TAIN WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 1st July 2018

Sunday 1st July 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


Highland Hospice: Our annual collection for the Highland Hospice takes place today at the close of both services.

11.30am –  Rev. Andrew MacLeod

6.00pm-  Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

Summer Sunday School:   Today – Ina MacLean and Mairi MacAulay.

Sunday School Prizegiving: The children will receive their books & certificates before they go out today.

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

Crèche duty today: Fiona Garvie and Marlene Lobban. 

Crèche next Sunday: Alice Fraser and Lindsay Rodgers

Missionary Prayer Notes: The prayer notes for July and August are available at the door

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

June Door Duty: Duncan MacLean and Iain MacKay.



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


Tain Lunch Club: Lunch Club resumes on 29th August after the school holidays.  

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


Casan Beaga:  Parent and Toddler is off until after the school holidays.   


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

Next Sunday:

11.30am: Holiday Club Family Service to be taken jointly by Rev A MacAulay and Rev A Macleod 

6.00pm:  Rev. Andrew MacLeod


Tain Gala Fundraiser: Thanks to everyone who helped out with the fundraising stall at the Tain Gala – those who staffed the table and those who baked and organised.  

Summer Sunday School: We are looking for volunteers to cover each Sunday during the holidays.   There would be two people on duty each week. There is a rota in the hall that you can sign, if you are able to help

Holiday Club: The Holiday Club will run all this week. There is a club in Hilton in the morning and in Tain in the afternoon – please pray for this work.  Application forms for any children attending can be downloaded and printed  from this link on the Youth page here . They are also available from Mairi MacAulay.

Communicant Roll: The names of Rev. Gordon Mair and Nancy Mair were added to the role of communicant members at the Hilton Communion, having transferred from another congregation.

Tain and Fearn FC Accounts: There are copies of the statement of accounts for 2017 at the door.

Generation Mission: There are a small number of leaflets at the door introducing “Generation” which is the new name for the Mission Board of the Free Church.   If you don’t get a leaflet or you wish more information, speak to one of the ministers. You can also get information on the Free Church website.

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.