Church News Sunday 5th June

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 There will be no prayer meetings for the next couple of weeks but they will resume again on Wednesday the 22nd June at 10.00am in the small hall.

PASTORAL CARE Please contact the coordinator, Janette Steele (01349 861591), or your elder if you need some help. We have a small group of volunteers who will try their best to assist.

KIRK SESSION The Kirk Session will meet on Thursday 23rd June at 7.00pm in the Church hall. Copies of minutes from the previous meeting will be available from next week.

RIVER Café The next River Café takes place in the Church hall on Wednesday 8th June from 2pm-3.30pm. This will be the last one until September. We are looking forward to welcoming the ladies from Hamilton Bardrainey Guild, who are to be visiting at that time. It would be nice for them to meet some of the Congregation. You will be most welcome to drop in (even if only for a short time) for some tea, coffee and home bakes. See you there!

NEWSLETTER The next edition of the Ferintosh Focus Newsletter will be published later this month. Any articles should be with the editorial team by Wednesday 15th June.

Guild Our guests from Hamilton Bardrainey Church Guild, Port Glasgow, are arriving on Wednesday this week for an overnight visit. This is your last chance to add your name to the list of people who will be joining us at the Conon Hotel for High Tea at 5.30pm. That is Wednesday 8th June and the cost is £11. We’d love to have as many members from Ferintosh Guild as can be there. The list is at the back of the Church today so don’t delay!

We also plan to attend the River Café in the afternoon that day. Please could Guild members try to boost the baking for the River Café.

Ross Presbyterial Council Rally is to be held on Tuesday 14th June at 7.30pm in Rosskeen Parish Church in Alness. The speaker is Richard Sulu from Malawi. We are warmly invited to attend. Let the members of the Guild Team know if you’d like to go and we can arrange to go together.

COFFEE MORNING Janette and Morag Steele are holding a coffee morning on Saturday 18th June in aid of the Haematology Unit at Raigmore Hospital. This will be in the Church Hall from 10am until 12noon. Admission by donation (minimum £2). There will be a Bring and Buy stall. We hope you can come along to support this as the Unit helps so many people with so many different conditions – anaemia, haemophilia, blood clots, leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma – to name but a few. Hope you can make it for a cuppa, some chat and to raise some money for this cause.

HIGHLAND FOODBANK The foodbank are short of long-life orange juice, tinned ham, corned beef, sugar and sweet biscuits. If you could donate any of these items in June/July they will be gratefully received and will go to help people and families in desperate need in our community.

CHURCH FINANCES In line with a previous decision to keep the congregation up to date with our finances, for the month of May our total income was £3,835.57 and our total expenditure was £4,876.74 resulting in a deficit of £1,041.17. When this is added to previous months, thus far, up until the end of May, we are running with a deficit of £3,379.86.

Order of Service for this week