Church News Sunday 25th February

SUNDAY CLUB AND FYF Sunday Club and FYF meet today at 10.50am. There is a Crèche for pre-school children each Sunday morning.

PRAYER GROUP Prayer meetings continue on Wednesday mornings at 10am in the Church hall. Prayer is the essential powerhouse of the Church and your participation would be greatly valued. The small group is very friendly and there is no pressure to pray aloud if you do not wish to.

PASTORAL CARE If you need some help, please don’t hesitate to enlist the help of the Team. Members are ready and willing to do their best to be of assistance. Contact either your elder or the coordinator, Janette Steele (01349861591). Allow time for arrangements to be made if you possibly can.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY Next week, 28th February, we are meeting in the Church Hall at 1.30pm to examine the next study in the Cover to Cover Series which is called “Living Faith”. The Invitation to service is the area we hope to look at via John 19: 28-30 and Matthew 25: 34-40 (this is due to last week’s being cancelled). Please do think about coming along for these Invitations from the Cross. A warm welcome awaits you. The meeting lasts approximately an hour.

SOUP LUNCH The last Soup Lunch for this winter will take place in the Church Hall on Friday 2nd March starting at 12 midday. Why not join us for some delicious home-made soup, tea and biscuits and the chance to meet up for a chat? We look forward to meeting to you there.

FERINTOSH FOCUS The next edition of the Ferintosh Focus will be published in March. Any articles or contributions to the editorial team please by Friday 9th March.

HOLY COMMUNION Next Sunday 4th March, we celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion at our morning worship at 11.00am. The Kirk Session are asked to meet in the small hall at 10.45am prior to worship.

KIRK SESSION The Kirk Session will meet at 7.00pm on Thursday 8th March in the Church Hall. Minutes and agendas are available to uplift now. Elders who have elected to receive them by email should now have them.

GUILD The Guild meets on Monday 5th March at 2pm in the Church Hall. The speaker is Hannah Sutherland and she will give us insight into #Highland Supports Refugees. If you’d like to learn more, do come along. All are welcome. This organisation is currently collecting men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and shoes as well as sleeping bags, toiletries and blankets. If any member of the congregation would like to donate, bring it to Hall before 5th March.

MALAWI INFORMATION EVENING Rosskeen Church of Scotland Guild invites anyone interested in an update on work in Malawi to a meeting at Roskeen (Alness) on tomorrow, Monday 26th February at 7.30pm. The speaker will be Alan Laverock, who has worked in Ekwendeni, and is involved in the setting up of the Banana Box Trust, which aims, following the winding up of the Raven Trust, to continue the transport of essential goods to Malawi. If you require or can offer transport please contact Janet Winchester (01349 865308).

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER The 2018 World Day of Prayer service will be held on Friday 2nd March at 7.30pm in St Clement’s Church, Dingwall. The Order of Service, on the theme “All God’s creation is very good!” has been prepared by Christian women in Suriname. All are welcome to attend. If you require or can offer transport, contact Janet Winchester (01349 865308).

SCRIPTURE UNION Ross-shire Scripture Union Action group are hosting a Christian Values for Education event for parents and carers to ask about Christian Worship in schools and how we can see more Christian values in schools, and discuss other issues. This is to take place on Saturday 10th March at Alness Capstone Centre, 10- 12noon. Entry is £5 which includes bacon rolls and coffee.

PASTORAL DUTIES Rev’d Stephen Macdonald can be contacted on 864273 if required for any Pastoral duties.

Order of Service for this week