This Week's Intimations


Sunday 18th November 2018


Visitors are invited to sign the Visitors book in the vestibule.

There is a loop system for people with hearing aids.

Please feel free to remain seated during the singing of the hymns.

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Minister’s Induction to the Church and Parish of St Ninians
there will be an Afternoon Tea in the Parish Halls today from 2-4pm.
(Tickets costing £2:50 are available at the close of the service)

Blythswood Care Christmas Shoebox Appeal - 112 filled shoeboxes and a generous sum of money
will be handed over to Blythswood Care tomorrow. Thank you for your kindness.

The recent Craft Fayre and Lunch raised the wonderful sum of £1560.52.
Thank you for your support and generosity.

Last Sunday’s retiral collection for Erskine amounted to £804.

The Kirk Session will meet in the Parish Halls on Tuesday at 7:30pm.
Apologies for absence should be given to the Session Clerk.

The Craft Group will meet in the middle room of the Parish Halls on Thursday at 7pm.

This is the final day for articles and photographs for the winter edition of The Parishioner to be submitted. Email to or place in the box provided in the vestibule.

Tickets for the Scots Night on Tuesday 27th November at 7:30pm in the Parish Halls are available today. (£6)

There will be a Christmas Table with cards and gifts at the Soup and Sandwich Lunch
on Saturday 1st December. 12-1:30pm.

The Minister will be on holiday from 21st to 28th November. The service next Sunday will be conducted by the Rev Gordon Mathew and pastoral cover will be provided by the Rev Scott McInnes of the North Church.

World Mission Stamp Project – There is a box for used stamps in the vestibule of the Church.

Start Up Stirling – Christmas Appeal
Start Up is hoping to raise £45,000 in donations to help local homeless people and those in hardship. Why not purchase a donation voucher this year as an alternative to Christmas presents? Donations can be made online at or directly to the unit at 16b Whitehouse Road, Stirling.

Christmas Carols CD featuring Tony on the organ of Southwell Minster is available to purchase in the main vestibule of the Church. (£15)

Strathcarron Singers present……..A Christmas Carol Concert 
in St Columba’s Church on Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 7:30pm.
Tickets £8 (Including seasonal refreshments) can be obtained from Strathcarron Charity Shop in King Street, Joy McFarlane on 860751, Moira Parry on 463743 or at the door.