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    Message for June

    Dear friends, In the run up to the election I was very aware of the multiplying number of programmes and leaflets and hustings that were taking place in hopes that the political landscape of the country on June 8th would be more blue, red, yellow, orange, green or whatever from...

  • Compass

    Message for May

    Dear friends, One of the great truths of the Bible is that our existence on this earth is not by accident but by design. In Psalm 139:13-14, as David reflects on his life in relation to God he says, ‘For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in...

  • Easter

    Message for April

    Dear friends, Easter is almost upon us and it’s made the main headlines in the News! It was reported that the Church of England is embroiled in a row with Cadbury and the National Trust after it was claimed the firms removed references to Christian holiday Easter in marketing for...

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    Message for March

    Dear friends, Life, for so many of us, can be more like a cloudy sky than a clear one, more like darkness than light, more like climbing a mountain than walking round a mole hill, more like struggling in the depths than soaring on the heights. When life is like...

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    Message for February

    Dear friends, Psalm 31:15 assures us that our times are in God’s hands. In other words all our days are lived out not randomly or luckily or fatalistically, but ‘providentially’; God sees us and knows us and cares for us and loves us. This neither abrogates our responsibility nor negates...

  • BacktoReality

    Message for January

    Dear friends, ‘Back to Life; Back to Reality’. So goes the title of the 1994 hit song for the British R and B Band Soul II Soul. I think this serves as a very apt description of where we’re at just now. Christmas has gone and 2017 has come. We...

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    Message for December

    Ramblings from the Rev Dear friends, It’s that time of the year again! Christmas time has become a bit like marmite to so many of us- you either love it or loathe it because it’s become so commercialised. It has moved largely away from the winsomeness it was intended to...

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    Message for November

    Message for November Ramblings from the Rev Dear friends, The theme of the Book of Revelation in particular and the whole Bible in general is that the Lord God reigns from heaven, on earth, to the ends of the universe and throughout all eternity (Rev 19:6). This reality struck me...

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    Message for October

    Dear friends, Having conducted seven funerals over the last two months, a number of things have been impressed on me regarding death. 1. Folk are involved. This is a truism but what I mean is there are so many people involved when death occurs. Families, friends and neighbours, colleagues, nursing...

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    Message for August

    Musings from the Manse Dear friends ‘Keswick’. What do you think of when you hear that? ‘Lake District’, ‘mountains’, ‘walks’, ‘rain’, ‘floods’? The name and the word conjures up all kinds of thoughts and ideas. For me when I think Keswick I think ‘great preaching and teaching, praise and company...

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    Message for June

    Musings from the Manse Dear friends Ecclesiastes 3:1 says ‘there is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven’. I experienced that in quite an intense way recently when in the space of a week, amongst a host of other things, I witnessed an accident which...

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    Message for April

    From the Manse Dear Friends, When we were on holiday recently we went to the morning service in Stirling Free Church. It’s a new church plant and Ian Macaskill has recently been called there as their first minister (not like Nicola Sturgeon I hasten to add) which is very exciting...

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    Message for February

    From the Manse Dear Friends, In this month’s newsletter are details of 2 older people who passed away recently- Christina J. Morrison and John D. Macleod. As I was thinking of them both and reflecting on their lives, I realised that they were so very different: Christina was very old...

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    Message from OM Logos Hope

    Thank You from Lorien Ankers I would like to say a big thank you to all the folk in the Free North who have been such a great source of blessing and encouragement recently. From financial support to promises of prayer; it is so greatly appreciated. I set off on...

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    Outreach Lunch

    Outreach The February Lunch which is on Tuesday 9th will be a special outreach event. We will have a light lunch and then show the Billy Graham DVD on the Cross followed by a short discussion. We will begin at 12.30 and should be finished by around 2.15pm. Normally there...

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    Bible Alive

    Bible Alive I am looking for the following props for a children’s Bible project: plastic snake, swords, lion puppet, lion mask, spy masks, toy harp, pig, plastic chains, ram’s horn, Egyptian head-dress, Roman soldier’s helmet. Can you help? Sandy Finlay

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    20s/30s Group

    20s/30s The group raised £125 last semester which was used to invest in 2 toilets, one in Bangladesh and the other in Guatemala. This was done through ‘Toilet Twinning’ for people who would otherwise not have access to a good sanitation system. This might sound something a bit odd to...

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    Message for January

    From the Manse Dear Friends, The recent acquittal of a Northern Ireland pastor of using ‘grossly offensive’ words during a sermon made available online made headline news recently. Pastor James McConnell was on trial for comments he made about Islam and though he was found not guilty, what is concerning...

  • Money

    Message for December

    From the Manse Dear Friends, MoneySuperMarket presents the following figures to illustrate how commercialised and consumerist Christmas has become to us. They state that spending is set to exceed £18 billion this year with Brits splashing out an average of £397 per person on the cost of Christmas. This level...

  • TheGospel

    First things First

    From the Manse Dear friends, In my daily reading plan I’m making my way through Ezekiel amongst other passages in the Bible and the truth is there are sections which are difficult to understand containing language and concepts that are hard to make sense of. In chapter 1 Ezekiel sees...

  • New Start Highland

    New Start Highland – Appeal for Furniture and Household Donations New Start have written to us to draw attention to their current appeal for donations of furniture and household items to help those who are homeless or living in poverty in our area. New Start was originally established through local...

  • UCCF: The Christian Unions

    UCCF: The Christian Unions Below is an extract from Emma MacAulay’s latest e-mail, with news of the work she is involved in as a Relay Worker with UCCF: “I hope you are well! Thank you for your continued support and prayers – it’s been wonderful to see the Lord answering...

  • Blythswood Inverness Support Group

    Blythswood Inverness Support Group Harvest Supper – Thank you to all who supported this event on Friday, 18 September in the Kingsview Christian Centre. Nearly 90 people from churches throughout the city enjoyed the buffet meal and an excellent presentation by Rev Sandy Sutherland of Fortrose Free Church. The sum...

  • The Leprosy Mission Scotland

    The Leprosy Mission Scotland Thank you to all who supported last Saturday’s coffee morning in aid of Purulia Hospital in West Bengal. A total of £1,288.04 was raised from the sale of tickets, donations and the bring-and-buy stall. The sale of Christmas cards, etc brought in a further £228.93. This...

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    Message for October

    Dear friends, As we continue our overview of the principles and practices involved in following Jesus as members of His church, we come to the area of Bible reading. The Bible is God’s food for us (Heb 5. 12-14) which is sweet to the taste (Ps 119. 103), it refreshes...

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    Prayer

    Dear friends, When a baby is born, one of the obvious evidences that there is new life is the sound of a cry. It’s what a mother and attendant medical staff look for, or rather listen for. A cry is a baby’s way of saying ‘I’m here, I’m alive, I...

  • Ministry Apprentice

    Robin Gray is to commence a one year Ministry Apprenticeship in the congregation this week. This will engage him in preaching, pastoral and practical duties as well as theological studies through HTC. Please do pray for him in this role.

  • Relay Mission

    Student Mission – Emma MacAulay UCCF: The Christian Unions is a fellowship of students, staff and supporters that exists to give every student in Great Britain an opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Christian Unions (CUs) are led by students, involving people from different church...

  • Madras Street Update

    Madras Street News It’s been another busy few weeks here at Madras Street. The month of June was a very musical month at the Road to Recovery. We enjoyed a night of country music with Jonny Bremner at the Road to Recovery – there were lots of feet tapping! The...

  • Reflections from Innes

    Reflections on My Placement If there is one word I could use to describe my short time in the Free North, it would be ‘blessing’. It was a blessing to spend my 6 weeks with you here. It was a blessing to meet such a warm congregation. It was a...

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    Message for Summer

    From the Manse Dear friends, This month we’re going to look at Praise as we consider what it means to be a follower of Jesus and a member in his church. There are several words in the Bible to describe praise; One word is yadah, meaning ‘praise, give thanks, or...

  • Inverness and North Mission Support Group

    Inverness and North Mission Support Group – Update In keeping with all other events and activities these days, our fund-raising session – 2014-2015 – has passed very swiftly. However, it was a very productive time and you, our Mission supporters, gave as generously as ever. Gift Aid helped us too...

  • Blythswood Inverness Support Group

    Blythswood Inverness Support Group There was an excellent turnout for the annual Ploughman’s Lunch held on Saturday, 16th May in Daviot Hall, where good food and fellowship were enjoyed. The amount raised from donations and the auction was £2,000 and we thank all those who gave so generously and pray...

  • Discovery Groups

    Discovery Groups On Saturday 16th May our Discovery Group, the group that usually meets in the manse, had a pot luck supper at 26 MacKay Road. There were 17 of us with only a few of the group not managing to come. There was a good range of ages from...

  • Summer Visitors

    Summer Visitors It is the time of year again when we expect see visitors at our services. Let’s make sure that we give them a good welcome and take them through to the hall if they wish to stay. It might be helpful to remember are all on “duty” when...

  • Sunday School Outing

    Sunday School On Saturday 6th June the Sunday School families gathered at Whin Park for an afternoon of fun .The children had a great time on the equipment and then we all went for a train ride. The experience was captured by Colin and posted on Facebook . It was...

  • CWI

    Congregational Fellowship In May, Mike Moore gave a talk on the ongoing work of CWI. Mike has been involved in this ministry for 30 years and, though recently succeeded as General Secretary by Joseph Steinberg, continues to deputise around the country. We enjoyed a time of food and fellowship together...

  • Fraser Ross Lobban

    Fraser Ross Lobban was born on Tuesday 19th May at 9.58am, weighing 8lbs 3ozs, a welcome son to Kenny and Marlene and a wee brother for Katie. Colin Macleod

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    Worship through Giving

    Dear friends, Over the last couple of months we’ve been looking at what it means to be a member of the church. This month we’re looking at Giving, and though this is part of what being a member is about, it is also a part of what it means to...

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    Message for May

    From the Manse Dear friends, I’m continuing to look at what it means to be a member in the church. We were pleased to receive into membership at our recent communions Debbie Hargreaves, Robin Gray and Neil Holmes all by profession of faith. As we pray that the Lord will...

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    Message for April

    From the Manse Dear friends, Two months ago we began looking at why we should join the church if we trust our lives to the Lord Jesus Christ. Being a member involves both privileges and responsibilities, and so over the next few months I want to look at particular areas...

  • Adam’s Ministry

    Congregations are being given the opportunity to support Adam in his work. There will be a collection for him at the beginning of April which we hope to pass on to him when he visits the area. He will speak in Fortrose on Tuesday 21st April and in Greyfriars on...

  • Induction and ordination

     Rev Joe Barnard was ordained to the Ministry and inducted to the charge of Kiltarlity and Kirkhill on Friday 13th March. Dan preached on the evening and Colin was moderator of Presbytery and officiated in the matter. It was a very well attended meeting and with a great reception...

  • Church Transport

    We currently run two buses in the morning one on either side of the river to take people to church. If you think this would be helpful for you please speak to either Mike Casey or Sandy Finlay. At night we provide a taxi on either side of the river....

  • Newly Formed Young Women’s Bible Study

    The newly Formed Young Women’s Bible Study group meets in the church every second Friday at 10am (Entrance via side door). Please feel free to come along for a time of fellowship and an informal Bible study together with young women in the church. There will be a creche provided...

  • Women’s Prayer Meeting

    Women’s Prayer Meeting The women’s prayer meeting is needing to be reviewed. The attendance has dropped significantly with only a very few able to attend. Would a change of day/time/venue make a difference? Please speak to Jessie if you have suggestions regarding the future of the meeting. At present the...

  • 30’s/40’s Group

    30’s/40’s Group This group meets every month in the Manse and is aimed at men in this age group who wish to learn more about being a disciple of Jesus. We use the ‘Multiply’ material which is a series of 24 lessons on what the Bible says about being a...

  • 20’s/30’s Group

    20’s/30’s Group The group meets every Sunday in the manse and follows a programme of discipleship training, praise meetings, testimonies and bible teaching on doctrine. We’ve looked at the doctrine of Total Depravity and how that impacts our lives and are planning to addressing the other points of what is...

  • Baptism

    Colin baptised Eilidh Macarthur Smith, daughter of Calum and Lorna Smith on Sunday 8th March in front of a big congregation. We pray that the Lord will bless the parents as they bring up Eilidh to follow Jesus herself and that we as a congregation would support this family in...

  • Condolences

    We were saddened to hear of the death of Margaret Maciver on Sunday 15th March. She was 92 years old. Margaret had lived for many years in Argyle Court before moving to the Isobel Fraser home around Christmas time. After her brother Kenneth died last year, her health seemed to...

  • Volunteers

    Everything Baby (social enterprise charity on Church Street) are looking for volunteers to fill a variety of roles. For further information see the notice at the lane door or www.everything-baby.org.uk/volunteer.

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    Message for March

    Dear friends, Time to Say Good Bye Sadly, it seems the time has come for me (Dan) to write my last letter in the monthly bulletin. It was 18 months ago that Penny and I moved to Inverness and started our ministry in the Free North and Madras Street. Since...

  • ComeToTheTable

    Message for February

    Dear friends, Why Join the Church? Over the coming months Colin and I hope to run a series of monthly messages on the theme of church membership. Therefore this month I (Dan) wish to share with you the necessity of membership. It will be no surprise that membership rates of...

  • New year 2015 is coming on the beach

    Message for January

    Dear friends, Well, 2015 is here at long last! Its arrival is something that’s been spoken about, referred to, anticipated, dreaded by some, longed for by others, but no matter how we’ve approached it, the fact of the matter is it’s here now! The question I’ve been asking myself is,...

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    Message for December

    Dear Friends, I am just in the door from our monthly Home Bible Studies having had a wonderful time of fellowship. The night was full of laughter, stirring conversation and it was all topped off with tea and pancakes! The night flew by, as it always does, and before I...

  • Weekly Notices – editor@freenorthchurch.org

    Weekly notices: There is a new dedicated e-mail address for submitting all items you have for the Sunday notices: editor@freenorthchurch.org

  • Creche

    Crèche if anyone in the congregation would like to add their name to the crèche rota for 2015, please speak to Fiona Cameron. Both women and men are eligible to help out in this valuable service. Look out for more Crèche News in the December newsletter. (fionamarion@yahoo.co.uk)

  • Blythswood Inverness Support Group

    Blythswood Inverness Support Group Annual Quiz Night – Many thanks to the Free North team (Rona MacLeod, Jessie MacLeod, Sandy Finlay and Brian Cameron), to Colin in his role as quizmaster, and to all those who came along to support the Quiz Night on 24 October. Our team performed well,...

  • Street Pastors Coffee Morning

    Street Pastors Coffee Morning – 18 October Most grateful thanks to everyone who supported us in raising funds for Inverness street pastors on 18th October. The baking, monetary contributions and excellent team support in setting up and bringing together a wonderful coffee morning was very successful indeed. Altogether £600 was...

  • Road To Recovery

    Road To Recovery October was an exciting month at Madras St. On the 6th we had six men coming over from Nr. Ireland who were on a tour of the U.K. It was a night of testimonies and music and it was good to hear how the Lord was working...

  • November Ladies’ Meeting

    November Ladies’ Meeting For our November meeting on Thursday the 6th the popular High Tea at the Golf Club at Culcabock once again proved a happy occasion when around 40 women got together and enjoyed a beautifully presented meal which was all the more appreciated when we didn’t have to...

  • Building Warrant

    A building warrant has been granted for the works to develop a toilet block at the site of the Lower Session Room and a fellowship area towards the back of the church (facing the pulpit). Plans are on display in the hall which will show the proposed works. Please familiarise...

  • Likely Dads

    The Likely Dads will now meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month in the hall. All dads are welcome to bring along their kids for fun, games and snacks (tea/coffee for the dads!).

  • Steeple Works

    Steeple Works: The Deacons’ Court has now approved work to remove the vegetation growth at the steeple. If you have noticed any other repairs that are required to the church building please contact Brian Cameron who can bring these to the attention of the Deacons’ Court.

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    Message for November

    Dear Friends, Jessie and I travelled to Mull recently to Sean Anker’s commissioning service as Presbytery Worker for Glasgow Presbytery. It was a fairly long and arduous journey but very much worth it as we were able to represent the Free North as well as enjoy being with the good...

  • Leprosy Mission Scotland

    The Leprosy Mission Scotland Thank you to all who contributed towards the local committee’s recent fund-raising coffee morning and stall. The total amount raised was £1,348.73 which will go to help the Mission’s work in South Sudan.

  • Skye Holiday Club Report

    Skye Holiday Club Report This August we were delighted to return to Skye for the Staffin, Uig and Kilmuir Free Church congregations’ holiday club, Seaside Rock. A mixture of local helpers and a team of six Invernesians (Mark Mackay, Matthew Macleod, Peter Munro, Louise Nicolson, Kathanna MacDonald and Emma MacAulay)...

  • Blythswood Inverness Support Group

    Blythswood Inverness Support Group The Harvest Supper held on Friday, 19 September in the Kingsview Christian Centre raised £1,224,03 for the ongoing work of Blythswood. Many thanks for those who supported this event, which was a very enjoyable evening.

  • October Ladies’ Meeting

    Women’s Group October Ladies’ Meeting Despite the inclement weather over 20 ladies turned out for the Blythswood evening where gift boxes were being prepared for men, women and teenage boys and girls. The ladies joined up in groups to fill the boxes for the various recipients and worked so efficiently...

  • Compass

    Sunday School On Sunday 5th October Compass, the new magazine for children, was launched. We used two compasses to show how we need direction in our lives and then went on to think about how the Bible points us to Jesus who said ,” I am the way the truth...

  • Speeding at the Manse

    Speeding at the Manse Anyone passing the Manse over the last couple of months could be forgiven for thinking that they may have been witnessing some sort of speed testing taking place in the garden? In actual fact what you may have seen is Colin whizzing round on his new...

  • Philippians

    Message for October

    Dear Friends, Reading Philippians 2:5-11 recently I was struck by three things the passage has to say to us. Firstly, it’s an explanation of the incarnation; in other words, why the Son of God became flesh, became a human being. It was to live and then die on the cross...

  • The Leprosy Mission Scotland

    The Leprosy Mission Scotland The Inverness Committee of the Leprosy Mission Scotland are holding their annual coffee morning on Saturday, 4th October at 1000 in the Old High Church Hall, Academy Street. The Free North will be responsible for the bring and buy stall. Donations of preserves, produce, baking and...

  • Tuesday Tea and Chat/Hobby Group.

    Tuesday Tea and Chat/Hobby Group. After meeting at 2pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month over the last three or four years things are changing!! Some of the young mums are keen to come and learn some new skills so we are moving to the morning from 10 –...

  • October Ladies’ Meeting

    October Ladies’ Meeting Our popular meeting to fill shoeboxes for the annual Blythswood appeal is due to take place on Tuesday 07 October at 7.30pm in the hall. Once again we will concentrate on filling boxes for male and female teenagers and adults. As in previous years we will need...

  • September Ladies’ Meeting

    September Ladies’ Meeting It was heartening to see a large number of ladies at our first meeting, to learn about the work of the Gospel in Chad, a land-locked, Sub-Saharan country divided along ethnic and religious lines. Civil war, poor rainfall, distance from the sea and a subsistence economy have...

  • 20’s/30’s Group

    20’s/30’s Group This group has been meeting in the manse on a Sunday evening after the service since the middle of August. There are around 15 young adults in their 20’s/30’s attending. A programme up until Christmas has been agreed on comprising a mixture of praise nights, testimony nights, teaching...

  • Building alterations

    New Invalid Facilities, etc Over a year ago a request was made to the Deacons Court that we bring our Church up to the required minimum standard regarding Invalid Toilet Facilities along with more modern Male and Female Toilet and Baby change facilities. During the ensuing months the works committee...

  • Thanks from Florence

    Thank You I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the telephone calls, cards and letters, which I know were all accompanied by your prayers, whilst I was in hospital and on my return home. It is true that .. “ There is no exercise better for...

  • Dan Paterson: “The great news of Jesus Christ will capture the souls of many”

    Message for September

    Dear Friends, The other day I was thinking about the message of Exodus and in particular the journey of the Israelites into the wilderness. If we can imagine the scene: Moses and the Israelites have watched the world’s biggest superpower (Egypt) crumble at the hands of God. He has destroyed...

  • Big Free Rally

    Big Free Rally: Two teams of 6 helpers are needed to set up before and after the Big Free Rally at Smithton Church on Saturday, 27th September. A team of 6 helpers is requested from the Free North. Setting up would be from 10.00am – 11.15am and tidy up is...

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    Tea Rota

    Tea Rota: The sheets for September and October are now available for signing. Please consider helping with this task – if you have not done it before then just go to the kitchen after a service and watch/help or sign up for an evening when it is not so busy.

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    Highland Food Bank Harvest Appeal

    Highland Food Bank Harvest Appeal: Blythswood Care have written thanking us for continuing to support the Foodbank. They would appreciate the following items from Free North folk for distribution to their clients at this time:  If you would prefer to make a money donation, please put it in an...

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    Home Bible Studies

    Home Bible Studies: The topic for 2014/15 is Christianity Explored which focuses on the big questions of life while exploring the person at the heart of the Christian life – Jesus Christ. The studies take place on one Wednesday a month instead of the mid week meeting and the dates...

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    Free Church Disaster Relief Fund

    Last Sunday the collection for the Free Church Disaster Relief Fund raised £1,149. There is still time to make a donation if you haven’t already done so. Thank you to all who contributed.

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    Thanks for Free Church Camps Support

    In the July/August newsletter there was an article about a collection for Free Church Camps Support Fund to allow leaders and campers to attend camps. The sum of £875 was raised.

  • Free Church Disaster Relief Fund

    Next Sunday there will be an additional collection for the Free Church Disaster Relief Fund at the morning and evening services. Monies collected will go towards addressing the highly publicised crises in Syria and Iraq, and specifically towards Tearfund, who work in Syria, and the Federation for Relief and Reconciliation...

  • Welcoming Teams

    There are spaces available on the Welcoming Teams (Door Duty) for anyone interested. Please speak to Archie Fraser as soon as possible if you can help. Introductory and refresher training will be provided for new and ‘seasoned’ team members respectively.

  • Thanks from Ian and Sandra

    Ian and Sandra Polworth would like to thank everyone who sent get-well cards, telephoned and visited during Ian’s recent illness. He greatly appreciated all the encouragement and support he received from the church family. It has been a struggle at times but Ian is now phasing himself back to work...

  • Highland Food Bank

    Highland Food Bank An information evening about the new Hilton Foodbank Centre to discuss how members and friends of local churches can be involved will be held on Thursday, 14th August at 7.30pm in Shop 1, 1 Hilton Village, Hilton, Inverness. If you would like to consider volunteering or just...

  • Thanks to WFM for Lifting Lives

    We have received a thank you letter for the donation raised at the WFM Supper for the Lifting Lives Project 2014/15. A copy can be seen on the lane door notice board.

  • Camps’ Support Fund

    Camps’ Support Fund At its last meeting the Deacons’ Court decided to give the congregation the opportunity to contribute to the Camps’ Support Fund which helps leaders and campers attend a summer camp. Over 300 campers and 100 leaders and cooks will be involved this year with a good number...

  • Office Bearers CE Bible Study

    Christianity Explored All office-bearers are invited to attend an evening training course on Thursday, 28th August at 7.30pm in the hall. This is in preparation for using CE in our home Bible study groups which are due to commence in September, all being well.

  • Open Doors

    Open Doors We hope to open the church to visitors during the five Saturdays in August (2-5pm). Help will be needed with setting things up, welcoming, serving in the cafe and providing baking. Please consider getting involved. Many visitors have appreciated an opportunity to come in, look around and chat...

  • Great Wilderness Challenge

    Great Wilderness Challenge The Christian Youth Centre (CYC/YMCA) has been offered 6 places on the Challenge taking place in the Poolewe area on Saturday, 16th August. More details about the walk can be found at www.greatwildernesschallenge.info. Please contact Elma Mackay at elmacmackay1966@aol.com if you are interested in taking part to...

  • Open Doors

    Open Doors We hope to open the church to visitors during the five Saturdays in August (2-5pm). Help will be needed with setting things up, welcoming, serving in the cafe and providing baking. Please consider getting involved. Many visitors have appreciated an opportunity to come in, look around and chat...

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    Summer Tea Rota

    Tea rota Please sign up on the sheets in the kitchen if you can help with after-church teas in July and August.

  • Everything Baby

    Everything Baby You may have noticed that a new shop – Everything Baby – has recently opened at 108 Church Street. This is a charity which takes donations of quality pre-loved baby, toddler and maternity goods, baby equipment, toys and goods, sells them through the shop at affordable prices and...

  • Fund raising BBQ

    BBQ Invitation A warm invitation is extended to the congregation to attend a fund raising BBQ at Anna MacRitchie’s on Saturday 30th August from 5pm to 8.30pm. All money raised will be going between Old MacDonald’s Farm (www.omfzambia.com) and Vine Trust Peru (www.vinetrust.org!)