Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 15th January 2018

Notices for week beginning 15th January 2018


It is intended that a new heating system will be installed in St.
Mary’s over the summer grants permitting . Details of this are described on a storyboard placed at the back of the church near the font for those interested in knowing more about it. Many thanks to Christopher and Nick who have spent a great deal of time and effort pursuing the project

For your prayers

The Harrison and Cowderoy families

Evelyn Nicolson

Mary Bates

St Andrew’s Rota

Flowers: Amanda

Sides persons: Christine, Amanda


St Mary’s Rota

Flowers n/a

Sides persons: Marie and David Thompson

This week


Wednesday 17th January

St Andrews 10.00 Holy Communion


Thursday 18th January


19.30 Aberfoyle Vestry meets


Sunday 21st January The Second Sunday of Epiphany

Almighty God,

whose Son revealed in signs and miracles

the wonder of your saving presence:

renew your people with your heavenly grace,

and in all our weakness

sustain us by your mighty power;

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  Balfron

John 2.1-11


10.00 Callander

Gen. 14.17-20


John 2.1-11


11.15 Aberfoyle

Gen. 14.17-20


John 2.1-11


15.00 Sunday 21st January

St Mary’s

Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

David Hamilton Organ Recital

An hour-long concert of organ music spanning five centuries


Wednesday 24th January

No Midweek Communion at Callander – Clergy Conference


Saturday 27th January

Episcopal Synod convenes at Perth


Future Dates

Wednesday 14th February

Ash Wednesday

10.00 Callander Holy Communion

19.30 Aberfoyle Taize Service with Holy Communion.


Sunday 18th February

1st Sunday of Lent

St Mary’s

Third Sunday at Three Concert Series


Sunday 25th February 2nd Sunday of Lent

Aberfoyle Lent Group

The illustrated talk given over two sessions starting today is entitled ‘A long road to a foretaste of Heaven’ Each session will be held after the morning service after a short refreshment break and will finish promptly.


Friday 2nd March

World Day of Prayer

For St Mary’s congregation 14.00 Aberfoyle Kirk

For St Andrews congregation 14.00 St Joseph’s Callander



Sunday 4th March

Third Sunday of Lent

Second Lent Group


Sunday 11th March

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Mothering Sunday


Tuesday 13th March

Callander Vestry meets


Sunday 18th March

Passion Sunday

St Mary’s

Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

Programme to be announced


Sunday 25th March

Palm Sunday


Holy Week begins

Monday 26th March

19.30 Joint devotion Callander Kirk Hall

Tuesday 27th March

19.30 Joint devotion Callander Kirk Hall

Wednesday 28th March

19.30 Joint devotion Callander Kirk Hall


Thursday 29th March

Maundy Thursday

19.30 St Andrew’s ‘In Memorium’

A dramatic re-enactment of the Last Supper


Friday 30th March

Good Friday


10.30 St Mary’s Devotion

12.00 St Andrew’s Devotion

19.30 Joint devotion Callander Kirk Hall


Sunday 1st April

Easter Day

Clocks go forward one hour

8.00 St Anthony Balfron Holy Communion BCP

10.00 St Andrews

11.15 St Mary’s


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.