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 (CH) 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.
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 : The group meets every Sunday during the school term. Sunday School meets initially in the Church before moving to the Church Hall.
The Ladies’ BibleStudy Group : The group meets in the Church Hall on Tuesdays from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon. All ladies welcome.
The Prayer Fellowship : The group meets in the Manse each Tuesday evening at 7.00 pm. 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.
FreeWill Offering Envelopes 2020 : Anyone wishing to join the scheme and receive envelopes for their weekly offerings should see Bill.
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 17 November.
Remembrance Sunday 10 November – Morning Worship : As in previous years, Portree Parish Church will host the Remembrance Day Service. Following the period of silence in the Square, members of the uniformed organisations will join us in the Church for morning worship.
While the seating arrangements will be slightly different from a normal Sunday it is hoped that members of our congregation will not be put
off from attending on that day.
Sarah Reeve and Calum McDiairmid will represent the church at the parade and lay the wreath on behalf of the congregation.
November Communion Services : Communion will be celebrated at both services on Sunday 17 November.
A Preparatory Service will be held in the church at 6.00 pm Friday 15 November.
A.A. Convention : A public meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous is to be held in the Shinty Clubhouse, Portree on Saturday 16th November, 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm. No charge for entry but teas and coffee for sale to raise funds for Crossroads. All welcome.
Sunday School and Crèche are having a “Christmas Tree Fun Time” on the afternoon of Friday 29 November.
The afternoon will include dressing the Church Christmas Tree, games, crafts and festive food.
The event will be held in the Church and Church Hall from 2.30 to 4.30 pm.
Everyone is welcome so bring along your children, their friends and your grandchildren for a fun filled afternoon.
Greetings and Intimations
Address to Young People
Hymn CH 58 If I come to Jesus
Reading 2 Kings 1 : 1 – 18 (Pew Bible Page 368)
Hymn CH 65 Lord, from the depths to thee I cried
Reading Mark 3 : 20 – 30 (Pew Bible Page 1005)
Hymn CH 664 O for a faith that will not shrink
Hymn CH 133 Break forth, O living light of God
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn MP 396 Just as I am, without one plea
Reading John 4 : 27 – 38 (Pew Bible Page 1067)
Hymn MP 106 Come, you thankful people, come