Greetings and Intimations
Reading Exodus 20: 1 – 17 (Pew Bible Page 77)
Reading Philippians 3: 7 – 14 (Pew Bible Page 1180)
Greetings and Intimations
Reading Revelation 18 : 1 – 8 (Pew Bible Page 1246)
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 & Youth Fellowship are closed for the October holiday period. Classes will meet again on Sunday 27 October after school resumes.
The Ladies’ Bible Study 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 on Tuesday evenings. All are welcome to attend.
Harvest Thanksgiving : Following the Retiring Offering last Sunday, in addition to the food items donated by members of the Sunday School and congregation, a total of £1,101.99 was collected. On Monday 30th these were passed on to Helping Hands who were absolutely astounded by the wonderful generosity of Portree Church
2014 Calendars – Advance Notice : The Sunday School would wish you to know that this year they are intending to produce a 2014 Calendar which will be on sale to the congregation in due course. The calendar will feature new designs and will be of the same high quality as the cards produced in previous years.
Church Magazine : The Autumn edition of the Church Magazine is ready for distribution and those who have yet to collect the folder for their distribution area are asked to uplift it from the Front Vestibule.
When delivery has been completed the folders should be returned to
the Front Vestibule.
Blythswood Shoe Box Appeal : Shoe Box Appeal forms are available in the Front Vestibule
Pulpit Exchange – Sunday 20 October : : In his role as Interim Moderator for Kilmuir & Stenscholl Parish, Sandor will be in Staffin Church on the morning of 20 October reading the required edicts regarding the vacancy procedures for that parish. In his place, Rev. John Murray will lead worship at our 11.00 am service and this will be followed at 12.30 pm by a Gaelic Service.
This service is open to all, from any church, who would wish to attend. Please inform anyone you know who might be interested in attending.
We are currently seeking people who could perform one or more of the following tasks :-
- Church Officer duties at the Evening Service This would involve opening the doors of the church 30 minutes before the service starts, leading the Minister into the service and locking up at the end of the service
- Offering Counter This would involve helping the existing team to count the offerings at the end of the morning and / or evening services.
- Sunday School Assistant We still require a person to assist the teaching staff with the children on Sunday mornings for the period from Easter to Summer.
Remembering the series of presentation we have had in the church on the topics of Time and Talents, any member of the congregation who is prepared to give a commitment to carry out any of these important tasks is asked to give their name to Bill Marshall.