HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 10th February 2019


Sunday 10th February 2019

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.


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

Services today:

10.00 am Rev Alasdair MacAulay

6.00pm: Faith Mission – Seaboard Hall.( see notice below)

Youth Fellowship: The YF meets in Hilton at 7:30pm.  



Free Lunch: The Free Lunch will take place tomorrow between 12 noon and 2pm in Hilton. Come along with a friend.


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

Road to Recovery: Road to Recovery which meets every Tuesday in the hall in Tain has changed to the slightly earlier time of 7pm.


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


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

Next Sunday:

10.00am: – Rev. Andrew Macleod 

6.00pm:  Rev. Andrew Macleod 


Faith Mission: There will be a gospel rally hosted by the Faith Mission in the Seaboard Hall, Balintore tonight (10th Feb)  at 6pm.   The speaker will be Gordon Thomson of the Faith Mission in Glasgow.

New Church Update: The Deacons Court will be writing to the General Trustees to seek clarification on the likelihood of getting a loan for the New Church through that avenue.  We will also update the congregation every 2 months on what has been raised for the New Church Project.  

Curry Night Fundraiser:   We are hosting a curry night in the Tain hall on Friday 8th March at 6pm for 6.30pm in the church hall. Tickets are priced at £10 each for a two-course meal. There will be a selection of curries to choose from, including a vegetarian option.

Tickets are available to buy from Fiona Robertson, Mary Bauld, Mairi MacAulay and Maureen Ross (Hilton). They are also for sale in Made in Tain and the Seaboard Hall.

Mobile Phones: We are still collecting old mobile phones to raise funds. They should be dropped off in the boxes in both churches or given directly to Samuel Robertson.

Bible Reading Plan: The Free Church has produced a Reading Plan to enable people to read through the New Testament this year. The proposed start date is Monday 4th February and it involves reading 5-6 chapters per week.   Please pick up a copy at the door and consider following the reading plan.

Camps Brochures: Copies of the 2019 Free Church Camp’s Brochures are available in the hall.   The Deacons Court makes a contribution of £100 per child to help with the cost.

Calendars & Records: If anyone has yet to pay for Calendars they have taken, or for last year’s church magazine, The Record, please do so as soon as possible.

Online Sermons: Sermons are now being added online weekly.    The morning sermons tend to go up the same day they were preached.   Evening sermons are beginning to be added now also.  You can get them by clicking the ‘Sermons’ tab on our website, which will take you to our YouTube page –  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9E4Fzhc1_UjRBlpR-R6Svw

Church Finances: The Deacons Court would encourage those who contribute to the church to consider doing so by Standing Order.   We would also urge anyone who pays tax to consider signing a Gift Aid form. This allows the church to get an additional 25% from the government, on any donations you make

Easy Fundraising:  We now have an easyfundraising account for the New Church fund.   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.


Church Finances:

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