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Toddlers is finished for the summer and will meet again in August

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

 

Congregational Summer Outing

Our Congregational Summer Outing takes place on Saturday 25th June from 1-4pm at Coll Beach.  Come along for some Beach, BBQ and Bouncy Castle fun!  All welcome :)

Cabarfaith

Tuesday 28th June: Attendees of the Caberfaith meetings, are warmly invited to the Francis St. Manse this coming Tuesday (28 June) at 6:30pm for a time of informal fellowship and a bite to eat.  This evening invitation is also extended to anyone who would like to find out more about the Christian faith and may be interested in attending the next session of Caberfaith meetings.

 

Caberfaith meets on Tuesdays in the Caberfeidh Hotel between 7:30 and 9pm. If you are interested in finding out more about the Christian faith then please join us in a relaxed informal environment, where you can just listen, or participate in discussions relating to Christianity and the church. Prior Biblical knowledge is not required.  No question is considered stupid.  No commitment to weekly attendance is expected. Why not come along and join us. Perhaps as a Christian you could bring along an interested friend. If you want to find out more please get in touch with Roddy Cunningham (07900 807375) or Cala Mackenzie (07818 076163).  You will be most welcome.

 

 

 

Bulletin for Sunday 26th June 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 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 to the church during the morning service: age 0-2yrs upstairs and age 3yrs-P2 (Holiday Tweenies) downstairs. You are welcome to take your children to crèche/Tweenies before the service begins or during the 2nd singing, after the children’s talk.

No Sunday Schools today. Both Sunday Schools are now finished until after the summer holidays.

Morning Service (Church), 11am, English: Rev James Maciver

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

Evening Service (Church), 6.30pm, English: Pastor Alister Begg

 NOTICES

Sunday 26th June: There will be a fellowship (organised by the Lewis Christian Conference) in the hall at 8:30pm tonight, which will be a Q&A with Pastor Alister Begg. Tea and biscuits will be served and all are welcome to attend.

Monday 27th June: The final meeting of the Lewis Christian Conference will take place tomorrow night at 7.30 pm on the topic “I Who Speak to You Am He”.

Monday 27th June – Friday 1st July: The Challenger Bus will be running the Point Holiday Club for Primary children from 27 June to 1 July at Sgoil an Rubha. Brochures with booking details are available today. Also Challenger for Youth will be held 28-30 June at Aird Community Centre, 7-9pm each evening.

Tuesday 28th June: Attendees of the Caberfaith meetings, are warmly invited to the Francis St. Manse this coming Tuesday (28 June) at 6:30pm for a time of informal fellowship and a bite to eat.  This evening invitation is also extended to anyone who would like to find out more about the Christian faith and may be interested in attending the next session of Caberfaith meetings.

Minibus Rota: Copies of the Minibus Rota are available for collection at the church door for those involved.

 

Saturday 2nd July: The next walk of the SY Connect Mens' Group will take place on Saturday 2nd July, meeting in the Church car park at 9.30am.  It is planned to go to a beach inaccessible by road, taking in an extraordinary cave & pool.  Please bring a packed lunch, waterproof clothing & sturdy walking shoes, not trainers

 

Big Lunch for Mental Health

A note of thanks from Murdo Macleod:

Del Gunn,  the Western Isles Association for Mental Health Manager & I would like to put on record our profound thanks & indebtedness to all who came from far & wide to support our Big Lunch for Mental Health on June 18th.  The tremendous sum of £840.71 was raised for the Association. 

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.

Keswick 2017

The High Free Church are organising a coach trip to Keswick next year for the first week of the Keswick Convention 2017.  The dates are Saturday 15th July to Saturday 22nd July 2017 and the main speaker will be D.A. Carson.

 The coach is a 49 seater coach with toilet facilities. The cost is £50 return per person from Ullapool to Keswick. Those signing up would have to arrange their own accommodation; please see below information which gives details of accommodation options. It is important that people arranging accommodation make sure the let is a Saturday to Saturday let as a lot of places are Friday to Friday.

Information packs are available if you would like more information. Please get in touch ASAP. Contact: Angus 'Keg' MacLeod - 07887751072 angakeg@aol.com

Fiona Geddes - 07557995140 figeddes@hotmail.com

 

 

Rotas

26th June

 

3rd July

CRECHE

TEAS

 

CRECHE

TEAS

Diane Macdonald

Chrisell Macleod

 

Dolly Mackay

Iain Macleod

Maighread Macphee

Karen Mackay

 

Mary Morrison

Kenneth Macleod

Louise Macleod

 

 

Michelle Morrison

 

Karen Mackay

 

 

Catriona Neally

 

TWEENIES

 

TWEENIES

Elizabeth Ferguson

Heather Mackay

 

Elizabeth Ferguson

Diane Morrison

Youth Club

Youth Clubis finished for the summer.  We start back in September 2016

Bulletin for Sunday 19th June 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 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 to the church during the morning service: age 0-2yrs upstairs and age 3-5yrs (Tweenies) downstairs. You are welcome to take your children to crèche before the service begins or during the 2nd singing, after the children’s talk.

Central Sunday School as usual today. Children going to Sunday School should go next door to the hall during the second singing. New children are welcome to join Sunday school any time. Laxdale Sunday School is finished for this session.

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

Morning Service (Seminary), 11am Gaelic: Rev James Maciver

Evening Service (Church), 6.30pm, English: Rev James Maciver

 NOTICES

Sunday 19th June: There will be a Prizegiving for children in Central Sunday school, Tweenies and Crèche after the morning service at 12:15pm in the hall.  The congregation is warmly encouraged to attend.  This will be the last meeting of Sunday School for the year.  Tweenies and Creche continue to meet during the holidays.

Sunday 19th June Youth Fellowship will meet in the hall after the evening service, 8-9:30pm and we will be discussing Christians in Sport.  All secondary school aged young people welcome.

Congregational Outing: All those connected with the congregation are warmly invited to come together for our Summer Outing on Saturday 25th June, 1-4pm at Coll Beach. There will be a barbecue and games on the beach, God willing.  Donations of baking will be gratefully received.  No bus will be provided this year but if transport is a problem for you please do not hesitate to get in touch: mairianne@stornowayfreechurch.org, 703860.  Please note that we hope to have the barbecue on the beach this year. There is a Back football game scheduled for that day so access to the hall is limited to toilets only. Please also note that parents are responsible for their own children. Thank you.

Lewis Christian Conference Schedule (D.V.)

 Speaker: Pastor Alistair Begg, Parkside Church, Cleveland, Ohio

 Venue: Stornoway Free Church, Kenneth Street (Kindly granted)

 Theme: Looking to Jesus

 Friday 24 June, 7.30 pm “The Kingdom of God is at Hand” Text: Mark 1:14-39

 Saturday 25 June, 7.30 pm “This Scripture is Fulfilled….” Text: Luke 4:16-30

 Lord's Day 26 June, Alistair will preach at Lochs Free Church, Crossbost at 11 am and Stornoway Free Church at 6.30 pm with a fellowship in the M.A. Hall at 8.30 pm

Monday 27 June, 7.30 pm “I Who Speak to You Am He” Text: John 4:1-45

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.

Keswick 2017

The High Free Church Stornoway are organising a coach trip to Keswick next year for the first week of the Keswick Convention 2017.  The dates are Saturday 15th July to Saturday 22nd July 2017 and the main speaker will be D.A. Carson. The cost is £50 return per person from Ullapool to Keswick. Information packs are available for anyone who wishes to sign up or would like more information. Please get in touch as soon as possible. Contact: Angus 'Keg' MacLeod - 07887 751072 angakeg@aol.com

Fiona Geddes - 07557 995140 figeddes@hotmail.com

Children and youth groups are finished until after the summer