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.
Retiral Collection : At the end of the service, as you leave the church, there will be an opportunity to make a donation to The Royal British Legion Scotland. Money raised during the Scottish Poppy Appeal is used to provide vital support to the Armed Forces community living in Scotland.
Please note that this collection is separate from the Offering taken during the service which goes to the work of the church in Portree and beyond.
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 : The group meets every Sunday during the school term. Sunday School meets 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 : 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.
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. Rev A Macleod-Mair will conduct this service
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.
Kirk Session / Congregational Board : A joint meeting of the Session and Board will be held in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm on Thursday 28 November with a Kirk Session meeting following thereafter.
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn CH 1 All people that on earth do dwell
Reading Psalm 116 : 1 – 9 (Pew Bible Page 615)
Hymn CH 527 Eternal Father, strong to save
Reading Revelation 7 : 9 – 17 (Pew Bible Page 1238)
Hymn CH 611 O God, our help in ages past
Sermon – Rev Rosemary Bungard, St Columba’s Episcopal Church
The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn CH 695 Abide with me
The National Anthem
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn MP 624 Take my life, and let it be
Reading Matthew 22 : 34 – 46 (Pew Bible Page 991)
Hymn MP 575 Rejoice, the Lord is King