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Sunday, 1 December 2019

Welcome, especially to any visitors.  Today’s noon service will be led by Rev Drew Kuzma.  The evening service is at 6pm in the church hall. Please join us in the church hall after the morning service for fellowship and refreshments.

Guild and Needles & Pins Notices:
•    Needles and Pins meet on Monday 2nd December at 2pm in the church hall.
•    All monies/menus for the Guild Lunch on Tuesday 10th December should be given to Ruth today or, at the latest, tomorrow – 2nd December. Any Guild fees are also due by that date.

Thursday 5 December:  Purple Club at 12 noon in the Cafe at An Caladh.

Thursday 5 December:  Prayer meeting and bible study at 7.30pm in the church hall.

Friday 6 December:  Little Coffee Stop:Uist at 10am-12noon in the church hall.  Christmas Special.

Sunday 15 December:  Community Carol Service at 6pm in Balivanich Primary School.

Wednesday 18 December:  Lochmaddy and Berneray Guild Christmas Carol Praise Evening (featuring our congregation’s choir) at 7.30pm in Berneray Community Centre.

Sunday 22 December:  Sunday School Nativity/Family Service.  The Little Coffee Stop:Uist toddlers will be welcomed to join us and bacon rolls will be served to ALL following this 12 noon service.

Tuesday 24 December:  Christmas Eve Family Service at 5pm and Watchnight Service at 11.30pm, both in the church hall.  All are very welcome to attend both.

Christmas News Letter:  Please give any contributions to Sarah Banks or, preferably, email them to her at by Sunday 8 December.

Christmas Card Post Box:  This will be available from next week (8 December) for sending cards to the congregation.

Many thanks to all who contributed to the Vintage Christmas Meal, scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday 7 December in Carinish Hall.  £1024 was raised.

Thanks also to everyone who came and supported the Little Coffee Stop: Uist Preloved Toy/Clothing Sale.  Approximately £200 will be donated to ‘A Million Miles for Ellie’.

Thanks also to all who contributed on Remembrance Sunday £188.50 has been sent to Poppyscotland.

Intimations and other church information can be viewed on our church website   

New information to be displayed may be sent to the session clerk, Mr. Alastair Banks.


Could all intimations required for a Sunday please be phoned to or emailed to Alastair by mid-week or, at the latest, Friday – Tel or text 07901 950856, or Tel 01876 580617, or email


If there are any bereavement or pastoral issues, community or hospital visiting required, please contact Rev Drew Kuzma: Tel. 01870 602180, email, or Rev Ishie Macdonald, Tel. 01876 580367, or email

Our address:

Carinish Church of Scotland

Isle of North Uist


Contact us today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:


phone 07901 950856


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