HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 29nd April 2018

Sunday 29nd April 2018

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.



10.00 am –  Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

Pre-school, Crèche and Sunday School- The children will go through to Sunday School and Creche after the second singing.

6.00pm –   Rev. Alasdair MacAulay



Free Lunch: 

The Free Lunch will run in Hilton from 12 noon until 2 pm. Come along with a friend.


 Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Seaboard Joint Prayer Meeting is in the Free Church at 7:30 pm


Prayer and Fellowship Time:

Prayer Group meets at 11am at David and Anne’s house.

Next Sunday:

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

10.00am: Rev. Andrew MacLeod

6.00pm: Rev. Andrew MacLeod


Bible Study Group: The group meets next on Tuesday 8th May at 7:30pm in the home of James and Murdina. The topic is Patience. The passage for study is Matthew 18: 21-35.

Tain Communion: The Tain Communion takes place on the 12th and 13th of May.   Our guest preacher is Rev. Duncan MacLeod of Dornoch Free Church.

Mission Support: The Inverness and North Free Church Mission Support Group will hold a Coffee Morning on Saturday, 5 May, from 10.30 am – 12.00 noon in Dingwall Free Church hall.   As well as tea, coffee and home baking, there will be a bric-a-brac stall and a baking stall.

Church Camps: Please inform either of the ministers, if you have children going to camp, as the Deacons Court will provide some financial assistance.

New Church Fundraising Notices

Car Boot Sale: The sale raised a total of £3200 on the day with more being added since then.

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 Rhona at – catrionagrigg@btinternet.com

Fun-Run Fund-Raiser:

This Saturday is our Fun Run at Geanies House, IV20 1TW. Entrants can walk or run the 2k or 5K route.   Entries can be made by printing a form from our website, by completing a form from the church hall or on Saturday Morning at Geanies.     The cost of entry is £5 for an individual or £15 for a family, with all proceeds going to our New Church Fund. Cheques should be made payable to Tain and Fearn New Church Fund. You can get more information from Isla Scamen – 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.


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 Alasdair the minister, 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