The Bridge – September 2016

21st August 2016

The good news is that our Nominations Committee have selected a sole nominee to be our next minister.  Further detail is expected in the next 10 days and will be published here and in the Bridge when they are available.  As a result the September edition of The Bridge is expected to be about a […]


Jubilee Hope – Glasgow to Lake Victoria

21st July 2016

The Vine Trust now has a medical ship on Lake Victoria carrying out invaluable medical work and there is an excellent STV series telling the story of how this small boat sailed from Greenock and reached Lake Victoria. (Click to see links)   The series of 4 programmes started 20.00 on 11th July, with programmes […]


Dementia Friendly Pentlands shortlisted

1st July 2016

Congratulations to Palm and Dementia Friendly Pentlands on being shortlisted in Dementia Scotland’s Best dementia friendly community initiative category.  Click for more details. Palm, Dementia Friendly Pentlands and Dementia Scotland.


The Bridge – July/August

28th June 2016

The July/August edition of THE BRIDGE is now available here.   Contributions for the September edition should be sent to balerno_church_bridge@hotmail.co.uk by 21st August.


MidSummer Madness 17-21 July

Midsummer Madness is an annual summer event for families with children 0 to 12 years old. The focus this year is the Olympics in Rio and we are having a visit of a group of musician from Brazil. Bouncy castle , crafts, video clips , Bible Bits , dance and song, team games and more […]


Cruising with the Seagull Trust

24th June 2016

Following a very interesting Dinner Discussion about The Seagull Trust in April was a Canal Cruise. First is the assembled company – couldn’t get boat three passengers into the picture – think they’d been washed overboard. Second is the good ship St John Edinburgh with Captain Conway aboard while the third is of the winner […]


Christian Aid Collection 2016

12th June 2016

The door to door collection this year raised £3,850 in Balerno.  A very worthwhile sum and many thanks to both the collectors and those who contributed.


Madrigals for a Spring Evening – Sunday 29 May 

30th May 2016

If you were there then you experienced a musical treat; an exquisite concert comprised of a perfectly balanced programme, delivered by an ensemble of eighteen choristers with a wealth of talent, beautiful young voices and expert in polyphony. The St Andrews University Madrigal Group played the second concert of their 70th Anniversary tour to an […]


The Bridge – June 2016

The June edition of THE BRIDGE is now available here.  It includes an article by our Locum Minister Rev Keith Ross on a modern miracle.  Contributions for the July edition should be sent to balerno_church_bridge@hotmail.co.uk by 19th June.


Communion Services, Sunday 5th June

This Sunday we have three different services of Communion. 9am – join us for our Breakfast Communion in St Joseph’s Hall. This is an informal service suited to people who wish to take communion but have a busy day planned. Children are warmly invited to participate. 10am – we will have our traditional morning service […]