Communion : Communion will be served at both services today.
If you wish to be served with the Elements please sit in one of the pews
with the white cloths. If you are unable to do this, please indicate to an Elder from where you are sitting and the Elements will be brought to you. Those wishing the Common Cup should sit on the organ side of the church and those wishing the Individual Cup should sit on the pulpit side.
Our Praise : Normally at our morning services the items of Praise are taken from Church Hymnary Third Edition (CH3. 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 : The groups meet every Sunday during the school term, 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 : From Tuesday 6 June the group will meet in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm each Tuesday evening. All are welcome to attend.
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.
Volunteers Needed Urgently : Thee is an urgent need for additional support with the serving of After Morning Worship tea and coffee. Your service would only be required once every 5 weeks. If you can help, please give your name to Bill Marshall.
Congregational Board & Kirk Session : A joint meeting of the Board and Session will be held in the Manse at 7.00 pm with Kirk Session meeting thereafter. Minutes and Agenda are available in the Front Vestibule.
Church Magazine : The next edition of our magazine is due to be issued in August. We welcome items on your favourite hymns, poems, humorous stories, etc.
Please submit your items as soon as possible to enable an early start to be made on this edition. Items may be left in the folder in the Front Vestibule or, preferably, emailed to Trevor Dee at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 689 Nearer, my God, to thee
Readings Genesis 11 : 1 – 9 (Pew Bible Page 12)
Ezekiel 37 : 1 – 14 (Pew Bible Page 868)
Hymn CH 103 Breathe on me, Breath of God
Readings Acts 2 : 1 – 13 (Pew Bible Page 1093)
Acts 2 : 14 – 24 (Pew Bible Page 1093)
Acts 2 : 42 – 47 (Pew Bible Page 1094)
Hymn CH 327 O Day of joy and wonder
Hymn CH 570 I am not worthy, holy Lord
Hymn CH 566v 4+5 Ye gates, lift up your heads on high
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn MP 449 Love Divine, all loves excelling
Reading Psalms 42 and 43 (Pew Bible Page 567)
Hymn MP 200 Great is Thy faithfulness
Hymn MP 486 Now thank we all our God