“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given,
and the government will be on his shoulders.
And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor,
Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”
MORNING SERVICE 11.00am
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn CH 69 Come, let us to the Lord our God
Reading Genesis 3 : 20 – 24 (Pew Bible Page 6)
Hymn CH 411 My hope is built on nothing less
Reading Matthew 2 : 1 – 12 (Pew Bible Page 966)
Hymn CH 387 The Lord’s my Shepherd
Hymn CH 611 O God, our help in ages past
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 : This morning our praise items are taken from Church Hymnary Third Edition (CH) and those at evening services are taken from Mission Praise (MP).
Crèche: There is a crèche in the Church Hall behind the Church if anyone wishes to leave their children there during the morning service.
EVENING SERVICE 6.00pm
Greetings and Intimations
Hymn MP 152 For the beauty of the earth
Reading Philippians 4 : 8 – 9 (Pew Bible Page 1181)
Hymn MP 624 Take my life, and let it be
Sunday School : Sunday School is closed for the Christmas holiday period. They will resume on Sunday 12 January 2020.
The Ladies’ Bible Study Group : Study group meetings have finished for this year. Meetings will recommence on Tuesday 07 January 2020.
There will be no informal meetings at Jans during this holiday period
The Prayer Fellowship : Due to the ongoing work by Scottish Water the Fellowship group is cancelled until further notice.
FreeWill Offering Envelopes 2020 : Anyone who has not yet received their envelopes for their weekly offerings should see Bill. Anyone wishing to join the scheme and receive envelopes should also see Bill.
Flowers in the Church : Would you like to join the small team of volunteers who provide the weekly floral arrangements in the church? If so please speak to Catriona Leslie who will give you all the details.
Christmas / New Year Services
You, your family and friends will be made very welcome at any, or all, of our remaining Christmas and New Year Services (or at any other time of the year !)
Tuesday 31 December : Hogmanay Service 6.00 pm
Wednesday 1 January ‘20 : New Year’s Day Service 12.00 – 12.30 pm
Sunday 5 January ‘ 20 : Morning Worship 11.00 am
Evening Worship 6.00 pm
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.
Thank You : The Minister and Kirk Session would like to thank all those members of the congregation for their contributions to the church throughout the last year. You have made Portree Parish Church the welcoming place that it is.