Sandor’s Annual Leave : As part of his Annual Leave, Sandor is at present in Hungary spending time with his family and especially his new Granddaughter.
He returns to duty on Friday 23 June and will lead worship on Sunday 25 June
During his absence urgent pastoral matters should be referred to the Session Clerk, Bill Marshall, who may be contacted on 01478 650 405.
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.
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.
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.
Evening Worship : Tonight at our Evening Worship, Archie MacDonald will precent the Psalms.
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.
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.
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
Address to Young People
Hymn CH 151 God, who made the earth
Reading Psalm 23 (Pew Bible Page 555)
Hymn CH 387 The Lord’s my Shepherd
Reading Matthew 8 : 5 – 13 (Pew Bible Page 972)
Hymn CH 214 Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old
Hymn CH 216 What grace, O Lord, and beauty shone
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn CH 138 How excellent in all the earth (Winchester)
Reading Romans 8 : 12 – 17 (Pew Bible Page 1134)
Hymn CH 390 O greatly blessed the people are (Newington)