There will be a cup of tea/coffee in the hall after the morning service. All welcome.

Evening Prayer – A time of prayer will be held before the evening service at 5.20 pm. All welcome.

Thank You: Neil and Sandra Ross would like to thank the Congregation for their lovely card you gave us on our 30th Wedding Anniversary and your good wishes. We very much appreciate it.

Hope Explored: We plan to run a three-week course beginning on the 24th of October. The course explores the meaning of biblical hope and touches on the key elements of what it means to be a Christian. This course is suitable for anyone who wants to explore further about the Christian faith. We will meet at Fortrose Free Church at 7.30pm on Tuesday evenings for three weeks, beginning on the 24th of October. Please do come along and bring a friend!

Harvest Thanksgiving: There will be a harvest thanksgiving service on Wednesday the 9th of November.

Upcoming preachers: 22nd October: Rev. Donald Morrison

Minister on holiday: The Stotts will take a week off from Monday. The prayer meeting will be led by Rev. Dr. John Nicholls D.V.

Congregational winter read: Fancy reading a book over the winter with others? “Only One Life, Missions Stories from Around the World”, by Paul M. Harvey. Only £6. A group will meet two or three times over the winter to discuss some of the stories in the book.
Also a gentle reminder to those who took books last weekend and have not yet paid please give the money to Rory or place in a marked envelope in the collection bowl. There are still books available today on a table should anyone wish to purchase any of them.

WFM stall at North Kessock Community Hall Sat 28th October 10am-12.30pm – Margaret Smith from Smithton Free Church, has arranged a craft stall at the North Kessock Community Market, where she is selling Harris Tweed and other crafts in aid of the Women for Mission project 2023, Breaking Barriers. Please feel free to pop along and buy some crafts – all proceeds will go directly to the WfM project.

“Fortrose Free Church Women’s Choir is now “New Song Women”
Ladies, if you would you like to serve the Lord with your singing voice, you’re invited to be a part of the FFC Women’s Choir, now called “New Song Women” We will work on music for the Fortrose Free Church Carol Service set to take place on 16th December 2023 at 6pm. All ladies are most welcome, and no audition or experience needed, only a desire and commitment to serve the Lord in song with one another for His glory. Romans 15:5-6.
6 rehearsals will be held at Fortrose Free Church on alternating Friday evenings and Saturday mornings and we’ll prepare two pieces for the Carol Service.
Fridays 7:30-9pm
27th October
1st December
15th December
Saturdays 10-11:30am
4th November
18th November
9th December
Sign up by speaking with Eileen Mackintosh 07709 175753 or get in touch by email:

An Evening of praise with Ruth Campbell – Date: 3rd November. Ruth is a member in the Free Church congregation of Covenant Church Newmilns and is a talented Christian singer song writer. Put the date in the diary and come along and bring a friend.

Testimony evening – After the evening service on the 5th of November Isaac Gajendran will speak about how he came to faith and also about the church in India.

Quiz in support of Damaris House
When? Friday 10th November at 7pm.
Where? Fortrose Free Church.
Please come along, invite friends and family and enjoy the evening. There are multiple choice questions, picture rounds and questions for different interests from chocolate to China, Frozen to Finland, The Beano to boxing. Teams of up to six. You can be allocated a team on the night. Donations will be for Damaris House in Athens which supports women and their children who have been the victims of trafficking. Tea/coffee and goodies will be provided and there will be a short talk on the work of Damaris House.

2024 Calendars are now available at the door with a suggested donation of £5. We are grateful to Sandy Sutherland for producing these and allowing the proceeds to stay with the congregation. There are only around 30 left, so be sure to get yours before they are gone.

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