Linkage Bulletin for the week beginning 12th September 2016

Notices for the week beginning 12th September 2016 


St Mary’s Third at Three Concert Series  Sunday 18th September

St Mary’s ‘Third Sunday at Three’ concert series

15.00 Music for Trumpet, Soprano and Organ Ann Archibald former Principal Soprano, Scottish Opera Iain Muirhead former Principal Trumpet, Scottish Opera Liam Devlin organist Pollokshields Parish church Programme will include music by Handel, Bach and Scarlatti.

 St Andrews latest great grandparents 

are Elizabeth and John Fountain. Our congratulations to them and to Laura and Ross the parents of Matthew Robert Anderson

St Andrews apples

The apples in the back garden are ripening. Please pick these in due course to avoid them being wasted.

Linkage Harvest Supper

We plan to hold a Harvest supper and Quiz at 19.30 on Friday 7th October in St Andrew’s Hall. If you are able to attend, please advise name and numbers.  As usual, it is requested that each person brings one item serving six people.

Item What kind?
Cold meat  
Soft drink  

Please telephone Evelyn Nicolson on 01877 330436 or email by Friday 30th September.



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.

Those to be married at St Andrew’s on the 24th September

This week

Tuesday 13th September

17.00 Fellowship Group Venue Beechwood

Area Council meets at 19.30 at St Kessog’s Church off High Street  Auchterarder PH13 1AD. The speaker will be Dr John R Davies and the topic ‘A Service of the Word 2015 – rationale structure and use’.

This liturgy was authorised for use in the Province at General Synod 2015. The topic should be of special interest to all involved in leading worship, but others are of course most welcome.

Wednesday 14th September

10.00 Holy Communion Callander

Saturday 17th September

The Casting the Net Gathering has been cancelled

Sunday 18th September

Holy Cross Day

Trinity 17

Services & Readings

08.00 Balfron

John 3:13-17

10.00 Callander

Amos 8:4-7

  1. Tim.2:1-7

John 3:13-17

11.15 Aberfoyle

Amos 8:4-7


John 3:13-17


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.

Future Notices

Tuesday 20th September

Callander Vestry meets

Wednesday 21st September 2016

Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist

10.00 Callander

Matt. 9:9-13

Saturday 24th September

St Andrews

The wedding of Leanne Stevenson to Wayne Johnson

Friday 7th October

St Andrew’s

Linkage Harvest Supper (see above)

Sunday 9th October

Harvest Festivals

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

 Sunday 4th December

Aberfoyle Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service

 Sunday 18th December

Carol Service Sunday

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

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.