HILTON WEEKLY BULLETIN Sunday 10th November, 2019

Sunday 10th November 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 Crèche after the second singing.

Crèche duty today:

Isla, Rona, Cheryl

Topic: Thank you God for my mum (week 8)

Crèche duty next Sunday: 

Julie S, Carrie, Julie M

Topic: Thank you God for my dad (week 9)

Services today: 

Communion Weekend: This is our communion weekend. (see note below)

10.00am: Rev.  Jeremy Ross 

6.00pm:  Rev.  Jeremy Ross



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


Craft Group: The Craft Group meet in the Tain Church hall from 2 pm to 4.30pm. All welcome.

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


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


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


Fearn Communion: This is our communion weekend. Our guest preacher is Rev Jeremy Ross of Dumfermline Free Church who will take both services today and share his testimony in the hall after the evening service. The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at the morning service.   The bread and wine will be served to those sitting in front of the white cloth.   If you intend to take communion, you will be invited to move there at a particular point during the service. The Kirk Session are pleased to announce that Mr Will Ross, Balintore and Mrs Jean MacDonald  have professed their faith in Jesus and their names have now  been added to the communion roll.

Health Centre Clean-Up: The annual Clean-Up around the Old Health Centre will now take place this coming Saturday, 16th November at 10am.    

Congregational Directory: Today will be the last day that you can check your entry in the new congregational bulletin.   The draft copy will be through in the hall.  

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

Blythswood Appeal: Leaflets are available at the door for this year’s Blythswood Shoebox Appeal. Completed boxes can be brought to the church or handed in to a Blythswood shop before the end of October.

Rosskeen Ladies Meeting:  This is tomorrow night, 11th November at 7:30pm in Rosskeen church hall. The speaker is Christina MacMillan, who will share what it’s like being  the lady of the manse; juggling home, work and church activities.

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