Church News Sunday 25th November

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

BREAKFAST CLUB Breakfast Club for nursery and primary children is today at 10.20am.

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.

Informal prayer time before the morning service Come along when you can, leave when you want: for ten seconds or ten minutes. Prayer and reflection time in the hall posh room every Sunday between 10.15 and 10.45am.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY We are now moving on to Advent studies. Using the Carol “Angels from the realms of glory”, in the first of four studies we will look at angels in the Old Testament and New Testament, the angel and Mary and the angel and Joseph. Do come along to study the true meaning of Christmas and get away from the busy-ness and hurry of preparations. You will be made most welcome on Wednesday 28th at 1.30pm in the Church Hall. The meeting lasts approximately an hour. We’d love to see you there!

PASTORAL CARE  If you need some help either at home or to be taken to an appointment, contact the Team. This can be by your elder or the coordinator, Janette Steele (01349 861591). We will make a big effort to be of assistance.

FERINTOSH FOCUS The next edition of the Ferintosh Focus will be published in early December. All articles must be with the Editor by Friday 30th November.

WYVIS HOUSE There will be a service at Wyvis House this afternoon at 4pm, all welcome. This is a lovely service, it’s a joy to be with the staff and residents for this short act of worship.

GUILD CHRISTMAS LUNCH Could all those who have signed up for this please pay Pat Gillanders by Sunday 9th December. If anyone has not yet signed up and wishes to do so, please do this as soon as possible.

CHRISTMAS COFFEE MORNING There is to be a Coffee Morning with Christmas Stalls in the Church Hall on Saturday 1st December from 10am-12 noon. Entry is by Donation, with proceeds going to Church and Community Activities. There will be a variety of stalls, which will include Crafts, Christmas Decorations, Baking and Produce, Books and many more surprises. The Hall will be open on Friday 30th November from 7pm-8pm to receive any contributions and on Saturday morning from 8.30am onwards. Help would be appreciated at this event and there is a list at the back of the church for names etc. We look forward to seeing you there!

GUILD A lists is available at the back of the Church for an invitation to a Christmas social afternoon by Castle Street Guild on Wednesday 19th December at 2.30pm in Castle Street hall.

SOUP LUNCH The last Soup Lunch for 2018 will take place in the Church hall on Friday 7th December at 12 noon. Why not join us for some delicious home-made soup, tea (or coffee) and the all important chat. We look forward to welcoming you there.

SCOUT CHRISTMAS POST Conon and Maryburgh Scouts are once again running the Christmas Scout Post on Saturday, 8th December from 10am to 12 noon. Christmas cards can only be dropped off for delivery within the 30mph signs in the villages of Maryburgh or Conon Bridge. The cost per card remains at 15p per card. Cards can be dropped off at either the Maryburgh Amenities hall or the Church Hall in Conon Bridge on the morning of the 8th. Note, same day delivery is not guaranteed. Tea/Coffee with Mince Pies and Shortbread will be on sale throughout the morning. For more information, please contact Corinna (on 867880) or Lauren (on 863794).

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

Order of Service for this week