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Ben Alligin walk
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BEN ALLIGAN On Saturday 3rd June, Ian Fraser is completing his round of the 282 Munros (mountains over 3000 feet) with Ben Alligan. It takes about 1.5 hours by car from Inverness to the car park in Torridon. We are aiming to  meet at the car park in Torridon at 10am. Full details of the walk are here. Friends who have walked with Ian over the years are coming from far and wide to share in the day, and everyone linked to Hilton Church, who would

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Foodbank – a thank you from Lorna, and the latest list of urgently-needed items
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I would like to say a huge thank you to Hilton Church for thier very kind donations of food so far this year, and in particular for the specific items we were short of during March and April.  Receiving these items is so helpful as it means we have the full range of items available to provide individuals and families with everything they need to prepare three meals over three days following their visit to Foodbank. Here's a list of items we’d

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Bible passages for tomorrow’s service
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Acts 15:1-18 The council at Jerusalem 15 Certain people came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the believers: ‘Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved.’ 2 This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp dispute and debate with them. So Paul and Barnabas were appointed, along with some other believers, to go up to Jerusalem to see the apostles and elders about this question. 3 The church

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Housegroup questions on Acts 8:26-40
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Philip was a man filled with the Holy Spirit, and wisdom, Duncan reminded us. (See Acts 6:3) Can you think of someone whom you would say this of?  What makes them stand out in your mind? Philip was, Duncan pointed out, in touch with God. Have you ever had an experience when you felt God prompting you to share something with someone and it turn out to be just the right thing at the right time? Duncan urged us to be a ‘listening’ church, open

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Christian Aid Wek events
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There are a few Christian Aid events due to take place: Coffee Morning - Tuesday 9 May,  11.00am -12.30pm at St Michael and All Angels, Abban Street Donations for Christian Aid. Coffee Morning - Saturday 13 May, 10.00 am – 12 noon, St Stephen’s Church Hall Home baking and Plant Stall.  Adults £3.00, school children £1.00.  Monies raised will go to Christian Service of Thanksgiving for Christian Aid Week  - Sunday 21 May at 7.00 pm St Andrew’s

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Songs we sang at this morning’s service
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Name of all Majesty This life I live is not my own The Lord has told you what is good (Doug Horley) (Couldn’t find this on-line) Amazing grace With a prayer you fed the hungry Take us to the river

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Growing – and listening to God’s voice A report of Duncan’s sermon this morning
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This morning’s sermon from Duncan was on the story of Philip’s encounter with the Ethiopian (Acts 8:26:40.)  Duncan reminded us that last week we’d been reflecting on the death of Stephen, the first Christian martyr – following his death, Jesus prophecy in Acts 1:8 that his followers would ‘be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth’ began to be fulfilled. The early church grows as a consequence

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Family Fun Day photos
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Great fun today at the 'Family Fun Day' raising money to support the project in Romania a Hilton Youth Project team from Hilton Church will be helping with this summer!  There were lots of kids there, I promise, but for security reasons we don't put children's picture on the site. (John)  

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Cherry Blossom
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The Cherry Trees are in blossom! Lovely to see them bloom year by year, a symbol of resurrection and new life. Duncan took these lovely photos.  

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Bible passage for tomorrow’s service
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Acts 8:26-39 Philip and the Ethiopian 26 Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, ‘Go south to the road – the desert road – that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.’ 27 So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopianeunuch, an important official in charge of all the treasury of the Kandake (which means ‘queen of the Ethiopians’). This man had gone to Jerusalem to worship, 28 and on his way home was sitting in his chariot reading

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