“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 Genesis 29 : 15 – 28 (Pew Bible Page 31)
Reading Matthew 13 : 31 – 35 (Pew Bible Page 980)
Greetings and Intimations
Reading Revelation 14 : 1 – 5 (Pew Bible Page 1243)
The Lord’s Prayer
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.
Vestry Hour : The Minister now holds a regular Vestry Hour when he is available to discuss any matters that members of the congregation might wish to raise with him. These meetings are held in the Vestry each Tuesday evening from 5.45 to 6.45 pm.
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.
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.
Retiral Offering : A Retiral Offering will be taken at both services today. This collection will go towards the costs of major projects in our church buildings.
Faith Questionnaires : Completed questionnaires should be placed in the box which can be found in the Front Vestibule.
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.
Preparatory Service : A Preparatory Service will be held in the Church at 7.30 pm on Friday 2 August.
Communion : Communion will be served at both services on Sunday 04 August.
Visit of the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland – Soup & Pudding Lunch
It has been agreed that after the morning service on 25 August, at which the Moderator, the Right Rev. Lorna Hood, will preach, a Soup & Pudding Lunch will be served in the Church Hall. Anyone wishing to help set up for this event, to prepare a dish or to assist with serving on the day should give their name to Susan or Fiona.