Monthly Archives: April 2017

Linkage Bulleting for week beginning 24th April 2017

Notices for week beginning 24th April 2017

 For your prayers

Those awaiting and those recovering from operations Ros Ford, Roger Bradley and Alan Clarke

For members of the Preparatory Committee for the Diocesan Episcopal Election


St Andrews Rota

Flowers: Roslynn Grant

Readers and sides persons:

Fiona Gibson

Sandra Connell

Peter Forrester

 

St Marys Rota

Flowers: Vi Boyd

Readers and sides persons:

Jamie Parker

George Willis


This week

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Commencing 18.30

Seminar Double Bill:
The Charity Trustees’ Toolkit
and
The Role of the Charity Chair
Accredited Specialist in Charity Law, Colin Liddell, and Charity Law Solicitor, Sarah Rennie, will be hosting their Annual Seminar for Charity Trustees and Charity Managers at The Soutar Theatre at the AK Bell Library, York Place, Perth

The evening will be split into two sessions:

‘The Charity Trustees’ Toolkit’  In the first session, from 6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m., Colin and Sarah will cover a variety of topics including the process for Trustee selection, Risk Management together with recent changes and current issues.

‘The Role of the Charity Chair’  In the second session, from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m., Colin will cover a subject which is relevant to all Trustees and not just Chairs, or Vice-Chairs, in order to understand the Chair’s role and challenges.

There will of course also be the usual Q & A session after each session and a short refreshment break in between.

Places are £10 per person for either or both sessions and all proceeds will be donated to this year’s nominated charity PKVAS, Scottish Charity Number SC005561

If you would like to attend, please contact colin.liddell@hmitchell.co.uk to request a Booking Form.

There are a limited number of spaces and bookings will be dealt with on a first-paid, first-served basis.

Wednesday 26th April 

10.00 Callander

John 3.16-21

Sunday 30th April

Easter 2

Almighty Father,
who in your great mercy gladdened the disciples
with the sight of the risen Lord:
give us such knowledge of his presence with us,
that we may be strengthened and sustained by his risen life
and serve you continually in righteousness and truth;
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

Acts 2.14a, 36-41

1.Peter 1.17-23

Luke 24.13-35

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Acts 2.14a, 36-41

1.Peter 1.17-23

Luke 24.13-35


Future Notices

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

10.00 Callander

John 6.35-40

11.30 Killearn

John 6.35-40

Future Events 

18.00 Sunday 7th May

St Modoc’s Doune

The choir of St Saviour’s Bridge of Allan will sing Choral Evensong: preacher The Revd Canon Dom Ind

Tuesday 9th May

17.00 Fellowship Group at Croftamie

19.30 Callander Vestry meets

Tuesday 16th May

Dunblane Area Council Meeting

St Saviours Bridge of Allan

19.30 Tuesday 16th May at St Saviours Bridge of Alan

James Gardner ‘Young people’s involvement in the Church’

15.00 Sunday 21st May

St Mary’s Third Sunday@ Three Concert Series

Soprano, Baritone and Organ Recital

An hour-long concert of music spanning four centuries including baroque arias and duets.

Ursuala Bambuch Soprano

Simon Oberst Baritone

Kevin Duggan Organist and Director of Music at Dunblane Cathedral

Tickets £10.00 at the door

 

19.30 Thursday 25th May at St Mary’s Dunblane

Dunblane Area Council Ascension Day Festal and Choral Communion Service.

 

Saturday 27th May

Casting the Net Gathering

 

Bishop David’s last visit to the Linkage

This will take place on Sunday 28th May. To mark the occasion, there will be a joint service at St Mary’s starting at 11.15. There will be no service at St Andrew’s that day. Transport from Callander will be provided: please see Richard if you require a lift

 

St Mary’s Summer Fair 17th June

Sunday 25th June

14.00 – 17.00

Carol and Mark Seymour’s Garden at Thorntree Arnprior FK8 3EY will be open. The solar panel greenhouse watering system and solar pond aerator will be of special interest.

18.00 Farewell Service for Bishop David at Perth Cathedral

 

7th – 11th August

10.00 – 12 noon

Guardians of Ancora Holiday Club

For all Primary aged children

Games, Crafts, Stories, Songs

Online booking now open

Pre-Booking@callanderholidayclub.eventbrite.com

Or contact Richard for further details.


Linkage Harvest Supper Friday 29th September at Callander

 

 St Andrews Christmas Fair Saturday 11th November

 

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. Thank you to all who contribute.

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 week commencing 17th April 2017

Notices for week beginning 17th April 2017

Headlines

Thank you to all who contributed to Holy Week and Easter especially to those responsible for financing and arranging flowers in both churches. Special thanks are due to Fiona and Hilary’s contribution to the Maundy Thursday Service at St Andrew’s and Margie’s reflection at St Mary’s Good Friday Service. At St Andrews we were delighted to welcome Susan and David King on Easter Day: haste ye back!

 


For your prayers

Those awaiting and those recovering from operations

For members of the Preparatory Committee for the Diocesan Episcopal Election


St Andrews Rota

Flowers: Roslynn Grant

Readers and sides persons:

Fiona Gibson

Sandra Connell

Peter Forrester

 

St Marys Rota

Flowers: Easter

Readers and sides persons:

David Miller

Jonny North

 

This week

Wednesday 19th April

10.00 Holy Communion at St Andrews

Friday 21st April

19.30 St Mary’s Vestry meets

Saturday 22nd April

Callander Council of Churches

10.30 -12.30 Messy Church at Callander Kirk Hall

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Details:youth.callanderkirk@gmail.com

Also that day

10.00 -15.50

Eco-Congregation Scotland Annual Gathering and AGM

Burnside, Blairbeth Church 2 Church Avenue Rutherglen Glasgow

G73 5BX

Further information

www.ecocongregationscotland.org

 

Sunday 23rd April

The Second Sunday of Easter

Collect

Almighty Father,
you have given your only Son to die for our sins
and to rise again for our justification:
grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness
that we may always serve you
in pureness of living and truth;
through the merits of your Son Jesus Christ 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

Acts 2.14a,22-32

1.Peter 1.3-9

John 20.19-end

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Acts 2.14a,22-32

1.Peter 1.3-9

John 20.19-end

 

Also today:

17.00 at Balfron Kirk as part of Balfron’s Festival celebrating the Bicentenary of architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, an Ecumenical service catering especially for families.

 

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Commencing 18.30

Seminar Double Bill:
The Charity Trustees’ Toolkit
and
The Role of the Charity Chair
Accredited Specialist in Charity Law, Colin Liddell, and Charity Law Solicitor, Sarah Rennie, will be hosting their Annual Seminar for Charity Trustees and Charity Managers at The Soutar Theatre at the AK Bell Library, York Place, Perth
The evening will be split into two sessions:

‘The Charity Trustees’ Toolkit’  In the first session, from 6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m., Colin and Sarah will cover a variety of topics including the process for Trustee selection, Risk Management together with recent changes and current issues.

‘The Role of the Charity Chair’  In the second session, from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m., Colin will cover a subject which is relevant to all Trustees and not just Chairs, or Vice-Chairs, in order to understand the Chair’s role and challenges.

There will of course also be the usual Q & A session after each session and a short refreshment break in between.

Places are £10 per person for either or both sessions and all proceeds will be donated to this year’s nominated charity PKVAS, Scottish Charity Number SC005561

If you would like to attend, please contact colin.liddell@hmitchell.co.uk to request a Booking Form.

There are a limited number of spaces and bookings will be dealt with on a first-paid, first-served basis.

 

Wednesday 26th April 

10.00 Callander

John 3.16-21


Future Events 

18.00 Sunday 7th May

St Modoc’s Doune

The choir of St Saviour’s Bridge of Allan will sing Choral Evensong: preacher The Revd Canon Dom Ind

 

Tuesday 9th May

17.00 Fellowship Group at Croftamie

19.30 Callander Vestry meets

15.00 Sunday 21st May

St Mary’s Third Sunday@ Three Concert Series

Soprano, Baritone and Organ Recital

An hour-long concert of music spanning four centuries including baroque arias and duets.

Ursuala Bambuch Soprano

Simon Oberst Baritone

Kevin Duggan Organist and Director of Music at Dunblane Cathedral

Tickets £10.00 at the door
Saturday 27th May

Casting the Net Gathering

Bishop David’s last visit to the Linkage

This will take place on Sunday 28th May. To mark the occasion, there will be a joint service at St Mary’s starting at 11.15. There will be no service at St Andrew’s that day. Transport from Callander will be provided: please see Richard if you require a lift

 

St Mary’s Summer Fair 17th June

Sunday 25th June

14.00 – 17.00

Carol and Mark Seymour’s Garden at Thorntree Arnprior FK8 3EY will be open. The solar panel greenhouse watering system and solar pond aerator will be of special interest.

18.00 Farewell Service for Bishop David at Perth Cathedral

 

7th – 11th August

10.00 – 12 noon

Guardians of Ancora Holiday Club

For all Primary aged children

Games, Crafts, Stories, Songs

Online booking now open

Pre-Booking@callanderholidayclub.eventbrite.com

Or contact Richard for further details.


Linkage Harvest Supper Friday 29th September at Callander

 

St Andrews Christmas Fair Saturday 11th November

 


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. Thank you to all who contribute.

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 week beginning 10th April 2017

Notices for week beginning 10th April 2017

 For your prayers

Those awaiting and those recovering from operations – Elizabeth Roads and John Champness

For members of the Preparatory Committee for the Diocesan Episcopal Election

 

St Andrew’s Rota

Readers and sides persons:

Fiona Gibson

Sandra Connell

Peter Forrester

 

St Mary’s Rota

Readers and sides persons:

James Stirling

Michael Forsyth

 

Holy Week begins. The services from Monday to Thursday of this week are led by members of the Callander Council of Churches

Monday 10th April

19.30 Devotion at Callander Kirk

Tuesday 11th April

17.oo Fellowship Group at Croftamie

19.30 Devotion at Callander Kirk

Wednesday 12th April

19.30 Devotion at Callander Kirk

Thursday 13th April

Maundy Thursday

God our Father,
you have invited us to share in the supper
which your Son gave to his Church
to proclaim his death until he comes:
may he nourish us by his presence,
and unite us in his love;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

11.00 Chrism Mass Eucharist – St Ninian’s Cathedral Perth

19.30 St Andrews

‘In Remembrance’ A dramatized re-enactment of the Last Supper.

 

Friday 14th April

Good Friday

Eternal God,
in the cross of Jesus
we see the cost of our sin
and the depth of your love:
in humble hope and fear
may we place at his feet
all that we have and all that we are,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

10.30 Devotion St Mary’s

Reflection: Margie Stephen

12.00 Devotion St Andrew’s

 

Sunday 16th April

Easter Day

Lord of all life and power,
who through the mighty resurrection of your Son
overcame the old order of sin and death
to make all things new in him:
grant that we, being dead to sin
and alive to you in Jesus Christ,
may reign with him in glory;
to whom with you and the Holy Spirit
be praise and honour, glory and might,
now and in all eternity.

 

8.00 Aberfoyle Kirk Easter Day Service: meet Kinlochard Village Hall followed by refreshments

8.00 St Anthony Balfron Holy Communion said BCP

10.00 St Andrew’s Holy Communion

11.15 St Mary’s Holy Communion.

 

Saturday 22nd April

Callander Council of Churches

10.30 -12.30 Messy Church at Callander Kirk Hall

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Details:youth.callanderkirk@gmail.com

 

Also that day

 

10.00 -15.50

Eco-Congregation Scotland Annual Gathering and AGM

Burnside, Blairbeth Church 2 Church Avenue Rutherglen Glasgow

G73 5BX

Further information

www.ecocongregationscotland.org

 

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Commencing 18.30

Seminar Double Bill:
The Charity Trustees’ Toolkit
and
The Role of the Charity Chair
Accredited Specialist in Charity Law, Colin Liddell, and Charity Law Solicitor, Sarah Rennie, will be hosting their Annual Seminar for Charity Trustees and Charity Managers at The Soutar Theatre at the AK Bell Library, York Place, Perth
The evening will be split into two sessions:

‘The Charity Trustees’ Toolkit’  In the first session, from 6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m., Colin and Sarah will cover a variety of topics including the process for Trustee selection, Risk Management together with recent changes and current issues.

‘The Role of the Charity Chair’  In the second session, from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m., Colin will cover a subject which is relevant to all Trustees and not just Chairs, or Vice-Chairs, in order to understand the Chair’s role and challenges.

There will of course also be the usual Q & A session after each session and a short refreshment break in between.

Places are £10 per person for either or both sessions and all proceeds will be donated to this year’s nominated charity PKVAS, Scottish Charity Number SC005561

If you would like to attend, please contact colin.liddell@hmitchell.co.uk to request a Booking Form.

There are a limited number of spaces and bookings will be dealt with on a first-paid, first-served basis.
Saturday 27th May

Casting the Net Gathering

 

Bishop David’s last visit to the Linkage

This will take place on Sunday 28th May. To mark the occasion, there will be a joint service at St Mary’s starting at 11.15. There will be no service at St Andrew’s that day. Transport from Callander will be provided: please see Richard if you require a lift

 

St Mary’s Summer Fair 17th June

 

Sunday 25th June

18.00 Farewell Service for Bishop David at Perth Cathedral

 

7th – 11th August

10.00 – 12 noon

Guardians of Ancora Holiday Club

For all Primary aged children

Games, Crafts, Stories, Songs

Online booking now open

Pre-Booking@callanderholidayclub.eventbrite.com

Or contact Richard for further details.

 

 

Linkage Harvest Supper Friday 29th September at Callander

 

St Andrews Christmas Fair Saturday 11th November

 

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 week beginning 3rd April 2017

Notices for week beginning 3rd April 2017 

 For your prayers

Those awaiting and those recovering from operations – Elizabeth Roads and John Champness

For members of the Preparatory Committee for the Diocesan Episcopal Election


St Andrew’s Rota

Readers and sides persons:

Fiona Gibson

Sandra Connell

Peter Forrester

 

St Mary’s Rota

Readers and sides persons:

John and Robin Willis

 

Wednesday 5th April

10.00 Callander

John 8.31-42

11.30 Killearn

John 8.31-42

 

Saturday 8th April

Robert Scott writes

The Filling Station Callander meets at the Deli Ecosse starting with cake and coffee at 6.30pm and ending by 8.30pm

Worship will be led by Jim Steel and Ruth Kennedy will be our speaker for the evening’

 

Sunday 9th April

Palm Sunday

 

Almighty and everlasting God,

who in your tender love towards the human race

sent your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ

to take upon him our flesh

and to suffer death upon the cross:

grant that we may follow the example of his patience and humility,

and also be made partakers of his resurrection;

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

Isa. 50:4-9a

Phil. 2:5-11

Matt. 27.11-54

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Isa. 50:4-9a

Phil. 2:5-11

Matt.27.11-54

The concluding Lent Group takes place after this service

 

Holy Week begins. The services from Monday to Thursday of this week are led by members of the Callander Council of Churches

Monday 10th April

19.30 Devotion at Callander Kirk

Tuesday 11th April

17.oo Fellowship Group at Croftamie

19.30 Devotion at Callander Kirk

Wednesday 12th April

19.30 Devotion at Callander Kirk

Thursday 13th April

Maundy Thursday

11.00 Chrism Mass Eucharist – St Ninian’s Cathedral Perth

19.30 at St Andrews

‘In Remembrance’ A dramatized re-enactment of the Last Supper.

Friday 14th April

Good Friday

10.30 Devotion St Mary’s

Reflection: Margie Stephen

12.00 Devotion St Andrew’s

Sunday 16th April

Easter Day

8.00 Aberfoyle Kirk Easter Day Service: meet Kinlochard Village Hall followed by refreshments

8.00 St Anthony Balfron Holy Communion said BCP

10.00 St Andrew’s Holy Communion

11.15 St Mary’s Holy Communion.

 

Saturday 22nd April

10.00 -15.50

Eco-Congregation Scotland Annual Gathering and AGM

Burnside, Blairbeth Church 2 Church Avenue Rutherglen Glasgow

G73 5BX

Further information

www.ecocongregationscotland.org

 

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Commencing 18.30

Seminar Double Bill:
The Charity Trustees’ Toolkit
and
The Role of the Charity Chair
Accredited Specialist in Charity Law, Colin Liddell, and Charity Law Solicitor, Sarah Rennie, will be hosting their Annual Seminar for Charity Trustees and Charity Managers at The Soutar Theatre at the AK Bell Library, York Place, Perth
The evening will be split into two sessions:

‘The Charity Trustees’ Toolkit’  In the first session, from 6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m., Colin and Sarah will cover a variety of topics including the process for Trustee selection, Risk Management together with recent changes and current issues.

‘The Role of the Charity Chair’  In the second session, from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m., Colin will cover a subject which is relevant to all Trustees and not just Chairs, or Vice-Chairs, in order to understand the Chair’s role and challenges.

There will of course also be the usual Q & A session after each session and a short refreshment break in between.

Places are £10 per person for either or both sessions and all proceeds will be donated to this year’s nominated charity PKVAS, Scottish Charity Number SC005561

If you would like to attend, please contact colin.liddell@hmitchell.co.uk to request a Booking Form.

There are a limited number of spaces and bookings will be dealt with on a first-paid, first-served basis.
Saturday 27th May

Casting the Net Gathering

 

Bishop David’s last visit to the Linkage

This will take place on Sunday 28th May. To mark the occasion, there will be a joint service at St Mary’s starting at 11.15. There will be no service at St Andrew’s that day. Transport from Callander will be provided: please see Richard if you require a lift

 

St Mary’s Summer Fair 17th June

Sunday 25th June

18.00 Farewell Service for Bishop David at Perth Cathedral

 

Linkage Harvest Supper Friday 29th September at Callander

 

St Andrews Christmas Fair Saturday 11th November

 


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.