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Notices - Sunday 27th August

Sunday 27th August

Youth Fellowship meets tonight in the Francis Street manse after the evening service.  All young people S1+ most welcome, as well as students and young workers. Young people are invited to meet in the hall in order to walk up to the manse together. YF will finish around 9.30pm.

Monday 28th August

Communion Thanksgiving services are as follows:

11am Gaelic service in the Seminary – Rev Ruairidh Maclean

7.30pm English service in the Seminary – Rev David Macdonald

Wednesday 30th August: Harris Induction

The Service of Ordination and Induction of Rev. Mark Macleod as the new minister of the Harris congregation (Leverburgh) will take place at 7pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Midweek Meetings: All at 7.30pm in the Seminary

Wednesday – English (Rev Kenneth I Macleod) 

Thursday – Gaelic (Mr Murdo Martin) 

 Saturday – English 

Children and youth groups 

Parent & Toddler meets on Tuesday (1.00–3.00pm) and Thursday (9.45-11.45am) 

Campaigners is off until September

Advance Notice: Saturday 9th September

Free Church Mission Support Group (Western Isles): There will be a Light Lunch on Saturday 9th September in the MA Macleod Memorial Hall from 12-2pm. Donations will go to support Muriel Macleod in Cambodia and Neil and Rachel Rae in the Philippines. Donations of baking for the baking stall would be appreciated. All are very welcome to attend.

Death Notices

We note with sadness the passing of our elder, Mr Donald Macleod, 1 Grant Square, last Tuesday 22nd August. We extend our prayerful sympathy to his widow Anne and children Murdo, Donald, Alasdair, Malcolm, Marina and Martin together with their families at this sad time.

Services next week: 

11am English Service (Church): Rev Kenneth I Macleod

11am Gaelic Service (Seminary): Rev James Maciver 

6.30pm English Service (Church): Rev James Maciver

Children’s Panel

The Children’s Panel is recruiting new members. They are particularly looking to recruit male panel members in the Western Isles this year. Please share with those who may be interested and check out the website for more information: https://www.childrenspanelscotland.org or contact Marina Macaulay (Administrative Officer, Democratic Services, CNES) mmacaulay@cne-siar.gov.uk 01851 822613.