Work Place Chaplaincy Infromation Evening
Chaplaincy

You are invited to attend a Work Place Chaplaincy Information evening on Monday 20th October, 7:30-9:30pm at the Town House, Bridge Street, Inverness. This evening is an opportunity: to meet some of the team from Work Place Chaplaincy; to hear about Chaplaincy developments in other towns and cities; and, to discuss the development of Work Place Chaplaincy in Inverne See here for more information about Workplace Chaplaincy in Scotland.

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Tomorrow – take time for time out!
Time out clock

Take Time for Time Out tomorrow, 10th September. Start time 10:00. Creche provided. Everyone welcome! "From about 10am till 11.30 we do various crafts, such as mosaicing, felting, card-making, crochet etc, all washed down with coffee, cakes and a good blether! There is a free crèche provided by Childcare Direct, so it’s a really great opportunity to relax and get creative!" Time out - a fortnightly oasis at the heart of Hilton.

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Listen to last Wednesday’s Church of Scotland-facilitated referendum debate
Referendum pic

Anne Thomas writes: For those of you still undecided what to vote I think this Church of Scotland event which I attended at Crown Church offers a very balanced examination of the arguments on both sides of some of the issues which are important to us as Christians. You can see the recording here.    

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Romania, here we came!
Romania

Here's a picture shared by Morven Ball of some of the team from Hilton Church and Barn Church who during the summer worked with underpriviledged children and disabled people in Romania - and some of the people they were helping. There's a brief description of their trip here.  

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Pursuing the Pursuer
Beauty

I love the poem below by C.S. Lewis which came to mind during the communion service this morning. There’s a famous poem called The hound of heaven in which Francis Thompson describes being pursued by a loving God whom he has tried to flee from him, a God who will not let him go. Lewis’s poem begins by turning this idea on its head. He is seeking a God who seems elusive and as hard to pin down as a deer gliding through a deep forest, glimpsed

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Voyage of mercy
Rainbow Christ

A report on this morning's sermon with some personal reflections by John Dempster, We were given pictures of a rainbow to take home from church reminding us of the story of Noah which we were studying this morning, reminding us of God’s grace. The symbolism of the Noah story is powerful. That rainbow is a sign that God is with us in our pain, it’s a reminder that God is a God of new beginnings. The ark symbolises the security God gives us as

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Jubilee Hope kisses the Lake
Jub Hope

Earlier in the year, we supported the Vine Trust initiative to sail the Jubilee Hope from Glasgow to Africa. We felt particularly involved in this project, since Donald Macdonald from the church was on board for one leg of the long voyage. Back in May, the ship arrived at Mombasa on the East African coast - but her final destination was Lake Victoria in Tanzania, where she will provide basic health care to people living on some of the 150  inhabited

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Noah, the flood and the promise of the rainbow
Ark

Lectionary passage for tomorrow. As Duncan mentioned last week, Sunday Club are using new material called Spill the Beans This follows the 'Narrative Lectionary', and Duncan is to be preaching each Sunday on the appropriate passage from that so that the whole Church will be learning together from the same passage. The passage for tomorrow is Genesis 6:16-22; 9:8-15, about Noah, the Flood and the Promise of the Rainbow.

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Listening to God
Grace

(A report of this morning's sermon with a wee reflection from John Dempster) I loved Duncan’s sermon this morning. It drew lessons from an old story – that of God calling Moses in Exodus 3 (1-17) – which are relevant for each of us today and tomorrow. Duncan began by mentioning last Sunday’s Youth Service, when young people spoke about their summer activities – at Soul Survivor and in Romania – and the fresh encounters with God which

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Iraq Crisis Appeal

There will be a retiring offering this Sunday (31st August) in support of the crisis in Iraq.  The offering will be directed through Christian Aid who have long-term partners in Iraq.  These partners who have already been responding to the ongoing displacement of communities, have also begun to provide vital humanitarian relief to communities displaced in recent weeks. More information can be found on the Christian Aid website.

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