.   Please consider going along, even if you haven’t been to any of the previous studies.


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.


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, , Alasdair, please call 01862 892 156 

or email minister@tainandfearnfreechurch.co.uk

or if you would like a visit from  Andrew, the assistant minister, please call 01862 832 104 or email mowgli16b@hotmail.com

 Note: There is a loop system in the church