Author Archives: Ian Murdo Macdonald

POSTPONEMENT OF REOPENING

After a bit of discussion this morning, ( Saturday 9th January), the Kirk Session now think it would be unwise to go ahead and reopen the church next Sunday. Given how the national picture is looking just now, we feel it might be right for us to wait a while until the situation caused by the alarming surge in the new variant cases improves. Continue reading

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Happy New Year

The New Year letter this year is being posted on the website a bit later than usual. This letter is also being posted physically to the entire congregation, and hence we did not feel it was right to post the letter on the website until it had arrived via Royal Mail to people’s homes. Undertaking a mailshot of the congregation is an extremely onerous task, hence the reason we haven’t undertaken too many mailshots during the past year. Our grateful thanks are due to Karen, Agnes, Christine and others who printed, collated, labelled, enveloped and arranged postage for all these letters. Continue reading

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Gaelic Service Sunday Evening 27th December

We will round off our worship services in 2020 with a Gaelic service at 6 PM tomorrow.
Gaelic has always been a vital part of the Western Isles’ spiritual and cultural heritage. We all miss not meeting for our traditional Gaelic service on the evening of the Lord’s day. So tomorrow night once again, we will be hosting a Gaelic service of worship live from Harris. Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS EVE CAROL SERVICE CANCELLED

Following the tragic road accident in Ardhasaig earlier today, it has been decided to cancel tonight’s planned Christmas Eve Carol service out of respect. In their grievous loss, we remember the mourning family in our thoughts and prayers. Continue reading

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MARY THE MOTHER OF JESUS

Morning Worship via Zoom & YouTube Live. This morning in the second last in our series on Women of Faith we think of Mary the Mother of Jesus. Luke 1: 26-38 Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR Dates for your Diaries The next few days are going to be a busy time for all of us, in the run-up to Christmas time. It has been and will continue to be busy for many … Continue reading

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WOMEN OF FAITH – ELIZABETH

Women of faith – Elizabeth Mother of John the baptist Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON ADVENT

Today is the first day of December, the last month of the year. Today also marks the opening of the first day of Advent Calendars of various kinds. Very often today of a chocolately variety! Continue reading

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HEALED BY FAITH

Healed by Faith . Women of Faith Continue reading

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JOY COMES IN THE MORNING

What do we have to be thankful for on Thanksgiving day? What could we possibly have reason to be thankful for in this ‘Annus Horribilis’, in this horrible year when everything seems to have gone wrong. Continue reading

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