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OHSS Sunday Service – 8 October 2023

Preacher : Rev James Bissett

Music : Andrew Stevenson

Reader : Malcolm MacRae

Introit 

Call to Worship 

Hymn 148 : The Spacious Firmament on High 

Prayer 

Hymn 506 : All I Once Held Dear 

Introductory Thought 

Hymn 

Reading:          Isaiah 5 : 1-7
Matthew 21 : 33-46 

Hymn 51 (Psalm 80) : God of Hosts, You Chose a Vine 

Sermon 

Hymn 739 : The Church’s One Foundation 

Prayer 

Hymn 396 : And can it be that I should gain

Benediction 

Funeral Announcement – Mrs Joyce Cumming

Mrs Joyce Cumming (Rattray), previously of Muirfield Park, died at Culduthel Care Home, Inverness on 28 September 2023.

Mrs Cummings’ funeral will be held at St Stephen’s Church, Inverness, on Thursday 12 October 2023 at 12.15pm. No flowers please.

Further details from the Funeral directors, Messrs John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness (01463) 233366

OHSS Sunday Service – 1 October 2023

Preacher : Rev James Bissett

Music : Pam McCulloch

Reader : Donald McLellan

Welcome and intimations 

Introit 

Call to worship 

Hymn 233        Come you thankful people, come 

Prayer and Lord’s prayer 

Introductory Talk 

Hymn 137        All Things Bright and Beautiful 

Reading:          Deuteronomy 26:1-11 

Talk 

Hymn 229        We plough the fields and scatter 

Reading:          Philippians 4:4-9 

Talk 

Hymn 231        For the fruits of all creation 

Prayer 

Hymn 235        God is working his purpose out 

Benediction 

OHSS Sunday Service 17 September 2023

Preacher : Rev James Bissett

Music : Ron Stevenson

Reader : Derick Robertson

Welcome and intimations

introit

Call to worship

Hymn 162 The God of Abraham Praise

Prayer

Introductory thought

Hymn 255 Father hear the prayer we offer

Do Justice

Reading Micah 6:1-8

Hymn 362 heaven shall not wait

Love Mercy

Matthew 18:21-35

Hymn 685 a place at the table

Walk humbly with your Lord

Prayer

Hymn 473 thy kingdom come on bended knee

Benediction

OHSS Sunday Service – 10 September 2023

Preacher : Rev Doug McRoberts

Music : Pam McCulloch

Reader : Linda MacGregor

Welcome and intimations
Call to Worship
Hymn 198 “Let us build a house”
Prayer
Introductory thought: What’s in a name?
Hymn 527 “Lord, make us servants of your peace”
Reading John 20: 19-31

Hymn 535 “Who would true valour see”
Sermon: Thomas – no doubt!
Hymn 432 “How often we, like Thomas” tune: Ellacombe 367
Prayer
Hymn 419 “Thine be the glory”
Benediction

OHSS Sunday Service – 3 September 2023

Preacher : Rev Doug McRoberts

Music: Andrew Stevenson

Reader : Jim Alexander

Welcome and intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn 78 “Oh, set ye open unto me”

Prayer

Introductory thought: Death & Taxes…

Hymn 336 “Christ is our light!”

Readings             Matthew 4: 12-17
                              Matthew 9: 1-13

Hymn 339 “Sing of Andrew, John’s disciple”  

Sermon: Matthew’s call – “Follow Me!”

Hymn 251 “I, the Lord of sea and sky”  

Prayer

Hymn 680 “You are called to tell the story”

Benediction

OHSS Sunday Service – 27 August 2023


Preacher : Rev James Bissett

Music : Ron Stevenson

Reader : Stuart Mackenzie

Welcome and intimations

Introit

Call to worship

Hymn 185 : Come, Children, Join and Sing

Prayer

Introductory Thought

Hymn 164 : God Gave Me Eyes so I could See

Reading                Exodus 20 : 8-11

 Matthew 14 : 22-33

Hymn 52 (Psalm 84) : How Lovely is thy Dwelling Place

Sermon

Hymn 540 : I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

Prayer

Hymn 530 : One More Step Along the World I Go

Benediction

Funeral Announcement – Mrs Elizabeth Stewart

Mrs Stewart, of Burn Brae, Inverness died on 20 August 2023. She was 88 years of age.

Mrs Stewart’s funeral will be held at 12.30pm at St Stephen’s Church on Thursday 31 August 2023. Thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.

Further information from Messrs D Chisholm & Son (01463) 712255.

OHSS Sunday Service – 20 August 2023

Preacher : Rev James Bissett

Music : Pam McCulloch

Reader : Donald MacLellan

Welcome and intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn 124 : Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation

Prayer

Introductory Thought

Hymn 204 : I am the church, you are the church

Reading :              Matthew 15 : 10-20 and 21-28 

Hymn 45 (Psalm 67) : Lord Bless and Pity Us

Sermon

Hymn 270 : Put all your trust in God

Prayer

Hymn 198 : Let us Build a House Where Love Can Dwell

Benediction

OHSS Sunday Service – 13 August 2023

Preacher : Rev James Bissett

Music : Louis Jones

Reader : Christina Cameron

Welcome and Intimations 

Hymn 132 : Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise   

Prayer  

Introductory thought 

Hymn 14 : The Lord’s My Shepherd 

Reading :          Matthew 16 : 13-20
Romans :           12 : 1-8 

Hymn  85 (Psalm 124)  Now Let God’s People, Let God’s Israel 

Sermon 

Hymn 565 : My Life Flows on in Endless Song 

Prayer 

Hymn 738 : Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken 

Benediction

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