Linkage Bulletin week commencing 5th September 2016

Notices for the week beginning 5th September 2016 

 St Andrews apples

The apples in the back garden are ripening. Please pick these in due course to avoid them being wasted.

Linkage Harvest Supper

We plan to hold a Harvest supper and Quiz at 19.30 on Friday 7th October in St Andrew’s Hall. If you are able to attend, please advise name and numbers.  As usual, it is requested that each person brings one item serving six people.


Item What kind?
Cold meat  
Soft drink  

Please telephone Evelyn Nicolson on 01877 330436 or email by Friday 30th September.


For your prayers

Jenny, the sister of John Champness recently diagnosed with serious illness.

Ann Andrews, the daughter-in-law of Christine Ffinch undergoing treatment.

Struan Seymour, his parents and grandparents.

Those preparing to be married and their weddings blessed in Linkage churches during the coming months

This week

 Wednesday 7th September 2016

10.00 Callander

Luke 6:20-26

11.30 Killearn

Luke 6:20-26

Saturday 10th September

13.00 St Mary’s Blessing of Marriage

15.00 St Andrew’s Wedding

 Sunday 11th September

Trinity 15


O Lord, we beseech you mercifully to hear the prayers
of your people who call upon you;
and grant that they may both perceive and know
what things they ought to do,
and also may have grace and power faithfully to fulfil them;
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. 


Future Notices

Sunday 11th September

St Andrew’s

14.00 – 16.00 Stirling Council Open Doors weekend

Monday 12th September

14.00 St Andrew’s Service of Renewal of Wedding Vows

Tuesday 13th September

17.00 Fellowship Group Venue TBA

Area Council meets at 19.30 at St Kessog’s Church off High Street  Auchterarder PH13 1AD. The speaker will be Dr John R Davies and the topic ‘A Service of the Word 2015 – rationale structure and use’.

This liturgy was authorised for use in the Province at General Synod 2015. The topic should be of special interest to all involved in leading worship, but others are of course most welcome.

Wednesday 14th September

10.00 Holy Communion Callander

Saturday 17th September

The Casting the Net Gathering has been cancelled.

Sunday 18th September

St Mary’s ‘Third Sunday at Three’ concert series

15.00 Music for Trumpet, Soprano and Organ Ann Archibald former Principal Soprano, Scottish Opera Iain Muirhead former Principal Trumpet, Scottish Opera Liam Devlin organist Pollokshields Parish church Programme will include music by Handel, Bach and Scarlatti.

Tuesday 20th September

Callander Vestry meets

Saturday 24th September

St Andrews

The wedding of Leanne Stevenson to Wayne Johnson

Friday 7th October

St Andrew’s

Linkage Harvest Supper (see above)

Sunday 9th October

Harvest Festivals

Sunday 16 October

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series

15.00 Ecclesiastical Heraldry Illustrated talk by Elizabeth Roads, LVO, FSA, FSA (Scot), Snawdoun Herald of Arms. Ecclesiastical heraldry is literally woven into the fabric of all of Scotland’s main-stream churches, particularly the Roman Catholic Church. You do not need to be an expert on heraldry, or ecclesiastical matters, to learn something of this colorful subject, which will give an insight to many of Scotland’s buildings, not just churches.

Saturday 12th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair at Callander Kirk Hall

 Sunday 13th November

Armistice Sunday

Sunday 20 November 2016

St Mary’s Third Sunday at Three series

3pm The Kentigern Quartet

Barbara Downie violin Feargus Hetherington violin Nicola Boag viola Jessica Kerr cello Programme to include Beethoven, Ravel and Mendlessohn.

Sunday 27th November

Callander Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service

 Sunday 4th December

Aberfoyle Annual Parish Meeting following Morning service

 Sunday 18th December

Carol Service Sunday

Sunday 15 January 2017

St Mary’s Third at three series

Commencing 15.00

Pistons and Pipes Tom Poulson Trumpet Calum Robertson Organ/Clarinet This exciting and entertaining young duo have promised a wide ranging programme with a strong sense of spectacle.