Angus nominated for the ‘Gaelic Singer of the Year’ award

Here’s a link to an article all about Angus MacLeod's Gaelic singing achievements. He’a also been nominated for the ‘Gaelic Singer of the Year’ at the Trad Awards, for which we can vote for him online (via the same link).

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Shaped by Remembrance
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A reflection by John Dempster on this morning’s service A very moving Remembrance Sunday Service this morning – the Remembrance banner was on the wall: ‘Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.’ (John 15:13) Duncan began by telling us that as he grows older, he finds himself increasingly drawn to look back, with a view both to understanding the past, and seeing how it impinges on the present. He’s

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Extraordinary God in an ordinary life

Steve Aisthorpe (Mission Development Worker) and Merryn Glover (Author and retreat leader) who led a retreat at The Lighthouse today on the theme 'Extraordinary God in an Ordinary Life.'

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Led to the whole world by the man from Bethlehem – Bible reading for tomorrow’s service

Bible readings for tomorrow's service Micah 5:2-4 2 ‘But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans[a] of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.’ 3 Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labour bears a son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites. 4 He will stand and shepherd his flock in the strength

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Unravelling the Husband’s Secret with Tim Tams
Book Group

We had a great turn out for book group last Thursday with lots of lovely goodies to eat, including Tim Tams all the way from Australia brought back by Christine. Most folk had read The Husband's Secret and thoroughly enjoyed it. They particularly liked the various characters and a few of us could identify and sympathise with Celia and all her anxieties of  being a good housewife and mother. The plot kept us all gripped to the end and although the

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Stephen Hutchison on the ‘Assisted Suicide’ Debate

Here's a link to piece Stephen published in the Sunday Times on 26th October - a contributing to the 'Assisted Suicide' debate.

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Stephen Hutchison – a milestone week

Our best wishes and prayers go with Stephen Hutchison as he looks ahead to the next part of the journey! Stephen retired on 31st October from his job as Palliative Care Consultant at Highland Hospice. He also stepped down last week as Session Clerk ar Hilton Church, a role he held for 17 years. We're grateful for Stephen's contributrion to the Church over the years - not least as he's shared with us the fruit of his gifts as a song-writer - and we're

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Agents of peace and healing

A report on this morning's sermon by John Dempster Duncan’s sermon this morning was on the story of the healing of Naaman, recorded in 2 Kings 5:1-4. Duncan began by reminding us that each of the passages we’ve looked at, guided by the ‘Narrative Lectionary’ over the last eight Sundays has been a well-known stories. He  reminded us how central stories are to our lives – we remember and retell the journey we’ve been on in story form,

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Love bids us welcome

A personal reflection by John Dempster before tomorrow's communion service I remember an older lady saying to me many years ago on the way out after a communion service ‘Wasn’t that wonderful?’ I gave what I thought was the correct answer. ‘Oh yes!’ I said, but inwardly I was miserable for I knew I was lying. Communion services, then as now, rarely touch me emotionally. I’ve come to accept that that’s simply the way I am, and to realise

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Last chance to fill a Shoebox for Blythswood this year!
Shoe box appeal

Why not take part in Blythswood Care's 2014 Shoebox Project to bring joy to someone in need in Eastern Europe? Full details here. Please return completed shoeboxes to the church by Friday 7th November, and they'll be collected. If you don’t feel you could fill a box but would like to contribute any of the items require (see the leaflet on the above web page for details) they can also be placed in the box in the foyer.

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