Linkage Bulletin for week commencing 17th September 2018

Notices for the weeks beginning 17th  September


 Linkage Harvest Supper 2018

We plan to hold a Harvest supper and Quiz at 19.30 on Friday 28th September 2018 in St Andrew’s Hall. If you can attend, please contact Fiona Gibson (St Andrews) (01877 331508 email or Melanie Grosse (St Mary’s) (01877382887 email  as soon as possible, and by the latest Friday 21st September, with the number of people accompanying. As in previous years, supper is provided on a bring and share basis. It is suggested that each person brings one item serving six people. The items are quiche, cold meat, salad, pudding, a bottle of wine or a soft drink. When contacting Fiona or Melanie, please indicate what you feel able to provide. Alternatively, paper forms are available to complete and return in both churches.


St Andrew’s Garden

The trees are beginning to bear fruit. Please feel free to pick and encourage others to do likewise

This week



Peter and Christine



Jonny North and Mark Seymour


Monday 17th September

10.45 St Andrews. The funeral of Evelyn Nicolson

12.15 Committal at Falkirk Crematorium

Wednesday 19th September

10.00 Callander

Luke 7.31-35

Sunday 23rd September

The seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

St Matthew the Apostle (transferred from the 21st September)

O God, who with untold mercy were pleased to choose as an Apostle Saint Matthew, the tax collector, grant that, sustained by his example and intercession, we may merit to hold firm in following you. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever Amen

Services & Readings

10.00 Callander

Jer. 11.18-20

Jas. 3.13-4.3,7-8a

Matthew 9:9-13


11.15 Aberfoyle

Jer. 11.18-20

Jas. 3.13-4.3,7-8a

Matthew 9:9-13


Wednesday 26th September 2018

10.00 Callander

Luke 9.1-6

Future Notices

Friday 28th September

Linkage Harvest Supper at St Andrews (see above)

Saturday 29th September

‘Photography as Prayer’

The launch of a touring exhibition of 50 photographs of people and places taken by members of the Diocese

Launch at Holy Trinity Stirling commencing 14.00 with refreshments.


Saturday 20th October

Consecration of The Revd Canon Ian Paton as Bishop of St Andrews Dunkeld and Dunblane – Attendance by invitation. If you would like to attend, please speak with Richard.


Sunday 21st October

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The Monzani Trio


Sunday 28th October

16.30 Diocesan Choral Evensong in St Ninian’s Cathedral.

This will be an opportunity for everyone throughout the diocese to come and welcome and meet our new Bishop, Ian Paton. 

This is an open invitation to all members of congregations who would like to attend.


Saturday 10th November

St Andrew’s Christmas Fair.

Could you please search for suitable raffle and tombola prizes now? Many thanks!


Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday


Sunday 18th November

15.00 Third Sunday at Three Concert Series

The St Petersburg Resurrection Choir


Sunday 2nd December

10.00 St Andrews Annual Parish Meeting

11.15 Linkage Advent Service at St Andrew’s

No service at St Marys that day


Sunday 9th December

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


Sunday 16th December

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.