HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 2nd June, 2019

Sunday 2nd June 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.

There is a loop system in the church

Tea/coffee are served in the hall

after the morning service today.


New Church Fund:   There will be a collection for the New Church today. The sum raised over the last two-month period was £12,830.   The previous two-month period was £7000.  

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

Crèche duty today: to be confirmed.

Innis Mhor: There is a service in the care home today at 3pm led by Rev David Wilkie. 

Youth Fellowship: The YF meets in the Tain manse tonight at 7:30pm.

Services today:  

10.00am: Rev. Andrew MacLeod

6.00pm: Rev. Andrew MacLeod



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


Road to Recovery: Road to Recovery meets in  Tain Free Church Hall at 7.30pm.


Mid-week Meeting : Prayer and Bible Study at 7:30pm.


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

Next Sunday:

10.00am:  Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

6.00pm:  Rev. Alasdair MacAulay


New Church Update:   The Project Team met with the architect and he has agreed to make changes to the design to reduce the cost of the project. There are flyers at the door with the last update.

Fundraising Calendar:   Thanks to everyone who contributed photos for the 2020 Fundraising Calendar. The photos for this year have now been chosen and the calendar will shortly be printed.

Treasurer: Our treasurer Donald Beaton has served the congregation well for over a decade and has intimated that he wishes to relinquish that responsibility now.   We are looking for a new treasurer.   If you would be willing to consider serving the Lord in that capacity, or if you would like to know more about what would be involved, please speak to one of the ministers in the first instance.

Blythswood Job: There is a full-time job currently being advertised by Blythswood for a Transport Assistant / Driver.   You can get more details on their website or by speaking to Barbara Grace at their Evanton depot.

Blythswood Prayer Diaries:   We have a number of Prayer Diaries from Blythswood at the door, that you can pick up and use to inform your prayers with regard to the work of organisation.

Fearn Communion: The next communion weekend will be on 22nd and 23rd June.   We expect to have Rev. Roddy Rankin of the Free Church in Kyle with us then. If anyone connected with the congregation is considering professing their faith and taking communion for the first time, please speak to one of the ministers or elders before then.

Made with Love: There will be a one-day women’s conference at the Capstone in Alness on Saturday 15th June from 10am – 4:30pm.   The day will focus on our identity in Christ and will include, worship, prayer, testimony and fellowship.   Tickets which also cover the cost of lunch are £10 and are available from the Capstone.  

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

Sermon Recordings:  If anybody wishes a copy of any sermon as an MP3 sent  via e-mail – please e-mail your request to Tom Walker on tom@tain.co.uk stating which sermon you would like. CDs can be ordered using the forms in the vestibule.

Alternatively you can listen to the morning sermons on YouTube  These are usually added on Sunday afternoons.  Some evening sermons are now being added.

Church Finances:  The Deacons Court would like to encourage those who contribute to the church to consider doing so by Standing Order. Anyone who sets up a new Standing Order should also let the Assistant Treasurer, Donella Ferrier know that they have done so. Donella can be contacted by email on donellaferrier@talktalk.net or by phone on 01862 810 457.

Free-Will Envelopes: There are sets of envelopes available for those who would like to use this method to donate to the church.   If anyone else wishes a set, please speak to one of the ministers.

Meanwhile, the Deacons Court 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.

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.

Charity No. SCO13392


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