Category Archives: Tarbert Church of Scotland

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update
Tarbert, Harris Church of Scotland
A Statement from the Kirk Session

The announcement last week by the Scottish Government that church buildings could now open, with certain conditions, was a welcome indication of continued improvement in the situation relating to Covid-19 in Scotland. Along with other churches, our Kirk session met to consider the next steps and how we would proceed. Continue reading

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Time Stand Still

This weekend finds us in midsummer once again. Today (Saturday 20th June) is known as the longest day when we enjoy more daylight than at any other time of the year. It is a time that many of us have looked forward to, and try to make the most of these few weeks of summer. The weather has indeed been glorious lately, but from now on the days will get shorter and the nights will grow inexorably longer. As we contemplate the thought of a long Harris winter – it be might be a welcome thought for the Sun to stand still for a while – quite a while! Continue reading

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My Refuge and My Fortress

Wednesday Prayer Meeting Wednesday 25th March
We have moved our video stream to YouTube.
 Tonight we come together to pray about  and look at the first part of Psalm 91 Continue reading

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Video Sermon 22nd March 2020

This is the first of a series of video sermons from our church, which are being recorded due to the closures made necessary by the Coronavirus outbreak.  On Mother’s day, we look at one of the first ‘mums’ mentioned in … Continue reading

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) An initial Response from the Kirk Session

  Covid 19 Coronavirus. As we are all no doubt aware, the Coronavirus Pandemic is currently at the forefront of everyone’s thinking. Given the threat posed by Coronavirus or COVID 19, the Kirk Session has decided that for the time being the following measures will be taken to limit the risks to worshippers at Tarbert Church of Scotland. Continue reading

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New Sermon Series ” Blessed”

Last Sunday morning, we began a new sermon series entitled “Blessed,” looking at the Beatitudes in Matthew chapter 5. The Beatitudes is the name commonly given to the first part of what we know as the Sermon on the Mount. Continue reading

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Minister’s New Year Letter

I take this opportunity to write my customary New Year letter which goes out on the first Sunday of the New year. I simply want to wish you all God’s richest blessings for the year that lies ahead of us. I hope and pray that everyone had a happy and blessed Christmas time and that it might be in faith and confidence in God that we look forward to a new decade beginning in 2020. This year I am happy to be writing in similar terms to the congregation of Manish Scarista of which I am Interim Moderator during their period of vacancy Continue reading

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Christmas cards for the housebound

The Sunday school and creche have been busy once again making Christmas cards . These unique cards have been specially made to bless the housebound and elderly in the congregation and will be delivered with the gift bags that will be made up by the ACTS group. Continue reading

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Welcome to Kenny

The Kirk Session and Congregation of Tarbert Church of Scotland were delighted to welcome a new elder to join the Kirk Session this morning. It was with a real sense of gratitude to God that the ordination of Kenneth Morrison Macleod ( Coinneach Noraidh) to the office of elder took place during this morning’s service. Continue reading

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Suresh and Roja

We are delighted that tomorrow ( Sunday 2nd June) we will have Suresh and Roja Vemulapalli of India Village Ministries with us at the morning service. India Village Ministries( IVM) is based in the Andhra Pradesh province of India, and seek to serve orphans and other children, elderly widows and needy people of rural India. India Village Ministries have planted churches in these rural parts of India and currently look after several orphans through their own orphanage, and provide an education for these disadvantaged children to give them a better start in life. Continue reading

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