Updated History of Balerno Parish Church

23rd May 2016

A message to all interested from Lesley Maciver Burt. The updated History of Balerno Parish Church is almost complete and publication will be later this year. I hope I have covered all significant events and people concerned with the congregation since the 1st edition in 1984, but if anyone would like to check what I […]


Songs from the Isles – 29th May

13th May 2016

Come and enjoy hearing the highly acclaimed St Andrews University Madrigal Group in the excellent setting of Balerno Parish Church.  7.30pm Sunday 29th May.  Click here to see the poster.


Dementia Awareness Week – 29th May – 4th June

10th May 2016

The Palm Cafe are heavily involved in this years Dementia Awareness week.  Click for a poster showing events in the area, for a poster about the film ‘Alive Inside’, to view a trailer for ‘Alive Inside’ and to read more about the Palm Cafe.  Diana Kerr, whose book has inspired numerous successful Singing Groups for […]


The Bridge – May 2016

28th April 2016

The May edition of THE BRIDGE is now available here.  It includes an article remembering Ian Muir as well as an update on the vacancy.  Contributions for the June edition should be sent to balerno_church_bridge@hotmail.co.uk by 22nd May.


Our New Parish Profile

20th April 2016

A revised Parish Profile is now available along with a comprehensive statistical analysis of the parish, Statistics for Mission.


Mill Cafe Birthday Celebrations

18th April 2016

On Tuesday, 17th April 2012 the Mill Cafe opened it’s doors for the first time. This week we will be celebrating our Fourth Birthday and to mark this occasion we are launching our new TUESDAY TREAT and TREATS FOR TOTS menu options, just something a little different for Tuesdays. Everyone is invited to join in […]


A Huge Thank you from Fresh Start

17th April 2016

A huge thank you to everyone at Balerno Parish Church and the local community for once again holding a huge Starter Packs collection for Fresh Start! Every time it seems we have to squeeze that bit more into the van! A particular thank you as ever to Maureen and Alan Woodburn for all their hard […]


Dinner Discussion – David Mieras of The Seagull Trust

14th April 2016

The Seagull Trust was very dear to the heart of our late friend Derek Charman and this talk will serve to illustrate the involvement which Derek had and the benefit which his involvement provided to the many who took tours up the canal under his guidance. Please join us on this night which we hope […]


EvenSpace – Sunday 17th April – 6.45-7.30pm

10th April 2016

This month’s EvenSpace is a special one that combines the themes of pilgrimage, that ran through our Lent studies, with the idea of changing landscapes.  It will include a ‘pilgrimage’ around the church grounds.  All are welcome.


Fresh Start Collection

8th April 2016

REAR HALL, BALERNO PARISH CHURCH FRIDAY 8th April 2016 10.00am – 12 noon SATURDAY 9th April 2016 10.00am – 12 noon SUNDAY 10th April 2016 9.30am – 12 noon Fresh Start is a local charity who supply necessary household goods to homeless people, newly housed, who have nothing. Please donate goods which are useful and […]