A Summer Teaching in Cambodia

12th February 2017

On Sunday 12th February Annabelle MacDonald (the first Louise Duncan Bursar) told us of her summer spent teaching children in Cambodia.  As well as telling us how much education is valued and needed she made a film which we hope will be available shortly.  Here is Annabelle, after the service, pictured with our minister Rev […]


A Special Visitor – Sunday 12th Feb

9th February 2017

On Sunday 12th February Annabelle MacDonald will talk at the 10.00 service about her summer spent teaching young children in Cambodia.  Annabelle was supported by the award of the first Louise Duncan Bursary.  NB Applications for this year’s bursary are currently being accepted until 24th February, click for more information.


THE Valley Service – 29th January

29th January 2017

The annual Valley Service, when the congregations of Balerno Parish Church, Currie Kirk and Juniper Green Parish Church worship in one big service, was in Balerno this year.  A combined choir of 28 led the singing and Adrian Armstrong from the Scottish Bible Society told us about the inspirational effect the bible is having in […]


The Bridge – February

28th January 2017

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


Applications for the Louise Duncan Bursary

11th January 2017

Every year a bursary is awarded in memory of our late minister, Louise Duncan.  Applications for this year’s bursary are now invited, for more details and an application form please click.


Fresh Start Toiletries Collection

12th December 2016

All the toiletries collected in St Joseph’s during November have been delivered to Fresh Start today. A big thank you to everyone who donated.


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 – Christmas 2016

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