Sunday 20th May 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: Catherine Walker and Lindsay Rodgers
Crèche next Sunday: Clara Robertson and Natalie Edwards.
Youth Fellowship: The YF meets in the Tain manse tonight at 7:30 pm.
Evening Prayer Group: Meets at 5.35 pm in the Hall.
May Door Duty: John Ross and John Garvie
Craft Group: There will be no Craft Group this Tuesday. It will resume on 12th June.
Group Bible Study: The Bible Study Group meets at James and Murdina’s at 7:30pm. The subject is ‘Kindness’, and the passage for study is 2 Samuel Chapter 9
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 the hall at 7:30 pm.
Casan Beaga. (Parent and Toddlers) meets in the Hall at 10 am. (Snacks duty – Fiona Garvie and Lindsay Rodgers ).
Prayer Group. There will be no meeting of the Prayer Group this week.
11.30am: Rev. Alasdair MacAulay
6.00pm: Rev. Andrew MacLeod
General Assembly: The Free Church General Assembly takes place in Edinburgh this week. The Assembly proceedings will be streamed live online and can be accessed from the Free Church Home Page.
Tain Ladies Bible Study: If anyone would like to attend the Tain Ladies Bible Study Dinner organised annually by Netty Sinclair please speak to Mairi as soon as possible. Names and menu requests need to be submitted before the 15th of June.
Faith Mission: The Faith Mission is organising a two-week Tent Mission in this area during the month of June. The tent will be set up on the Highland Games Field, near Lidl, from Sunday 3rd to Sunday 17th June with meetings every evening except Saturdays at 7:30 pm.
New Church Fundraising Notices
2019 Calendar: The photos for the 2019 Fundraising Calendar have been chosen and the calendars will be printed shortly to catch the summer tourist season. Thanks to all those who contributed photographs and please continue to do so, as planning begins for a 2020 calendar.
New Church Fund Total: We have the raised the sum of £180, 000 thus far. Almost £12,000 has been spent on professional and planning fees, leaving £168,000 in the New Church Account.
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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