Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 24th September 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 24th September 


Linkage Harvest Supper 2018

The Harvest Supper and Quiz will be held this coming Friday at 19.30 in St Andrew’s Hall. If you intend to come, but not yet confirmed,  please speak to Fiona Gibson (St Andrews) (01877 331508 email or Melanie Grosse (St Mary’s) (01877382887 email  as soon as possible. As in previous years, supper is provided on a bring and share basis. It is suggested that each person brings one item serving six people. The items are quiche, cold meat, salad, pudding, a bottle of wine or a soft drink. When contacting Fiona or Melanie, please indicate what you feel able to provide.


St Andrew’s Garden

The trees are full of fruit. Please feel free to pick, and encourage others to do likewise

This week



Peter and Christine



Jamie Parker and David Thompson


Wednesday 26th September

10.00 Callander

Luke 9.1-6

Friday 28th September

Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (see above)

Saturday 29th September

‘Photography as Prayer’

The launch of a touring exhibition of 50 photographs of people and places taken by members of the Diocese

Launch at Holy Trinity Stirling commencing 14.00 with refreshments.


Sunday 30th September

The eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

Holy Cross Day (Transferred from 14th September)


Almighty God,

who in the passion of your blessed Son

made an instrument of painful death

to be for us the means of life and peace:

grant us so to glory in the cross of Christ

that we may gladly suffer for his sake;

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

Num. 11.4-6,10-16,24-29

Jas. 5.13-20

John 3.13-17


11.15 Aberfoyle

Num. 11.4-6,10-16,24-29

Jas. 5.13-20

John 3.13-17

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 9.57-end

11.30 Killearn

Luke 9.57-end

 Future Events 


Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – Attendance by invitation. If you would like to attend, please speak with Richard.


Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio


Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.


Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair.

Could you please search for suitable raffle and tombola prizes now? Many thanks!


Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday


Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir


Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day


Sunday 9th December

St Mary’s following the 11.15 morning service-Annual Parish Meeting


Sunday 16th December

18.30 St Andrews

Town Carol Service.


Friday 21st December

11.30 at St Mary’s

Aberfoyle School 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.