Tag Archives: St Mary’s

Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 15th October 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 15th October

 

Headlines

 

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

Sunday 21st October at 15.00

The Monzani Trio

Lee Holland – Flute

Rachel Spencer – Violin

Feargus Egan – Cello

Programme

Haydn – London Trios

Bartok – Folk Dances

Oswald – Scots Songs

Refreshments

 

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair

10.00 Saturday 10th November at Callander Kirk Hall

We are seeking donations of tombola and raffle prizes and there is a box at the back of church for that purpose. It would be of great assistance in planning for the day if gifts could be given in good time: thank you for your support.

 

St Mary’s Carol Service

Sunday 16th December

Please note that St Mary’s Carol Service will start at 16.00 and not 15.00 as previously published

Mary-Clare is hoping to form a Children’s choir for the service with rehearsals taking place at 16.00 at St Mary’s every week from Sunday 28th October Please contact Mary-Clare direct musicstmary@btinternet.com

 

St James the Great Dollar

Richard has been appointed interim Rector of this parish during interregnum. This will not affect Sunday services in the Linkage. It may necessitate occasional change to midweek events.

 


This week

Rotas

Callander   Roger and Joan

Aberfoyle James Stirling, Marie Thompson

Wednesday 17th October 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 11.42-46

 

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – Attendance by invitation. If you would like to attend, please speak with Richard.

Sunday 21st October

The twenty first Sunday after Trinity

Teresa of Avila transferred from 15th October

Collect

O God, by your Holy Spirit you moved Teresa of Avila to manifest to your Church the way of perfection: Grant us, we pray, to be nourished by her excellent teaching, and enkindle within us a keen and unquenchable longing for true holiness; through Jesus Christ, the joy of loving hearts, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever.

 

Services & Readings

08.00 Balfron

John 15:1-8

 

10.00 Callander

Isa. 53.4-end

Heb. 5.1-10

John 15:1-8

 

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Isa. 53.4-end

Heb. 5.1-10

John 15:1-8

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

 

Wednesday 24th October 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 12.39-48


 

Future Notices

 

Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.

Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair: see above.

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

 

Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 

Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting

Sunday 16th December

16.00 St Mary’s Carol Service

18.30 St Andrews Town Carol Service.

Friday 21st December

11.30 at St Mary’s

Aberfoyle School Carol Service

 


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 7th October 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 7th October 

Headlines 

Harvest

Thank to those who decorated the churches and brought gifts of food.

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair

10.00 Saturday 10th November at Callander Kirk Hall

We are seeking donations of tombola and raffle prizes and there is a box at the back of church for that purpose. It would be of great assistance in planning for the day if gifts could be given in good time: thank you for your support.

St Mary’s Carol Service

This takes place at 15.00 on Sunday 16th December. Mary-Clare Brown (07835250753) is seeking singers both for a children’s and  an adult choir for the service. If this might be of interest to you or anyone you know, please contact Mary-Clare direct.   


This week

Tuesday 9th October 2018

17.00 Fellowship Group – Croftamie

 

Wednesday 10th October 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 11.1-4

Friday 12th October 2018

19.30 Aberfoyle Vestry

Sunday 14th October

The twentieth Sunday after Trinity

Services & Readings

God, the giver of life,

whose Holy Spirit wells up within your Church:

by the Spirit’s gifts equip us to live the gospel of Christ

and make us eager to do your will,

that we may share with the whole creation

the joys of eternal life;

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.

 

10.00 Callander

Amos 5.6-7,10-15

Heb. 4.12-16

Mark 10.17-31

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Amos 5.6-7,10-15

Heb. 4.12-16

Mark 10.17-31

Wednesday 17th October 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 11.42-46

Future Notices

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – Attendance by invitation. If you would like to attend, please speak with Richard.

 

Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

 

Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.

 

Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair: see above.

 

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

 

Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

 

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 

Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting

 

Sunday 16th December

15.00 St Mary’s Carol Service

18.30 St Andrews Town Carol Service.

 

Friday 21st December

11.30 at St Mary’s

Aberfoyle School Carol Service


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 1st October 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 1st October

 Headlines

 Harvest

Thanks to all who contributed to the Harvest Supper last Friday evening. Harvest Festivals take place this coming Sunday in both parishes. Gifts of tinned food to be donated to Startup Stirling will be especially appreciated. From past experience, fresh fruit and vegetables prove hard to utilise as there tends to be an abundance at this time of year. Thank you for your understanding.

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair

10.00 Saturday 10th November at Callander Kirk Hall

We are seeking donations of tombola and raffle prizes and there is a box at the back of church for that purpose. It would be of great assistance in planning for the day if gifts could be given in good time: thank you for your support.

St Mary’s Carol Service

This takes place at 15.00 on Sunday 16th December. Mary-Clare Brown (07835250753) is seeking singers both for a children’s and  an adult choir for the service. If this might be of interest to you or anyone you know, please contact Mary-Clare direct.   


Rotas

Callander

Roger and Joan

 Aberfoyle

Elizabeth and Christopher Roads

This week

Wednesday 3rd October

10.00 Callander

Luke 9.57-end

11.30 Killearn

Luke 9.57-end

Sunday 7th October

Trinity 19

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 eve

 

Harvest Services & Readings

10.00 Callander

Heb. 1-4;2.5-12

Matthew 6:24-end

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Gen. 2.18-24

Heb. 1-4;2.5-12

Matthew 6:24-end


Future Notices:

Tuesday 9th October

17.00 Fellowship Group – Croftamie

Wednesday 10th October

10.00 Callander

Luke 11.1-4

Friday 12th October

19.30 Aberfoyle Vestry

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – Attendance by invitation. If you would like to attend, please speak with Richard.

 

Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

 

Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.

 

Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair: see above.

 

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

 

Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

 

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 

Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting

 

Sunday 16th December

15.00 St Mary’s Carol Service

18.30 St Andrews Town Carol Service.

 

Friday 21st December

11.30 at St Mary’s

Aberfoyle School Carol Service


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 24th September 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 24th September 

Headlines 

Linkage Harvest Supper 2018

The Harvest Supper and Quiz will be held this coming Friday at 19.30 in St Andrew’s Hall. If you intend to come, but not yet confirmed,  please speak to Fiona Gibson (St Andrews) (01877 331508 email fionagibson20@btinternet.com) or Melanie Grosse (St Mary’s) (01877382887 email mfg1754@gmail.com  as soon as possible. As in previous years, supper is provided on a bring and share basis. It is suggested that each person brings one item serving six people. The items are quiche, cold meat, salad, pudding, a bottle of wine or a soft drink. When contacting Fiona or Melanie, please indicate what you feel able to provide.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CROCKERY CUTLERY AND GLASSES!

St Andrew’s Garden

The trees are full of fruit. Please feel free to pick, and encourage others to do likewise


This week

Rotas

Callander

Peter and Christine

 

Aberfoyle

Jamie Parker and David Thompson

 

Wednesday 26th September

10.00 Callander

Luke 9.1-6

Friday 28th September

Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (see above)

Saturday 29th September

‘Photography as Prayer’

The launch of a touring exhibition of 50 photographs of people and places taken by members of the Diocese

Launch at Holy Trinity Stirling commencing 14.00 with refreshments.

 

Sunday 30th September

The eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

Holy Cross Day (Transferred from 14th September)

 

Almighty God,

who in the passion of your blessed Son

made an instrument of painful death

to be for us the means of life and peace:

grant us so to glory in the cross of Christ

that we may gladly suffer for his sake;

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

Num. 11.4-6,10-16,24-29

Jas. 5.13-20

John 3.13-17

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Num. 11.4-6,10-16,24-29

Jas. 5.13-20

John 3.13-17

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 9.57-end

11.30 Killearn

Luke 9.57-end


 Future Events 

 

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – Attendance by invitation. If you would like to attend, please speak with Richard.

 

Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

 

Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.

 

Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair.

Could you please search for suitable raffle and tombola prizes now? Many thanks!

 

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

 

Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

 

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 

Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting

 

Sunday 16th December

18.30 St Andrews

Town Carol Service.

 

Friday 21st December

11.30 at St Mary’s

Aberfoyle School Carol Service


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 September 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 17th  September

Headlines

 Linkage Harvest Supper 2018

We plan to hold a Harvest supper and Quiz at 19.30 on Friday 28th September 2018 in St Andrew’s Hall. If you can attend, please contact Fiona Gibson (St Andrews) (01877 331508 email fionagibson20@btinternet.com) or Melanie Grosse (St Mary’s) (01877382887 email mfg1754@gmail.com  as soon as possible, and by the latest Friday 21st September, with the number of people accompanying. As in previous years, supper is provided on a bring and share basis. It is suggested that each person brings one item serving six people. The items are quiche, cold meat, salad, pudding, a bottle of wine or a soft drink. When contacting Fiona or Melanie, please indicate what you feel able to provide. Alternatively, paper forms are available to complete and return in both churches.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CROCKERY CUTLERY AND GLASSES!

St Andrew’s Garden

The trees are beginning to bear fruit. Please feel free to pick and encourage others to do likewise


This week

Rotas

Callander

Peter and Christine

 

Aberfoyle

Jonny North and Mark Seymour

 

Monday 17th September

10.45 St Andrews. The funeral of Evelyn Nicolson

12.15 Committal at Falkirk Crematorium

Wednesday 19th September

10.00 Callander

Luke 7.31-35

Sunday 23rd September

The seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

St Matthew the Apostle (transferred from the 21st September)

O God, who with untold mercy were pleased to choose as an Apostle Saint Matthew, the tax collector, grant that, sustained by his example and intercession, we may merit to hold firm in following you. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever Amen

Services & Readings

10.00 Callander

Jer. 11.18-20

Jas. 3.13-4.3,7-8a

Matthew 9:9-13

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Jer. 11.18-20

Jas. 3.13-4.3,7-8a

Matthew 9:9-13

 

Wednesday 26th September 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 9.1-6


Future Notices

Friday 28th September

Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (see above)

Saturday 29th September

‘Photography as Prayer’

The launch of a touring exhibition of 50 photographs of people and places taken by members of the Diocese

Launch at Holy Trinity Stirling commencing 14.00 with refreshments.

 

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – Attendance by invitation. If you would like to attend, please speak with Richard.

 

Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

 

Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.

 

Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair.

Could you please search for suitable raffle and tombola prizes now? Many thanks!

 

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

 

Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

 

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 

Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting

 

Sunday 16th December

18.30 St Andrews

Town Carol Service.

 

Friday 21st December

11.30 at St Mary’s

Aberfoyle School Carol Service

 

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 10th September 2018

St Mary’s Aberfoyle & St Andrew’s Callander

Notices for the weeks beginning 10th September

Headlines

 

Evelyn Nicolson RIP

Evelyn died in her sleep yesterday. A great debt of gratitude is owed to her by St Andrews congregation, not least for her service as People’s Warden for many years.  May she rest in God’s peace.

 

Evelyn Nicolson’s funeral will take place at St. Andrews on Monday 17th September commencing at 10.45.

 

Balfron Kirk Flower Festival

Sat 15th Sept 10am-4pm and Sun 16th Sept 2pm-4pm. Songs of Praise on Sun 16th Sept at 6pm. All welcome.

 

Linkage Harvest Supper 2018

We plan to hold a Harvest supper and Quiz at 19.30 on Friday 28th September 2018 in St Andrew’s Hall. If you can attend, please contact Fiona Gibson (St Andrews) (01877 331508 email fionagibson20@btinternet.com) or Melanie Grosse (St Mary’s) (01877382887 email mfg1754@gmail.com  as soon as possible, and by the latest Friday 21st September, with the number of people accompanying. As in previous years, supper is provided on a bring and share basis. It is suggested that each person brings one item serving six people. The items are quiche, cold meat, salad, pudding, a bottle of wine or a soft drink. When contacting Fiona or Melanie, please indicate what you feel able to provide. Alternatively, paper forms are available to complete and return in both churches.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CROCKERY CUTLERY AND GLASSES!

St Andrew’s Garden

The trees are beginning to bear fruit. Please feel free to pick and encourage others to do likewise

This week

Rotas

Callander

Peter and Christine

 

Aberfoyle

James Stirling and Melanie Grosse

Tuesday 11th September 2018

17.00 Fellowship Group – Croftamie

19.00 Vestry – Callander

 Wednesday 12th September 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 6.20-26

Saturday 15th September 10.00 – 16.00

St Mary’s Open Doors Day

 

Sunday 16th September

The sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

Theme Perseverance in faith

 

Collect

O Lord, we beseech you mercifully to hear the prayers of your people who call upon you;

and grant that they may both perceive and know what things they ought to do,

and also may have grace and power faithfully to fulfil them;

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 Balfon

Mark 8.27-end

 

10.00 Callander

Isa. 50.4-9a

Jas. 3.1-12

Mark 7:24-30

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Isa. 50.4-9a

Jas. 3.1-12

Mark 7:24-30

14.00 – 16.00

St Andrew’s Open Doors Day

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

Alastair Savage and Friends

18.00 Choral Evensong

We have been invited to attend a service of Choral Evensong to mark the 140th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Stirling’s dedication, conducted by the Revd Christoph Wutscher. Should you like to join the choir for this occasion, please contact Richard

Also Balfron Kirk Flower Festival: see above.

Wednesday 19th September

10.00 Callander

Luke 7.31-35


Future Notices

Friday 28th September

Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (see above)

Saturday 29th September

‘Photography as Prayer’

The launch of a touring exhibition of 50 photographs of people and places taken by members of the Diocese

Launch at Holy Trinity Stirling commencing 14.00 with refreshments.

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – details to follow.

Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton.

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.

Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair.

Could you please begin to search for suitable raffle and tombola prizes: many thanks.

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

 Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting

Sunday 16th December

18.30 St Andrews

Town Carol Service.

Friday 21st December

11.30 at St Mary’s

Aberfoyle School Carol Service


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 3rd September 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 3rd September 

Headlines 

Jamie Orr Ewing RIP

Jamie’s funeral will take place at 12.00 on Wednesday 5th September at St Mary’s

  

Midweek service Killearn Wednesday 5th September

Due to the above, the midweek service scheduled for Killearn at 11.30 will be cancelled. The midweek service at Callander Wednesday 5th September takes place as normal

 

Linkage Harvest Supper 2018

We plan to hold a Harvest supper and Quiz at 19.30 on Friday 28th September 2018 in St Andrew’s Hall. If you can attend, please contact Fiona Gibson (St Andrews) (01877 331508 email fionagibson20@btinternet.com) or Melanie Grosse (St Mary’s) (01877382887 email mfg1754@gmail.com  as soon as possible, and by the latest Friday 21st September, with the number of people accompanying. As in previous years, supper is provided on a bring and share basis. It is suggested that each person brings one item serving six people. The items are quiche, cold meat, salad, pudding, a bottle of wine or a soft drink. When contacting Fiona or Melanie, please indicate what you feel able to provide. Alternatively, paper forms are available to complete and return in both churches.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CROCKERY CUTLERY AND GLASSES!

St Andrew’s Garden

The trees are beginning to bear fruit. Please feel free to pick and encourage others to do likewise


This week

Rotas

Callander

Peter and Christine

 Aberfoyle

Elizabeth and Christopher

 Wednesday 5th September

10.00 Callander

Luke 4.38-end

11.30 Balfron

Service cancelled

12.00 at St Mary’s

The funeral of Jamie Orr-Ewing

 Sunday 9th September

The fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

 Collect

Almighty Father,

Whose Son Jesus Christ has taught us

That what we do for the least of our brethren we do also for him

Give us the will to be servant of others as he was the servant of all

Who gave up his life and died for us;

But is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit

One God now and forever

Amen

 

Theme: The Chesney Trust

An address by Jamie Wastling

The Chesney Trust was set up in 2006 by a member of St Mary’s congregation, Janet Chesney to raise money to build and run a secondary girls’ boarding school in Engcongolweni, near Mzuzu in the north of Malawi.  Jamie visited the project over the summer and shares his experiences

 

Services & Readings

10.00 Callander

Isa. 35.4-7a

James 2:1-10

Matthew 25: 31-40

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Isa. 35.4-7a

Jas 2.1-10

Matthew 25: 31-40

  

Tuesday 11th September 2018

17.00 Fellowship Group – Croftamie

19.00 Vestry – Callander

 

Wednesday 12th September 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 6.20-26

Saturday 15th September 10.00 – 16.00

St Mary’s Open Doors Day

Sunday 16th September 14.00 – 16.00

St Andrew’s Open Doors Day

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

Alastair Savage and Friends

18.00 Choral Evensong

We have been invited to attend a service of Choral Evensong to mark the 140th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Stirling’s dedication, conducted by the Revd Christoph Wutscher. Should you like to join the choir for this occasion, please contact Richard

  

Friday 28th September

Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (see above)

Saturday 29th September

‘Photography as Prayer’

The launch of a touring exhibition of 50 photographs of people and places taken by members of the Diocese

Launch at Holy Trinity Stirling commencing 14.00 with refreshments.

 

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – details to follow.

 

Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

 

Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.

  

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

  

Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

 

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 

Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting


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 week commencing 27th August 20018

Notices for the weeks beginning 27thAugust 

Headlines

Jamie Orr Ewing RIP 

Jamie’s funeral will take place at 12.00 on Wednesday 5th September at St Mary’s


Changes to Service timetable

Midweek Service Callander Wednesday 29th August

Due to a funeral at Aberfoyle and road closures at the Port of Menteith, there will be no midweek service

 

Midweek service Killearn Wednesday 5th September

Due to a funeral, the midweek service scheduled for Killearn at 11.30 needs to be cancelled.

 

Midweek Service Callander Wednesday 5th September

This will take place as normal

 


Linkage Harvest Supper 2018

We plan to hold a Harvest supper and Quiz at 19.30 on Friday 28th September 2018 in St Andrew’s Hall. If you can attend, please contact Fiona Gibson (St Andrews) (01877 331508 email fionagibson20@btinternet.com) or Melanie Grosse (St Mary’s) (01877382887 email mfg1754@gmail.com  as soon as possible, and by the latest Friday 21st September, with the number of people accompanying. As in previous years, supper is provided on a bring and share basis. It is suggested that each person brings one item serving six people. The items are quiche, cold meat, salad, pudding, a bottle of wine or a soft drink. When contacting Fiona or Melanie, please indicate what you feel able to provide. Alternatively, paper forms are available to complete and return in both churches.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CROCKERY CUTLERY AND GLASSES!

St Andrew’s Garden

The trees are beginning to bear fruit. Please feel free to pick and encourage others to do likewise


This week

Rotas

Callander

Peter and Christine

 

Aberfoyle

George Willis and David Miller

 

Wednesday 29th August 2018

10.00 Callander

No service (see above)

11.00 St Mary’s

The funeral of James ‘Jimmy’ Johnson followed by burial (11.45) at Aberfoyle cemetery

Sunday 2nd September

The fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

Collect

Almighty God,

whose only Son has opened for us

a new and living way into your presence:

give us pure hearts and steadfast wills

to worship you in spirit and in 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 forever.

Theme: Burdens

Services & Readings

10.00 Callander

BCP

Jas. 1.17-27

Matthew 11:28-30

 

11.15 Aberfoyle

Deut.4.1-2,6-9

Jas. 1.17-27

Matthew 11:28-30

Wednesday 5th September

10.00 Callander

Luke 4.38-end

11.30 Balfron

Service cancelled

12.00 at St Mary’s

The funeral of Jamie Orr-Ewing

 


Future Notices:

19.30 Tuesday 11th September

Callander Vestry meets. Agenda to follow.

 

Saturday 15th September 10.00 – 16.00

St Mary’s Open Doors Day

Sunday 16th September 14.00 – 16.00

St Andrew’s Open Doors Day

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

Alastair Savage and Friends

18.00

We have been invited to attend a service of Choral Evensong to mark the 140th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Stirling’s dedication, conducted by the Revd Christoph Wutscher. Should you like to join the choir for this occasion, please contact Richard

  

Friday 28th September

Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (see above)

Saturday 29th September

‘Photography as Prayer’

The launch of a touring exhibition of 50 photographs of people and places taken by members of the Diocese

Launch at Holy Trinity Stirling commencing 14.00 with refreshments.

 

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – details to follow.

 

Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

 

Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.

 

 Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

  

Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

 

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 

Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting


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 week commencing 20th August 2108

Notices for the weeks beginning 20thAugust

 

Headlines

 

Jamie Orr Ewing

 

It is with regret that Jamie’s death is announced. Funeral arrangements will be confirmed. May he rest in peace and rise in glory. Our prayers and condolences to the family.

 

The Diocesan Pilgrimage

 

The Revd Nerys Brown writes

28th July, the day of our first diocesan pilgrimage to St Andrews, was a day to remember. It was a day of sunshine and showers, a day for prayer and song, conversation and laughter.

Those hardy souls who tramped the first five miles from the picturesque village of Ceres were rather damp when they arrived at Craigtoun Park. It was easy to distinguish between them and those who joined them for the second half of the journey.

The excitement grew as we caught a glimpse of the twin towers of the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in the distance and the sun had dried clothes and hair by the time we arrived at Hallow Hill where even more pilgrims were waiting for us.

A long line of about 70 walkers threaded their way along the Lade Braes towards St Andrew’s Church. There were Episcopalians from Leven, Lochgelly and Kinross, Dunfermline and Rosyth, Aberfoyle, Doune, Dunblane and Dollar, Stirling, Perth, Blairgowrie, Forfar, Cupar, Ladybank and St Andrews. There were Catholics from Tayport and Dundee, Methodists and members of the Church of Scotland, two medievalists from Glasgow University and a couple who live near the Camino in France.

We arrived at our destination in bright sunshine and then made our way to All Saints for a welcome cup of tea and evensong.

Thank you, Alasdair Coles and Nick Cooke for organising the pilgrimage, to the two churches at St Andrews for their hospitality and to all who led the reflections along the way and the final worship, including bishops Bruce and Bob. On the day, there was talk of another pilgrimage next year and some were even planning a trip to walk the Camino. In the meantime, should any church group like to walk part of the Fife Pilgrim Way in the coming months, Alasdair would be happy to be your guide. He can be contacted at alasdaircoles@btinternet.com.

Linkage Harvest Supper 2018

We plan to hold a Harvest supper and Quiz at 19.30 on Friday 28th September 2018 in St Andrew’s Hall. If you can attend, please contact Fiona Gibson (St Andrews) (01877 331508 email fionagibson20@btinternet.com) or Melanie Grosse (St Mary’s) (01877382887 email mfg1754@gmail.com  as soon as possible, and by the latest Friday 21st September, with the number of people accompanying. As in previous years, supper is provided on a bring and share basis. It is suggested that each person brings one item serving six people. The items are quiche, cold meat, salad, pudding, a bottle of wine or a soft drink. When contacting Fiona or Melanie, please indicate what you feel able to provide. Alternatively, paper forms are available to complete and return in both churches.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CROCKERY CUTLERY AND GLASSES!

St Andrew’s Garden

The trees are beginning to bear fruit. Please feel free to pick and encourage others to do likewise


Rotas

Callander

Peter and Christine

 

Aberfoyle

John Dymond and Melanie Grosse

Wednesday 22nd August 2018

10.00 Callander

Matt. 20.1-16

 

Trinity 13

Sunday 26th August 2018

Trinity 13

Perseverance in Prayer (1)

Monica, mother of Augustine of Hippo.

Collect

Faithful God,
who strengthened Monica, the mother of Augustine, with wisdom,
and through her patient endurance encouraged him
to seek after you:
give us the will to persist in prayer
that those who stray from you may be brought to faith
in 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

Josh.24.1-2a,14-18

Eph. 6.10-20

Mark 3:31 – end

11.15 Aberfoyle

Josh.24.1-2a,14-18

Eph. 6.10-20

Mark 3:31-end

 

Wednesday 29th August 2018

10.00 Callander

Matt.23.27-32

11.00 St Mary’s

The funeral of James ‘Jimmy’ Johnson followed by burial (11.45) at Aberfoyle cemetery

 

 


 

Future Notices:

19.30 Tuesday 11th September

Callander Vestry meets. Agenda to follow.

 

Saturday 15th September 10.00 – 16.00

St Mary’s Open Doors Day

Sunday 16th September 14.00 – 16.00

St Andrew’s Open Doors Day

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

Alastair Savage and Friends

Friday 28th September

Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (see above)

Saturday 29th September

‘Photography as Prayer’

The launch of a touring exhibition of 50 photographs of people and places taken by members of the Diocese

Launch at Holy Trinity Stirling commencing 14.00 with refreshments.

 

Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – details to follow.

 

Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio

 

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

 

 

Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir

 

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day

 

Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting

 

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.