News & Intimations

 

Bible - Portree Parish Church

Minister’s Recuperation :

Following his recent surgery, our minister, Sandor, has started a period of recuperation.  As a congregation we will keep Sandor, Susan and the Fazakas family in our prayers.

During his absence urgent pastoral matters should be referred to the Session Clerk, Bill Marshall, who may be contacted on 01478 650 405.

Colin Reeve will lead worship at the morning service today and the evening service will be led by Roddy Beaton.

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  & Youth Fellowship close today for the Easter holiday break.  Classes resume on Sunday 28 April 

The Ladies’ Bible Study Group meets in the Church Hall on Tuesdays from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon.   All ladies welcome.

The meeting on 2 April will be the last meeting of the group before 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 until further notice will meet in the Church at 7.00 pm each Tuesday evening.   All are welcome to attend.

Pastoral Visits :  During the Minister’s absence anyone who knows of any member of the congregation is ill, in hospital or would welcome a visit should contact any of the Elders.

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.

Retiral OfferingThe Retiral Offering for March will be taken at both services today.  .   This collection will go towards the costs of replacing all windows in the Church Hall.

Church Magazine :   Printing of the Spring edition of the magazine is underway and folders will be available to distributors next Sunday.

 

Intimations – Sunday 30 March 2019

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