Church News Sunday 22nd 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. On Saturday 12th December we are going to see the Panto Aladdin at 2.30pm at Dingwall Academy by Dingwall Players.

TEA, CAKE & CRAFT FUNDRAISER The Sunday Club and FYF are doing the teas after Church next Sunday, 29th November to raise money for the teenager they support in South America. Please come and enjoy our home baking with a cuppa and a chat. Saffron will be playing the piano.  We have been busy making calendars, gift tags and coasters, come and give us a donation.  Even if you don’t have much time, we will bag up your cakes to take home.

PRAYER GROUP The prayer group will meet on Wednesday 25th November at 10.00am in the small hall.

PASTORAL CARE TEAM Please contact us if you need some help. We are ready to be of assistance. Contact your elder or the coordinator, Janette Steele (01349 861591). Do allow time to make the arrangements.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY We meet this coming Wednesday 25th November at 1.30pm to continue in our studies of Evangelism. This week we look at “Crosscultural Evangelism” using as our starting point Acts 17: 16-34. Why not come along and see for yourself what it is all about. We are really friendly and would love to have more join us.

NEWSLETTER The next edition of the Ferintosh Focus Newsletter will be published in early December. All articles are to be with the editorial team by Friday 28th November.

CONGREGATIONAL BOARD/KIRK SESSION The Board and Session will meet on Thursday 26th November – the Board at 7.00pm and the Session immediately thereafter. Copies of minutes and agendas are available from today and those electing to receive them via email should already have them.

PRAYER AND REFLECTION DAY The Church will be open from 10am on Saturday 28th November for Prayer and Reflection. The topics which will be highlighted are Refugees, Syria, Homelessness and Foodbanks and Inequalities. Come along and pray for your own concerns too. There is opportunity for you to come in for a time of quiet prayer and meditation and also, on the hour, to join with others in group prayer. Short videos will be shown about child exploitation and Syrian Refugees. Teas and coffees will be available. Pick up a flier today to take home as a reminder to come along on Saturday. At this busy, busy season, try to come along and withdraw for a time of prayer. The Church will remain open until 3pm.

GUILD Please remember to give your name to Pat Gillanders if you are planning to attend the Guild Christmas Lunch in the Conon Hotel on Monday 7th December. Details can be had from Pat. There is a Guild Roadshow Event in Castle Street Church Hall Saturday 28th November beginning at 1pm. See the posters on the Church noticeboard and in the hall for further information.

SOUP LUNCH Our next Soup Lunch is to be held on Friday 4th December at 12 noon in the Church hall. After some delicious soup and a cuppa, we plan to look at how Christmas is celebrated in different parts of the world. We look forward to seeing you there!

CHRISTIAN AID Christian Aid Magazines are available in the porch or table at the rear of Church. The latest edition of Christian Aid features many interesting articles, relating to the plight of refugees and action being taken by this charity.  So many other enlightening items to stimulate the mind, plus people and their plights to pray for, and support in whatever way we can, even a cryptic crossword for those who enjoy puzzles.  Something for everyone, do take a copy and enjoy.

Order of Service for this week