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 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 […]

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 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.