Dates

02 Apr 2020

Kingdom Gathering

3rd to 5th April

29 Mar 2020

Whole Parish Communion

Kilmore church (5th Sunday)

24 Mar 2020

7.30pm

Annual Church Gathering

Kyleakin church hall

05 Mar 2020

Faith Mission

5th – 8th March

05 Mar 2020

7.30pm

Kirk Session

Broadford church foyer

28 Feb 2020

Elders' retreat

28th Feb – 1st March

28 Feb 2020

12.30 for 1pm

Lunch Club

MaKinon House Hotel

22 Feb 2020

11am-2pm

Charity cafe

Ardvasar Hall, to raise funds for the Kilmore windows

21 Feb 2020

Youth weekend to Altnacriche

21-23 February

11 Feb 2020

7pm

New Songs

Kilmore church

08 Feb 2020

7.30pm

Fundraising quiz night

Quiz night in aid of Hope and Faith School. Talla Mhòr, SMO.

06 Feb 2020

7.30pm

Kirk Session

Kirk session meeting at the manse.

07 Feb 2020

COOL Annual Celebration

Dornie Hall, 7.30pm.

31 Jan 2020

12.30 for 1pm

Lunch Club

MacKinnon House Hotel.

28 Jan 2020

7.30pm

Creation Care Bible Study

Tigh Gorm, 12 Lower Breakish.

28 Jan 2020

7pm

New Songs

Kilmore church.

20 Jan 2020

12.30-2pm

Sleat Community Choir

Community rooms, Kilmore .

09 Jan 2020

7.30pm

Kirk Session

Kirk Session meet

05 Dec 2019

7.30pm

Kirk Session

Broadford church foyer

05 Dec 2019

11am-2pm

Gaelic carols session

Kilmore community rooms

03 Dec 2019

7pm

New Songs

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Notices

Thy Kingdom Come

Strath and Sleat is running 'Thy Kingdom Come', a week of 24/7 prayer starting on 25th May.

If you'd like to take part, you can sign up for a slot here.

 

For ideas on prayers relating to the coronavirus pandemic, there's a document here that may help.

Info on services during Covid-19 pandemic

SERVICES AND MIDWEEK MEETINGS

While we are all being asked to 'stay home', there will be no services or other meetings anywhere in the parish. Instead we are meeting for live online services. The weekly church notices (with details of how to link in) are being sent by email. If you are not receiving these, and would like to be added to the church email lists, please email Lesley at lesleyinskye@yahoo.co.uk.

SUPPORT

If you are having to self-isolate and need shopping or anything else, please get in touch with one of your elders and we'll make sure people are matched with those who can do shopping for them. Equally, if you know of anyone who might be on their own and needing help.

PRAYER

Please pray for all those who are on their own or anxious, and for those in the emergency services working on the front line. And let us all not worry our selves but put our trust in God.

Philippians 4:6 says...

Do not worry about anything, but pray and ask God for everything you need, always giving thanks.

KEEPING IN TOUCH

There are plans to help us all keep in touch, including...

Crosses of light

In John 8:12 Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.”

And in the crosses we made the only way the light can shine through the darkness is through the cross. Thank you to everyone who sent me a photo of the crosses of light that they'd made and put in their windows.

Notices - 15 March

KINGDOM GATHERING PLANNING MEETING

Sunday 15 March at 2.30pm: Planning meeting for Kingdom Gathering in Kyleakin village hall. Any offers to help in relation to welcoming/catering etc, please ring 01471 822781 or kingdomgathering@gmail.com   All welcome.

COMMUNION

Sunday 29th March 11am: Whole Parish Holy Communion in Kilmore, plus 3pm Gaelic Communion.

 

ELGOL MIDWEEK MEETING

Elgol midweek meeting in Mairi MacIntosh's house at 2pm on the Wednesdays following 2nd and 4th Sundays. If interested please confirm with Mairi first (01471 866294).

 

MOTHERS PRAYER MEETING

The Mothers Prayer Meeting in the Lighthouse in Kyle is continuing on the first Monday of the month at 2pm and anyone wishing to come along will be very much welcomed.

 

ACCOMMODATION NEEDED

We are looking forward to welcoming the Pastoral Team from our twin church in Jordan. 5 of them will be visiting Strath & Sleat from Sunday 21 to Tuesday 30 June. To maximise the effect of their stay, we would like to accommodate them in homes around the congregation. If you can offer one or more beds for all or some of the time, please contact the minister.

ALPHA COURSE

Are you looking for a way to introduce someone to Jesus? Join our church Alpha Course to explore what following Jesus is all about and then invite that not-yet-believing friend/ colleague/ neighbour/ family member on the next course. The first course will run in the Broadford Church Foyer on Tuesday evenings from 14 April until 30 June, 6.30 - 8.30pm, with a meal included. To secure a place, please contact the minister. The next course will run from after the summer holidays until mid-November."

WOMEN ACROSS THE HIGHLANDS CONFERENCE

This will take place in Inverness on Saturday 9th May with the theme 'Three Marys encounter Jesus'. The main speaker is Elaine Duncan, Chief Executive of the Scottish Bible Society and there is also an opportunity to take part in 2 of the 4 seminars which will run throughout the day. Leaflets are available in all the Churches and there is info online at http://www.womenacrossthehighlands.co.uk   Some women from the Parish have already booked so if you would like to enquire about car sharing please contact Nicola (strathandsleat@gmail.com) or Jean (jeangillies@btinternet.com)

BEN NEVIS CHALLENGE

Saturday 13th June – Ben Nevis Challenge. 

A great opportunity to see the majesty of God’s creation, climbing Britain’s highest mountain, whilst raising funds for Blythswood Care’s life changing work, both here in the UK and abroad.  For a registration pack and training schedule contact Elma MacKay on 07876 831175, or elma.mackay@blythswood.org . Registration £35; Aim to raise £200 

Notices - 8 March

DISCUSSION GROUP

The meeting on Thursday 12th March is cancelled.

FUNERAL

The funeral of Willie Inglis is on Thursday 12th March, 2pm at Broadford church.

HOLIDAY BIBLE CLUB PLANNING MEETING

9th March at 6:50pm for 7:00pm start: Holiday Bible Club planning meeting at 5 Crowlin Road, Kyleakin. Please come along if you would like to be part of this year’s team. This year’s HBC will be running from the 6th-10th July. The club needs volunteers to run so even if you can spare just one morning to help, that would be amazing. If you would like to be part of the team but can’t come along to the meeting please contact Sheila Stewart 07342 236924 (dsnstewart@btinternet.com) or Janette Currie 07415112820 (janette.timmy@gmail.com)

ALPHA COURSE

Are you looking for a way to introduce someone to Jesus? Join our church Alpha Course to explore what following Jesus is all about and then invite that not-yet-believing friend/ colleague/ neighbour/ family member on the next course. The first course will run in the Broadford Church Foyer on Tuesday evenings from 14 April until 30 June, 6.30 - 8.30pm, with a meal included. To secure a place, please contact the minister. The next course will run from after the summer holidays until mid-November."

EASTER NEWSLETTER

Please send items for the Easter newsletter to Tony as soon as possible but by 14th March at the latest as Tony would like to get it done before he heads off to Zambia. It would be good to have an ‘Easter what's on’, so please let Tony know about anything special for holy week.

WOMEN ACROSS THE HIGHLANDS CONFERENCE

This will take place in Inverness on Saturday 9th May with the theme 'Three Marys encounter Jesus'. The main speaker is Elaine Duncan, Chief Executive of the Scottish Bible Society and there is also an opportunity to take part in 2 of the 4 seminars which will run throughout the day. Leaflets are available in all the Churches and there is info online at http://www.womenacrossthehighlands.co.uk   Some women from the Parish have already booked so if you would like to enquire about car sharing please contact Nicola (strathandsleat@gmail.com) or Jean (jeangillies@btinternet.com)

BEN NEVIS CHALLENGE

Saturday 13th June – Ben Nevis Challenge. 

A great opportunity to see the majesty of God’s creation, climbing Britain’s highest mountain, whilst raising funds for Blythswood Care’s life changing work, both here in the UK and abroad.  For a registration pack and training schedule contact Elma MacKay on 07876 831175, or elma.mackay@blythswood.org . Registration £35; Aim to raise £200 

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