BACK FREE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND

SERVING THE COMMUNITY OF BROADBAY

WEEKLY BULLETIN



Sunday 19th January


9.30am


11.00am


12.30pm


6.00pm


6.00pm




Sunday 26th January


9.30am


11.00am


12.30pm


6.00pm








Morning Prayer Meeting


Major Iain Alasdair Macdonald (Elder - Inverness Greyfriars) (Church – Bilingual Praise)


Sunday Schools (Back & Tong)


Rev Donald Morrison (Retired (Church)


Rev George Macaskill (Tong)







Morning Prayer Meeting


Rev Donald Morrison (Retired) (Church – Bilingual Praise)


Sunday Schools (Back & Tong)


Rev Donald Morrison (Retired (Church)



Midweek Meetings


Mon (7.30pm) Congregational Meeting

Tue (7.00pm) (Prayer Meeting) (Gaelic) (Gress)

Wed (7.30pm) Prayer Meeting (English) (Back)

Thur (7.00pm) Prayer Meeting (Gaelic) (Back)

Sat (7.00pm) Open Prayer Meeting (Crèche/GP Room)


Kirk Session

The Kirk Session will meet at 6.30pm in the Crèche/GP room on Monday 20th January.


Meeting

There will be a congregational meeting on Monday 20th January at 7.30pm in the church.


Tong Prayer Meeting

Please note there will be no prayer meeting in Tong on Tuesday 21st January.


Little Lambs Toddler Group

Little Lambs will meet this week in the church hall on Wednesday 22nd January, 1pm - 2.45pm. All babies, toddlers, parents and grandparents welcome.


Psalmody Class

Please note there will be a Psalmody class held each Wednesday evening, following the prayer meeting in the church hall. All welcome.


GIGA

God Is Good Africa is having a soup and pudding lunch on Saturday 1st February, God willing, in the church hall to raise funds for Lighthill Christian School in Kitgum, Northern Uganda to help build Latrines-toilets and a water collection system. John 8 v 12. All very welcome.



Crèche Rota

Sun 19th Jan

Laura Burns

Melanie Mackay

Christine Mutch

Sara Macleod


Sun 26th Jan

Mina Maclean

Lynne Maciver

Carol Macdonald


Little Lambs Rota

Wed 22nd Jan

Nan Ferguson

Flora Collins

Catriona McIntosh


Wed 29th Jan

Mary Ann Mackinnon

Louise Reeves

Joan Maclean


Property Fund

The property fund collection will be taken on Sunday 26th January.


Western Isles Free Church Mission Support Group

The group will be hosting a supper evening on Friday 31st January at 7.00pm in the Rev MA Macleod Memorial Hall. Speaker to be confirmed. Donations will go to Muriel Macleod (Cambodia) and Catriona Macdonald (Peru). To book a place or a table please contact Duncan Maclean on d.maclean145@btinternet.com, or by telephone on 01851 702618 or 07733 077972. All welcome.


Stornoway Street Pastors

Stornoway Street Pastors will be taking on new Street Pastors this year. If you are interested in becoming a Street Pastor or would like to know more information then please email the Coordinator, Isabel Macleod in order to obtain an application form: stornoway@streetpastors.org.uk. All application forms must be submitted by 28 February 2020. Training will begin in the Spring.


Being Human

Rev James Maciver will be delivering a series of 10 theological lectures on “being human”, based on the Bible’s teaching, with an application to current views and debate. Topics covered include human origin (creation); the “image of God”; gender; our relation to the environment; flawed humans; God becoming human; being human in a new creation, holy humans; and glorified humans. The course is suitable for all levels of biblical and theological knowledge and will be delivered at Lews Castle College on Tuesdays, 7 -8pm, starting on Tuesday 25th February. Cost for the course will be £45

To reserve a place, contact Lews Castle College on 770000 or adminle@uhi.ac.uk


Islands Study Conference

7th - 9th February 2020

Harris Hotel, Tarbert, Isle of Harris


Speakers

Rev. Alasdair I Macleod

Edinburgh

The Praying of Christ


Rev. Dr. Robert Murdock

Faith Mission College Principal

The Body, The Love Story, The Athlete


Sunday afternoon Focus

Rev. Kenny I Macleod

Stornoway Free Church

My Years in Ministry


Residential Cost - £175.00

(Application in writing with £10.00 non-refundable Booking Fee per person)


Conference website: www.isc.scot

Booking Secretary

(Hotel Residents & Day Visitors)

Chrissie Macleod

25A Upper Coll, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0LS

Mobile: 07584 497567 Tel: 01851 820632

Email: chrissie.macleod@googlemail.com


Chairman

Murdo Graham

5 Catherine Hill, Vatisker, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0JS

Mobile: 07833 552100 Tel: 01851 820696

Email: murdo_graham55@tiscali.co.uk



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