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Intimations – Sunday 20 May 2018

Categories: Intimations

Church of Scotland Portree, Easter

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) 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.

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 groups meet every Sunday during the school term. Sunday School meets initially in the Church before moving to the Church Hall.  Youth Fellowship meets in the Church Hall at 11.00 am.

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 : Until further notice, the group will meet in the Church 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.

Church AGM

It has now been confirmed that the AGM of the church will be held in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 12 June 2018 and we encourage you to attend to hear reports on the various activities which have taken place during 2017.

Copies of the Annual Accounts for the church for 2017 are available from the Vestibule.

Church MagazineThe Spring / Summer edition of the magazine is now ready and distributors may collect their folders.

The Minister and Kirk Session would like to thank Trevor Dee for his production of the magazine and the distributors for their invaluable work.

Retiral OfferingA Retiral Offering will be taken at both services on Sunday 27 May.   This collection will go towards the costs of major projects in our church buildings.



Greetings and Intimations

Hymn     CH  331      When God of old came down from heaven              

Reading                       Genesis 11 : 1 – 9                      (Pew Bible Page 12)

Hymn      CH  336      Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed                       




Reading                       Acts 2 : 1 – 12                       (Pew Bible Page 1093)                                                                                                                                                              

Hymn      CH  334      Holy Spirit, ever living          


Hymn      CH  565      I’ll of salvation take the cup             


Hymn      CH  333      Thou shalt arise, and mercy yet





Greetings and Intimations

Hymn  MP        20      All people that on earth do dwell                             



Reading                          Acts 2 : 29 – 47                (Pew Bible Page 1094)


Hymn  MP        59      Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine


Hymn  MP      784      Ye servants of God