WORSHIP THIS WEEK
Sunday 17 February 2019: Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany
10am Morning Worship at St Stephen’s
11.15am Morning Worship at the Old
FROM OUR CONGREGATION – Contact details from Church Administraor
BASICS Peter will shortly be running a series of classes for those interested
in learning about the Christian faith. Why not invite a friend who might be
curious? If you would like to join us (even if you are already a member and
would like a ‘refresher course’!) please contact Peter.
CARE Peter, or your Elder, should be informed of anyone ill at home or in
ST STEPHEN’S CHOIR would like
to extend a warm invitation to interested members, adherents or friends to join
the church choir. We are a cheery bunch of amateurs who enjoy getting together
every Thursday evening at 7.15 pm to practise the hymns for the coming Sunday
and to prepare two other short pieces for the service. Our Choir Director, Pam
McCulloch, and accompanist Alyn Ross share their enthusiasm and infectious fun
with us all. Do come along and join us, as we seek to support and enhance the
weekly worship at St Stephen’s. For further information, please contact Pam. All voices welcome, particularly gentlemen!
Discussion Group will meet
again at 7pm this evening and consider the next two chapters in the book,
around the themes of Childhood and Marriage. Andrew Stevenson.
CHURCH PARTY The St Stephen’s
Church Choir is inviting you to a church party on Friday 1 March at 7 pm in St
Stephen’s Church Hall. We will have a beetle drive, some singing, food and a
little surprise. Come and join the fun! Please get a free ticket from Susan or
Katharina at St Stephen’s or from Christine at the Old High so that we know how
many to cater for. More information from Katharina Nimmo.
CHURCH SPRING WALK TO ALDOURIE AND LOCH NESS on Sunday 3
March. Meet St Stephen’s Car park at 1.30pm, or Aldourie Castle car park at
2pm. Low level walk with various lengths of walk. Cuppa after at the Lochardil
House Hotel at 3.30pm. Tea/Coffee Scone and shortbread £4.50. All welcome for
walk or cuppa. Speak to Deborah Macrae or Jennifer Morrison for queries.
Christian Fellowship of Healing (Highlands) will hold a healing service at St
Stephen’s today (10 February) at 4pm to which all are welcome. Contact David
MAGAZINE editor Willie Morrison
urgently requires articles and photos for the March issue. Please submit
whatever you can, as early as possible. The deadline is Friday 15 March.
CROSSREACH Latest news magazine and prayer diary
are available at church doors. Rae Swan.
WORD FOR TODAY The latest
free daily readings guide is now in the vestibules of both churches. Contact
THE HOLY COMMUNION will be celebrated at the St Stephen’s on Sunday 24 February. All are
welcome at the Lord’s Table. There will be a retiring collection in aid of
SESSION The date of the next Session meeting has had to be
changed to Wednesday 27 February at 7.30pm at St Stephen’s. Contact Christine MacKenzie, Depute
GATEWAY HIGHLAND The General
Manager has written to thank the congregation of OHSS for the very generous
donation of £529.71 and to advise that without our continuing support they
would be unable to provide the extras that are so welcome at what can be a very
difficult time of year. She advised that some of the congregation had also been
helping with the Food for Families project by cooking meals. Many thanks to the
teams, some of whom she has not met personally. 2,700 meals were cooked this
year which were distributed to families in need across the Highlands.
SUNDAY BULLETIN Please send items for this sheet to our Church Administrator: Mrs Pat MacLeod (079 342 85924) firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline Wednesday at 12 noon. Please keep items as brief as possible, and include contact details and/or e-mail.
event on Thursday 28 February 2019 at Inshes Church of Scotland, Sir Walter
Scott Drive, Inverness IV2 3TW from 10am – 1pm. Join us at The Gathering to
find out how you can give, act and pray with us in 2019. Meet other supporters,
get new fundraising ideas and learn about Christian Aid’s key issues and how
the money you raise is spent. Keynote speaker Jeanne Kamara, Head of Sierra
ARGENTINE TANGO HIGHLAND A new club
is starting on Friday evenings in St Stephen’s Hall from 8-9pm for those
interested in learning tango dancing. These classes are for anyone who wants to
learn tango or who wants to return to dancing. No partner is necessary.
Highland Gospel Male Voice Choir will perform on Friday 22 February at
the Inverness Methodist Church, Huntly Street, from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. Proceeds to
Inverness Street Pastors. Robyn Teago.
Inverness Street Pastors 2 resources available “Street Pastors Pray from Home Pack” and
“Inverness Prayer Pastors Prayer Guide”.