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Cabarfaith

Cabarfaith will be back on in October 2015

Cabarfaith meets on Tuesdays in the Willow Suite of the Cabarfeidh Hotel to discuss questions regarding the Christian faith.  It is an informal discussion with tea and coffee served at the end. Everyone is warmly welcome

 

 

Youth Club

Youth Club meets next on Tuesday 22nd September 2015 in the Rev MA Macleod Memorial Hall from 7.30-9.30pm.  All S2-S6 aged young people welcome.

Bulletin for Sunday 30th August 2015

We warmly welcome you to our worship service today. The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be dispensed at the close of the morning services. We extend a special welcome to visitors. Please join us for tea and coffee after the morning service in the hall next door.

Psalm books and Bibles are available at the front door.  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.  If you so wish you may take children aged 0-5 to the crèche during the 2nd singing, after the children’s talk.

No Sunday Schools until September.

Morning Service, 11am, English, Church: Rev R Morrison (Communion)

Morning Service, 11am, Gaelic, Seminary: Rev J Macdonald (Communion)

Evening Service, 6.30pm, English, Church: Rev R Morrison

Evening Service, 6.30pm, Gaelic, Seminary: Rev K Ferguson

 

NOTICES

Sunday 30th August: The YF meets in the hall after the evening service. There will be food and refreshments and all young people are welcome.

Monday 31st August: Thanksgiving Services, both in the Seminary:

                                                11am Gaelic, Rev Donald A Macdonald

                                                7.30pm English, Rev Thomas Davis

Friday 4th September: The 2015 Colm Cille Lecture will be by Matthew Maciver, CBE.  He will talk on ‘The Influence of the Church on Education in Lewis’.  The lecture will be at 7.30pm on Friday 4th September in Ionad Stoodie, Garrabost, Isle of Lewis.  Ionad Stoodie is beside the Point Football Pitch.  The 2015 Colm Cille Lecture is being sponsored by Point and Sandwick Trust.

Sunday 13th September: The two sections of the congregation come together for the morning service on Sunday 13th September when Rev James MacIver will preach the congregation vacant. There will be no Gaelic service that morning.

Scaladale Camps: Booking forms are available at the door of the church for the Presbytery Youth Camps in the October holidays. The Senior Camp (S3-S6) runs from Friday 9th-Monday 12th October and the Junior Camp (P7-S2) runs from Friday 16th-Monday 19th October.  Both camps take place in the Scaladale Centre, Harris and the cost is £35. Please fill in a booking form and return to Alison Macdonald (Presbytery Youth Worker) by Mon 7th September. More info: 701364, alisonfcyw@btinternet.com

All Girls Allowed: Next week there will be a box marked ‘All Girls Allowed’ on the table at the door of the church.  If you intend to come to the meeting on Friday 18th September, please place a penny in the box. This is to indicate numbers hoping to attend which is essential to help those planning for the evening’s activities.

Children and youth groups

Parent & Toddler group meets on Tuesday afternoon (1-3pm) and Thursday morning (9.45-11.45am) this week.

Kidzone (P3-P5) resumes on Thursday 3rd September, 6.15-7.30pm in the hall.

Youth Bible Study open to all young people of secondary school age takes place on Saturday 5th September from 7-9pm in the Bridge Centre, Bayhead. Young people from all over the island come together to learn more about God in a chilled setting with plenty time for chat, food and asking questions. All welcome.

All other youth groups will begin next week.

Midweek meetings: all at 7.30pm

                Wednesday – English in the Hall

                Thursday – Gaelic in the Seminary

                Saturday – English in the Seminary

ROTAS

This Week (30th August)                                                Next Week (6th September)

CRECHE                           TEAS                   CRECHE                            TEAS

Annemarie Macphail     Dolly Mackay           Liz Macleod                  Kathetta Murray

Michelle Morrison          Rachel Macleod       Christina Morrison         Murdo Murray

Maighread Macphee                                Alison Macdonald

Diane Morrison                                      Diane Macdonald

Services next week:

         11am, Church, Kenneth St, English service – Rev KI Macleod

         11am, Seminary, Francis St, Gaelic Service – Mr I Mackinnon

       6.30pm, Church, Kenneth St, English service –TBA

Bulletin for Sunday 23rd August 2015

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

Psalm books and Bibles are available at the front door.  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.  If you so wish you may take children aged 0-5 to the crèche during the 2nd singing, after the children’s talk.

No Sunday Schools until September.

Morning Service, 11am, English: Rev KI Macleod

Morning Service, 11am, Gaelic: Rev I Martin

Evening Service, 6.30pm, English: Rev I Martin

 

NOTICES

Monday 24th August: Please note that the Kirk Session will meet in the Kenneth Street Session Room on Monday 24th August at 7.30pm to appoint the communion and meet with Rev James MacIver who will be interim moderator.

Friday 28th August: The Congregational Fellowship will meet in the hall after the Friday evening service of the Communion weekend and all are welcome. The visiting ministers will answer questions about their Christian life and testimony.

Sunday 30th August: The YF meets in the hall after the evening service. There will be food and refreshments and all young people are welcome.

Sunday 13th September: The two sections of the congregation come together for the morning service on Sunday 13th September when Rev James MacIver will preach the congregation vacant. There will be no Gaelic service that morning.

Monthly Record: The September edition of the Monthly Record is now available

Thank You: A very sincere thanks to everyone who contributed to the success of Iver and Mairi’s farewell presentation last Wednesday evening.  Particular thanks are due to Mary MacIver for ably coordinating the catering and serving arrangements; and to Lizzie for competently dealing with so many of the necessary practical details.  It was a challenging undertaking and everyone’s contribution to making the event so enjoyable is much appreciated.

Scaladale Camps: Booking forms are available at the door of the church for the Presbytery Youth Camps in the October holidays. The Senior Camp (S3-S6) runs from Friday 9th-Monday 12th October and the Junior Camp (P7-S2) runs from Friday 16th-Monday 19th October.  Both camps take place in the Scaladale Centre, Harris and the cost is £35. Please fill in a booking form and return to Alison Macdonald (Presbytery Youth Worker) by Mon 24th August. More info: 701364, alisonfcyw@btinternet.com

Job Advertisements: Care Worker (30 Hours) & Relief Care Worker

Hebrides Alpha Project currently has two vacancies. Applications from male applicants are particularly welcomed due to under-representation of male staff within the project. For job description or further details please contact Shona Macleod at smacleod@hebridesalpha.co.uk or telephone 820830. Closing date for applications is 28th August 2015.

Children and youth groups: Parent & Toddler group meets on Tuesday afternoon (1-3pm) and Thursday morning (9.45-11.45am). All other youth groups will begin in September.

Prayer meetings this week:

Tuesday – Gaelic in the Seminary at 7.30pm

Wednesday – English in the Seminary at 7.30pm

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday–English in the Session Room, Kenneth St at 8am

Communion Services Thursday 27th – Monday 31st August:

Day

Time

Language

Preacher

Venue

Thurs am

11:00am

Gaelic

Rev Kenneth Ferguson

Seminary

Thurs pm

7:30pm

English

Rev David Macleod

Seminary

Fri am

11:00am

Gaelic (Ceist)

Rev M Macdonald/

Rev KI Macleod

Seminary

Fri pm

7:30pm

English

Rev Ranald Morrison

Church

Fri pm

7:30pm

Gaelic

Rev James Macdonald

Seminary

Sat am

11:00am

Gaelic

Rev Ranald Morrison

Seminary

Sat pm

7:30pm

English

Rev DA Macdonald

Church

Sun am

11:00am

English

Rev R Morrison

Church

Parent and Toddler

Parent & Toddler Group meets on Thursday only during the Easter holidays

 

  Tuesdays     1:00 - 3:00pm;  Thursdays 9.45 - 11.45am