Greetings and Intimations
Hymn CH 58 If I come to Jesus
Reading Psalm 119 : 17 – 24 (Pew Bible Page 617)
Hymn CH 212 I heard the voice of Jesus say
Reading John 17 : 13 – 26 (Pew Bible Page 1085)
Hymn CH 127 Teach me, O Lord, the perfect way
Hymn MP 746 What a friend we have in Jesus
Greetings and Intimations
Reading Psalm 136 (Pew Bible Page 626)
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 Schoolmeets every Sunday during the school term. They meet initially in the Church before moving to the Church Hall.
Youth Fellowshipwillmeet in the Church Hall from 7.15 to 8.30 pm tonight.
The Ladies’ Bible Study Groupmeets in the Church Hall on Tuesdays from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon. All ladies welcome.
The Prayer Fellowship meets in the Manse at 7.00 pm each Tuesday evening. All are welcome to attend.
Preparatory Service : A Preparatory Service will be held in the church at 7.30 pm on Friday 6 June.
Communion : The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at both services next Sunday 8 June.
Church Coffee Mornings : Coffee Mornings are held in the church each Thursday morning from 10.30 to 12.00.
Kirk Session & Congregational Board meetings : Dates for these meetings have now been finalised and are as follows. Kirk Session will meet on Thursday 19 June and Congregational Board on Thursday 3 July. Each meeting will be held in the Manse and start at 7.30 pm
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.
Congregational Register : The Kirk Session is currently updating the Congregational Records. Last year, the roll keeper’s computer crashed and so some details may have been lost. The Data Protection Act requires us by law to have written permission to hold your name on the roll. If you have started attending the church in the last four years, or returned after a period of absence, or your details have been lost then you may be asked to complete a roll request form. Please return these forms to Donna McEwan or any of the elders
Food Bank : Food items may be deposited in the receptacle in the Front Vestibule. These will be passed on to Helping Hands who will distribute them to those in need in Portree and the local area. Cards listing the most suitable items of food are available in the Front Vestibule.
New Communicant Members : Any Adherent who would wish to become a full communicant member of the church should speak to the Minister at the end of the service or contact him by telephone. We would dearly love to see more Adherents take up full communicant membership of the church and take Communion on Sunday 8 June.
Summer Opening of Church to Visitors : Anyone willing to take on one or more of the slots on the rota for opening the church during the months of June to the end of August should give their name to Mairi MacDonald.
Values & Visions for the Future of Scotland : Interfaith Scotland will be holding a Women’s Interfaith Dialogue Afternoon in the Aros Centre from 2.00 – 4.00 pm on Monday 9 June. See the poster in the Front Vestibule for further details.