Sunday 21st July 2019
Welcome to our services today in Tain.
Tea & Coffee are served after the morning service.
Please stay behind if you are able.
I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” Psalm 122:1
Children’s Church: Children for Creche go through to the hall after the second singing.
Crèche duty today: Fiona Garvie and Fiona Robertson
Crèche Next Sunday: Isobel MacIver and Ina MacLean
Evening Prayer Group: This meets at 5.35 pm in the Hall.
Door Duty for July: James Skinner and Hector Campbell.
11.30am – Rev. Alasdair MacAulay
6.00pm – Rev. Andrew MacLeod
Road to Recovery: Road to Recovery is at 7pm in the hall.
Tain Lunch Club: Tain Lunch Club will resume on 21st August.
Mid-week Meeting for Prayer and Bible Study: Meeting for Prayer and Bible Study in the church hall at 7:30pm.
Casan Beaga: (Parent and Toddlers) will resume on 29th August, after the school holidays.
Prayer Group: Prayer Group meets as usual at 11am David and Anne’s house.
11.30am: Rev. Andrew Macleod
6.00pm: Rev. Alasdair Macaulay
Missionary Prayer Notes: The Prayer Notes for July and August are available at the door.
FCYC: Please continue to remember and pray for the Free Church Youth Camps which are in full swing now and will be throughout the summer holidays. We are thankful for the safe return of eight youngsters from the congregation who were at camp this past week.
Mission Africa Fundraiser: Fiona Garvie wishes to thank all those wo helped at her garden opening, which raised £369 for Mission Africa.
Generation 19: During the first ten days of September, Free Church congregations are seeking to reach out to their communities in a variety of ways. We are discussing a few different ideas at this stage, but we have already agreed to have an Invite a Friend to Church Day during that period. We would like you to begin to pray now about who you might invite and about other outreach events that take place that week.
Tain Lunch Club: New rotas have been now been drawn up and Mairi will be distributing them soon.
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.
Fundraising Calendar: Thanks to everyone who contributed photos for the 2020 Fundraising Calendar. The calendar will be printed soon.
Mobile Phones: We are still collecting old mobile phones to raise funds. These can be passed on to Samuel Robertson.
Sermon Recordings: If anybody wishes a copy of any sermon as an MP3 recording sent via e-mail – please e-mail your request to Tom Walker on firstname.lastname@example.org 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 the church YouTube channel. Morning sermons are usually added to our YouTube channel 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 email@example.com or by phone on 01862 810 457.
Free-Will Envelopes: There are envelopes available for those who would like to use this method to donate to the church. Please speak to the treasurer, Donald Beaton or the Assistant Treasurer, Donella Ferrier.
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.
If you would like a visit from Alasdair, the minister, contact him at 01862 892 156 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like a visit from Andrew, the Assistant minister, contact him at 01862 832 104 or email him at email@example.com
Note: There is a loop system in the church.
We stand to sing and remain seated for prayer
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