Rector’s Bulletin for the Week beginning 21st March

 Notices for the Week beginning 21st March


St Andrew’s

Many thanks to all who helped with the Spring Clean last Saturday: a most productive morning.

Holy Week

Christ begins his journey to the cross. The events of this journey are remembered during the evenings of devotion being held in Callander each day of Holy Week

Monday 21st March

19.30 Callander Kirk – Devotion

Tuesday 22nd March

19.30 Callander Kirk – Devotion

Wednesday 23rd March

10.00 Callander Midweek Service

John 13:21-32

19.30 Devotion Callander Kirk

19.30 Wednesday 23rd March

Folk music concert in Callander

Steve Crawford is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Aberdeen, who has played and recorded with some of Scotland’s finest musicians (including the bands Catford and Ballad of Crows). Together with the fiddler Sabrina Palm from Bonn, who has played Celtic music since childhood and studied Irish traditional music in Dublin, he is returning to his homeland on a short tour The duo are giving a concert in St Andrew’s Church Hall at 8 pm and tickets (£10 each)can be pre-booked on as there is limited capacity in the Hall.

Steve and Sabrina complement one another like the fine nuances of a good Scottish whisky: a great excuse for a good night out!

Thursday 24th March 2016 (Maundy Thursday)


God our Father,
your Son Jesus Christ was obedient to the end
and drank the cup prepared for him:
may we who share his table
watch with him through the night of suffering
and be faithful.

19.30 at St Andrew’s Callander- ‘In Remembrance’ A  dramatized recollection of the Last Supper

Friday 25th March 2016 (Good Friday)


Eternal God,
in the cross of Jesus
we see the cost of our sin
and the depth of your love:
in humble hope and fear
may we place at his feet
all that we have and all that we are,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

10.30 Aberfoyle

Preacher The Revd Terry Taylor Minister Aberfoyle Kirk

12.00 Callander

19.30 Callander Kirk

Saturday 26th March Easter Eve


In the depths of our isolation
we cry to you, Lord God:
give light in our darkness
and bring us out of the prison of our despair;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Sunday 27th March 2016 Easter Sunday

CLOCKS GO FORWARD  This means one hour less in bed this morning!


God of glory,
by the raising of your Son
you have broken the chains of death and hell:
fill your Church with faith and hope;
for a new day has dawned
and the way to life stands open
in our Saviour Jesus Christ.

Services & Readings

08.00 Balfron Luke 24:1-12

 10.00 Callander

Isa. 65:17-end

Acts 10:34-43

John 14:1-6

11.15 Aberfoyle

Isa. 65:17-end

Acts 10:34-43

John 14:1-6


15.00 Informal service at Callander War Memorial Ancaster Square

Future Notices

Wednesday 30 March No Wednesday Midweek Service