Intimations – Sunday 5 March 2017

Categories: News


Image: Garden, Portree Parish ChurchAfter 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 PraiseNormally 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.


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 and Youth Fellowship :  The groups meet every Sunday during the school term, 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 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 Magazine :  The next edition of our magazine is due to be issued for Easter which, this year, falls on Sunday 16 April.

We need articles about your memories of Easter in your past, your thoughts on how it is celebrated today, your favourite hymns, poems, humorous stories, items on Spring etc.

Dates for the Diary :

The following are important dates for April and we would ask you to take note of them.


Tuesday 4 April at 7.30 pm

The AGM of the church will be held in the Church Hall and we encourage you to attend to hear reports on the various activities which have taken place during 2016.


Friday 14 April at 7.30 pm

Good Friday Preparatory Service.  Of all the Preparatory Services during the year this is the most significant.


Sunday 16 April at 6.05 am

Sunrise Service at the Lump with sunrise being at 6.12 am


Sunday 16 April at 11.00 am

Morning worship with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper.


Sunday 16 April at 6.00pm

Evening Worship for Easter Sunday


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 Easter Sunday, 16 April.




Greetings and Intimations

Address to Young People

Hymn     CH    97      Father, lead me, day by day              

Reading                       Psalm 25 : 1 – 10                 (Pew Bible Page 556)

Hymn      CH    74      Show me thy ways, O Lord




Reading                       1 Peter 3 : 17 – 22            (Pew Bible Page 1219)                                                                                                                                                               

Hymn      CH  431      Jesus, Master, whose I am


Hymn      CH  133      Break forth, O living light of God





Greetings and Intimations

Hymn  MP  649          The King of love my Shepherd is



Reading                       Matthew 7 : 13 – 14           (Pew Bible Page 971)


Hymn  MP    59          Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine