Sunday Bulletin for 20 April 2014

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Sunday 20 April 2014: Second Sunday after Easter

10am Morning Worship at St Stephen’s: Sunday School returns

11.15am Morning Worship at the Old High

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Copyright hymns used by Permission. CCL Licence No. 970971

Scottish Charity No. SC035073

NEWS FROM OUR CONGREGATION

ADVANCE NOTICE- SERVICES ON SUNDAY 4 MAY

11.15am Congregational service at the Old High Church, with the Cameron Highlanders Association. Marking the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Kohima, Burma, and the transfer of the colours of the First Battalion from Glasgow Cathedral, back to the ‘home’ church of the Cameron Highlanders in Inverness (no service at St Stephen’s). Creche and children’s activities at this service.

7pm Short Evening Communion Service at St Stephen’s, with tea and discussion to follow.

More details from the Minister.

CAMERON HOUSE Members of the congregation are very welcome to come and celebrate Easter Communion at Cameron House care Home at 3pm TODAY.

SUNDAY SCHOOL returns next Sunday. However, children are welcome at all our services, and there will still be children’s activities each Sunday at St Stephen’s. Sunday School Contact: Raema MacKay.

CHRISTIAN AID COFFEE MORNING There will be a meeting on Wednesday 23rd April at 7.30pm in St Stephens Vestry for those who are involved or would like to be involved in helping out at this very important and enjoyable event.

LUNCH CLUB will meet at 12.30pm on Thursday 24 April at the Craigmonie Hotel, Annfield Road. How about joining us for Lunch? Everyone welcome. For further information please contact Val Cantlay

CRAFT NIGHT do you have a special hobby or craft and to share your gift with others? Then join us on Wednesday 23rd April at 7.30pm at St. Stephens hall. All welcome and it is a good opportunity to meet socially for the congregation. For further information contact Mrs Margaret McAleer

CALLING ALL GARDENERS If any gardeners are splitting up their herbaceous plants could they pot them up and donate them to the Plant Stall at the Christian Aid Coffee Morning on Saturday 10 May. We are aiming to have a bumper stall this year! Details Violet Wilson

WORD FOR TODAY New copies of Word for Today, daily Bible readings and comment are available free in the vestibules at each church.

CROSS REACH Cross Reach news and prayer letter (Feb to May 2014) now available at church doors.

OTHER NEWS

GOD IN ORDINARY LIFE RETREAT Saturday 31 May, Duncansburgh McIntosh Church Hall, The Parade, Fort William, PH33 6BA. Join with others on this retreat day to discover how we can encounter God in the ordinary stuff of life and meet Him in our ordinary paths. led by Mervyn Glover and Steve Aisthorpe (Mission Development Worker). There is a charge of £15 to cover costs and registration is required. Tea/coffee will be provided and you are asked to bring your own lunch. ECO

CONGREGATION NETWORK Highland Regional Gathering takes place on Saturday 26 April in Nessbank Church from 11.00 to 3.00pm. For further information and booking details contact Margaret Warnock

IMAGINING SCOTLAND’S FUTURE The Church of Scotland report “Imagining Scotland’s Future: Our Vision” was launched on 26 February. Copies of the report are now at the church doors. The report is based on the views of over 900 people who attended 32 community events run by the Kirk (including one hosted by us) as an alternative national debate on the referendum. The events were held across Scotland over the past 12 months. To download the report, and for details of other resources that will be available in the lead-up to the referendum

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