Book Group: September selection
Book Group

Shona reports about the August group meeting: We enjoyed our evening at Andreas on Thursday catching up after the summer break. We discussed the books we had chosen last time. Divided house  by  JM Dalgleish got 3.5/5. It was felt that it started slowly but it grew in interest and intrigue and had a good ending. The Underground Railroad  by Colon Whitehead got 4.5/5. We agreed it was an excellent read with a gripping storyline but some felt it

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Romania trip, 2019 Why not join the Hilton team?
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Romania Trip 2019: The Youth Project is planning a trip to Romania in the summer of 2019. The dates will be 27th July to 4th August. This trip will be open to adults as well as teenagers. An initial information evening will be held in the small hall on Tuesday, 4th September at 8pm. Please note that attendance at this meeting will not be taken as a commitment to go on the trip. All are most welcome to attend. Information leaflets are available here

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A.M.P.’D 2018 Performing arts week for young people, 22nd-26th October
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What is A.M.P 'D? A.M.P 'D is a performing arts week run by Out of the Box (Scotland) Ltd, where young people can make new friends, develop creative skills and grow in faith. Each person attending will have a choice of creative streams where they will have the opportunity to work alongside professionals from the performing arts towards an end of week showcase where they can put all their new skills into practise. Who is A.M.P. aimed at? Young people:

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L’Arche story: summer in the forest
Summer in the forest

Summer in the forestscreening.  beautiful, joyful, thought provoking and moving film has been made, telling the story of L’Arche in France, which allows you to encounter Jean Vanier and some of the unique individuals that he has made home with.  We would love you to spend an evening watching it with some of our Community, on Friday 31st August, 7pm at King’s Inverness, Smithton.  It is a free event but you should register using this link.

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Annual Hilton Golf Challenge
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The annual match will take place on Friday 31st August at 6pm at the Cameron Course (9 holes), Nairn Golf Club. It’s a fun event over 9 holes followed by a great meal in the Clubhouse. The cost of the event is £20 (£5 for the golf and £15 for the meal.) All are most welcome!  Please contact the Church Office if you would like to sign up.

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Soul Survivor – Romania – reports about young activities from Jonathan and co
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Today was the Sunday when, each year we hear about youth activities over the summer, and have a preview of the programme for young people in the year ahead. Five young people from Hilton attended Soul Survivor this year, accompanied by Simeon Ewing and Ken Walker – they were part of a group made up of folk from several Inverness churches. It was, we heard, a very positive experience for those attending.  They encountered, as Simeon put it movingly,

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Bible passages for Sunday’s service
Eternal life

Mark 10:17-31 The rich and the kingdom of God 17 As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. ‘Good teacher,’ he asked, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ 18 ‘Why do you call me good?’ Jesus answered. ‘No one is good – except God alone. 19 You know the commandments: “You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, you shall

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Bible passages for Sunday’s service
Seek first the kingdom

Matthew 6:19-34 Treasures in heaven 19 ‘Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. 22 ‘The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will

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Tesco to support Hilton Parent Support Group in September/October
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TESCO BAGS OF HELP:- Hilton Parent Support Group have been accepted as one of three projects to be in-store at Tesco Inshes and Tesco Ness-side during September and October. If you shop there you may be aware that when you purchase any item you are entitled to a blue token which you can then put in the slot of the project you wish to support. If you ever shop at these Tesco stores please consider supporting Hilton Parent Support Group during this

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Welcoming the stranger: Duncan’s sermon on the Book of Ruth
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‘It’s a story for our time,’ said Duncan on Sunday. He was finishing the series of sermons about the book of Ruth in the Old Testament. An ancient text – but one dealing with issues which are ultra-contemporary as we reflect on the reality of life for people who are migrants and refugees. There is in our society a disturbing strand of negativism towards people who are refugees and migrants, and Duncan showed us how the book of Ruth challenges

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