News & Intimations

Palm Sunday

 

Sunday School  & Youth Fellowship are closed for the Easter holiday break.  Classes resume on Sunday 28 April. 

 

The Ladies’ Bible Study Group meetings are closed for the Easter holiday period.  Meetings will resume on Tuesday 23 April.  

There is an open invitation for coffee in Jans’ Red Brick Café on Tuesdays when not meeting in the Church Hall.

 

The Prayer Fellowship meets every Tuesday evening at 7.00 pm.

The meetings will take place in the Manse from Tuesday 16 April. 

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.

 

Annual General Meeting : The AGM of the church will be held in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 30 April.  It is hoped that there will be a good turnout of members of the congregation to hear reports on the affairs of your church. 

Tea & Coffee will be served at the end of this meeting and will give a further opportunity for fellowship with others in attendance.

Copies of the Annual Accounts for 2018 are available in the Front Vestibule.

 

Summer Opening of the Church to Visitors : Anyone willing to take on one or more of the slots on the rota for opening the church during the period from the start of June to the end of August should give their name to Ishbel Beattie  (0787 611 0984).  Male volunteers would be most welcome.

 

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 21 April.

 

Communion Services :  At a recent meeting of Kirk Session it was agreed that, on each of the 4 Communion Sundays in the year, Communion would be celebrated at both the morning and evening services.  This new pattern will start on Easter Sunday (See below)

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

Pattern of Services for Easter :

 

Friday 19 April (Good Friday) :    Preparatory Service at   7.30 pm

 

Sunday 21 April (Sunrise Service) :  Sunrise Service at the Lump at                                                                            

                5.45 am.                                           

                                                      - Sunrise is timed for 6.00 am.

 

Sunday 21 April (Easter Sunday) :  Communion Services at 11.00 am

                                                              and at 6.00 pm

 

MORNING SERVICE

 

Greetings and Intimations

Hymn     CH  236      Children of Jerusalem          

Reading                       Zechariah 9 : 9 - 12                 (Pew Bible Page 955)

Hymn      CH  238      Praise to the Holiest in the height               

Prayer

Offering                                 

Prayer

Reading                       Matthew 5 : 33 - 37               (Pew Bible Page 969)                                                                                                                                                              

Hymn      CH  234      Ride on !  ride on in majesty !                      

Sermon

Hymn      CH  300      At the name of Jesus                        

Benediction

EVENING SERVICE 

 

Greetings and Intimations

Hymn  MP  315          I will sing the wondrous story                                  

Prayer 

Offering                                 

Reading                             

Sermon                        Luke 19 : 28 - 40                    (Pew Bible Page 1054)

Hymn  MP    54          Bind us together, Lord          

Benediction

Intimations – Sunday 14 April 2019

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