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Youth ministry at Hilton: the road ahead

Here’s the talk Jonathan gave this morning about the new approach to youth ministry in the church, which will involve four-week cycles of Bible teaching, Mission, Mentoring and Social activities. He says ‘I happen to think our lives should have something of that shape to them too.’ And it’s a challenge to us to look at our church as a whole, and ask ourselves how present these elements are in our life together. Most of you, I expect, will

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Praying for Adam and Samuel
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We prayed together this morning for Adam Blaikie and Samuel MacKeddie who are moving on from the youth group. They were presented with copies of Tim Keller's book The Prodigal God: reovering the heart of Christian faith.. 'In THE PRODIGAL GOD, New York pastor Timothy Keller uses the story of the prodigal son to shine a light on the central, beautiful message of Jesus: the gospel of grace, hope and salvation.Keller argues that the parable of the prodigal

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Brilliant Romania Team Video

Click the picture below to see a brilliant video put together by Fiona showing the Hilton Team at work in Romania.

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Youth ministry service

Today was the annual Youth Ministry Service, when we hear about the various activites young people in the church have been involved in over the summer, and  about the youth programme planned for the year ahead. This morning we heard from Anya, Susie and Fiona (pictured) about their time working in Romania at the Casa Harului.  There's a full report on the team's week in Romania here, and a video here. We also heard from Jessie Macdonald about her

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Next meeting of ‘Let’s get on with it together’ (LGOWIT)

LGOWIT:  The Hilton Living Better Group is back on Tuesday 29th August at 2.00pm in the Small Hall with a ‘double-header’ – firstly an opportunity to get clued up on home safety from a represe ntative of the Fire Service followed by a chance to learn the latest CPR life-saving techniques. This group is open to anyone living with a long term condition and is an invaluable opportunity to come together and share and learn from others in a fun

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Bible passages for Sunday’s service

Psalm 65 1 Praise awaitsyou, our God, in Zion; to you our vows will be fulfilled. 2 You who answer prayer, to you all people will come. 3 When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgaveour transgressions. 4 Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We are filled with the good things of your house, of your holy temple. 5 You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Saviour, the hope of all the ends of the earth

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House Group questions on Sunday’s service

What does it tell us about King Solomon that he requested wisdom to help him carry out his role as king? (1 Kings 3:6-7) Try to be honest: if you were offered whatever you wanted by God, how would you reply? Would the members of the group be willing to share situations where they have asked God for wisdom in a given situation?  What happened next? Read these lists which we saw on Sunday: People say: Me first!; Get all you can!; Grow up fast!; Fight

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And here are the songs we sang this morning

How happy are all they who hear (Couldn’t find this in Youtube) Sing of the Lord’s goodness, Father of all wisdom Seek ye first the kingdom of God Be thou my vision

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Christian Values in Education

Here's the link to the Christian Values in Education which is of interested to all of us who are involved in any way in Scottish schools.

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Back to School with God – reflection from John on this morning’s service
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A reflection from John on this morning’s service. (Other than the Bible passage, the words in italics are John’s personal comments) Living wisely ‘Back to school – with God’ was the theme of this morning’s all-age service. It was an encouragement to children, young people, and everyone who works in a school environment to be aware of God’s presence with them in school. And the particular emphasis was on seeking wisdom to live in such

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