Order Of Service

Pitlochry Church of Scotland

20 January 2019 at 10.30am





Welcome to our Service of Worship

which will be led by the Rev. Mary Haddow

Our Organist is Gordon Mackenzie

Our Reader is David Cruickshank





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.



     Organ Introit


     Welcome and Church News


Call to Worship


Praise: CH4 129  The Lord is King lift up your voice




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.


Praise: CH4 558  Lord I lift your name on high

(sing x 2)


Bible Readings:Isaiah 55:6-9 (Page 743-4 in the pew Bible) and Matthew 20:1-16 (Page 987)    


Praise:CMP 463  May the mind of Christ my Saviour




Praise: CH4 153  Great is thy faithfulness




Offertory Prayer


Prayers for others


Praise: CH4 167 Guide me oh thou great Jehovah




Sung Response CMP 626 

Long as my life shall last,

teach me Thy way

where’er my lot be cast,

teach me Thy way

until the race is run,

until the journey’s done

until the crown is won,

teach me Thy way!











The Messy Church team will meet in The Tryst after this morning’s Service.


Wednesday 23 January

Tryst for Prayer 10.00am

Coffee & Chat 10.30am

Choir Rehearsal 6:25pm


Publication of The Torch Magazine

The next issue of The Torch, is due out on Sunday 3 February 2019.  Contributions should be given to the editor (Brian Morrison) before Wednesday 23 January. 

Many thanks.


Saturday 26 January

Tryst Walking Group

Craig Urrard

This is a circular walk on paths and estate roads west of Blair Atholl.  Starting at either West Lodge or Bruar, the route is mainly through woods but rising to a fine viewpoint. 

Height climbed 250m. 

Distance 7.5 miles.  OS map 52.  Contact: Heather Forehand 473210.


Friday 8 February

4.00pm – 6.00pm

Messy Church


Anyone can come!

All you need to do is come along on the day.

Contact The Tryst office for further details: 01796 474010.


CAP Fundraising Quiz

Thursday 28 February (7.30pm for 8.00pm start)

Once again, CAP Highland Perthshire are delighted to be hosting the Quiz Night at the Aileen Chraggan Hotel, Aberfeldy.  This is always a great fun night and a good opportunity to raise vital funds for the work of CAP locally.  We are looking for teams (of up to 6 people) for the night although you can come on your own and we'll put you into a team.  If you'd like to come along


please let us know.  Entry is £10 per team - less than £2.50 per person.   Also if anyone has items that could be used for the Raffle on the evening we would be very grateful if you could hand these in to us as soon as possible.

Contact: Pam Thomson

07387 598804 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details



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

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

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   Rev Mary Haddow 


   Joint Session Clerks:

   Mrs Ginnie Wilkie

   Mr Hugh Mackintosh


Scottish Charity Number: SC 008361







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