WORSHIP THIS WEEK
Sunday 1 February 2015: The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
10am Morning Worship at St Stephen’s
11.15am Morning Worship at the Old High
7pm Short Communion Service at St Stephen’s
SUNDAY BULLETIN ITEMS should be sent to Jim Monro: email@example.com
The deadline for all items is Wednesday at noon
For further information and contact details for any items listed elow:
NEWS FROM OUR CONGREGATION
KIRK SESSION meets this Tuesday. Details from Linda.
RETIRING COLLECTION This Sunday in the Old High will be donated to the Inverness Street Pastors.
CONFIRMATION CLASS for anyone wishing to become a full member of the church will run in the New Year. Please contact the Minister if you are interested (firstname.lastname@example.org).
LUNCH CLUB will meet at 12.30pm on Thursday 29 January at the Craigmonie Hotel. New diners will be most welcome. Transport is available. Contact Val Cantlay.
CHRISTMAS CONCERTS The St Stephen’s and Community Choirs raised the grand sum of £3,200, of which £1380 went to Marie Curie, £1380 to Woman’s Aid and £450 to Church Funds. Well done and many thanks to all concerned.
CHURCH MAGAZINE Willie Morrison, editor of the OHSS Magazine, urgently requires reports, articles and photos for the next issue, which is due out in March. Please, please, submit whatever you can, as early as possible, as the cupboard is particularly bare at this time, by e-mail to email@example.com . The deadline is Friday 13 March.
WORD FOR TODAY The new issue of Word for Today is available in both the church vestibules.
PRAYER POINTERS will return in a few weeks. If you have ideas on the format and content of the Prayer Pointers, please contact the Minister or Ruth Martin. Meantime, as a guide for your prayers, please use the Prayer for the Day on the Order of Service, and pray for the acitivities of the congregation listed here.
OUT OF THE BOX Christian charity based in Inverness are running an event for young people in Primary 5 through to S2 during the February school holidays. The event is called AMP, which stands for Acting, Music and Puppets. A.M.P. is a performing arts week, where young people can make new friends, develop creative skills and grow in faith. Each person attending will have a choice of creative streams where they will have the opportunity to work alongside professionals from the performing arts towards an end of week showcase where they can put all their new skills into practise. The event runs from 14 to 18 February in Hilton Parish Church from 10am till 4pm. The cost to attend is £85, with discounts for siblings. For more information please check out the website www.outofthebox.me.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org
COFFEE MORNING is to be held on Saturday 28 February from 10am to noon in St Stephen’s Hall in aid of Church Funds. Donations of cake/candy, unwanted gifts, raffle prizes will be gratefully appreciated. If you are able to help please contact Margaret McAleer.
WORK PLACE CHAPLAINCY This is an opportunity for interested or already involved to find out: What is Work Place Chaplaincy; essential skills required and how to use them; opportunities for chaplaincy; introduction to further training. The meeting is in the Baptist Church, Castle Street on Wednesday 25 February from 7.15 to 9.30pm. For further details or to book contact info @wpcscotland.co.uk
THE BIG CLEAN at Stephen’s will take place this year on Saturday 14 March. Please put this in your diary. For more details contact Joan Darcy.
FRESH EXPRESSIONS OF CHURCH DAY CONFERENCE: IMAGINE CHURCH “for those that don’t do church”. Speakers Olive and John Drane will lead the day with interactive learning with presentations, interviews, stories, activities and questions. Saturday 21 March from 9.30 to 4pm in Fort Augustus Village Hall (transport may be available) http://www.freshexpressions.org.uk/vision/fortaugustus15 . For details contact The Minister
WORSHIP THIS WEEK