Order Of Service

Pitlochry Church of Scotland

25 June 2017 at 10.30am


Welcome to our Service of Worship which will be led by the Rev. Mary Haddow


Our reader and

organist 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

Every Wednesday 10.00am in The Tryst Lounge. Open to all.

Prayers are offered for 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.






Welcome & Church News


Call to Worship


Praise:  CH4 702   Lord, in Love and perfect wisdom


Prayer and 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 577  Christ be beside me


Bible Readings:  Daniel 3:13-30 (Page 887 in the Pew Bible) and Isaiah 43:1-3a (Page 729)


Praise:   CH4 30  I waited for the Lord my God



Offertory Prayer


Prayers for others


Praise: CH4 191 Do not be afraid, for I have redeemed you


Sermon  Still Standing


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


Charge and Benediction


Sung response: 

CMP 1205 v 5

Daily on our pilgrim journey

Praise Him for his matchless grace,

Live for His immortal glory

Till in heaven we see His face.






Wednesday 28 June
10.00 am  Tryst for Prayer
10.30 am  Coffee & Chat

Saturday 1 July
Tryst Walking Group
Ben Vrackie.
We will follow the well trodden route to the summit.  There is a good path all the way although the last section is steep.  We will return by the same route.  Walkers can go as far as they want and turn back at any point.  Height climbed 750m.  Distance 8 miles.  OS map 43 & 52.  Contact:  Maureen Holmes 473153

Sunday 2nd July
3pm Service at Balhousie Care Home
4pm Service at James Court


Monday 12 June – Friday 15 September
Summer Church Opening
The Church is open to visitors & locals on weekdays (Mon – Fri 10.00am – 12 noon).  All are welcome to view and wander round our historic church building or just sit and enjoy a time of quiet.  If you would like to volunteer to greet & welcome visitors, please take this opportunity to sign up to our Volunteer rota. Please add your name & telephone number to the rota in the church porch today.  Thank you.  


The Pitlochry & Moulin Heritage Centre in Moulin Kirk has reopened for its 2017 season, which will last until Friday 6 October.  It is open 7 days a week, between 2.00pm and 4.00pm.
Entry £3, free to members .
Membership contacts:  Sandy Wilson 473636/ 473460, Gordon Dilworth 472304.


The Talents Group are embarking on a new project.  They are looking for oddments of baby wool in either 2, 3 or 4 ply wool, in any colour. Donations will be gratefully received at The Tryst.  Many thanks.




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 Gill Frame

   Mr Hugh Mackintosh












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