Order Of Service

Pitlochry Church of Scotland

20 August 2017 at 10.30am

 

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

 

Our reader is
Roger West
 Our organist is
Gordon Mackenzie

 

 

 

 

Welcome

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

There will be no meeting of Tryst for Prayer on Wednesdays 26th July, as The Tryst will be CLOSED. However, please contact the Minister, Rev Mary Haddow with any prayer requests.
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.

 

 

 

Organ Introit

 

Welcome & church News


Call to Worship

L:  If God kept a record of sins who could stand before him?

P:  The Lord is forgiving and merciful.

L:  God does not hold the past against us.

P: The Lord gives new life each day.

L:  Give praise to God, for he is just and he is merciful.

P: His love endures forever.

L:  Come before the Lord and worship him.

P: The lord is king! We lift up our voices in praise.

 

Praise:  CH4 210  Awake, my soul

 

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 251  I, the Lord of sea and sky

 

Bible Readings: Genesis 45:1-15 (Pages 50 – 51 in the pew Bibles) and Matthew 15:10-20 (Page 982)

 

Praise:  CH4 502  Take my life and let it be

 

Offering

 

Offertory Prayer

 

Prayers for others

 

Praise: CH4 718   We cannot measure how you heal

 

Sermon:  Joseph - A lesson in forgiveness

 

Praise: CH4 624  (Tune: St Peter CH4 461)  In Christ there is no east or west

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Intimations

 

Session Meeting

There will be a brief Session Meeting this morning in The Tryst Hall, immediately after the service.

 

The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated in the Sunday Service on 3 September. Please can Elders collect their Communion duty sheet, from the front of the church.

 

Harvest Thanksgiving

Elders please collect Thanksgiving letters today, for distribution to your District, or from The Tryst Office.  Office open Monday – Friday

9.00am – 1.00pm.

 

August/September edition of The Torch Magazine, Print correction:

‘Publication of The Torch’ The next issue of The Torch, is due out on Sunday 1 October 2017.  Contributions should be given to the editor before Wednesday 20 September.

 

Wednesday 23 August

10.00am   Tryst for Prayer

10.30am   Coffee & Chat

 

Saturday 26 August

Malawi Fruits

(formerly part of the Raven Trust)

Malawi Fruits are holding their annual Highland Perthshire Cycling Challenge, which passes through Pitlochry.  The feeding station at the Scout Hall would welcome some small donations of high calorie home baking to help fortify the riders before the steep climb. 

Margaret Walker (473989) will gladly collect.  Further information is available on cairnomountchallenge.org.uk, and malawifruits.org.uk  (Registered Charity No SC042777.)

 

Saturday 26 August

Tryst Walking Group

Loch Laggan & Glen Pattack(£5)

We start and finish near Kinloch Laggan on the A86.  The route follows a forest road, along the south shore of Loch Laggan, to just before Ardverikie where we turn south, then east passing Coille

Doir-ath.  We continue to the River Pattack and then follow this delightful stream, past various waterfalls, back to the start.  Height climbed: 150m  Distance: 10 miles  OS map 42

Contact: George Marshall 470575.

Leave Tryst car park at 9.30am.

 

Choir will start back on Wednesday the 30th of August in the Tryst at 6.25 - all are welcome, and no singing experience is necessary!

 

Sunday 31 August

Safeguarding Training for Elders - an Introductory/Refresher Course, will be held at Blairgowrie Parish Church Hall, at 7.00pm. Please contact: Ginnie Wilkie, if you would like to attend.

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Fruit & Veg from the garden - Please! Crossreach Daycare at The Tryst would like to thank all who have provided an abundance of rhubarb.

To offer more variety, they would be delighted to receive any surplus fruit & vegetables from the garden please.


Monday 12th June – Friday 15th 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.  

 

Fruit & Veg from the garden - Please! Crossreach Daycare at The Tryst would like to thank all who have provided an abundance of rhubarb.

To offer more variety, they would be delighted to receive any surplus fruit & vegetables from the garden please.

 

 

Pastoral Care

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

 

   Sermons:

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

   Web address:

   www.pitlochrychurchofscotland.org.uk

 

   Minister:

   Rev Mary Haddow 

  

   Joint Session Clerks:

   Mrs Gill Frame

   Mr Hugh Mackintosh

   

 

Scottish Charity Number: SC 008361

 

 

 


 

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Scottish Charities No. SC008361

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