Kilmore and Oban Church of Scotland
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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Intimations commencing 17th September 2017

Sunday Worship Readings

Genesis 50 : 15 - 20

18 : 21 - 35


  1. MacMillan Coffee Morning -  Soroba Nursery    26th  September 9:30 am - 2 pm (Tuesday) - All  Welcome
  2. Oban & Lorn Dementia Support Group – Coffee Morning 30th September (Saturday)  10:00 am - 12:00 noon in  Glencruitten Road Church Centre – entry by donation – Gifts of Baking gratefully received.
  3. New Bibles    The new Bibles are now distributed throughout the church – We have been gifted 83 with inscriptions 35 with no inscription. From a total of 150 between Kilmore and Oban churches   The Lectionary Bible was gifted by the Guild.
  4. Sharing Faith – 19th September (Tuesday)  and 21st September (Thursday)  for the first two groups.   7.30 p.m. Church Centre.
  5. Family Faithshare 24th September (Sunday) 10 a.m. in church centre.
  6. Newsletter – deadline for October Newsletter is 18th September (Monday) .
  7. Rev. Chris – is on Annual leave from 21st September to 30th September inclusive.
  8. Finding out more about Sharing Faith: On the evening of 24th October, Michael Harvey is giving a talk in Fort William. We plan to take a group from Kilmore and Oban. If you would like to go, please contact Rev Chris ASAP as tickets (which are free) will go very quickly.
  9. CrossReach Newsletter – Available  11th September. 

Intimations commencing 10th September 2017

Sunday Worship Readings

Psalm 149

Romans 13 v 8 - 14


  1. Life and Work: Available for collection now.
  2. Prayer Group – restarts 11th September (Monday)   11.30 am  in Gallery- new members welcome.
  3. Recorder Group – restarts 12th September (Tuesday)  at 3.30 p.m.
  4. Guild – The first meeting of the new session will take place on 13th September (Wednesday)  at 2 p.m. in the Undercroft. Guest speaker will be Linda Fryer of Prayer Shawl Ministry and we look forward to welcoming her to our meeting as we gather together to renew friendships and enjoy each other’s company in the fellowship and friendship of the Guild.
  5. Rev Chris on OLM duty in Carradale  11th September .
  6. Sharing Faith:  Start 12th September (Tuesday)  and 14th September (Thursday) for the first two groups.
  7. Lords Larder: Contributions taken 11th September.
  8. MacMillan Coffee Morning -  Soroba Nursery  26th September (Tuesday)  9.30am  – 2 p.m.  – All Welcome
  9. Oban Concern for Palestine – San Ghanny Choir Edinburgh –  15th September (Friday)  St. John’s Cathedral, Oban – tickets £7.00 Concessions £5.00 at door. 
  10. Communion Invites: Are available for elders to collect 11th September.
  11. Kilmore Quiz Night: The total raised so far is £178.00 +. Well done to Anne Robertson and Martin Wilson.

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Intimations commencing 3rd September


1. Welcome: We welcome Rev. Margaret Forrester who is  preaching 3rd September . Margaret was minister of St. Michael’s, Edinburgh and former convenor of the Board of World Mission.

2. Sunday School and Creche : Restarts on 3rd September.

3. Life ad Work : Available for collection now.

4. Sharing Faith : Last opportunity to sign up for any of the courses.

5. Hymn "We limit not the truth of God" - is  based on the sermon preached by Pastor John Robinson as the Mayflower and Speedwell set sail for North America"I Charge you before God and his blessed angels that you follow me no further than you have seen me follow Christ. If God reveal anything to you by any other instrument of His, be as ready to receive it as you were to receive any truth from my ministry, for I am verily persuaded the Lord hath more truth and light yet to break forth from His holy word.

6. Lords Larder : Contributions taken on 10th September.

7. Prebytery Conference : Rev. Dugald and Rev. Chiris will attend this conference at Portavadie on 4th and 5th September.

8. Communion invites : Are available for elders to collect on 3rd September.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Intimations commencing 27th August 2017

Sunday Worship Readings

Romans 12 v 4 - 8 Dramatised Version


  1. Baptism: Being baptised  27th August  is Hayley Anne Young-Gibb, daughter of Luke Young and Natasha Gibb. May God’s blessing be upon her and all family and friends.
  2. Big Picnic: Will be on 27th August (Sunday)  at Ardoran. Following on from our family service here, please make your way to Ardoran where the BBQ and games will be waiting. Feel free to bring friends.
  3. New Pew Bibles: On 3rd September (Sunday) we will dedicate our new Pew Bibles. Rev Margaret Forrester will be preaching, both in Oban and Kilmore, on the day we mark our faith in God’s Word leading us in the future. The New Revised Standard Version will be used in worship and in all our common life from that day forward. Copies of the NRSV can be gifted to the church and inscribed in thankfulness for someone special. If you would like to gift a copy the cost is £7.50. There are forms at the back of the church to complete and return to the church office by tomorrow 28th August (Monday).
  4. Sharing Faith: A series of courses will run in the Autumn with options for afternoon and evening sessions. Open to the whole congregation this course will look at how we quite simply share our faith in ways natural and relevant to today. A sign up sheet is available at the back of the church. We just ask you to sign up for one 4 week block.
  5. Guild Rally: The Guild Rally is being held in the Caird Hall, Dundee on 2nd September (Saturday)  at 10am. Tickets and further information available from Margaret MacLean (563523).
  6. Newsletter: Available 27th August (Sunday) .
  7. Kilmore Quiz Night: At the Barn Bar 1st September (Friday) at 8pm. Test your general knowledge.The charge is £2 per person. To register, add your name to the sign-up sheet in Kilmore  Kirk or Oban Parish, or contact the church office.  And why not book a meal prior to the Quiz? 01631 564618. You are advised to book directly for a meal for 6.00pm and   do so at least 5 days prior to 1st September (Friday)  More info: Anne Robertson (570884) or Rev Dugald.