Monthly Archives: October 2016

Linkage Bulletin week commencing 24th October 2016

Notices for the week beginning 24th October 2016 

 HEADLINES

Sunday 30th October

British Summer Time ends

 Saturday 12th November

St Andrews Christmas Fair will be from 10-2pm in Callander Kirk Hall. This is our main fund raiser of the year.
There will be the usual tombola, cake and candy, gift and brick a brac stalls. The Cubs and Guides will be there and of course we will be having our wonderful Christmas Hampers raffle. There will be tea/coffee, scones, cakes, soup, and toasties for sale. We hope to see you there, and please encourage family and friends to call in and help support our wonderful Church in our fundraising efforts.

Donations for the tombola and raffle are required. There are boxes at the back of the church for these, or you can drop them off at Roslynn’s house, or alternatively call her on 330353 to make arrangements for collection. Please note this year, there WILL be a bric-a-brac stall.

Sunday 20th November

The Kentigern Quartet play at St Mary’s on 20th November 2016 at 3pm Their programme includes Dvorak’s ‘American’ Quartet and a selection of lighter music including Purcell, Puccini, Brubeck and Shostakovichkentigern-img_6516

The Kentigern quartet was formed in 2014 and has already given several performances, including concerts at Glasgow Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Isles in Millport

Barbara Downie -Violin
Feargus Hetherington – Violin
Nicola Boag –  Viola
Jessica Kerr  – Cello

Tickets are £10 from concerts0310@yahoo.co.uk

or book on line at http://stmarychurchaberfoyle.org.uk

Start Up Stirling

Requirements are listed at the end of this sheet.  


For your prayers

Jenny, the sister of John Champness recently diagnosed with serious illness.

Ann Andrews, the daughter-in-law of Christine Ffinch undergoing and thankfully responding to treatment

Nancy Fielding presently in respite care at Blanefield House.

Struan Seymour and for his parents and grandparents.

Those recovering from operations and awaiting diagnosis.


St Andrew’s Rotas

Flowers: Hilary’s substitute

Readers and sides persons: Fiona, Sandra and Peter

This week

Wednesday 26th October 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 13:22-30

Saturday 29th October

19.30 until 22.30

Callander Kirk Community Ceilidh

Tickets available from Callander Kirk Office

Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.30 – 12.30

Adult tickets £8.00 with concessions

Live Band

BYOB

Sunday 30th October

CLOCKS GO BACK one hour (see above)

Trinity 23

4th Sunday before Advent

The Feast of Saints Simon and Jude

Almighty God,
who built your Church upon the foundation
of the apostles and prophets,
with Jesus Christ himself as the chief cornerstone:
so join us together in unity of spirit by their doctrine,
that we may be made a holy temple acceptable to you;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Services & Readings

10.00 Callander

Dan. 7:1-3,15-18

Eph. 1:11-end

John 15:17 – end

11.15 Aberfoyle

Dan. 7:1-3,15-18

Eph. 1:11-end

John 15:17 – end

Wednesday 2nd November 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 14:25-33

11.30 Killearn

Luke 14:25-33


Future notices 

Saturday 12th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair at Callander Kirk Hall (see above)

 Sunday 13th November

Remembrance Sunday

St Mary’s

There will be no service at St Mary’s. There will be a Joint Service with Aberfoyle Kirk. Please gather at the war memorial in the Kirk grounds at 10.45 for the Act of Remembrance at 11.00am

St Andrew’s

10.00 Remembrance Service at St Andrews (non Eucharistic)

10.45 Town Remembrance Service at Callander Kirk followed by laying of wreaths at the Memorial.

Sunday 20 November 2016

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series

3pm The Kentigern Quartet (see above)

Sunday 27th November

Callander Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service starting at 10.00

Preacher at St Mary’s The Revd. Graham Willey

Sunday 4th December

Aberfoyle Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service starting at 11.15

 Sunday 18th December

Carol Service Sunday

Please remember that Service times and venues will vary: details to follow

Christmas Eve

St Mary’s Midnight Service Joint with Aberfoyle Kirk at the Kirk

Christmas Day

8.00 Balfron

10.00 Callander

11.15 Aberfoyle

Sunday 15 January 2017

St Mary’s Third at three series

Commencing 15.00

Pistons and Pipes Tom Poulson Trumpet Calum Robertson Organ/Clarinet This exciting and entertaining young duo have promised a wide ranging programme with a strong sense of spectacle.

Start Up Stirling is ongoing to allow contributions of the following items to be delivered to the tray in church on any Sunday.

Tinned meat/fish/veg/beans, soup/fruit

Dried foods

Ready meals

Cooking sauces

Breakfast cereals

UHT milk

Tea/coffee/sugar

Snacks

Toiletries

Cleaning products

Household goods –  good quality crockery, cutlery, towels, pots and pans.

From time to time appeals for specific items in short supply at Start Up’s warehouse will be made.

No fresh fruit nor vegetables please.

 

Linkage Bulletin week commencing 17th October 2016

Notices for the week beginning 17th October 2016 

 

HEADLINES

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series continued yesterday with Elizabeth Roads delivering an enlightening lecture on Ecclesiastical Heraldry to an appreciative audience.

Elizabeth Roads

Elizabeth Roads

The Rector was touched that a prototype Coat of Arms for himself with naturally a cat and a motorcycle incorporated was displayed. The next in the series is a concert, the excellent Kentigern Quartet, on Sunday 20th November (see below)

 

Start Up Stirling

Requirements are listed at the end of this sheet.  


For your prayers

Jenny, the sister of John Champness recently diagnosed with serious illness.

Ann Andrews, the daughter-in-law of Christine Ffinch undergoing and thankfully responding to treatment

Nancy Fielding presently in respite care at Blanefield House.

Struan Seymour now discharged from hospital and for his parents and grandparents.

Those recovering from operations.


St Andrew’s Rotas

Flowers: Hilary’s substitute

Readers and sides persons: Fiona, Sandra and Peter

This week

Wednesday 19th October

10.00 St Andrews Midweek Communion and coffee

Thursday 2oth October

12 noon St Andrews The funeral of Brian Parker

 Friday 21st October

19.30 St Mary’s Vestry meets Church Room

 Sunday 23rd October 2016

 Trinity 22- Bible Sunday

Blessed Lord,
who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning:
help us so to hear them,
to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest them
that, through patience, and the comfort of your holy word,
we may embrace and for ever hold fast
the hope of everlasting life,
which you have given us in our Saviour Jesus Christ,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

 

Services & Readings

10.00 Callander

Psalm 84:1-7

Jer. 14:7-10,19-end

2.Tim.4:6-8,16-18

Luke 9:28-36

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Jer. 14:7-10,19-end

2.Tim.4:6-8,16-18

Luke 18:9-14

 

Wednesday 26th October 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 13:22-30


Future notices 

 

Saturday 29th October

19.30 until 22.30

Callander Kirk Community Ceilidh

Tickets available from Callander Kirk Office

Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.30 – 12.30

Adult tickets £8.00 with concessions

Live Band

BYOB

Sunday 30th October

CLOCKS GO BACK

 

Saturday 12th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair at Callander Kirk Hall

 Sunday 13th November

Armistice Sunday Please remember that Service times and venues will vary: details to follow.

Sunday 20 November 2016

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series

3pm The Kentigern Quartet

Barbara Downie violin Feargus Hetherington violin Nicola Boag viola Jessica Kerr cello Programme to include Beethoven, Ravel and Mendlessohn.

Sunday 27th November

Callander Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service starting at 10.00

 Sunday 4th December

Aberfoyle Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service starting at 11.15

 Sunday 18th December

Carol Service Sunday

Please remember that Service times and venues will vary: details to follow

Christmas Eve

St Mary’s Midnight Service Joint with Aberfoyle Kirk at the Kirk

Sunday 15 January 2017

St Mary’s Third at three series

Commencing 15.00

Pistons and Pipes Tom Poulson Trumpet Calum Robertson Organ/Clarinet This exciting and entertaining young duo have promised a wide ranging programme with a strong sense of spectacle.

 

Start Up Stirling is ongoing to allow contributions of the following items to be delivered to the tray in church on any Sunday.

Tinned meat/fish/veg/beans, soup/fruit

Dried foods

Ready meals

Cooking sauces

Breakfast cereals

UHT milk

Tea/coffee/sugar

Snacks

Toiletries

Cleaning products

Household goods –  good quality crockery, cutlery, towels, pots and pans.

Harvest Festival at St Mary’s

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St Mary’s arrangement at Pulpit

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St Mary’s Harvest Festival

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St Mary’s Harvest Festival

Thanks to all the ladies who decorated the Church so beautifully for our Harvest Festival on Sunday 9th October.

The photographs are poor

Harvest Festival October 2016

Harvest Festival October 2016

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Lots of visitors too.  Australia and Switzerland were evident.

 

Wonderful

Linkage Bulletin week commencing 10th October

Notices for the week beginning 10th October 2016

Headlines

Sunday 16 October

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series

15.00 Ecclesiastical Heraldry Illustrated talk by Elizabeth Roads, LVO, FSA, FSA (Scot), Snawdoun Herald of Arms. Ecclesiastical heraldry is literally woven into the fabric of all of Scotland’s main-stream churches, particularly the Roman Catholic Church. You do not need to be an expert on heraldry, or ecclesiastical matters, to learn something of this colorful subject, which will give an insight to many of Scotland’s buildings, not just churches.

Harvest Festival Service

Thank you first of all to both teams of flower arrangers for producing wonderful display sin both churches.

The launch of our project to assist Start Up Stirling was successful thanks to the generosity of both congregations. The project will be ongoing to allow contribution of the following items at any time.

Tinned meat/fish/veg/beans, soup/fruit

Dried foods

Ready meals

Cooking sauces

Breakfast cereals

UHT milk

Tea/coffee/sugar

Snacks

Toiletries

Cleaning products

Household goods –  good quality crockery, cutlery, towels, pots and pans.

From time to time appeals for specific items in short supply at Start Up’s warehouse will be made.


For your prayers

 

Jenny, the sister of John Champness recently diagnosed with serious illness.

Ann Andrews, the daughter-in-law of Christine Ffinch undergoing and thankfully responding to treatment

Nancy Fielding presently in respite care at Blanefield House.

Struan Seymour who re-entered hospital last week and for his parents and grandparents.

For those facing operations this week


St Andrew’s Rotas

Flowers: Hilary’s substitute

Readers and sides persons: Fiona, Sandra and Peter

This week

Tuesday 11th October 2016

 17.00 Fellowship Group meeting at Beechwood Croftamie

Wednesday 12th October 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 11:42-46

Sunday 16th October 2016

Trinity 21

Grant, we beseech you, merciful Lord,
to your faithful people pardon and peace,
that they may be cleansed from all their sins
and serve you with a quiet mind;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.
     

Services & Readings

08.00 Balfron

Luke 18:1-8

 10.00 Callander

Psalm 121

Gen.32:22-31

  1. Tim. 3:14-4:5

Luke 18:1-8

11.15 Aberfoyle

Gen.32:22-31

  1. Tim. 3:14-4:5

Luke 18:1-8


Future notices

Saturday 12th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair at Callander Kirk Hall

 Sunday 13th November

Armistice Sunday Please remember that Service times and venues will vary: details to follow.

Sunday 20 November 2016

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series

3pm The Kentigern Quartet

Barbara Downie violin Feargus Hetherington violin Nicola Boag viola Jessica Kerr cello Programme to include Beethoven, Ravel and Mendlessohn.

Sunday 27th November

Callander Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service starting at 10.00

 Sunday 4th December

Aberfoyle Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service starting at 11.15

 Sunday 18th December

Carol Service Sunday

Please remember that Service times and venues will vary: details to follow

Christmas Eve

St Mary’s Midnight Service Joint with Aberfoyle Kirk at the Kirk

Sunday 15 January 2017

St Mary’s Third at three series

Commencing 15.00

Pistons and Pipes Tom Poulson Trumpet Calum Robertson Organ/Clarinet This exciting and entertaining young duo have promised a wide ranging programme with a strong sense of spectacle.

Reminder – Ecclesiastical Heraldry – Talk 16th October at 3pm

Sunday 16 October 2016 at 3pm –

Elizabeth Roads

Elizabeth Roads

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An Illustrated talk by Elizabeth Roads, LVO, FSA, FSA (Scot), Snawdoun Herald of Arms.
Ecclesiastical heraldry is literally woven into the fabric of all of Scotland’s mainstream churches, particularly the Roman Catholic Church. You do not need to be an expert on
heraldry, or ecclesiastical matters, to learn something of this colourful subject, which
will give an insight to many of Scotland’s buildings, not just churches.

 

 

Tickets are £10 from concerts0310@yahoo.co.uk

and will be available at the door

Linkage bulletin for the week beginning 3rd October 2016

Notices for the week beginning 3rd October 2016

 

Linkage Harvest Supper

We failed to reach a quorum of those able to attend and thus the event due to be held this Friday 7th October is regrettably cancelled.

Harvest Festival Service Donations

At the Harvest Festival Services this year we hope to launch a project to enable us to make a modest weekly contribution of items to Start-Up, a local organisation assisting those experiencing homelessness or other hardship.

The following items are always in need, please

Tinned meat/fish/veg/beans, soup/fruit

Dried foods

Ready meals

Cooking sauces

Breakfast cereals

UHT milk

Tea/coffee/sugar

Snacks

Toiletries

Cleaning products

Household goods – crockery, cutlery, towels, pots and pans.

Please contribute these in preference to fresh fruit and vegetables, for which nowadays there is little use.


For your prayers

Jenny, the sister of John Champness recently diagnosed with serious illness.

Ann Andrews, the daughter-in-law of Christine Ffinch undergoing treatment.

Nancy Fielding presently in respite care.


St Andrew’s Rotas

Flowers: Elizabeth

Readers and sidespersons: Fiona, Sandra and Peter


This week

 

Wednesday 5th October 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 11:1-4

11.30 Killearn

Luke 11:1-4

Friday 7th October

St Andrew’s

Linkage Harvest Supper (cancelled, see above)

Saturday 8th October

19.30 for 20.00 at Gartmore Village Hall

The New Focus Quartet

‘BBC Radio Scotland  … one of the most beautifully conceived and executed projects in Scottish Jazz

Tickets £12.00 Gartmore Village Shop 01877 382214 or www.wegottickets.com

 

Sunday 9th October

Harvest Festivals

For notes regarding donations see above

Collect

Eternal God,
you crown the year with your goodness
and you give us the fruits of the earth in their season:
grant that we may use them to your glory,
for the relief of those in need and for our own well-being;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Services & Readings

10.00 Callander

  1. Kings 5:1-3,7-15c

2.Tim.2:8-15

Matthew 13:18-24

 11.15 Aberfoyle

  1. Kings 5:1-3,7-15c

2.Tim.2:8-15

Matthew 13:18-24new-focus-poster-copy

 Tuesday 11th October 2016

17.00 Fellowship Group

Wednesday 12th October 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 11:42-46

 

Sunday 16 October

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series

15.00 Ecclesiastical Heraldry Illustrated talk by Elizabeth Roads, LVO, FSA, FSA (Scot), Snawdoun Herald of Arms. Ecclesiastical heraldry is literally woven into the fabric of all of Scotland’s main-stream churches, particularly the Roman Catholic Church. You do not need to be an expert on heraldry, or ecclesiastical matters, to learn something of this colorful subject, which will give an insight to many of Scotland’s buildings, not just churches.

Saturday 12th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair at Callander Kirk Hall

Sunday 13th November

Armistice Sunday Please remember that Service times and venues will vary: details to follow.

Sunday 20 November 2016

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series

3pm The Kentigern Quartet

Barbara Downie violin Feargus Hetherington violin Nicola Boag viola Jessica Kerr cello Programme to include Beethoven, Ravel and Mendlessohn.

Sunday 27th November

Callander Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service starting at 10.00

Sunday 4th December

Aberfoyle Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service starting at 11.15

Sunday 18th December

Carol Service Sunday

Please remember that Service times and venues will vary: details to follow

Christmas Eve

St Mary’s Midnight Service Joint with Aberfoyle Kirk at the Kirk

Sunday 15 January 2017

St Mary’s Third at three series

Commencing 15.00

Pistons and Pipes Tom Poulson Trumpet Calum Robertson Organ/Clarinet This exciting and entertaining young duo have promised a wide ranging programme with a strong sense of spectacle.