TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 14th January 2018


Sunday 14th 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 –Rev. Alasdair MacAulay                  

6.00pm Rev. Andrew Macleod   

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

Crèche duty today: Marlene Lobban & Lorna MacIver.

Crèche next Sunday: Cathie MacKenzie and Alice Fraser.

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

January Door Duty: John Ross and Samuel Robertson



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

House Bible Study: Bible Study at James & Murdina’s 28 St Vincent Road at 7:30 pm.  (See Notice)


Tain Lunch Club: Lunch Club cancelled due to weather conditions.  

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study:  Cancelled due to weather conditions.


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

(Snack Duty – Janette Crowther and Elaine Currie .)


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


Communion Preparatory Service  The Communion Preparatory Service will be at 7:30 pm in the church followed by fellowship in the manse. (See note)

Next Sunday:

11.30am: Rev. Andrew Macleod                    

6.00pm: Rev. Andrew MacLeod         


House Bible Study:  The Bible Study group resumes on Tuesday evening at 28 St Vincent Road.   The passage for study is Philippians 3:12 – 4:1.   New faces are always welcome, and as each study is self-contained, people can attend the group as and when it is suitable for them.

Tain Communion:  This weekend is the Tain Communion weekend.  The services will be taken by Rev. Andrew Macleod. The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at the morning service.  There will be fellowship in the hall after the evening service. If anyone connected with the congregation wishes to profess their faith in Jesus and take communion for the first time, they should speak to one of the minister or an elder before then.   

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.

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 would like.