Services:        Sunday 16th December

 

                     Sunday 23rd December

 

9.30am

 

Morning Prayer Meeting

9.30am

Morning Prayer Meeting

11.00am

Rev Calum I Macleod

(Church – Bilingual Praise)

11.00am

Rev Ruariadh Maclean                        (Church – Bilingual Praise)

12.30pm

 

 

6.00pm

Sunday Schools

(Back & Tong)

 

Rev Calum I Macleod

(Church)

12.30pm

 

 

6.00pm

 

 

6.00pm

Sunday Schools

(Back & Tong)

 

Rev Ruariadh Maclean (Church)

 

Mr Ronnie Murray (Tong)

Tues (7.00pm)

Tues (7.30pm)

Sat (7.00pm)

Prayer Meeting (Gress) – Elder led

Prayer Meeting (Tong) – Elder led

Open Prayer Time (Crèche / GP Room)

 

Crèche Rota

 

Sunday 16th December:

Dana Murray, Lisa Maclean, Mairianne Maciver, Catherine France

 

Sunday 23rd December:

Laura Burns, Melanie Mackay, Christine Mutch, Sara Macleod

 

Sunday Schools

Sunday Schools will break after today for the holiday period.

 

Bible Buddies

Bible Buddies held their annual Christmas celebration earlier this week. There was an excellent turnout, with lots of families attending to hear the children tell the story of Jesus’ birth. A number of presentations were made by the children to the following missions; God is Good Africa, Moldova Support Group and Abraham’s Oasis.

 

Bible Buddies will meet again after the holidays.

 

Tong Evening Service

Please note there will be no Tong evening service this evening. It will take place next Sunday 23rd December instead.

 

 

Presentation Evening

to

Rev. Calum Iain Macleod and Family

 

Following our minister’s acceptance of the Call to the congregation of Urquhart (Ferintosh) and Resolis a congregational meeting to mark his leaving will be held in the Church on Thursday 20th December at 7.30pm.

 

A short service of worship will be taken by Rev. Ewen Matheson (Interim Moderator Elect) which will be followed by presentations in the Church and refreshments in the Church Hall.

 

Everyone is cordially invited to attend this meeting and to wish a fond farewell to Calum Iain, Dina and family.

A collection will be taken at both Services on Sunday 16th December to allow the congregation the opportunity to contribute to the leaving presentations.

 

 

2019 Islands Study Conference

The 2019 Island Study Conference is due to take place over the weekend of 8th – 10th February in Tarbert on the Isle of Harris.

The Islands Study Conference is an interdenominational Bible study conference that has been held annually in the Harris Hotel since 1983.

The conference will welcome Rev. David Robertson from St Peter's Free Church, Dundee and Rev. Roger Simpson, Archbishop of York's Evangelist for the Northern Province. Mr Robertson is due to speak on "The Good News for Today's Scotland" while Mr Simpson's talk is entitled "Lost for Words".

The residential cost for the conference is £165 with a £10 deposit on written application. Student discounts are available. Day guests are also welcome.

For more on booking and other conference details please visit the Islands Study Conference website www.isc.scot

 

 

 

 

Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity. Psalm 133:1

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Minister: Rev Calum I Macleod

Session Clerk: Mr Iain A Mackinnon / Church Officer: Mr Donald Stewart 

Bulletin Administrator: Lisa Maclean (lisamaclean1@hotmail.com)