Yesterday’s Afternoon Tea – photos from Donald
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Donald reports about yesterday's Afternoon Tea for over 60s: 'We enjoyed another get-together yesterday afternoon and good to welcome John and Pat Shand back.'  

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Some photos from today’s Messy Church
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The  story at Messy Church today centred round Jesus sailing with his followers, and calming a violent storm which engulfed them. (Mark 4:35-41) Jesus, our companion on the voyage of life, Jesus stiller of storms, Jesus captain of the ship of faith which carries us home.  

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A lovely piece of cross-stitch to celebrate Hilton Church’s 60th anniversary

Here's the lovely piece of framed cross-stitch someone, a lady who wishes to be anonymous, has created and given to the church to mark last year's 60th anniversary. It is beautifully framed, and is to be mounted, probably in the foyer, where everyone can see it, Thank you so much, dear, gifted stitcher!  

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The healing cycle of God’s grace: report of this morning’s sermon from Ros
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Ros and Philip Noble led the service this morning – Ros preached on today’s passage, John 7:1-31. She spoke with warmth and grace, and her words came to us with the gentle love of the Holy Spirit. How did Jesus avoid burn-out? Her theme was how Jesus coped with all the pressures he faced – opposition from the Jewish leaders, rejection of his difficult teaching by many who had initially enthusiastically followed him.  How did Jesus manage to

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Bible passages for Sunday’s service
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John 7:1-31 Jesus goes to the Festival of Tabernacles 7 After this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not wantto go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him. 2 But when the Jewish Festival of Tabernacles was near, 3 Jesus’ brothers said to him, ‘Leave Galilee and go to Judea, so that your disciples there may see the works you do. 4 No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since

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New church Prayer Meeting: This Sunday at 9.45am
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For anyone who wants to pray for our church, our community and the wider world there will be an opportunity at an open prayer meeting to be held on the second and fourth Sundays  of each month.  It will be held downstairs in the Lighthouse, from 09:45 to 10:15. The first meeting will be on Sunday 10th February.

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Unforgettable Jesus
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A summary of Donald Macquarrie's sermon this morning. ‘Once you have met me, you’ll never forget me.’ At the start of his sermon on John 6, Donald recalled an advert from the early days of Scottish Television back in the 1950s. ‘Once you have met me, you’ll never forget me, while rich Abernethy remains.’ It was a biscuit commercial.  But Donald reminded us that we can imagine Jesus saying the same words to us. ‘Once you have met me,

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Bible passages for Sunday’s service
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John 6:26-71 26 Jesus answered, ‘Very truly I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw the signs I performed but because you ate the loaves and had your fill. 27 Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on him God the Father has placed his seal of approval.’ 28 Then they asked him, ‘What must we do to do the works God requires?’ 29 Jesus answered,

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New from Foodbank
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We have received the following from Lorna: "We would like to thank the members and friends of Hilton Church for their very kind donations to Foodbank during 2018. Christmas was a difficult time of year for many people in our communities, particularly for those who were really struggling financially, to the point that they didn’t even have the resources to buy food. All of our Foodbanks in Highland were busy in the lead up to Christmas, and our

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Rhymes Recollected
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We had a lovely time yesterday afternoon at the Light House coffee shop at the first meeting of Rhymes Recollected. This group, led by Audrey Whyte assisted by John Dempster, gives those of us who are older a chance to get together regularly to share poems which have, over the years, been meaningful to us. Yesterday’s theme was ‘Love.’  Audrey and John read some classic love poems, and a number of those present read poems which were meaningful

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