Highland Foodbank
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A letter has been received from Lorna Dempster, the Foodbank Project Co-Ordinator: Firstly thanking all those at HiltonChurch who have generously given food in support of the Foodbank where over 4500 people have been supported during the 12 month period 2013/14. Secondly, Lorna is announcing the opening of a second Foodbank Centre in Inverness. For over nine years the base has been in Merkinch, but shortly a second base will be established at HiltonVillage,

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This week at Hilton
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Wednesday 30th July:  Summer Play session in the large hall for Hilton Church families to get together for play and to enjoy some company. 10.00am – 12 noon Tea and coffee provided. The cafe at the Light House is open 9.30am - 3.30pm Monday - Friday. See here for more information, and a link to the full menu.

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At the House of Grace: Romanian mission
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Romanian Trip:  On 26th July a group of 9 teenagers from the church, accompanied by Jonathan Fraser, Donalda Morrison, Mike Robertson and Morven Ball, will travel to Romania.   They'll be working with Carpathian Aid helping to run a summer  camp for poor and underprivileged children and disabled people at  Casa Harului (meaning ‘House of Grace’), a Christian Holiday Centre in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Some will return home

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Grace abounding
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A report and personal reflectionby John Dempster on this morning's service. This morning, Jonathan preached on Romans 7:15-25 – where St Paul writes about the inner battle to do what we know is right. This is one of the most hotly debated passages in the whole Bible – I remember hearing about a Bible expert who, every time he came across a new book about Paul’s letter to the Romans turned first to see what the author had to say about chapter

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And so here we are again, At the door. And you wait, gracious as you always are, to be invited in. It’s your place really, And these your people too, These people that you’ve given me, Whose hearts I cannot see, Whose thoughts I cannot read, Whose pain I can only surmise Whose lives from sunset to sunrise Are hidden from my eyes. No point really to go in without you. How easily I forget. Father, ripen in me your gifts of grace To do all I do

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Welcoming the stranger
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A personal reflection on this morning's service by John Dempster. There was a kind of valedictory feel to the service this morning – the last Sunday before the school holidays, and the summer break, when there are fewer church activities and many of us, as Duncan reminded us, will be away on holiday. I was glad that Duncan mentioned those of us whose summer will be spent in Inverness. Glad because I remember when I was much younger, living on my

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Jean’s final total – £801 – and a World Record
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This morning Jean Green told us about her adventure in Hamilton on 7th June when she very bravely was one of 1000 people to go across a zip wire, thereby achieving a world record! Jean, and all the other participants were sponsored to raise moeny for the work of Mission Aviation Fellowship in the 10 Commonwealth countries where it has a presence. Jean told us that her trip on the zip slide - undertaken in the pouring rain - was 'scary from start

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‘Help the adults when they do the big vote’: a Sunday Club prayer
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At this morning’s service we heard a prayer which was composed by all the children in Sunday Club. They were asked for things they wanted to pray about in connection with ‘family, school, our country and the rest of the world,’ and here’s their prayer: Father God Thank you for our families Thank you for all the lovely things we do Help us to be nice to our families Help us when we are sad Thank you for our friends We pray for our teachers

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Summer play sessions at Hilton
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Summer Play Sessions:  During the summer holidays the large hall will be open from 10am – 12pm on Wednesday mornings for Hilton Church families to get together for play and to enjoy some company.  Tea & coffee will be provided.

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Toddlin’ through the sunshine: summer Toddlers at Hilton
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Summer Toddlers:  Hilton Toddlers will meet 3 times over the summer holidays.  The dates are, 8th July (Tues), 12th August (Tues) and 18th August (Mon).  The group will meet from 10 – 11.30am.  These sessions are open to ages 0-5yrs with snack and craft available and hopefully if the weather is nice outside play!

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