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Wedding Reflections Exhibition at Crown Church

Crown Church is hosting an exhibition reflecting on weddings past, present and future. It will run from Thursday 21st July until Tuesday 26th July from 10am-4pm.

You are very welcome to pop along and enjoy the memorabilia, anecdotes and atmosphere.  

It’s nostalgic and indulgent, hoping to provoke memories of weddings celebrated, perhaps some recently missed and those anticipated in our church in the future.

We’d love to see you there.

OHSS Newsletter – July-August 2022

You can download our latest Newsletter here.

OHSS Sunday Service – 3 July 2022

Preacher : Deacon Dot Getliffe

Music : Ron Stevenson

Reader : Derick Robertson

Welcome   

Call To Worship

Hymn 132 : Immortal Invisible

Opening and Lord’s  Prayer

Hymn 482 : Come let us to the Lord

Readings : Ecclesiastes 1 : 1-8

Proverbs  3 : 13-19

Sermon : ‘Signs of The Times’

Hymn 490 : Jesus Lover of My Soul

Reading : John’s Gospel 6 : 35-40

Sermon : ‘Come Jesus’

Hymn 550 : As The Deer pants for the water

Prayers of Thanksgiving and For Others

Hymn 680 : You are Called to Tell the Story

Blessing

OHSS Sunday Service – 26 June 2022

Sacrament of Holy Communion

Preacher : Rev James Bissett

Music : Pam McCulloch

Reader : Ken Cantlay

Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn 195 : Here to the House of God We Come

Prayer

Introductory Thought

Hymn 291 : When Out of Poverty is Born

Reading               Galatians 5:1, 13-25
                              Luke 9:51-62

Hymn 50 (Psalm 78) : The Praises of The Lord Our God

Sermon

Hymn 668 According to Thy Gracious Word

Communion

Hymn 694 : Brother Sister Let Me Serve You

Benediction

1668 Food Pantry Request

I’ve been asked by Angela, the link worker of Cafe 1668 for a bit of help stocking their food pantry shelves.  At the moment the cupboard is nearly bare and they would be really grateful for donations of canned goods to support folk in need.  If anyone can please spare some of the following goods I’ll collect them this Sunday 26th .  I’d like in the future to organise a more regular collection.  This is separate to the Blythswood foodbank which you so kindly support.  If you’re not around this Sunday, please feel free to drop something in at 1668 on Church street.

the list of requested items are:

Pasta
Pasta sauce

Tinned veg

Soup

Meals in a tin

Cereals

Toiletries

Coffee

TeaLoo roll

Cleaning supplies

Many thanks,

James Bissett

Locum for Old High St Stephen’s Church, Inverness.

OHSS Sunday Service – 19 June 2022

Preacher : Rev James Bissett

Music : Ron Stevenson

Reader : Deborah Macrae

Welcome and intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn 716 : Come and Find the Quiet Centre

Prayer

Introductory Thought

Hymn 609 : Come Living God When Least Expected

Reading Luke 8:26-39

Hymn 81 : I To The Hills Will Lift Mine Eyes

Sermon

Hymn 550 : As the Deer Pants for the Water

Prayer

Hymn 198 : Let US Build a House Where Love can Dwell

Benediction

OHSS Platinum Jubilee Celebrations at St Stephen’s Church

Here’s a selection of photos of the wonderful flower arrangements created by the flower team for the occasion.

Sunday 26th June Aurora String Quartet at St Stephen’s

This recital which had to be postponed in April will now take place on 26th June at 4pm.

They will perform string quartets by Schubert and Beethoven and also pieces by Sibelius and Wolf. 

Doors will open at 3.30pm with a donation of £10 requested towards recital expenses (cash or card).

More details contact: stevenson.ata@btinternet.com

Funeral Announcement – Mrs Isabella (Sybil) Michie

Mrs Michie, formerly of Druid Temple Crescent, died on 28 May.  Funeral service on Thursday, 9th June at 1.30pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness to which all are welcome.

Funeral Director (01463) 243232.

OHSS Sunday Service – 5 June 2022

Preacher : Fiona King

Reader : Christine Mackenzie

Music : Andrew Stevenson

Welcome and intimations

Introit

Call to Worship

Hymn 110 : Glory be to God the Father

Prayer

Hymn 132 : Immortal, invisible, God only wise

Reading : Ephesians Chapter 6 : Vs 10 – 20

Anthem – Choir

Hymn 93 (Psalm 136) : Let us with a gladsome mind

Sermon

Hymn 522 : The Church is wherever God’s people are praising

Prayer

Hymn 130 : Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

National Anthem

Benediction

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