TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 11th March 2018

Sunday 11th March 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 to the hall after the second singing.

Crèche duty today: Irene Kennedy and Marlene Lobban

Crèche next Sunday: Alice Fraser and Lindsay Rodgers

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

Youth Fellowship:   The YF meets tonight in the manse at 7:30 pm.

March Door Duty: Duncan MacLean and Sean MacNeil.



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

The Bible Study Group: The Bible Study Group meets at James and Murdina’s, 28 St Vincent Road at 7:30 pm. This will be the start of a new study on the Fruit of the Spirit. The subject is love and the study passage is 1 John 4:7-16.

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


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

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study will be in the hall at 7.30pm


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

Next Sunday:

11.30am: Rev. Andrew Macleod

6.00pm: Rev. Donald MacIver


Gideons Friends Evening:  The annual Friends Evening for the Easter Ross Branch of Gideons International is on Friday 16th March in Tain Parish Church at 7.30 pm.  The Speaker is Nick Timmins (Scottish Gideons) with praise items from the Highland Male Voice Gospel Choir.  All are welcome.

Coffee Morning: The WFM will hold a coffee morning on Saturday 24 March between 10:30 and 12:30 in the church hall. If you can help on the day, or provide home baking, bric-a-brac, or plants, please speak to Cathie Macdonald, June Grant or Donella Ferrier. The hall will be open on the Friday from 2 – 4pm for donations.

New Church Fundraising Notices

Church Calendars: Planning has already begun to produce a fundraising calendar for 2019. It would be much appreciated if you could send any suitable images to Rona at – catrionagrigg@btinternet.com

Fun-Run Fund-Raiser: It is intended to host a 5K fun run for individuals and families on Saturday 5th May at Geanies House. If you can help with taking booking and payment or with organising the event, please speak to Isla Scamen on 851 839 or 07779 991 132,

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.


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.



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.