Church News Sunday 10th 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. The Youth Club will meet fortnightly on 15th and 29th November and 13th December.

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.

RETIRING COLLECTION There will be a retiring collection at the end of each service today in aid of the Earl Haig Fund.

PRAYER DAY At this time of change in our national church and with uncertainty in government, our church will be open on Saturday 16th of November from 10 till 3  to provide a space for people to pray for our local and national church and country. This  also coincides with the weekend of prayer internationally for the persecuted church. Feel free to drop in for any time of prayer,long or short. Tea and coffee will be available.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY 2 Timothy and Titus are the books which are to be studied this session and the group of seven studies are entitled “Vital Christianity”. Please give serious consideration to coming along on Wednesday 13th November to the Church Hall at 1.30pm for approximately an hour to study God’s Word. We are at the start of reading 2 Timothy “Be faithful and be focused”. All will be made welcome to this friendly group.

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.

PASTORAL CARE TEAM  Do give us a call if you need some help. We will try our very best to be of assistance. Either contact your elder or the coordinator, Janette Steele (01349861591). Remember to allow time to arrange to be taken to appointments.

RIVER CAFÉ The next River Cafe takes place in the Church Hall on Wednesday 13th November from 2pm-3.30pm. Why not join us for some tea/coffee, home bakes and the chance to have a catch up with friends, or even make some new ones? As some of our “regular bakers” are unable to attend this time, can you help by providing some home baking for this event? If so, can you please add your name to the list at the back of the church. Your help would be most appreciated. Many thanks. We look forward to welcoming you there.

COFFEE MORNING There is to be a Coffee Morning in the Church Hall on Saturday 30th November from 10am-12 midday. Entry is by donation with proceeds going to Church and Community Activities. Teas will be provided. There will be a variety of stalls including Christmas Decorations and Gifts, Crafts, Baking/Produce, Books and many more surprises and bargains! (No bric-a-brac)! The hall will be set up on Friday 29th at 2.30pm and will also be open from 6pm-7pm to receive any donations for the teas and sales tables. The hall will  again be open from 08.30am on the Saturday for contributions. There is a list at the back of the church for names and details of how you can help with this event. Please add your name as your help and support would be most welcome at this church/community event. We look forward to seeing you there.

FERINTOSH & RESOLIS FREE CHURCH LADIES WFM GROUP Ferintosh & Resolis Free Church Ladies WFM Group would like to invite you to their Christmas Evening on Monday 2nd December at Resolis Free Church.
The speaker will be Allan Dunbar from Christians Against Poverty (CAP) and there will be a variety of craft sales tables in aid of the WFM projects. Tea, coffee and home baking will be also served and a chance to blether with old and new friends. The evening starts at 7.30pm. Please come along and bring a friend, a warm welcome awaits.

FLOWER CALENDAR The proposed Flower Rota for 2020 is available on the table at the back of the church. Please check your name against the date/s and if there are any corrections please let Jeannette Cameron know. 01463 870416. There is one space available at the moment in November and you can enter your name if you would like to be involved.  There is also a Flower Fund should you wish to contribute.

GUILD We have received an invitation from St Clement’s Guild to an afternoon tea in their hall on Friday 15th November at 2.30pm. There is a list on the table at the back of Church for Guild members and others interested to add their names so that transport can be arranged. Also on the table are order forms for Guild project gift cards, a good way to make your Christmas shopping count for people in this country and abroad who have great need of our support. Illustrations of the cards are on the notice board in the hall. Orders should be with Janet Winchester by Sunday 17th November. The Guild Christmas lunch is planned for Monday 9th December in the Cottage Bar, Maryburgh. If you intend coming, or bringing a guest, please make sure names and menu choices are added to the list on the table by Sunday 17th November at the latest, after which the booking will be made.

HIGHLAND FOODBANK As you will have heard on the news this week, the use of foodbanks has increased tremendously over the last few weeks and people with disability and sickness are having to make more use of them. I know you are always so generous. Please continue to donate by putting a few items extra in your shopping trolley each week. Any non-perishable food, toiletries and cleaning materials are very acceptable. Thank you.

LIFE AND WORK MAGAZINE If anyone would like to start getting Life and Work magazine next year, please put your name on the list at the back of the church. The cost is £33.60 for the year and this is payable at the end of January. There is a copy of this month’s magazine at the back of the church to have a look at.

WORLD MISSION COUNCIL NEWSLETTER Copies of the latest edition are available on the table at the back of the Church. Please take one and read about different ways in which individuals and congregations can engage with the world Church.

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

Order of Service for this week