Our Praise : Normally at our morning services the items of Praise are taken from Church Hymnary Third Edition (CH3) and those at evening services are taken from Mission Praise (MP).
If you feel more comfortable sitting during the items of praise, please feel free to do so.
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 resume today after the October holiday. They meet initially in the Church before moving to the Church Hall.
The Ladies’ Bible Study Group : The group meets in the Church Hall on Tuesdays from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon. All ladies welcome.
The Prayer Fellowship meets in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm each Tuesday evening. All are welcome to attend.
From Tueday 1 November to May 2017 the meetings will be held in the Manse.
Playing of the Organ / Electronic Organ in Church : If anyone in the congregation has the ability to play the piano and thinks that they could help the church by playing on an occasional Sunday morning or evening we would be delighted for them to come forward and give their name to Sandor or Bill.
Please do not be concerned about any mistakes in playing. The congregation will appreciate your willingness to come forward to play and remember, only God is perfect !
Kirk Session / Congregational Board : A joint meeting of the Session and Board will be held on the Manse at 7.00 pm on Thursday 10 November with a Kirk Session meeting following thereafter. Agenda and Minutes will be available next Sunday.
Food Bank : Please remember that there is a box in the Front Vestibule into which donations of groceries can be made throughout the year. These are delivered to Helping Hands on a regular basis.
Pastoral Visits : The Minister asks that he would be kept informed of any member of the congregation who is ill, in hospital or would welcome a visit from him.
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 20 November.
Blythswood Shoe Box Appeal : This year we plan to have all boxes donated by members of the congregation gathered at the front of the church. On Saturday 26 November the boxes from various churches and schools will be taken to our Hall where a short service will take place.
Tea and coffee, provided by Blythswood will be served after this service.
Volunteers are sought to set up the Hall beforehand and serve the tea/coffee. If willing to help please give your name to Roddy Beaton.
Blythswood Shoe-Box forms are available in the Front Vestibule.
Skye Cancer Care wants to open a “Drop-in Cancer Support Centre” in Portree. It will serve North Skye, and premises off Wentworth Street in Portree have been promised. All interested are invited to a Coffee Morning on Saturday 12th November from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon in the Church Hall of Portree Parish Church (disabled access from York Drive). Watch out for posters! Website is at skyecancercare.org.
Greetings and Intimations
Address to Young People
Hymn MP 631 Tell out, my soul
Reading Genesis 50 : 15 – 21 (Pew Bible Page 57)
Hymn MP 649 The King of love my Shepherd is
Reading Romans 8 : 28 – 39 (Pew Bible Page 1135)
Hymn MP 20 All people that on earth do dwell
Hymn MP 200 Great is Thy faithfulness
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn MP 784 Ye servants of God
Reading Jeremiah 25 : 15 – 38 (Pew Bible Page 785)
The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn MP 660 The Lord’s my Shepherd