Lord’s Day Services – 6th October
12 Noon Service – Rev Mark Macleod
6pm Service – Rev Mark Macleod
There is a crèche facility available for children under school age.
Sunday School will meet during the Noon service. The children come down to the front of the church after the first prayer where the minister will speak to the children for a few minutes. Afterwards, the children then go to their respective classes.
The Minister will be away for 2 weeks from 7th – 21st October. Rev Paul Murray has agreed to cover any pastoral emergencies.
Midweek Meeting – 9th October
The Prayer Meeting will be led by the Elders at the usual time 7.30pm, on Wednesday. Everyone is encouraged to attend these meetings.
Next Lord’s Day – 13th October
The services next Lord’s Day will be taken by Mr Farquhar Macleod. The Sunday School will close for the October holidays. On Creche: Eilidh Macmillan
Christianity Explored – November
We hope to begin a Christianity Explored course in November. This is a 7 week course designed for non-Christians to explore what Christians believe. It will take place in the Manse on a weeknight evening. It involves watching a DVD then we go through some questions about the topic. It’s very informal, you are free to ask any questions you like or just sit and listen.
Ordination and Induction
The Ordination and Induction of Rev. Thomas Penman to the charge South Uist and Benbecula, will be held on Tuesday 8th October at 6.00pm in the Balivanich Hall, with Rev James Maciver (Moderator) to peach and preside. The service of worship will be followed by a reception in the Balivanich Hall.
We commend Rev. Penman, his wife Mhairi and their daughter Deborah (aged 2), to the prayers of our congregations as they settle into the area and look forward to beginning their ministry.
Dumisani Theological Institute 40th Anniversary – 18th October
On Friday 18th October at 7.30pm, there will be special meeting in the Rev M A Macleod Memorial Hall, Kenneth Street, to mark the 40th anniversary of the Dumisani Theological Institute & Bible School in Southern Africa. The speaker will be Dr Jack C Whytock, Visiting Principal at the institute and his theme will be ‘The Vital Importance of the Bible School Movement in Missions’. A book marking the anniversary Voices of Thanksgiving will be available on the evening.
European Mission Fellowship
A meeting will be held in the APC church, Keith Street, on Friday 11th October, at 7.30pm. Jan Habl will speak on the work of EMF in Europe, particularly in his homeland of the Czech Republic. All welcome
Scripture Union – Sir E Scott
Scripture Union meets between 12:50pm and 1:10pm every Monday in Sir Edward Scott school. All pupils who are of Secondary age are warmly invited to attend for some informal time exploring the Christian message. For more information please speak to the Minister. Please Pray for this important outreach.
All the above God willing