Monthly Archives: December 2016

Linkage Bulletin for weeks beginning 19th and 26th December 2016

Notices for weeks beginning 19th and 26th December 2016 

 HEADLINES

Carol Services

These were held on the 18th December and by all accounts both were a great success. Thanks are due to the many who made both possible in so many ways.

 Start Up Stirling

Many thanks to those who have responded to the request in last weeks Bulletin for food. Contributions are always gratefully received as demand is naturally heavy.


For your prayers

For those who mourn and who find no joy in Christmas

Dudley Robertson brother of Fiona Gibson

Those recovering from operations – Elizabeth Roads


St Andrew’s Rotas

Flowers: Christmas

Readers and sides persons: Roslynn, Amanda, and Roger

This week

Wednesday 21st December 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 1. 39-45

Saturday 24th December Christmas Eve

Collect

 Almighty God, you make us glad with the yearly remembrance
of the birth of your Son Jesus Christ:
grant that, as we joyfully receive him as our redeemer,
so we may with sure confidence behold him
when he shall come to be our judge;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

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

 Sunday 25th December Christmas Day

8.00 Balfron

10.00 Callander

11.15 Aberfoyle

Collect

Eternal God,who made this most holy night
to shine with the brightness of your one true light:
bring us, who have known the revelation of that light on earth,
to see the radiance of your heavenly glory;
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.

08.00 Balfron

Luke 2:1-14

 

10.00 Callander

Psalm 96

Isaiah 9:2-7

Titus 2:11-14

Luke 2:1-14

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Isaiah 9:2-7

Titus 2:11-14

Luke 2:1-14

 

Wednesday 28th December

No Midweek Service at St Andrews

Sunday 1st  January 2017

The First Sunday of Christmas

Almighty God,
who wonderfully created us in your own image
and yet more wonderfully restored us
through your Son Jesus Christ:
grant that, as he came to share in our humanity,
so we may share the life of his divinity;
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  

BCP

Gal. 4.4-7

Luke 2. 15-21

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Num. 6.22-end

Gal. 4.4-7

Luke 2. 15-21

 

Wednesday 4th January 2017

10.00 Callander

John 1.35-42

11.30 Killearn

John 1.35-42


Future Notices

Sunday 15 January 2017  St Mary’s Third at three series Concer

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.

 

St Mary’s Third at three series on the 19th February

Commencing 15.00

The Gliondar Ensemble,The former Tunnell Trust winners  (flute, oboe,
Clarinet, bassoon, horn). Details to follow.

 

 

 Our campaign to assist 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.

No fresh fruit nor vegetables please

Linkage bulletin for the week beginning 12th December 2016

Notices for the week beginning 12th December 2016 

 HEADLINES

Sunday 18th December

Please note change of service schedule (see below)

 

Start Up Stirling

Many thanks to those who have responded to the request in last weeks Bulletin for food. Contributions are always gratefully received.

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For your prayers

For those who mourn

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

Dudley Robertson brother of Fiona Gibson

Those recovering from operations – Elizabeth Roads


St Andrew’s Rotas

Flowers: Advent – no flowers

Readers and sides persons: Roslynn, Amanda, and Roger

 

This week

 

Tuesday 13th December 2016

17.00 Fellowship Group – Croftamie

Wednesday 14th December 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 7:18b-23

Sunday 18th December

Advent 4

God our redeemer,
who prepared the Blessed Virgin Mary
to be the mother of your Son:
grant that, as she looked for his coming as our saviour,
so we may be ready to greet him
when he comes again as our judge;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Services and Readings:

08.00 Balfron

Matt. 1.18-end

10.00 Callander 

BCP

Isa. 7. 10-16

Romans 1. 1-7

Matt. 1. 18-end

11.15 No Morning Service at St Mary’s

16.00 St Mary’s Carol Service (Joint with Aberfoyle Kirk) at St Mary’s

18.30 St Andrew’s Carol Service (Joint with Callander Council of Churches) at St Andrew’s


Future Notices

Wednesday 21st December 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 1. 39-45

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 on the 19th February

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.

The former Tunnell Trust winners The Gliondar Ensemble (flute, oboe, Clarinet, bassoon, horn). Details to follow.

 

 

 Our campaign to assist Start Up Stirling is ongoing to allow contributions of the following items to be delivered to the tray in church on any Sunday. As Christmas approaches, demand will increase. Could you spare for example a Christmas Pudding?

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.

No fresh fruit nor vegetables please.

 

 

Linkage bulletin for the week commencing 5th December 2016

Both midweek services are cancelled for this week only

 

Sunday 18th December

Please note change of service schedule

 

Start Up Stirling

Many thanks to those who have responded to the request in last weeks Bulletin for food. Contributions are always gratefully received.


For your prayers

For those who mourn

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

Dudley Robertson brother of Fiona Gibson

Those recovering from operations.


St Andrew’s Rotas

Flowers: Advent – no flowers

Readers and sides persons: Roslynn, Amanda, and Roger

 

This week

 

Wednesday 7th December 2016

11.30 St Andrews: the funeral of Agnes Nancy Fielding

 

Sunday 11th December 2016

Advent 3

Collect

 O Lord Jesus Christ,

who at your first coming sent your messenger

to prepare your way before you:

grant that the ministers and stewards of your mysteries

may likewise so prepare and make ready your way

by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just,

that at your second coming to judge the world

we may be found an acceptable people in your sight;

for you are alive and reign with the Father

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, now and for ever.

 

Services and Readings:

10.00 Callander

Isa. 35. 1-10

Jas. 5. 7-10

Matt. 11. 2-11

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Isa. 35. 1-10

Jas. 5. 7-10

Matt. 11. 2-11

 

Tuesday 13th December 2016

17.00 Fellowship Group – Croftamie

 

Wednesday 14th December 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 7:18b-23


Future Notices

Sunday 18th December

Carol Service Sunday

8.00 Holy Communion at Balfron

10.00 Holy Communion at St Andrew’s

11.15 No Morning Service at St Mary’s

16.00 St Mary’s Carol Service (Joint with Aberfoyle Kirk) at St Mary’s

18.30 St Andrew’s Carol Service (Joint with Callander Council of Churches) at St Andrew’s

 

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.

 

St Mary’s Third at three series on the 19th February

Commencing 15.00

The former Tunnell Trust winners The Gliondar Ensemble (flute, oboe,
Clarinet, bassoon, horn). Details to follow.

 


 Our campaign to assist Start Up Stirling is ongoing to allow contributions of the following items to be delivered to the tray in church on any Sunday. As Christmas approaches, demand will increase. Could you spare for example a Christmas Pudding?

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.

No fresh fruit nor vegetables please.