Linkage Bulletin for the week beginning 19th September 2016

St Mary’s Third at Three Concert Series Sunday 18th September – Liam Devlin Recital

The afternoon was a great success: thanks to all concerned in organizing the concert but particularly to all who came to support the afternoon. The next event is Sunday 16th October (see below): please book this in the diary now!

St Andrews apples

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

Susan and David King are visiting St Andrew’s next Sunday and happily David has accepted an invitation to play the organ for the service.

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. Paper copies of this form are at the back of both churches.


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.

This week

Tuesday 20th September

19.00 Callander Vestry meets

Wednesday 21st September 2016

10.00 Callander

Matt. 9:9-13

Saturday 24th September

14.00 St Andrews

The wedding of Leanne Stevenson to Wayne Johnson

Sunday 25th September 2016 – Trinity 18

 Collect for the Feast of Matthew the Evangelist

O Almighty God,
whose blessed Son called Matthew the tax collector
to be an apostle and evangelist:
give us grace to forsake the selfish pursuit of gain
and the possessive love of riches
that we may follow in the way of your Son 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 146

Amos 6:1a,4-7


Matthew 9:9-13

11.15 Aberfoyle

Amos 6:1a,4-7


Matthew 9:9-13

Wednesday 28th September 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 9:57-end

Future Notices

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.