Baptisms : We are delighted that Cameron, Kayleigh and Kristen MacPherson will be baptised at the morning service today, There will be another baptism on Sunday 19 July and a further one on Sunday 02 August (Communion Sunday). These are exciting and important events in the life of our church and we hope that as many as possible are able to attend on these dates to share in the joy of the respective families
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 and Youth Fellowship have closed for the Summer holiday period. They will next meet on Sunday 23 August.
The Ladies’ Bible Study Group has closed for the Summer recess. The group will next meet on Tuesday 25 August
The Prayer Fellowship will meet in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm each Tuesday evening All are welcome to attend.
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 02 August.
Church Magazine : Although the next edition of the magazine will not be published until late November / early December, it is never too soon to submit articles, prayers, stories etc. These may be placed in the Magazine Folder in the Front Vestibule. Articles may also be emailed to Trevor Dee at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jon Farr at email@example.com
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.
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn CH 549 Our children, Lord, in faith and prayer
Hymn CH 556 The Lord bless you, and keep you
Reading Genesis 29 : 15 – 28 , 31 – 33 (Pew Bible Page 31)
Hymn CH 24 God is our refuge and our strength
Reading Matthew 13 : 44 – 52 (Pew Bible Page 980)
Hymn SoGP 93 Seek ye first the Kingdom of God
Hymn CH 87 Be thou my Vision
Greetings and Intimations
Reading Mark 8 : 22 – 38 (Pew Bible Page 1012)