TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 10th June 2018

Sunday 10th June 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 David Wlkie

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

Crèche duty today:  Mary Mackay and Rae Ross

Crèche next Sunday: Irene Kennedy and June Grant.

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

June Door Duty: Bill Ferrier and Marcus MacIver.



Craft Group: The Craft Group meets in the church hall from 2pm to 4:30pm

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: Meeting for Prayer and Bible Study has been cancelled so that we can support the Faith Mission.


Casan Beaga. (Parent and Toddlers) meets in the Hall at 10 am. (Snacks duty – Cathie MacDonald & Murdina Skinner)


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

Next Sunday:

11.30am: Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

6.00pm: Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

Holiday Club: We are still looking for volunteers to help at the Holiday Club on the first week in July.   The club will run from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.   If you could help out, even on some days, please speak to Mairi. Application forms for any children attending can be downloaded from the youth page of the church website  HERE. They are also available from each school office or from Mairi MacAulay. There are still a few forms in the church hall.

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.

Church Website: The church website has reverted to it’s previous address  – https://tainandfearnfreechurch.co.uk

Faith Mission: The Faith Mission meetings will continue each night at 7:30pm until next Sunday evening. The tent is set up on the Highland Games Field near Lidl.  Please invite friends along. There will also be a Coffee Morning on Friday at 10:30am.   If anyone can provide a meal for the 4-5 people in the team, you can sign up using the following online link – https://takethemameal.com/JZIP7168 or speak to Emma MacKenzie on 832 245.  The meal can be served in your home or in the church hall.

Bible Study Group: The next Bible Study is scheduled for Tuesday 19th June at 7.30 pm at the home of James and Murdina Skinner. The topic is Faithfulness and the passage for study is 2 Chronicles 20: 1-30. This will be the last Bible Study before the summer break.

Hilton Communion:  The communion weekend is on 23rd and 24th June.   The guest preacher is Rev. Iain Thompson of East Kilbride.

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.

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.