Order Of Service

Pitlochry Church of Scotland

17 June 2018 at 10.30am


Welcome to our Service of Worship

which will be led by the Rev. Mary Haddow


Our Organist and Reader is
Maureen Holmes










A warm welcome is extended to all, especially those who are worshipping at Pitlochry as a visitor or returning after an absence. We thank you for choosing to join us today and trust you will be comfortable in our midst.   If you are joining us as a visitor, please make yourself known to the Minister or one of the Duty Elders.  It would also be great if you signed our visitors’ book which can be found in the Porch area of the church.

The Church is fitted with a loop system.  If you use a hearing aid, please change it to the “T” setting.

Both Words only and Large Print copies of CH4 are available in the Porch.  Please ask someone on welcome duty if you require one.

Tea, Coffee and Juice are served in The Tryst (the church halls) - after the service.  An invitation is extended to all as we gather to meet and mingle.  Please do join us if you are visitors for this time of friendship and fellowship.

Tryst for Prayer


Tryst for Prayer meet weekly on Wednesdays at 10.00am in The Tryst Lounge.Open to all.

Prayers are offered for personal, local, national & international situations.  If you would like someone to pray for you and your situation just let us know – every personal situation is held in confidence.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop a note through the letter box of the church marked – For Prayer, or speak to the minister after the service on Sundays.



Choir Introit:  CMP 282 - I live, I live, because He is risen


Welcome & church News


Call to Worship


Praise:  CH4 154    O Lord my God! When I in awesome wonder




The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father,

who art in heaven

hallowed be thy name,

thy kingdom come,

thy will be done

on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread

and forgive us our debts

as we forgive our debtors.

And lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil,

for thine is the kingdom,

the power and the glory,

forever ... Amen


All Age Talk


Praise:  CH4 600    Spirit of God, unseen as the wind


Bible Reading:  Ephesians 1:15-23 (Page 1173 in the pew Bible)

Praise:  CH4 172    Sing for God’s glory that colours the dawn of creation


Bible Reading: Mark 1:4-8 (Page 1002)




Offertory Prayer


Prayers for others


Praise:  CH4 189    Be still for the presence of the Lord – all three verses – last verse sung unaccompanied




Praise: CH4 469    Restore, O Lord the honour of your name




Sung Response:  CH4  675 v.4

 (Tune Duke Street)

Then grant us grace, Companion-God,
to choose again the pilgrim way
and help us to accept with joy
the challenge of tomorrow's day.








Monday 18 June

Funeral for Donald Archibald Sinclair at 11.30am.


Wednesday 20 June

Tryst Walking Group – Evening walk, meet at The Tryst car park at 6.00pm.

Logierait Woods.  This is the ‘Top of The Hill Trail’ starting from the car park in Logierait wood, giving views to the North and East.  Height climbed 250m. 

Distance 4 miles.  OS map 52.  Contact: Dave & Olwen Fairweather 473163.


Wednesday 20 June

Tryst for Prayer 10.00am

Coffee & Chat 10.30am

Talents Group Meeting 10:30am (last before our summer break)

No Choir Rehearsal over the summer period restarting on 22 August


Summer Church Opening  this year begins on Monday 11 June and ends on Friday 14 September,

from 10.00 am to 12 noon each day.  This could not take place without volunteers from the congregation, so if you can spare 2 hours to greet our visitors from all over the world, please sign up on the rota which will first be in the Church on Communion Sunday, 3rd June.


Tuesday 26 June

Pitlochry Baptist Church invites you to hear about the work of Mission Aviation Fellowship in Uganda at 7:00pm.  The speaker will be Andy Swanson of M.A.F.


Sunday 1 July

The Retiring Collection will be for the Bananabox Trust, raising funds for Malawi.


Pastoral Care


If anyone would like a visit from the Pastoral Care and Fellowship Group, please contact Romilly Carter


Listen again to the sermons on line by clicking on the icon on the home page.

Service for the Housebound:

Recorded copies of the Sunday morning service are available on CD for those unable to get to

church.  Please enquire at The Tryst Office for further details.

   Church Office - The Tryst:

Telephone:   01796 474 010

   e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  This Order of Service can be downloaded below as a pdf file

   Web address:



   Rev Mary Haddow 


   Joint Session Clerks:

   Mrs Ginnie Wilkie

   Mr Hugh Mackintosh


Scottish Charity Number: SC 008361







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