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Arrangements for the Lord’s Supper

much to being in fellowship together at the Lord’s table and remembering the death of Jesus Christ, our Saviour, in the sacrament that He instituted. As is customary there will be a preparatory service on Friday 17th September at 7.30 PM. This service will be led by the Rev Gordon Macleod, minister of Stornoway High Church of Scotland. We look forward very much to having Gordon with us on Friday evening to share with us from God’s word. All are welcome to this service, although we will still be practising a 1-metre social distance in the church, and we will still be asking for contact details to comply with track and trace requirements. Continue reading

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UPDATE ON CHURCH ATTENDANCE DURING COVID

ay, 10th September. The limits on church capacity and distancing have now been removed. However, the Task Group are still advising congregations to stick to one metre distancing at the moment. Continue reading

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Welcome back Visitors

Since the Pandemic starting, it has not been possible for us to welcome visitors as we would have wished. We missed having friends from all over the country and the world joining us on Sundays. We are pleased to announce that visitors will be warmly welcomed to join us from now on throughout the summer. Continue reading

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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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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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MARY MAGDALENE Women of Faith

A Study of Mary Magdalene from our morning Zoom service in our Women of Faith Sermon series.
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Not Troubled Not Afraid

This morning’s sermon comes from John’s gospel 14  and looks at the promise Jesus gives about the coming of the Holy Spirit to be the comforter, help and guide of His people. Continue reading

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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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COVID-19 SITUATION

Since the start of lockdown we have been unable to meet in person in our church building in Tarbert.

 In the meantime, we continue to worship together on Sunday mornings using Zoom Video conferencing technology. This has proved to be a blessing to us as it allows us to meet and worship in our own homes. If anyone would like to join these meetings, please let us know, all that is needed is an email address, and we’ll add to you the distribution list.  Recordings of services can be found on the website or on YouTube please search for Tarbert Church of Scotland.

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