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A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU

at Insch-Leslie-Premnay-Oyne Parish Church on 21 November at 10.30 a.m. 

ALL WELCOME! Please stay for refreshments and a blether after the service. We would be delighted to see you.  

Our Weekly Prayer

Let us pray:
Ever-living God, we remember those whom you have gathered from the storm of war into the peace of your presence; may that same peace calm our fears, bring justice to all peoples and establish harmony among the nations, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

We pray for all who in bereavement, disability and pain continue to suffer the consequences of fighting and terror. We remember with thanksgiving and sorrow those whose lives, in World Wars and conflicts past and present, have been given and taken away.

O God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come, help us always to love our neighbour as ourselves, and our enemies as our friends that, by loving our enemies, we make them into good friends, loved, valued and respected, through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Our News

A WARM WELCOME awaits you at Insch-Leslie-Premnay-Oyne Parish Church at 10.30am on Sunday 21st November. ALL WELCOME! Please stay for refreshments after the service.
The service will be conducted by the Rev. John Mack.

Our minister returns to work next week.  

Grateful thanks to Mrs Linda Durward and the folks of Huntly Community Association who loaned their poppy net to us for the church. It made quite a visual impact.
Thank you to the ex-service men and women for laying the wreaths; to Piper Neil Johnstone; to Mr Pete Furness for sharing the poignant memories of his Grandad’s experiences during WWII, to the Uniformed Organisations for their participation which made the services special and to Kerry Smith, Fiona Stewart, Diane McCallum, Barbara Cruden and Jane Reid for the wonderful refreshments!
God bless one and all! Xx

DORIC CALL MY BLUFF SOLD OUT!
THANK YOU VERY MUCH to Linda Durward and all the gifted ladies and gentlemen of Huntly who made the net covered in poppies. You have to see it for yourselves on Sunday!

LUCKY SQUARES are now on sale for our thirty beautiful hampers! Our last money raiser of the year. Squares £2 each. Please contact Dr. Kay or Diane McCallum. There will be an opportunity to purchase in the hall on Sunday. Thank you all very much for your amazing support throughout the year.
INTIMATIONS:

If you are willing to read in church on Sunday, would you please be so kind as to write your name on the sheet in the foyer with your ‘phone number and e-mail address. Thank you.

Mark Munro (son of Elma) has been chosen to participate in the Scottish Cycle Repair Scheme, so if any families who otherwise wouldn’t get their bike services as regularly as it should, or just don’t have the money to spend out on it, one voucher allows £50 off one bike, per person. Most accessories and most parts are included and all labour, but not for e-bikes. An £90 bill would cost only £40. Any questions, please e-mail or ‘phone Mark. The scheme starts on the 4th of November and ends on the 31st of Mat 2022. e-mail: nuvolari1953@hotmail.com and ‘phone number 07969963209.

If you, or anyone you know, would like some help over the festive period, we are happy to provide food hampers for Christmas and to help Santa and his elves with wrapping children’s presents. Please get in touch with Dr. Kay 07951 059272. She would need boy/girl/age/and if the child likes anything in particular. We would also hope to be in a position soon to offer help with fuel bills although we do not have as big a pot as we did last year. We would like everyone to have a special Christmas, so please ask and be assured of confidentiality.

This year Insch Primary School has asked if they can provide Santa gifts for the residents of Drumdarroch and Foudland Court. The church will provide Santa gifts for those living on their own or who have no family in the area. If you are willing to provide a gift, please write your name on the sheet at the door. Thank you!

MEALS (Soup and Sweet) are now being delivered every Thursday. We are very grateful to Tracey Hay for volunteering to provide a weekly nutritious meal for our elderly or vulnerable community and parish members. If you know of anyone who would benefit from a good meal, please let Dr. Kay or Diane know. Thank you! And sincere thanks to all our delivery drivers.

THE COMMUNITY FOOD LARDER is now closed as a shop but we will still provide our regular families with their food as well as NEW REQUESTS. We are happy to help anyone. Please contact Dr. Kay on 07951 059272, or Diane on 07828 456651 for deliveries. THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO ALL WHO REGULARLY DONATE. Dr. Kay doesn’t always know who you are, so please let her know your name and address and she would be very happy to send you a letter of grateful thanks.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE to make a donation to our church funds, the bank details are: TSB Sort Code 30-25-89 Account number 00753593. The name of the account is Insch Leslie Premnay Oyne Parish Church. Thank you for your generous support.
😎 IF YOU WOULD LIKE to make a donation to the Community Larder, the bank details are: TSB 30-25-89 account number 00820428. The name of the account is Insch-Leslie-Premnay-Oyne Parish Church, and, most importantly, please write “Community Larder” ON THE BACK OF THE CHEQUE. Thank you very much for your generous support.

Some of you very kindly give Dr. Kay Christmas presents. She requests that, this year, instead of buying her a present, place an equivalent donation in an envelope simply marked “Kay’s Christmas” and hand it to Diane McCallum, Margaret Laing or Moira Thom. Her “Christmas presents” will go to church funds to contribute to the church’s next winter bill. Please do not feel under any obligation to give anything. Times are hard. All “presents” gratefully accepted and appreciated. Thank you.

Dr. Kay has already celebrated Home Communions with some folk (along with their elder). If you, or anyone you know, would like Home Communion, then please let her know. Thank you. 

MONDAY 15th NOVEMBER: The Bible Study Group meets in the small hall at 7pm.

DR. KAY is on holiday after the Remembrance Service to Monday the 22nd of November. The Sunday Service on the 21st will be conducted by the Rev. John Mack. Pastoral emergencies will be covered by the Rev. Tommy Calder on 01466 792630.

TUESDAY 23rd NOVEMBER at 2pm: The Fun and Friendship Club meets in the hall.

TUESDAY 23rd NOVEMBER at 7.30pm: The Congregational Board and Kirk Session meet in the small hall at 7.30pm.

WEDNESDAY 24th NOVEMBER at 7pm: Volunteers please to come along and decorate the church for Advent/Christmas.

FRIDAY 26th NOVEMBER at 7pm: ST. ANDREW’S NIGHT SUPPER and DORIC CALL MY BLUFF. SOLD OUT! GUESTS include: Claire Scott and Laura Smith (Highland Dancers); Doug Stewart and Frances Mitchell (funny poetry recitals); Helen Wood (singer); and the panel Shaun Scott, Frances Mitchell and Dr. Kay. There will also be a hamper raffle and an ordinary raffle on the night. Thank you very much for your generous support.
GRATEFUL THANKS to everyone who has donated towards thirty luxury hampers for our LUCKY SQUARES! Your kindness is most appreciated. LUCKY SQUARES on sale today in the church hall.

😎 SUNDAY 28th of NOVEMBER at 10.30am: Sunday Service (First Advent) with the Sacrament of Infant Baptism.

WEDNESDAY 1st of DECEMBER at 7pm: The Friends of Insch War Memorial Hospital will have their AGM in the church. All welcome. there will also be a presentation given by the local doctors.

SUNDAY 5th of DECEMBER at 10.30am: Sunday Service (Second Advent).

SUNDAY 5th at 6 pm a Service - “From Darkness to Light” - for all who have been bereaved, but in particular, all who have lost a loved one since March 2020. PLEASE BRING A CANDLE.

SATURDAY 11th DECEMBER at 7pm: THE WONDERFUL SCOUT CAROL SERVICE.

SUNDAY 12th of DECEMBER at 2.30pm: Christmas Service at Foudland Court at the end of which there will be a visit from Santa!

TUESDAY 14th DECEMBER 1pm to 4pm: CHRISTMAS PARTY for all our young at heart in the parish! ALL WELCOME! Would the elders please make sure that their members are invited. Thank you very much!

SUNDAY 19th DECEMBER at 10.30am: The Nativity Service followed by mulled wine, mince pies and treats!

FRIDAY 24th DECEMBER at 6pm: CHRISTINGLE in INSCH-LESLIE-PREMNAY-OYNE PARISH CHURCH.

FRIDAY 24th DECEMBER at 11.15pm: CANDLELIGHT SERVICE. PLEASE BRING A CANDLE.

SUNDAY 26th DECEMBER at 10.30am: Service of lessons and carols.
From noon, Dr. Kay will be in bed for a week recovering! Please do not disturb.

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