Church News Sunday 17th 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.

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 From 1015-1045 each Sunday the posh room is available for prayer spoken and unspoken, for our church, for the world and for current needs. You can come and go within that time so no need to stay for the half an hour. Feel free to drop in.

PASTORAL CARE TEAM Please contact the team if you need some help. This can be either through your elder or the coordinator, Janette Steele (01349 861591), and we will try to assist. Allow time for arrangements to be made if you require to be taken to appointments.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY The group hopes to complete the present study of Nahum in the next two weeks and will look at the final study entitled, “You will seek refuge” offering the key truth that “the world will rejoice  when the Lord Jesus Christ destroys Babylon on that final Day of Justice”. Even if you haven’t been previously, it would be really good to have you join us in this and future studies. A warm welcome awaits! We meet on Wednesday 20th February in the Church Hall at 1.30pm for approximately an hour.

HOLY COMMUNION On Sunday, 3rd March, we celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion at our morning service at 11.00am and at our evening service at 6.30pm. This is always a good opportunity for anyone who wishes to profess their faith in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour to do so by becoming a member of the local church. Please speak to the minister or any elder to find out more about faith and commitment.​ The Kirk Session are asked to meet in the small hall at 10.45am prior to morning worship.

KIRK SESSION The Kirk Session are asked to wait behind in the Annex for a short meeting after this morning’s service.

BUNDLES OF FUN For all parents/carers, babies + toddlers, every Thursday in the hall from 1pm-2:30pm. Come along and relax over a cup of tea/coffee whilst you watch the children play.

HIGHLAND FOODBANK In the next few weeks, the Foodbank would like us to help with tins of ham, diluting juice, Smash (dried potato), pot noodles, ladies deodorant, washing powder (small packets) and washing-up liquid. All non-perishable foods are most welcome every week. Thank you for your generosity.

ANNUAL STATED MEETING The Congregational Annual Stated Meeting will take place in the Church hall at 7pm on Wednesday 20th March. Copies of the Trustees report are available for Elders to uplift.

Meet the Guild National Convener Patricia Robertson, National Convener of the Church of Scotland Guild, will address a meeting of Guild members from Ross and Ross/Tain Guilds Together, and others interested in the Guild, in St Clements Hall on Wednesday 20th February at 7.30pm. In view of the current Guild theme of “One Journey, Many Roads”, she will be speaking on how her journey has led her to this point, and there will I am sure also be a chance to discuss any aspect of the life and work of the Guild. If anyone would like to attend and needs transport, please contact Janet Winchester (tel. O1349 865308).

SOUP LUNCH The last Soup Lunch for this session will be held in the Church hall on Friday 1st March starting at 12 noon. Why not come along for some home-made soup, tea, coffee etc? This gives the opportunity to meet up with friends and enjoy the all important time to chat. We look forward to seeing you there. If you would like to contribute to this event, please add your name etc. to the list at the back of the church. Many thanks.

FERINTOSH FOCUS The next edition of the Ferintosh Focus Newsletter will be out in mid March. All articles must be with the Editor by Friday 8th March.

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

Order of Service for this week