Monthly Archives: March 2014

Celebrating children
Mothering Sunday 2

Morag Macritchie was taking Sunday Club yesterday, and took these marvellous photos. She writes 'The children today were thinking about blind Barimaeus and his trust in Jesus - the fact that he knew his needs would be met there. And alongside that, we were thinking about people in our lives who love and care for us with 'mother' hearts. We made cards, and prepared little bouquets of daffodils and carnations for sharing. Think they had fun. I certainly

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Were you there? Can you spot yourself in one of these photos?
27Mar1

Last Wednesday, 27th March the Over 60s had their monthly afternoon tea.  Here are some photos of the happy event from Ruth Shepherd. And hey, do you see the words on the wall behind in the picture above 'Be still and know that I am God' - words which speak comfort and challenge to us as we face the days ahead, whatever age we are.              

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Christ’s love team
Footwash

At today’s service, led by David Whillis, the praise band was enhanced – trombone, a couple of horns, oboe, flute, guitar, trumpet, fiddle and drums led the praise stirringly at the start and end of the service. One of the key themes was God’s love for us. At one point, David asked the kids to come to the front, and asked them, this Mothers’ Day morning, if they loved their mums. He then asked them why they loved their mothers – because

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Mothering Sunday invitation
church family

A thought from John Dempster ‘It’s Mothers’ Day, or more properly ‘Mothering Sunday’ this week, the 4th Sunday in Lent. It seems that centuries ago in Europe ‘Mothering Sunday’ was a day when people returned to their ‘Mother church’ – servants would be given a day off to return to their families and worship together at the family church. Because time off was so rare it was also a rare day of family togetherness. Someone at Hilton

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Help bring Joseph to the Hilton Stage
Hilton PSA Car Boot Sale

A message from Chris Watt: I'm helping to organise a car book sale at Hilton Primary School on 10th May which is hoping to raise lots of money to help the school stage the musical 'Joseph' which I am Directing for them. Please come along and support the school or bring a car full of stuff to sell, if you can. Stick it in your diary now. Thanks. Chris Watt.

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Staff Vacancy at the Light House
Lighthouse

 Staff vacancy at The Light House The Light House café is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the existing team. The Light House is located in the heart of the community of Hilton and is part of Hilton Parish Church. In addition to providing high quality, good value meals for customers it offers facilities and catering for specific events. In this role your responsibilities will include preparing and serving food, keeping the kitchen

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Transforming Highland Lives: a new opportunity
HIBus

When Alan Sillars talked at the morning service back in January about New Start Highland, he mentioned  a new social enterprise company he is involved in, which was due to launch at the end of February - Highlands and Islands Business Finance. This company is now up and running, providing loans to local businesses which are finding it difficult to access finance elsewhere - it's web-site is here.  One of the other people involved in the new company

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Help required!
Many hands

Help required!! We are really looking forward to holding our annual Easter morning service at Dores Beach at 8am on Sunday 20th April. However, we need some volunteers to help out with the catering to enable us to go ahead. What we're looking for are: - folk to take along flasks, pre-filled with water for hot drinks - 4/5 folk to pre-cook some bacon and bring it along - a couple of people willing to butter some rolls and take them along - a couple

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What can we learn from the man who planted trees?
Trees2

Jonathan recommends The Man who Planted Trees to folk planning to attend the  the Youth Visioning event. But in fact, if you have never seen it before, please do watch this brilliant animation It's powerful, and inspirational.

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Something to watch If you are planning to attend the Youth Visioning evening on Wednesday
Trees

Jonathan writes: “If you’re planning on coming to the youth visioning night in the Lighthouse this Wednesday (7:30-9:30pm) it would be good if you could watch this video in advance. It’ll get you thinking about long-term vision and ‘constant, magnificent generosity.’ Thirty minutes well spent.”

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10:30am every Sunday.

Communion Dates: 11th March, Good Friday

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