Church News Sunday 8th February
SUNDAY CLUB AND FYF Sunday Club and FYF meet today at 10.50am. As always there is a Crèche for pre-school children each Sunday morning.
Heidi’s looking for help! She is hoping to run a Messy/Sweaty Church/Fun Club Saturday on Saturday March 21st from 12:30-2:25 for children Primary age. Looking for volunteers to help with games, crafts, snacks, and drama, the more the better!! There will be a brief meeting after worship next week in the hall for all those willing to help out! Please consider getting involved, thank you.
PRAYER GROUP The prayer group will meet again on Wednesday 11th February at 10am in the small hall.
PASTORAL CARE TEAM Help is available for you for small tasks and to take you to appointments. Just contact either your elder or the coordinator, Liz Glashan (01349 861532) remembering to allow time for arrangements to be made.
BEETLE DRIVE Many thanks to everyone who contributed in any way to make this an enjoyable evening. Going by the noise levels in the hall, both young and old seemed to enjoy the event. Watch this space for the next one!
LADIES BIBLE STUDY The group meets again on Wednesday 11th February in the Church Hall at 1.30pm. We are reading John 4: 4- 30 to examine the statement, “Getting People Interested” from the series “Evangelism – A Way of Life”. We’d love to have you join us on that day. The discussions are very full and open and highlight many ideas and thoughts. However, being quiet and listening would be fine too.
RIVER CAFÉ The next River Cafe takes place in the church hall next Wednesday 11th February from 2pm-3.30pm. Why not drop in for some tea/coffee, home baking and the chance to have a chat? We look forward to welcoming you there, whether it’s for the whole time or a few minutes.
MARYBURGH CRAFT GROUP This group meets in Maryburgh Free Church hall and knits and crochets (e.g. gloves, hats and scarves) for charities to add to Blythswood boxes, hats for the Seamens’ Missions, blankets for Malawi etc. The participants would be pleased to receive any unwanted wool you may have which they will share. Liz Glashan (01349 861532) is the contact person for any more information you might require. There is a box in the annex for any donations you can bring along.
Christian Aid: Count your Blessings 2015 This year again Christian Aid has produced material for reflection during Lent, including versions for children and young people. There is a short “thought for the day” each day, with a different theme each week. Prayer requests, as well as fundraising suggestions, are also included. Copies can be ordered by phone on 0870 078 7788, by e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org, or downloaded from christianaid.org.uk/lent. There is also an app available from the Apple App store or Google Play.
World Day of Prayer The World Day of Prayer this year is Friday 6th March. The service has been prepared by Christian women in the Bahamas. Ferintosh Congregation (both men and women) are invited to the local service will be held in St Lawrence’s Church in Dingwall at 7.30pm on that date. Anyone who would like to attend, and who needs or can offer transport, is asked to contact Janet Winchester on 865308.
PASTORAL DUTIES Rev’d Graham can be contacted on 861275 if required for any Pastoral duties.