Advent Labyrinth

9th December 2016

The Balerno Advent Labyrinth is a place of quiet, calm, peace and tranquility just for you!  Come and walk the candlelit path in your own time, at your own pace and find the gifts of Christmas in you. BALERNO PARISH CHURCH, SUNDAY 11th DECEMBER 4-9.30pm; MON 12TH TO WED 14th 1-3pm & 7-9pm All Ages, […]


CHRISTMAS FAIR – THANK YOU!

30th November 2016

This year our Christmas fair was an outstanding success. Everyone said how much more intimate it was having it back on our campus and having only the Church Organisations involved. Santa in the vestry was a success and he had lots of children to meet and discover what they wanted for Christmas and their faces […]


The Bridge

25th November 2016

The Christmas edition of THE BRIDGE is now available here and includes a letter from our new minister Andre Groenewald. Contributions for the February edition should be sent to balerno_church_bridge@hotmail.co.uk by 22nd January.


Bible Study Group

17th November 2016

The Bible Study Group is changing.  From 1st December it will be held in the Manse on a Thursday evening in the Church Manse, from 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm.  Come and try it.  Click for more details.


Mary’s Meals Film – Generation Hope

11th November 2016

Mary’s Meals is the Scottish charity that has focused on feeding hungry children in schools (over 1.2million everyday).  If you missed the showing of the film Generation Hope this morning you will find the extended trailer well worth watching.  Generation Hope Trailer an inspiring movie.  Click for more information on Mary’s Meals


Balerno Christmas Tree Festival

4th November 2016

The 7th Balerno Christmas Tree Festival will be held on the weekend of 10th and 11th December.  Trees are provided by Caring Christmas Trees through the organisers, Balerno Parish Church, and entrants buy theirs at cost price. If you’re in a village group and would like to enter a tree this year please get in […]


The Bridge – November Edition

27th October 2016

The November edition of THE BRIDGE is now available here and includes a letter from our new minister Andre Groenewald. Contributions for the November edition should be sent to balerno_church_bridge@hotmail.co.uk by 20th November.


A Big Balerno Welcome

26th October 2016

The induction of Rev Andre Groenewald as our new parish minister was a very happy occasion, with the church and overflow hall both full.  The local church and community were joined by members of Andre and his wife Nanda congregations’ and members of Edinburgh and West Lothian Presbyteries.  A big welcome to Andre and family.


The Bridge – October 2016

29th September 2016

The October edition of THE BRIDGE is now available here. Contributions for the November edition should be sent to balerno_church_bridge@hotmail.co.uk by 23rd October.  


Runners up – Scotland’s Dementia Awards

23rd September 2016

Congratulations to Dementia Friendly Pentlands – runners up in the Scotland’s Dementia Awards Best Dementia Friendly Community Initiative category. This is just recognition for the time and imagination that has been put into developing Dementia Friendly Pentlands, which has its roots in The Palm cafe.