TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 25th March 2018



Sunday 25th 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. Andrew Macleod

6.00pm- Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

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

Crèche duty today: Cathie MacKenzie and Catherine Walker.

Crèche next Sunday: Clara Robertson and Murdina Skinner

Innis Mhor:  There is a service in the nursing home today at 3 pm.

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

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

March Door Duty: Duncan MacLean and Sean MacNeil.



Tuesday – The Craft Group meets in the hall from 2 – 4:30pm.

The Bible Study Group The Bible Study Group meets at 7.30 pm in James & Murdina’s, 28 St. Vincent Road. The subject is “Joy”, and the passage for study is Luke 24:33-53.

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


Tain Lunch Club: Lunch Club meets from 12pm-2pm. Team 4 is on duty.

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


Casan Beaga.(Parent and Toddlers) There is no meeting of the Parent and Toddler Group because of the school holidays.


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

Next Sunday:

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

11.30am: Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

6.00pm: Rev. Donald MacIver  


Coffee Morning: Thanks to all who helped in any way with yesterday’s Coffee Morning which raise the superb sum of £772.

Bible Study Group: The group meets on Tuesday 27 March at 7.30 pm in James & Murdina’s, 28 St. Vincent Road. The subject is “Joy”, and the passage for study is Luke 24:33-53.

Easter Outreach:   There will be an outreach event in the Rose Garden this Friday from 11am until 12 noon. If the weather is inclement, it will take place in Tain Youth Café.

New Church Update: Our planning application for the New Church was approved by Highland Council in the last few days.   This is great news and we give thanks to the Lord for ensuring the application progressed without hindrance.   We continue to trust that he will help us bring the project to fruition.

New Church Fund:   There will be a collection for the New Church Fund at the close of both services next Sunday.    We encourage you to give what you can to this project & to pray for the Project Team as they meet this week to decide on how to progress this to the next stage.


New Church Fundraising Notices

Asda Tokens: The Asda Green Tokens Challenge continues until the end of the month so please continue to add your tokens so that we can secure a £500 donation.

Car Boot Sale: This will be on 21st April from 10 am – 2 pm.   If you can bring along a boot full of stuff to sell in aid of the New Church, please sign up on the sheet at the door to help the planning for the day.

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.

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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.