Diary

HARVEST FESTIVAL

All children are invited to decorate the harvest Table on Saturday 1st October at midday in the church. Bring your own boats and sea creatures or use ours to get our theme, Harvest fo the Sea afloat.

HARVEST CELEBRATIONS
Saturday 1st October starting at 6.30pm
with a short service of Harvest Thanksgiving in the church followed by a sherry and a catered supper in the Parish Roooms at 7pm. Advance tickets will be sold for £10.
Sunday 2nd October at 10.30am – Harvest Thanksgiving Eucharist. (All Age Service)

Sunday 2nd October at 7.00pm in the Church

CONCERT

An Evening of Music

With violinist Martina Sillence and Friends Vocalists Lydia Anderson, Susanna Anderson,Bethany Anderson, Naomi Anderson (voice and flute),Abigail Pearson (cello)  Rory Simons (saxophone). A selection of music from Scottish airs to Strauss.
Tickets £5 (includes a glass of wine or soft drink at the interval)

Tickets available from St James’s or Brian Devlin

In aid of St James Church and Cancer Research UK

 

PET SERVICE
Sunday 9th October at 2.30pm in St. James’s Church Garden.
Bring along your fine furry or feathered friends for a blessing in the tradition of St. Francis of Assisi. All pets appropriately restrained or contained please!

 

 

Young Church takes place during the 10.30 service on every 3rd and 5th Sunday of the month, please meet in church.  The first Sunday of the month is an All Age Service in church. For more information see the page Spiritual Life and Education – Children’s Programme


 

CHARITY COLLECTIONS 2015/2016
The charities chosen by the congregation for 2015-2016 are Alzheimer Scotland – Stirling and Clackmannanshire, The Multiple Sclerosis Society, WaterAid and Medicins Sans Frontieres.

April Collection MS Scotland £106.33
March Collection Water Aid £130.93
February Collection Alzheimer Scotland £97.61
January Collection Medicins sans Frontieres  £121.69
December Collection – Multiple Sclerosis Society £87.83
November Collection for WaterAid £111.93
October Collection for Alzheimer Scotland (Clackmannanshire)   £142.54

 

ADULT SUNDAY MORNING CLASS
An informal discussion group meets each Sunday in the Parish Rooms at 9.15am. Join us for coffee and a discussion of the day’s readings. All are welcome.

FOOD BANK
There is a box at the back of the church for donations of food (non-perishable items only) to help stock the food bank in Sauchie which is helping to meet the basic needs of those in want during these difficult economic times. Contact person: Sybil Brinham

 

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