As a congregation, we have looked forward to partaking of the Lord’s Supper again, after such a long time without it due to the pandemic. Hence the Kirk Session is delighted to announce that the Lord’s Supper will be dispensed, God willing, at the morning service on 9th January 2022. Services associated with the communion will be from Saturday 8th January, till the evening of the 9th, as was the case with the communions held in June and December each year prior to the pandemic.
The Kirk Session will be opened after the midweek meeting on Wednesday 5th and the Session will also meet on the evenings of Thursday 6th and Friday 7th at 7.30pm, and after the service on Saturday 8th to meet with any who wish to take communion for the first time. Please contact the minister or your local elder at any time should you wish to discuss this or have any questions relating to taking communion for the first time.
The Session earnestly hope and pray that the prolonged period without a communion, along with the grievous providence of the pandemic itself, will have caused us all to think deeply about our relationship to God, as well as our privileges in the gospel, one of the most special being the Lord’s Supper. A more detailed intimation about the communion will be given nearer the time, but the Session was keen to make the announcement of it at this point, so that we may all give thanks and pray for God’s blessing in anticipation.Read more about 'Notices - Sunday 31st October'...
11.00am English Service: Rev James Maciver will preach on Following Jesus - Committed Discipleship from Luke 14:25-35 in the Church and live on YouTube
11.00am Gaelic Service: Mr Murdo Martin will preach on Beò Gu Spioradail From Revelation 3:1 in the Seminary and live on YouTube
6.30pm English Service: Rev James Maciver will preach on part 3 of The Mind of Jesus from Philippians 2:9-11 in the Church and live on YouTubeRead more about 'Service Details - Sunday 31st October'...
Binding Brokenness: Bible-based trauma healing
We invite you to join our small group to bring healing to wounds of the heart from trauma and loss. The group is led by trained facilitators. Together we will make a confidential and safe place for participants to:
- Discover what the Bible says about suffering
- Learn about trauma and its effects
- Explore any trauma or loss you may be carrying
- Release some of the emotional pain you may be carrying
- Help you get unstuck, reconnected, and ready to move on with life
- Build resilience for the future
If you suffer from hopelessness, ongoing sadness or exhaustion, unexplained anger, flashbacks, being overwhelmed, feelings of isolation or unprocessed grief, whatever the source, this small group may be for you.
Dates: Tuesdays 2.00pm-4.00pm, weekly from 2nd November to 14th Dec.
Location: The Shed, 11 Francis Street.
Cost: Voluntary donation of £5 for materials.
Booking is essential.
For more information or to book, please contact:
Joanna George at [email protected]
Mairianne Campbell at [email protected]Read more about 'Notices - Sunday 24th October'...
11.00am English Service: Rev Kenneth I. Macleod will preach on Naaman from 2 Kings 5:1 in the Church and live on YouTube
11.00am Gaelic Service: Rev James Maciver is preaching on Pailt ann an Dòchas from Romans 15:13 in the Seminary and live on YouTube
6.30pm English Service: Rev James Maciver will preach on The Mind of Jesus - Part 2 from Philippians 2:8 in the Church and live on YouTubeRead more about 'Service Details - Sunday 24th October'...
11:00-11.50 in downstairs hall for children aged 3-7.
11.00 in upstairs hall for children up to age 2.
No Sunday School this Sunday due to school holiday.
Monday Toddler Group
On holiday until 25th October.
11.00am English Service: Rev Kenneth Ferguson will preach on John 10 in the Church and live on YouTube
11.00am Gaelic Service: Mr Murdo Martin will preach on Comhfhurtachd Le Briathran from 1 Thessalonians 4:18 in the Seminary and live on YouTube
6.30pm English Service: Mr Donald Matheson Macleod will preach on John 11 in the Church and live on YouTubeRead more about 'Service Details - Sunday 17th October'...
Blythswood Shoebox Appeal 2021 - Lewis and Harris
The Appeal Centre will be at Woody’s Express, Rigs Road, Stornoway, in one of the units at the rear of their Main Building.
The Appeal Centre will be open on the following days:
Thursday 28th October, 3pm - 6 pm
Friday 29th October, 3pm - 6.30 pm
Saturday 30th October, 10am - 12 noon
The APPEAL will CLOSE on Saturday 30th October at 12 noon.
Shoeboxes should be taken into the Appeal Centre Unit and placed on a pallet. Face coverings are mandatory for anyone entering the appeal centre and please use hand sanitiser on entry and exit. Volunteer Staff will be available to give advice. Shoeboxes from schools, churches, organisations, families, or individuals SHOULD NOT be handed into the Blythswood Shop on Kenneth Street. This is to safeguard against double-handling and in line with COVID Guidance.
LEAFLETS - Blythswood Shoebox Leaflets are available for collection from the Blythswood Shop, Stornoway and Ness, Nicolson’s Newsagents, some schools, and at church doors. They are also available online.
Further information can be sought from Blythswood Care on Facebook or
Mairianne Campbell 07876202073
Jackie Keddie 07908207267
Nana Maclean 07818861637Read more about 'Notices - Sunday 10th October'...