Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 25th March 2019

Notices for the weeks beginning 25th March


Please note that the clocks go forward one hour on Sunday 31st March

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


From 9.00 Saturday 13th April

St Andrew’s Spring-Cleaning morning.

Please bring your own duster, brass polish etc!

This week



Fiona, Amanda, Luna



Wednesday 27th March

10.00 Callander


Sunday 31st March

The fourth Sunday of Lent

Mothering Sunday

The Collect

God of compassion,

whose Son Jesus Christ, the child of Mary,

shared the life of a home in Nazareth,

and on the cross drew the whole human family to himself:

strengthen us in our daily living

that in joy and in sorrow

we may know the power of your presence to bind together and to heal;

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.


10.00 Holy Communion and the baptism of Myla Gruttner

No epistle

Gospel John 19:25b – 27


11.15 Mothering Sunday Communion Service

Exod. 2.1-10

2. Cor. 1.3-7

John 19:25b – 27

Wednesday 3rd April

10.00 Callander

John 5.17-30

11.30 Killearn

John 5.17-30

Sunday 7th April

Passion Sunday

Saturday 13th April

Spring Cleaning – see above.

Sunday 14th April

Palm Sunday

Holy Week begins

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

10.00 St Andrew’s

11.15 St Mary’s

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.