Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 14th April – Easter Week

Notices for the weeks beginning 15th April


St Andrews

Donations to the Easter Lilly Fund will be appreciated. There is a collection box at the back of church.

Roger Bradley continues to enhance our grounds and his labours have drawn many favourable comments from passers-by. Thank you Roger.

Thank you to all who attended the Spring-Cleaning session on the 13th April: a great deal was achieved.

The Start Up Stirling Lent Challenge

Help this Lent by giving up something of your choice and donate the money that you would normally spend on such products to the campaign. By donating £1.00/£2.00 for the forty or so days of Lent, the following could be possible

£15.00 will fund a food pack for an individual

£25.00 will do likewise for a family

£50.00 will fund a home visit to someone in crisis.

Don’t forget please to tick the gift aid box as appropriate

The easiest way to donate is through the on-line donations page

This week



Roger and Joan


James Stirling

George Willis

Services for Holy Week and Easter

Monday 15th April

7.30 Joint Devotion Callander Kirk

Tuesday 16th April

7.30 Joint Devotion Callander Kirk

Wednesday 17th April

7.30 Joint Devotion Callander Kirk

Thursday 18th April

7.30 Joint Devotion St Andrew’s

‘In Remembrance’

Friday 19th April

Good Friday

St Mary’s 10.30 Devotion (including a reading of the Passion narrative)

St Andrew’s 12.00 Devotion (The passion according to Handel’s Messiah)

7.30 Joint Devotion Callander Kirk

Sunday 21st April

Easter Day

8.00 Balfron Holy Communion (BCP)

Luke 24:13-19, 28-33

10.00 St Andrews Holy Communion

Isaiah 65:17-end

Acts 10:34-33

Luke 24:13-19, 28-33

11.15 St Mary’s Holy Communion

Isaiah 65:17-end

Acts 10:34-33

Luke 24:13-19, 28-33

Wednesday 24th April

10.00 St Andrews Holy Communion.

Sunday 28th April

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three Concert series, but this month on the fourth Sunday of the month to avoid Easter Day

The Kentigern String Quartet

Sunday 7th May

St Andrews

BCP Communion service with a difference.

Address: Peter Forrester

Thursday 30th May

Holy Trinity Church Albert Place Stirling

Dunblane Area Council Ascension Day Service

Preacher: The Right Revd Ian Paton Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane


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.