“The Lord bless you and keep you;
The Lord make His face shine upon you,
And be gracious to you;
The Lord lift up His countenance upon you,
And give you peace.”
Greetings and Intimations
Reading Psalm 67 (Pew Bible Page 581)
Reading Romans 7 : 14 – 25 (Pew Bible Page 1134)
WELCOME ! We are delighted to have you worshipping with us today. Please sit wherever you wish. Large print hymn books are available at
the church door – please ask if you require one. An Induction Loop
system is also in use – you should adjust your hearing aid to the
appropriate ‘T’ setting. A Visitors’ Book is in the vestibule if you would wish to sign it. The Minister or an elder will be happy to pray for anyone
after the service.
After Morning Worship Fellowship : After Morning Worship today Tea , Coffee, Juice and biscuits will be served in the Church. Please stay behind for as long or short a time as you can manage and enjoy a time of fellowship with other members of the congregation and with visitors to our church.
Crèche: There is a crèche in the Church Hall behind the Church if anyone wishes to leave their children there during the morning service.
Sunday School & Youth Fellowship are closed for the duration of the school Summer holiday period. Classes will meet again on the first Sunday after school resumes.
Greetings and Intimations
Reading Revelation 12 : 13 – 17 (Pew Bible Page 1242)
The Lord’s Prayer
The Ladies’ Bible Study Group will not meet during the Summer holiday period. The next meeting of the group will be at the end of August.
The Prayer Fellowship group will meet in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm this coming Tuesday evening. All are welcome to attend.
Coffee Mornings : Coffee Mornings, in aid of church funds are held in the Church each Thursday from 10.30 – 12.00 Please come and support this fund raising initiative.
Holidays : The holiday period will soon be upon us and members of the congregation will be visiting many different parts of the country. If anyone visits a church elsewhere and finds that, like Portree Parish Church, spare copies of a magazine are available to visitors then the Magazine Committee would be extremely grateful to receive a copy. These can provide ideas for future articles in our own magazine
Any magazines obtained can be placed in the Magazine Folder in the Front Vestibule.
Visit by the Moderator of the General Assembly : The current Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Rt. Rev. Lorna Hood, will be visiting the Presbytery of Lochcarron-Skye from 24August to 2 September. During her stay she will preach at morning worship in Portree on Sunday 25 August and in Dunvegan on Sunday 1 September. The Moderator will also visit schools, hospitals, care homes etc in the area.
Full details of the Moderator’s itinerary will be given in due course once they have been agreed.
“Spiritual Journaling” : A one day retreat focusing on journaling and ways to refresh your spiritual life will be held in the Mission Hall, North Kessock from 10.00 am to 15.30 pm on Saturday 21 September 2013.
Anyone interested in this retreat should see the notice in the Front Vestibule which gives further information on journaling and details of the cost etc.
Readers’ Rota / After Morning Worship Fellowship Rota : Those people who have volunteered for either or both of these duties are asked to collect their copy / copies of the rota which are available from the Front Vestibule.