Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 17th July

Notices for week beginning 17th July 2017


 The Callander and Trossachs Summer Fest runs in Callander from the 16th to the 30th July with a variety of daily activates. Brochures are available at St Andrews


The Linkage Annual Trip

This will be held on Monday 31st July with the destination being Callendar House Falkirk. Callendar House dates from the 14th century but was rebuilt in the 19th in French chateau style fused with Scots Baronial. It is set in the nationally important historic designed landscape of Callendar Park, which contains a section of the Antonine Wall World Heritage Site. The estate was originally one of the seats of the Thanes of Callendar (note spelling) who also had a castle close to St Kessog’s Manse by the river Teith in our Callander.

The House’s permanent displays are ‘The Story of Callendar House (from the 11th to the 19th century)’, ‘ The Antonine Wall: Rome’s Northern Frontier’ and ‘Falkirk: Crucible of Revolution 1750-1850’ . When we visit there will be a temporary exhibition on the Romans and one called ‘Workhorse: the Clydesdales of Flanders Moss’ of photographs by Michael Prince.

In the restored 1825 Kitchen, costumed interpreters create an exciting interactive experience with samples of early 19th century food and stories of working life in a large household.

There is a tea room and all floors are accessible by lift.

See for more details

We leave Callander at 10.00 and will return no later than 16.30. Cost £10.00 payable in advance to Hilary Gunkel 01877 330798

For your prayers

Our nation at this time of uncertainty and tragedy.


Those away and those visiting the area on holiday


For members of the Preparatory Committee for the Diocesan Episcopal Election and for +Mark Strange as he takes the role of Primus in the Province

St Andrew’s Rota

Flowers: Ros

Readers and sides persons:

Peter, Hilary and Sandra


St Mary’s Rota

Flowers: Fiona Stirling

Readers and sides persons:

Robin and John Willis


This week


Wednesday 19th July

No midweek service at Callendar

Sunday 23rd July

Trinity 6

The Feast of Mary Magdalene

Almighty God,
whose Son restored Mary Magdalene
to health of mind and body
and called her to be a witness to his resurrection:
forgive our sins and heal us by your grace,
that we may serve you in the power of his risen life;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.


Services & Readings

10.00 Callendar

Isa. 44.6-8

Rom. 8.12-25

John 20:1-2,11-18


11.15 Aberfoyle

Isa. 44.6-8

Rom. 8.12-25

John 20:1-2,11-18

Wednesday 26th July 2017

10.00 Callendar

Matt. 13.1-9



Future Notices

Sunday 30th July

11.15 St Mary’s Annual Camp Service for the Manchester Church Lads and Girls Brigade

Monday 31st July

Church Outing (see above)



7th – 11th August

10.00 – 12 noon

Guardians of Ancora Holiday Club

For all Primary aged children

Games, Crafts, Stories, Songs

Online booking now open

Or contact Richard for further details.



Linkage Harvest Supper Friday 29th September at Callendar



St Andrews Christmas Fair Saturday 11th November


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.