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11th December

CRECHE

TEAS

 

CRECHE

TEAS

Chrisell Macleod

Maighread Macphee

 

Annabelle Maclean

Karen Mackay

Elaine Macmillan

Dawn Campbell

 

Alison Macdonald

Elizabeth Ferguson

Marina Macaulay

 

 

Catriona Neally

 

Karen Mackay

 

 

Kathleen Walker

 

TWEENIES

 

TWEENIES

Liz Macleod

Betsy Macleod

 

Shona MacVicar

Elaine Poke

 

Heather Mackay

 

 

Naomi Mackay

Bulletin for Sunday 4th December 2016

We warmly welcome you to our worship service today.  We extend a special welcome to visitors. Please join us for tea in the hall after the morning service.

Psalm books and Bibles are available at the front and upstairs doors.  We sing unaccompanied psalms, led by a precentor. We stand to sing and sit to pray.

There is a crèche that meets in the hall next door to the church during the morning service: age 0-2yrs upstairs and age 3-5yrs (Tweenies) downstairs. Parents, you are welcome to take your children to the crèche/Tweenies at any time and please remember to sign them in.

Sunday Schools as usual today. Children going to Sunday School should go next door to the hall during the second singing. New children are welcome at any time. (Laxdale Sunday School meets at 12.30pm in Laxdale School.)

Accessing the church: Anyone who has mobility issues and who has difficulty managing the steps at the foyer and the front entrance of the church is encouraged to use the level access entry and exit door on the right hand side of the church. 


6.30pm English Service (Church)

 Rev James Maciver

Psalms:

45(a):1-6 (Sing Psalms page 56)

63:1-6 (Scottish Psalter page 295)

40:5-10 (Sing Psalms page 51)

118:24-29 (Scottish Psalter page 399)

Reading: Luke 22 v 1-23

Text: Luke 22 v 15 and v. 19b

Sermon title: Our “Remembering” in the Lord’s Supper

 

 

 
Office-bearers are always available to assist if required.

11am English Service (Church)

Rev Donald A Macdonald

Psalms:

38:4-11 (Sing Psalms, page 48)

38:13-18 (Scot Psalter, page 257) 

102 (2nd version):1-7 (Sc Ps, p.366)

103:1-7 (Sing Psalms, page 135)

Reading: Mark 1 v 29-45

Text: Mark 1 v 40a

Sermon Title: The Saviour’s response

to a leper’s plea

 

11am Gaelic Service (Seminary): Rev J Maciver



Services next week:


Time

Venue

Language

Preacher

11.00am

Church, Kenneth St

English

Rev J Maciver (Communion)

No Gaelic

6.30pm

Church, Kenneth St

English

Rev James Maciver

NOTICES


Newsletter:  The December/January edition of the congregational newsletter is now available at the doors.

Sunday 4 December

Youth Fellowship (S1+) meets tonight in the hall after the evening service for pizza and refreshments.  We will then head down to the Bridge Centre and join with the Bayhead Youth Group from 8.30-9.45pm.  Rev Malcolm Macleod will be speaking about Steadfast Global.  The Bayhead Youth Group is open to all ages and all are welcome.

Tuesday 6 December

Youth Club will meet in the hall from 7.30-9.30 and all S2-S6 are welcome.

The Caberfaith Group will meet again on Tuesday 6 December between 7:30 and 9pm in the Church Session Room on Kenneth St to study the Life Explored course.  You are welcome to join us at anytime.

Midweek Meetings: All at 7.30pm

Monday – Monthly Bilingual in the Seminary

Wednesday – English in the Hall (Rev J Maciver)

Thursday – Gaelic in the Seminary (Mr Murdo Martin)

Saturday – English in the Seminary (Communion Preparatory Service)

Children and youth groups

Parent & Toddler meets on Tuesday (1.00–3.00pm) and Thursday (9.45-11.45am)

Campaigners:     C Club (6-7pm) and Crosstrax (7-8.30pm) on Monday in the hall

                                No Kidzone – now finished for the year

Saturday 10 December

There will be a commissioning service for 3 new Street Pastors in St Columba’s Church of Scotland Hall on Saturday 10th December at 8pm. Rev Hugh Ferrier will give a short gospel message and James Mackenzie from Ascension Trust will be present for the commissioning.  This will be preceded by an AGM of the Street Pastors at 7.30pm.  All are welcome and anyone interested in serving on the committee and supporting this work is welcome to attend the AGM.  Please remember this work in your prayers.

Sunday 11 December

The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be dispensed at the close of the morning service on Sunday 11th December.  Anyone wishing to profess faith in the Lord for the first time is welcome to meet with the Kirk Session after the meeting on Saturday night.

Congregational Fellowship takes place in the hall after the evening service and the minister will lead the evening.  All most welcome.

Serve God in Costa Rica

Join a Lewis mission team to serve a Latin church in Valle Verde, Costa Rica for three weeks in July 2017.  Fundraising target: £950 plus flights. Pick up a leaflet at the door of the church for more information or contact: Scotland@latinlink.org.uk

 

Knitters wanted

Another appeal has come from the local volunteer group associated with Highlands Support Refugees for donations of knitted/bought children's hats, gloves/mittens, sock

Bulletin for Sunday 27th November 2016

We warmly welcome you to our worship service today.  We extend a special welcome to visitors. Please join us for tea in the hall after the morning service.

Psalm books and Bibles are available at the front and upstairs doors.  We sing unaccompanied psalms, led by a precentor. We stand to sing and sit to pray.

There is a crèche that meets in the hall next door to the church during the morning service: age 0-2yrs upstairs and age 3-7yrs (Holiday Tweenies) downstairs. Parents, you are welcome to take your children to the crèche/Tweenies at any time and please remember to sign them in.

No Sunday School today due to school holiday.

Accessing the church: Anyone who has mobility issues and who has difficulty managing the steps at the foyer and the front entrance of the church is encouraged to use the level access entry and exit door on the right hand side of the church.  Office-bearers are always available to assist if required.


11am English Service (Church)

Rev James Maciver

Psalms:

89 v 1-5 (Scottish Psalter, page 344)

130 (whole) (Sing Psalms, page 173)

90 v 8-12 (Scottish Psalter, page 349)

30 v 1-5 (Sing Psalms, page 34)

Reading: Genesis 3

Text: Genesis 3 v 19b

Sermon Title: Our Return to Dust

 

11am Gaelic Service (Seminary)

Mr Murdo Martin

 

6.30pm English Service (Church)

 Rev James Maciver

Psalms:

8 (whole) (Sing Psalms, p.7)

17 v 1-5 (Scottish Psalter, p.217)

139(a) v 13-18 (Scot Psalter, p.181)

103 v 13-17 (Scottish Psalter, p.370)

Reading: Psalms, Psalm 103

Text: Psalm 103 v 14

Sermon Title: God Remembers that we are Dust

 

 


Services next week:


Time

Venue

Language

Preacher

11.00am

Church, Kenneth St

English

Rev Donald A Macdonald

11.00am

Seminary, Francis St

Gaelic

Rev James Maciver

6.30pm

Church, Kenneth St

English

Rev James Maciver

NOTICES


The Record:  The December edition of the Record is now available.

Update Details: Please take a Congregational Data form, one per household, fill in and return to the church as soon as possible.  The Kirk Session appreciates your cooperation as they endeavour to collect up to date information from all those connected to the congregation. This will help them in their ministry efforts as well as contribute to the development of a new database.

Tuesday 29 November

The Women for Mission group meets on Tuesday 29 November in Kenneth St Session Room at 7.30pm.  The speaker will be Anne Macaulay from Back who will share her testimony and there will be a table top sale.

The Caberfaith Group will meet again on Tuesday 29 November between 7:30 and 9pm in the MA Hall on Kenneth St to study the Life Explored course.  You are welcome to join us at anytime.

Wednesday 30th November

Our congregation will mark Wednesday as a National Day of Prayer and Worship, along with other Free Church congregations on the island, as follows:

8.00am – Early morning prayer meeting in the Kenneth Street Session Room

7.30pmPrayer meeting in the MA hall open to all congregations in the presbytery. Rev David Macleod (North Harris) will lead and all are welcome. The Culregrein prayer meeting will be cancelled this evening.

 

Midweek Meetings: All at 7.30pm

Wednesday – English in the Hall (as per above intimation);

 Thursday – Gaelic in the Seminary (Rev J Maciver)

Saturday – English in the Seminary

Children and youth groups

Parent & Toddler meets on Tuesday (1.00–3.00pm) and Thursday (9.45-11.45am)

Campaigners:     No C Club or Crosstrax this week

                                Kidzone meets on Thursday, 6.15-7.30pm in the hall for P3-P5

Friday 2 December

God is Good Africa (GIGA): Come along on Friday 2nd December to the MA Memorial Hall, 10am-4pm for our festive “snack and sale” event. Tea, coffee and hot chocolate served all day. All proceeds to GIGA. For further information on progress and photographs from God is Good School look up Kenny John Mackenzie’s Facebook page.

Saturday 3 December There will be a Fundraising Lunch in the hall from 12-2pm in aid of Bethesda Hospice.  All Welcome

Knitters wanted

Another appeal has come from the local volunteer group associated with Highlands Support Refugees for donations of knitted/bought children's hats, gloves/mittens, socks and knitted toys for child refugees caught up in the recent and ongoing crisis. Items can be given, by early January, to Christine Macintosh, Heb Hostel, Kenneth St or see Elaine Macmillan, 703575. Many thanks to those who contributed last year.

Western Isles Evangelism Conference

Bookings are still being taken for the Presbytery’s two-day conference on local evangelism. Full details are on the Free Church website www.freechurch.org inclu

Cabarfaith

Tuesday 22nd November: The Caberfaith Group will meet again on Tuesday 22 November between 7:30 and 9pm in the MA Hall on Kenneth St to study the Life Explored course.  Don't worry if you missed last week, you are welcome to join us at anytime.

 

 

 

Youth Club

The next Youth Club meets on Tuesday 6th December in the M.A. Hall from 7.30pm - 9.30pm.

The group is open to young people in S2 - S6 and new people are very welcome!


Subs is £1 and there is a Tuck Shop available too.

Campaigners

Campaigners meets as follows: 

Kidzone (P3-P5) Thursdays, 6.15-7.30pm.

C Club (age 4- P2) 6-7pm and Crosstrax (P6-S1) 7-8.30pm on Mondays.  (Crosstrax is now full)

All groups meet in the Rev MA MAcleod Memorial Hall, Kenneth St.

Audio Video Ministry Order Form

Audio Ministry August 2016 Communion Services CDs & DVDs

English Services

Date

Preacher

Text

CD

DVD

24/08/16

Mr I Morrison

Philippians 2:5-11


N/A

25/08/16

Rev DA Macdonald

Isaiah 66:1-6


N/A

26/08/16

Rev Ewen Matheson

Mark 15:43



27/08/16

Rev Iain Thomson

Mark 4:26-29



28/08/16

Rev Ewen Matheson

Luke 23:26-49



28/08/16

Rev Ewen Matheson

John 18:37-38



29/08/16

Rev Ewen Matheson

Luke 12:31-32


N/A

Gaelic Services

25/08/16

Rev James Macdonald

1 Corinthians 2:12


N/A

26/08/16

Rev Iain Thomson

Psalm 27

 

N/A

27/08/16

Rev Dr ID Campbell

Acts 7:21,55


N/A

28/08/16

Rev Iain Thomson

Hebrews 13


N/A

28/08/16

Rev Iain Thomson

Mark 10:46-52

 

N/A

29/08/16

Rev Dr ID Campbell

Psalm 105:15

 

N/A

CD’s are £2.00 each plus P+P where applicable. Order forms with remittances clearly marked ‘Audio Ministry’ may be left at the Church and Seminary doors.

Name:

Enquiries to: Mrs Erica Macleod, 12 Holm Road, Isle of Lewis

Tel No: 705028 (Home)

703860 (Church)

Parent and Toddler


 

This group meets in the M.A. Hall. All children up to 5 years of age are welcome.

 

 Tuesdays - 1.00pm - 3.00pm; Thursdays - 09.45am - 11.45am