Welcome to all who have joined with us in worship this morning, with an especial welcome to any visitors among us. We will hold the Church Christmas lunch after the service. Please plan to stay for this if you are able.
The prayer group meets in the vestry on Monday at 12.30.
Rhyme Time meets on Tuesday from 10.15 a.m.
The last session of the evening group of the Bible study could not meet last week, so will meet this Thursday at 7 at the Barr’s home in Newtonmore. The afternoon group has finished the study.
On Saturday 17th the annual Badenoch Chorale and Badenoch Fiddlers Christmas Carol Ceilidh will take place in St. Bride’s from 7.30 p.m.
On Sunday 18th December the Laggan church will hold an evening carol service in Dalwhinnie hall, beginning at 6.30 p.m. and followed by refreshments. Everyone is invited!
There is a Church Christmas card on the coffee tables, made by the Xplorers, which everyone is invited to sign to wish Christmas greetings to them members of the congregation.
When you receive your Church newsletter you will see that this year there will be no Watchnight service in St. Bride’s, but instead everyone is invited to attend the service at Laggan, from 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve. At the back of the church from today there are two sign-up sheets on which people are asked to write their names if they would like a lift to this service or if they can offer spaces in a car.
The online Advent calendar is bringing the true spirit of Christmas to life with 25 specially created videos made by members of the Church of Scotland ministries team. Each of the thought provoking, often hard-hitting, films feature trainee ministers, probationers, a deacon and youth workers from across the country who reflect on a word that symbolises the true meaning of the season. You can read more and sign up for your Online Advent Calendar now on our home page.
Read the minister's sermon for today: The last prophet