Church News Sunday 8th November

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.

PRAYER GROUP The prayer group will meet on Wednesday 11th November at 10.00am in the small hall.

PASTORAL CARE TEAM If you require some help, do not hesitate to make contact with the Team. We will do our very best to assist. Please contact either your elder or the coordinator, Janette Steele (01349 861591) and as always, we ask for time to make arrangements.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY The subject for the next group study is “Crosscultural Evangelism” from the LifeBuilder series Evangelism a Way of Life. The scripture basis is Acts 17: 16-34. The ladies are friendly and welcoming. Please give it your prayerful thought that you might come along on Wednesday 11th November at 1.30pm for approximately an hour. We’d love to see you there.

RIVER CAFÉ The next River Café takes place in the Church hall on Wednesday 11th November from 2pm-3.30pm. Why not take the time to call in for some tea or coffee, home baking and the all important chat?  Whether you’ve joined us before, or not, we look forward to seeing you there.

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY There will be a Service of Remembrance in the Maryburgh Amenities hall this afternoon at 3.00pm, after which we will be walking down to the War Memorial to lay Wreaths in Remembrance of those who gave their lives in conflict.

RETIRING COLLECTION There will be a retiring offering this morning in aid of the Earl Haig Poppy Scotland Appeal.

CHURCH FINANCES Thanks to us being able to claim funds back from Inland Revenue for Gift Aid Income Tax, during October our income exceeded our expenditure. Total income received, including tax refund, amounted to £5,777 whilst total expenditure amounted to £4,427 leaving us with a surplus of £1,350.

PRAYER AND REFLECTION DAY Plans are being made for a Day of Prayer and reflection on Saturday 28th November in the Church. We are looking for your concerns and suggestions for prayer which can be placed in the basket at the back of the Church. To enable information to be available on the day, today is your last chance to make some suggestions.

CHURCH FLOWERS The flower calendar is being prepared for 2016 and there is one date still available, 30th October. Please contact Jeannette Cameron 01463 870416 if you can help with this. Perhaps there is someone who has only one date and wouldn’t mind helping out with another?  There is also a flower fund and donations towards this can be placed in the collection plate marked accordingly.  We have been asked, where possible, to avoid using lilies as some people can be allergic to them.

GUILD The Guild Gathering for Ross Presbytery is being hosted this year by Castle Street Church Guild. This is an afternoon meeting and will take place on Wednesday 18th November at 2.30pm when the speaker will be Duncan Finlayson from Christian Aid. Look forward to seeing you there. Please contact any of the Guild Leadership team at Ferintosh if you require transport to this event. Please note there will also be a Guild Roadshow Event in Castle Street Church Hall on Saturday 28th November at 1pm until 3pm. Please see poster on Church Noticeboard and in Hall for further information about this.

MUSICAL EVENING There is to be a Musical Evening in the Church on Friday 20th November starting at 7pm, when we will be entertained by the Miriam Singers and Iain’s Boys. This will be followed by a light supper in the hall. Entry will be by donation with proceeds going to the Church. This should be a most enjoyable evening and we hope you can join us. There is a list at the back of the Church for names of anyone willing to donate some home baking for the event.

World Mission Council Newsletter The latest edition of the Newsletter is available, focussing on natural disasters. Those who subscribe to Life and Work should have received a copy of the newsletter with their November magazine. Further copies are available on the table at the back of the Church. Please take one and learn about what our Church and our partners are doing to help in these situations.
Order of Service for this week