HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 22nd September, 2019

Sunday 22nd September, 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.


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

Crèche duty today: Julie, Murray, Donna

Crèche duty next Sunday: Emma, Rona, Cheryl

Services today: 

10.00am: Rev. Andrew Macleod

6.00pm: We have a joint service with Tain this evening celebrating the Lord’s Supper together. (see note below)



Free Lunch:  The Free Lunch will be  between 12 noon and 2 pm. Come along with a friend.


Craft Group: The Craft Group will resume today in Tain (church hall) 2pm to 4.30pm. All welcome.

Bible Study: The Study group meets tonight at 7.30pm at David and Anne’s, 10 Duthac Wynd, studying James 5:1-11.

Road to Recovery: Road to Recovery meets in Tain church hall at 7.00pm


Annual General Meeting : The Annual General Meeting of Tain and Fearn Free Church will take place in Tain this evening at 7.30pm. (see note below)


Prayer and Fellowship Time: The prayer group meet at David and Anne’s home at 11am.

Next Sunday:

10.00am:  Rev. Alasdair MacAulay

6.00pm: Rev. Alasdair MacAulay


Tain Communion: This weekend is the Tain Communion Weekend. Our guest preacher over the weekend will be Rev. Alasdair MacLeod from Smithton Free Church. The Lord’s Supper will be  celebrated at the evening service, and both ends of the congregation join together for that service.  The communion bread will be gluten-free from now on.

AGM: The Annual General Meeting of Tain and Fearn Free Church will take place in Tain on Wednesday evening. Copies of the accounts will be available at the door. The Seaboard joint meeting has been cancelled this month.

PVG’s: If you have PVG paperwork to complete, please return it as soon as possible.

Highland Foodbank: There will be an opportunity to donate food to the Highland Foodbank
during the month of October. Items requested this time are :- Long Life Juice,  Tins of potatoes,
Tins of mince/stew,  Oatcakes/Crackers,  Tins Ham, Shower gel/ shampoo. Boxes will be at the church doors for any contributions.

2020 Calendars: The Fundraising calendars for 2020 are available in the hall priced at £5. There are also Notelets available for sale.

Women for Mission: All ladies are very warmly invited to a meeting of the WFM in Tain Free Church on Tuesday, 1st October at 2:30pm. This month’s speaker will be Florica Stewart from Maryburgh. Tea and coffee will be provided and there will also be a sales table.

Cheques:   All cheques must now be made payable to – Tain and Fearn Free Church of Scotland.   Please do not put “Building Fund” on the cheque as the bank has changed its rules and will now return it.   If you wish a cheque to go towards the Building Fund – please make that clear on the envelope.

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  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