TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 7th January 2018


Sunday 7th January 2018

Welcome to our services today.

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

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


11.30am – Iain Alasdair MacDonald                 

6.00pm Iain Alasdair MacDonald

Children’s Church: – There is no Sunday School today but younger children can go through to the hall just after the second singing.

Crèche duty today: Ina MacLean and Irene Kennedy. Children for the Crèche can go through at any time.

Crèche next Sunday: Marlene Lobban & Lorna MacIver

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

January Door Duty: John Ross and Samuel Robertson

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

Monthly Record: The January Monthly Records are now available.

Free Church Holiday Camps Brochure: Copies of the Camp Brochure for 2018 are available in the hall.

Property Upkeep Fund:  There is a collection at the close of both services today for the Property Upkeep Fund



Craft Group: meet in the Hall from 2 to 4.30 pm.  All welcome.

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


Tain Lunch Club: Lunch Club meets at midday. Team 2 is on duty. 

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Prayer and Bible Study in the hall at 7:30pm.


Casan Beaga.(Parent and Toddlers) Parent and Toddlers meets in the hall at 10am.

(Snack Duty – Emma MacKay and Lindsay Rogers.)


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

Next Sunday:

11.30am: Rev. Alasdair MacAulay                 

6.00pm: Rev. Andrew MacLeod         


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

Used postage stamps are still being collected to benefit Blythswood Care and the Highland Hospice.  Please leave a border of at least half an inch around the stamp. They can be put in the box at the door.

House Bible Study:  The Bible study will resume next week on Tuesday 16th January.

Calendars: If you have yet to pay for a calendar, please do so as soon as possible.

 The Record:  Payment for the Free Church magazine, The Record is now due.  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. 

Church Finances:  The Deacons Court would like to encourage those who contribute to the church to consider doing so by Standing Order.

The bank details for Ordinary Income are as follows –                                                                 Sort Code 80-06-36.  Account Number 06001724.

The Bank Details for the New Church Fund are –                                                                  Sort Code 80-06-36.  Account Number 10090961.


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.


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.

You are always welcome at any of our services during the week and you can find more information about us at


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If you would like a visit from Alasdair, the minister, please call 01862 892 156      or email


or if you would like a visit from Andrew, the assistant minister, please call 01862 832 104 or email



CDs and mp3 files of our Sunday Services are available.  Please use the forms in the vestibule if you wish to order any or please e-mail your request to Tom Walker on tom@tain.co.uk stating which sermon you