Monthly Archives: December 2013

Two hundred Christmas angels

The all-age morning service on Sunday at Hilton, led by Youth Pastor Jonathan Fraser began with a game of hide-and-seek. Jonathan sent two children to hide somewhere in the sanctuary, and after the congregation counted down from 10 to zero and shouted ‘Here we are, ready or not!’ two more kids dived off to find them. Jonathan’s point was to emphasise, on the basis of watching his own children’s reaction, that the joy of hide-and-seek lies

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Toddler Group

Toddler Group: Hilton Church toddler group will be restarting on Monday 6th January,  9.45 to 11.15am.  This group is open to all parents/carers and toddlers. We would be delighted if you would like to be part of the team on a rota basis. Please speak to Susie Fraser or Gillian Gunn. Thank you.

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Prayer and Reflection

Duncan mentioned the other Sunday the great benefit which is to be found in regularly reading and reflecting on the Bible. A new year in the calendar of the church begins with the start of Advent in early December. Duncan mentioned that he particularly appreciates a book, issued annually, called Reflections for Daily Prayer.  This draws on the the Monday-Saturday Lectionary readings, and includes a reflection from an able spiritual writer in the

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Community Nativity

There will be a Community Nativity celebration organised by the Church in Hilton Primary School on Sunday 22nd December at 3.30pm.  Everyone welcome! Come and join the Celebration!

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Oran Nollaig / Christmas Gaelic Song

Aig an Seirbheis Theaghlaich air 22 Dùbhlachd 2013 bidh sinn a seinn laoidh Gàidhlig, Leanabh an Àigh. Chuireamaid fàilte air clann-sgoile, òigridh agus inbhich sam bith a bu thoil a bhi na luib, agus ma tha uidh agaibh pàirt a ghabhail ann, gheibhear fonn agus faclan tron cheangal a leanas. At the Family Service on 22 December 2013 we will be singing a Gaelic hymn Leanabh an Aigh (The Blessed Child, also translated into English as Child

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Web site news

Someone mentioned the other day that the photos on this web site are a little bit dated!  My apologies for this - Jonathan is arranging for up-to-date photos to be taken, but we decided that in order to get the site live, we'd regard it as a 'work-in-progress'.  Please rest assured that the new photos will be up on the site as soon as possible. And do keep the comments coming - it's our site as a Church , for communicating effectively to one another

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Energy news

Energy News:  Our church electricity use is now equivalent to that generated by the solar panels on the hall over a year and insulation has cut gas use to 60% of what it was, but why not go a stage further? There are 14 bike racks and it would be great to see them all full or why not join Highland Liftshare and cut your transport and carbon costs or help someone come to church who couldn't make it otherwise? The early church used to fast so that

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