This week’s Intimations

20th May 2017

Click on the title and you can get the whole of this week’s intimations sheet.

May/June Newsletter

A May/June Newsletter is now available here and includes a letter from Rev Andre Groenewald.

Fairtrade at the Children’s Gala 27th May

The Fairtrade group will be doing a repeat of last year’s popular ‘Fairtrade Banana Hoopla’ on this year’s Gala Day, 27 May, along with a ‘FT Photo Booth’ at which lucky people may volunteer to be photographed with the Giant Inflatable  FT Banana.  Why not come and join in the fun?


15th May 2017

The magazine is currently under review and will be back in regular production as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.


14th May 2017

29th of MAY to 4th of JUNE is Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia awareness week. On Sunday 28th of May at 10am in Balerno Parish Church Rev Dr AJ Groenewald invites you to attend this special service, dedicated to people living with dementia and their Carers. Refreshments will be served afterwards and there will time to mix and […]

An evening with the “Music Detective” Andy Lowndes & Your Playlist for Life – 31st May

8th May 2017

Andy Lowdnes is Deputy Chair of “Playlist for Life” the charity set up by Sally Magnusson’s after she started writing the book “Where Memories Go”, her journey with her Mother and dementia. Andy is a highly acclaimed and entertaining speaker; offering insight and encouragement to us to find innovative ways to engage with people living with dementia and enable […]


1st May 2017

If you think you feel able to go house-to-house collecting in the Parish (week 15th-20th May), do get in touch:; Tel: 449 9499.


Join Team Balerno (Allan & Maureen at present!) and raise money for Fresh Start by taking part in Fresh Start’s Sponsored Walk: Friday 26th May: Starts at 10am from Jubilee Gardens in Stockbridge. Information from Maureen Woodburn 449 6343 or Sandra Easton 449 5035.

Fresh Start Collection

23rd April 2017

The next collection of household goods for Fresh Start will take place in the Old Hall (behind the church) on the following dates: Friday 5th May 10am – 12noon Saturday 6th May 10am – 12noon Sunday 7th May 9.30am – 12noon Donations of useful, clean household items are gratefully received and will be given to newly […]

Christ is Risen – Hallelujah!

16th April 2017

Happy Easter.