HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 31st December 2017


Sunday 31st 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 Baptism Service led by Rev. Alasdair MacAulay .

Crèche and Sunday School- The children will go through to Sunday School and Creche after the second singing.  Those who are of school age can come back into the service prior to the baptism.

6.00pm Mr David Forbes

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

Monthly Record: The January  Monthly Record is now available.

Free Church 2018 Camps Brochure: Camp brochures for 2018 are now available.



New Year’s Day service in the church at 10am (see note)

Free Lunch: The Free Lunch takes a break from now until Monday 8th January.


Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: There will be no mid-week meeting this week. (Jan 3rd)


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

Next Sunday:

10.00am: Iain Alasdair MacDonald    

6.00pm: Rev. Donald MacIver

New Year’s Day:  There will be a short service in the church (Hilton) on New Year’s Day at 10am.

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

Seaboard Hall Rota:  If you would like to help with this, please see the list in the hall.

House Bible Study:  The Bible study will not meet now until the New Year with the first scheduled meeting to be on Tuesday 16th January. 

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 Anne Allan.  

Calendar Payment:   If anyone has yet to pay for Calendars that they have taken, please do so either by putting it in a named envelope in the collection box or by giving it to David Merrick.


 New Church Fundraising Information.

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