Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 12th August 2019

Linkage Confirmation.

A Confirmation Service is to be held at St Mary’s on Sunday 17th November. Anyone considering confirmation is invited to approach Richard.

St Andrews

Remedial works on the Church Hall continue. Renewed thanks to those managing this difficult project.

St Andrews

Father Jim McCruden RIP

A Japanese Cherry tree is to be planted in Father Jim’s memory in St Joseph’s garden together with a memorial plaque. Donations have been invited and can be given to Mike Luti at Churchfields Callander or via Richard.

St Mary’s

Sunday 18th August

Sax Ecosse Saxophone Quartet playing music by Bach, Byrd, Galazunow and others

Linkage Harvest Supper

This will take place on Friday 27th September. Please note changed date.

As usual, this will be a Bring and Share Meal followed by a quiz. There will shortly be forms at the back of both churches for completion. Alternately, you can phone or email as below with your booking. It is asked that you provide something from the list below to serve six people.

Quiche – please specify type

Cold Meat -ditto-

Salad -ditto-

Pudding -ditto-

Wine -ditto-

Soft Drink – ditto

Please return a form or contact Fiona Gibson 01877 331508 email (Callander) or Melanie Grosse 01877 382887 (Aberfoyle) by Friday 20th September.







George Willis

James Stirling

This week

Wednesday 14th August

No midweek service.

Sunday 18th August

Trinity 9


 Almighty God,

who sent your Holy Spirit

to be the life and light of your Church:

open our hearts to the riches of your grace,

that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spirit

in love and joy and peace;

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 & Reading

08.00 Balfron

Luke 12.35-40

10.00 Callander

Jer. 23.23-29

Heb. 11.29-12.2

Luke 12.35-40

11.15 Aberfoyle

Jer. 23.23-29

Heb. 11.29-12.2

Luke 12.35-40

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert

Wednesday 21st August

10.00 Callander

Matt. 20.1-16

Future notices 

Tuesday 10th September 7.00 Callander Vestry meets

Saturday 14th September St Mary’s Open Doors Day 10.00-16.00

Sunday 15th September St Andrews Open Doors Day 14.00 – 16.00

Sunday 15th September St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three Concert Series: 15.00 Pure Brass

Friday 27th September 19.30 Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (Please note changed date)

Sunday 6th October Harvest Festival Sunday

Thursday 10th October Aberfoyle Vestry meets

Sunday 20th October St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three Concert Series: 15.00 The Atholl Duo

Sunday 10th November Remembrance Sunday

St Andrews

10.00 Short Remembrance Service

10.45 Town Remembrance Service at Kirk

St Marys

10.45 Joint Service commencing at Kirk Memorial followed by joint village service at Kirk. No service at St Marys.

Sunday 17th November Confirmation Sunday: full arrangements for the day tba

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three Concert Series: 15.00 Pistons and Pipes

Sunday 1st December 10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

Sunday 1st December 11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrews. No service at St Marys.

Sunday 8th December following the morning service St Mary’s Annual Parish Meeting

Sunday 22nd December

16.00 St Mary’s 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




Cleaning products

Household goods – good quality crockery, cutlery, towels, pots and pans.

No fresh fruit nor vegetables please.