Services:        Sunday 20th January

                     Sunday 27th January

9.30am

Morning Prayer Meeting

9.30am

Morning Prayer Meeting

11.00am

Rev Calum M Smith

(Church – Bilingual Praise)

11.00am

Rev Calum I Macleod (Church – Bilingual Praise)

12.30pm

 

 

6.00pm

 

 

6.00pm

Sunday Schools

(Back & Tong)

 

Rev Calum M Smith

(Church)

 

Mr Ronnie Murray (Tong)

12.30pm

 

 

6.00pm

 

 

 

Sunday Schools

(Back & Tong)

 

Rev Calum I Macleod

(Church)

 

 

 

Tues (7.00pm)

Wed (7.30pm)

Thur (7.00pm)

Sat (7.00pm)

Prayer Meeting (Gress) – Elder led

Prayer Meeting (English) – Elder led

Prayer Meeting – (Gaelic) – Elder led

Open Prayer Time (Crèche / GP Room) – Elder led

 

Crèche Rota

Sunday 20th January:

Marabelle Macdonald, Anne Montgomery, Ishbal Macdonald, Erica Clark

 

Sunday 27th January:

Anne Macleod, Natalie Murray, Katy Graham

 

Bible Buddies

Bible Buddies meets this week:

Monday 21st January: 6.30-7.30pm for all children aged P1 to P3. 

Tuesday 22nd January:6.30-8pm for all children aged P4 to P7.

 

Little Lambs Rota:

23rd January:

Nan Ferguson, Louise Reeves, Isobel Maciver (Inner Coll) and Rhoda Maciver

 

Little Lambs Toddler Group

Little Lambs will meet on Wednesday 23rd January, 1pm - 2.45pm in the church hall. All babies, toddlers, parents and grandparents welcome.

 

Property Fund

The monthly Property Fund collection will be taken  Sunday, 27th January.

 

Induction

The induction service for Rev Calum I Macleod will be held on Saturday 2nd February at 12 Noon inDingwall.  The service and reception will be held at Dingwall Academy.  Please remember him prayerfully during this time.

 

Western Isles Free Church Mission Support Group

We will be hosting our annual supper evening on Friday 1st February at 7pm in the Rev MA Macleod Memorial Hall. Our speaker will be Janice Gilmour who will tell us about her recent trip to Iraq.  In order to book a place or a table, please contact Duncan Maclean on 70 2618 or 07733 077972 or by email to d.maclean145@btinternet.com.  Donations from the evening will go to Muriel Macleod (Cambodia) & Catriona Macdonald (Peru). All very welcome.

 

Big Youth Fellowship

The Big YF will meet on Sunday 20th January in the Rev MA Memorial Hall, Stornoway at 8.30pm. We will hear from special guest, Gavin Peacock, on Facetime from Canada. This will be a Q&A about his life of faith, as a minister and formerly as a professional footballer. All young people are warmly encouraged to come along.  

 

Gavin Peacock is Discipleship Pastor at Calvary Grace Church in Calgary Alberta. He was a professional Footballer for 18 years, playing in the Premier League for Newcastle United and Chelsea. He then worked for the BBC, regularly appearing as a pundit on Football Focus, Match of the Day 2 and BBC Radio 5 live, before entering full time Christian ministry. He recently appeared on a BBC Programme My Faith and Me, explaining his journey from Premier League goal scorer to a career devoted to preaching the Gospel.

 

Senior Presbytery Camp: 8-11 February 2019

Booking forms are now available for the Senior Presbytery Camp which runs in Scaladale from Friday 8th to Monday 11th February 2019. The camp is open to young people aged S3-S6 and costs £35. Book early to avoid disappointment. Contact Catriona Macdonald for more information - 07717 368004.

 

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

 

I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy in the God of my salvation. Habakkuk 3:18

www.backfreechurch.co.uk (A charity registered in Scotland SC038164)

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

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