Jubilee Hope – Glasgow to Lake Victoria
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
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
The July/August edition of THE BRIDGE is now available here. Contributions for the September edition should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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
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 email@example.com 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
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 […]