Church The next service will take place at Aberdalgie Church on Sunday, at 9.30am, and will be led by Rev James W Aitchison.
Coffee morning A Macmillan coffee morning will be held on Saturday, September 30, in the Masonic Hall, Main Street, from 10am. Please note the change of venue - this will not be held in the Session House. All are welcome to come along for a nibble and natter. Every slice of cake and cup of coffee helps make a difference to people facing cancer. All welcome.
Church Sunday’s service will be contacted by Rev James Aitchison at 11am. All are most welcome.
St Serf’s Church Sunday’s service was conducted by Michael Archibald, His sermon was based on ‘A Throw Away Planet’. Fiona Murray read the lessons, Irene McLean was the organist and the flowers were kindly gifted by Maureen Grant. If you require pastoral services during the vacancy, contact Mr Archibald on 01738 840995. The joint service on Sunday will be conducted by Michael and will begin at the usual time of 11.30am and everyone will be made welcome. SWI The local SWI Group will meet on Wednesday, September 20, in Pitcairngreen hall from 7.30pm. Andy Patterson will be the speaker. Test your memory on TV celebrities. Everyone welcome.
Church Morning worship on Sunday was conducted by Rev Mike Erskine. This week’s service will begin at 11am. During term-time the Sunday school welcomes children in the front pews of the church. A creche for under-threes is available during Sunday morning services. The prayer group meets on Thursdays in Burnside Court lounge at 10.30am. Choir rehearsals are held every Friday at 6.45pm. New members welcome. For for more information, visit the church website at www.alythparishchurch. org.uk. Doors Open Days Thanks were expressed to everyone who came along to the photo exhibition in Alyth Parish Church on September 9 and 10 as part of Doors Open Day. A total of £750 was raised for the church’s dry rot fund, which was very much appreciated. Thanks were also expressed to all the helpers who gave up their time over the weekend. Family history Alyth Family History Project is open at Alyth Parish Church on Sundays, from 2pm to 4pm. The archive includes thousands of photographs of people, events, schools, businesses, weddings, children, views, etc. Admission is free. Genealogy enquiries are welcome via firstname.lastname@example.org or Facebook. There will be a public exhibition to showcase the project during this weekend’s Perth and Kinross Doors Open event. Admission is free but any donations will go to the Alyth Parish Church’s ‘Stop the Rot’ fund. There will be an extensive photographic display of schools, wedding, babies, events, businesses and landscape pictures. Two projector slide shows of photos where all captions are known will also be shown. There will also be an opportunity for visitors to browse old parish records, burial records, baptism and marriage records, newspapers, maps, and publications. Pipe band Alyth and District Pipe Band practise in Alyth town hall on President of the Rotary Club of Perth St Johns Gail MacKay is joined by fellow Rotarians, Shona Weir, back right, Helen MacKinnon, back left, and Number Five owner Claire Bruce, right.
Wednesdays from 6pm. For more information, contact Elaine Sturrock on 01828 640312 or email elaine@ alythpipeband.org. The band is on the look out for a lead tip, drummers and pipers of all abilities with the intention of re-entering competitions for the 2018 season. The lead tip will be expected to teach the learners in the band at weekly practise sessions. For more information, contact Pipe Major Gordon Bardon on 07971 485893 or email@example.com.
Bowling club Auchterarder bowling club lotto numbers this week were 4, 8, 11 and 19. There were no winners, meaning prize money next week will be £1639. Church On Saturday, September 23, there will be a concert by The Salvation Army’s Scottish Veterans’ Brass Band Concert on Auchterarder Parish Church from 7pm. Entry free. Donations welcome.
Charity sale A car boot and table sale will take place in St Martins Hall from 10am-1pm on Saturday, September 16. Most of the table spaces have been booked but there are car boot spaces available. There will also be a tombola, raffle and the usual stalls. Proceeds in aid of the Black Watch Association. St Martins Church The service on Sunday will be in Balbeggie village hall at 9.30am, lead by Rev Alan Livingstone, to which all will be made welcome. Tea/coffee will be served at the close of the service. If anyone requires transport please contact an Elder or 640342 by Saturday. Public hall St Martins Public Hall 250 Club Draw for September: £10
Church The service this Sunday is at the same time of 11.15 am and will be conducted by the Rev Bill McGregor. All welcome
Church Sunday’s service was conducted by Rev Andy Graham and the reader was Robert Cormack. Sunday services at Bendochy are from 1010.45am. The service at Bendochy Church takes place on Sunday, from 10am to 10.45am. See the Coupar Angus section for details of the last week’s service and intimations. Dunbarney & Forgandenny Church Services on Sunday are at the usual times - 9.30am in Dunbarney and 11am at Forgandenny. All welcome. Monday Club The next meeting of the club is on Monday 18 September in the Church Hall at 2pm. The speaker is Rev Dr Angus Morrison and he will talk about ‘The Moderator’s Year’. All welcome. Further information about the club can be had from Rosemary on 01738 812957. Beautiful Scotland Brig in Bloom has been awarded a Gold Medal in the large village section of the Beautiful Scotland Awards. Thanks to Picture: Fraser Band Photography
everyone for their help, support and encouragement. Dunbarney and Forgandenny Church Services on Sunday will be held at the usual times of 9.30am in Dunbarney Church and 11am at Forgandenny Church. All welcome. Musical evening Lins Honeyman with friends Morna Strachan, Andy McCully and Jon Assheton are holding a musical evening in Dunbarney Church hall on Saturday, September 16. Doors open at 7pm, and tickets cost £8, and are available by contacting Margaret on 812954.
Church Morning worship was led by Rev Stevie Thomson with Lynne Mitchell as organist. Sheena McNaughton read from Ezekiel ch 33 v 7-11 and from the Gospel of Matthew ch 18 v 15-20. Office-bearers on duty were John Alexander, Frank Moisey and Iain Stevenson. Sunday Club was led by Alison Martin and flowers were provided by Mavis Anton. Senior Club The opening meeting is on Thursday, September 28, in Cargill Burrelton Church Hall at 2pm. Entertainment will be by Jane Campbell New members very welcome. Quiz night A fun, family quiz night will be held in Bridge of Cally Hall from 7.30pm on Friday, September 15, and includes refreshments and a raffle. Proceeds will be taken in aid of hall funds. Entry costs £5 for adults, with children going free. Bring own bottle. All welcome.
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Curling Club A whist drive will be held on Friday, September 29, from 7.30pm in Clunie Hall. All welcome. Includes supper. Hall Association An autumn table top sale takes place on Saturday, September 24, from 10am to 1pm. Entry to the event, which will feature a number of stalls including home baking, bric-a-brac, books, plants and household bits and bobs is free. Tables are available, priced £10 and £5, please call Angela Jeffs on 01350 724237 to book. The season of whist drives gets under way on Friday, October 6, at 7.30pm at Clunie Hall. Hall Association The season of whist drives gets under way on Friday, October 6, in Clunie Hall at 7.30pm. Knit and Natter A new group has started in Clunie Hall and anyone interested in knitting and having a chat is welcome to come along. The group meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 2pm to 4pm. The aim is to get together for a chat, exchange of ideas and refreshments while knitting, sewing or enjoying other crafts. The group hopes to knit for charities and patterns will be available.
Church The Guild Dedication Service will take place on Sunday, September 17, during morning worship which starts at 11.15am in Collace Church. All welcome. The first Guild meeting of the new session will be held in Kinrossie Hall on Wednesday, September 20, at 7pm. There will be an illustrated talk on Antarctica by Marion and Kevin Bickerstaffe. Visitors welcome. Continued ...