Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 4th Novembe 2018

Notices for the week beginning 4th November



St Andrew’s Christmas Fair takes place this coming Saturday

10th November at Callander Kirk Hall

We still seek donations of tombola and raffle prizes and there is a box at the back of church for that purpose. Thank you to all who have already offered items or assistance at the stalls.


Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

Change of Service times for this Sunday only

St Andrews

10.00 Act of Remembrance (no Eucharist) This will finish in time for the Town Remembrance Service at Callander Kirk commencing at 10.50 followed by the laying of wreathes at the Square (approx 12.15)


St Marys

There will be no service at St Mary’s.

Joint Service at Aberfoyle Kirk commencing at the War Memorial at 10.50 and thereafter in the church. Preacher: The Revd Valerie Allen.


St Mary’s Carol Service

Sunday 16th December

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

Mary-Clare is hoping to form a Children’s choir for the Carol Service with rehearsals taking place at 16.00 at St Mary’s every week from Sunday 28th October.

We are also looking, as usual, for anyone else 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:

Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The next will be held on Sunday 16th November with the visit of the St Petersburg Resurrection Choir.


 This week

Wednesday 7th November 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 14.25-33

11.30 Killearn

Luke 14.25-33

Future Notices

Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair: see above.

Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday

See above

14.00 Thursday 15th November

St Andrews

Callander Kirk Guild Open Meeting

 The Guild have invited members of Callander congregation to this meeting. The speaker will be Doug Scott from Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance. Please inform Sandra if you wish to attend.


Sunday 18th November

St Mary’s

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series (see above)

Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting. An agenda will be circulated in due course. Matters of AOCB in writing please addressed to Amanda or Richard seven days before the meeting.

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Mary’s that day


Sunday 9th December

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

An agenda will be circulated in due course. Matters of AOCB in writing please addressed to Mark or Richard seven days before the meeting.

Sunday 16th December

16.00 St Mary’s Carol Service

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.