Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 3rd December 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 3rd December 2018 



Joan and Luna



Elizabeth/Christopher Roads – Mark Seymour

Wednesday 5th Dec

10.00 Callander


11.30  Killearn


Sunday 9th December

Advent 2


O Lord, raise up, we pray, your power

and come among us,

and with great might succour us;

that whereas, through our sins and wickedness

we are grievously hindered

in running the race that is set before us,

your bountiful grace and mercy

may speedily help and deliver us;

through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,

to whom with you and the Holy Spirit,

be honour and glory, now and for ever.


Services & Readings

10.00 Callander



Luke 3.1-6

11.15 Aberfoyle



Luke 3.1-6

Followed by the Annual Parish Meeting

One of the agenda items at the meeting will be a ballot to accept or otherwise the gift of a new hymnbook entitled ‘Ancient and Modern: Hymns and Songs for Refreshing Worship’. The requirements of Canon Law disallow any proposed change to worship without prior consultation with the congregation. The consultation has been conducted since Easter by use of a sampler containing a selection of the new material offered by the proposed hymnbook. This process of consultation concludes with a secret ballot of everyone present at today’s Annual Meeting. The new book, should this gift be accepted, would replace all three hymnbooks presently in use.

The resolution set before the meeting will be as follows:

Do you accept the offer of a new hymnbook?

Strathendrick Singers Christmas Concerts

Sunday 9th December 7.00pm  Gartmore Village Hall

Friday 14th December 7.30pm   Killearn Kirk,

Come and join us for an evening of festive music including Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Cecilia McDowall’s A Winters Night as well as the usual favourites for all to sing along.

Festive refreshments will be served at the interval.

Tickets (£10, £3 for children) at the door or from choir members.

Contact Judith Neil at or Colin Cameron

Tuesday 11th December

17.00  Croftamie – Fellowship Group has been cancelled

Wednesday 12th December

10.00 Callander

Matt. 11.28-end

Friday 14th December

Strathendrick Singers Christmas Concert (see above)


Future Notices:

Sunday 16th December

Carol Service Sunday

Please note a change to the usual service pattern.

St Andrews

10.00 Holy Communion said BCP

There will be no morning service at St Mary’s

St Mary’s Carol Service will start at 16.00 and not 15.00 as previously published

Mary-Clare is looking for anyone to take part in a scratch choir for the Carol Service. There will be a rehearsal on Saturday 15th December (time tbc) and another short rehearsal before the service on Sunday 16th December.

If you are interested in joining us or have any questions, please contact Mary-Clare:

01360 441007 or via email:

18.30 St Andrew’s 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.