Sunday Bulletin 5 March 2017

WORSHIP THIS WEEK
Sunday 12 March 2017
10am Morning Worship at St Stephen’s
11.15am Morning Worship at the Old High
Both Services led by Rev David Anderson
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NEWS FROM OUR CONGREGATION
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INTERIM MODERATOR
The Rev Alastair Younger has been appointed Interim Moderator in the absence of Rev Peter Nimmo due to illness. His contact details are younger873btinternet.com.
PASTORAL CARE will be provided by Rev Arthur Sinclair, our Pastoral Assistant arthursinclairbtinternet.com while Peter is absent from his duties, due to illness.
SOUTHSIDE NURSING HOME There will be a short service, led by Isobel Allan, at Southside Nursing Home immediately after this morning’s service at St Stephen’s. If you are able to assist with the singing, your assistance would be much appreciated. Please speak to Isobel after the service. We still also seek members willing to lead these services on a rota basis; please contact Janet Robertson janetnfraserbtinternet.com
PRAYERS FOR LENT Old High every Friday at 1pm; St Stephen’s Meditative Prayers every Wednesday 12-2pm. Bring lunch if you wish; come for a short while, or as long as you are able. Everyone welcome to come on these Lenten Journeys. (Contact Ruth Martin
LENT STUDY GROUP The fortnightly Sunday evening discussion group will meet in St Stephen’s Vestry every Sunday evening at 7pm for an hour, from Sunday 5 March till Sunday 2 April inclusive, to explore material to guide us through Lent. All are most welcome. Details from Andrew Stevenson stevenson.atabtinternet.com
HOBBY/CRAFT EVENING on Wednesday 8 March in St Stephen’s Hall at 7.30pm and fortnightly thereafter. Please bring your craft to share with others. If not a crafter, perhaps you would like to learn. Please come along and enjoy the camaraderie. Further details from Margaret McAleer.
HEALING SERVICE The next Healing Service will be next Sunday 12 March at 4pm in St Stephen’s to which all are invited to pray for their illness or for others who are ill. (Contact Ruth Martin)
OHSS MAGAZINE Willie Morrison requires articles and photos for the March issue. Please submit whatever you can, as early as possible, by e-mail to williekenilweb.com. The deadline will be confirmed later, but is likely to be Friday, 17 March.
THE RETIRING OFFERING held on Sunday 26 February for Christian Aid raised the sum of £169.29. Sandy Cumming sandy.cummingbtopenworld.com
HIGHLAND FOODBANK Thank you to those who contributed food items last month. During March and April the Foodbank would appreciate the following items: Tinned potatoes, Crackers/Oatcakes, Tinned ham (small), Soap/Shower gel. Contact Val Cantlay val.cantlaybtinternet.com
CROSSREACH The latest newsletter is at church doors. Also prayer diary for February to May. CrossReach apologise for the late delivery. Contact Rae Swan raeswanaol.com
WORD FOR TODAY The latest copies of the free UCB daily bible reading magazine are available in the vestibules of both churches.
OLD HIGH MUSIC on Saturday 18 March at 12 noon. Black-Isle based, Edward Caswell is a well-known singer and choral conductor, recognised across the UK, the Netherlands and Germany. We are fortunate to have the chance to hear him sing Schumann and Finzi in the Old High, accompanied by Robin Versteeg on the piano. This promises to be one of the highlights of this year’s programme. Details from Andrew Stevenson or stevenson.atabtinternet.com
ST STEPHEN’S BIG CLEAN on Saturday 25 March from 9.30 am to Noon. Let’s all enjoy the big clean together. All Welcome – the more the merrier. Tea/coffee provided. Joan Darcy joan.darcytesco.net
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: The St Stephen’s Church and Community Choirs Spring Concert will be on Thursday 30 March at the Culduthel Christian Centre.