Laurieston news from Thursday, October 9

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Gospel Hall

The preacher at the 3 p.m. Sunday Gospel meetings in the Cotton Lane Gospel Hall will be John Buchanan from Musselburgh. Tea and biscuits will be served afterwards. Everyone welcome.

Parish Church

Since the Sunday School children remained in the church at last Sunday’s Harvest Thanksgiving, interesting and inspiring “Reflections” replaced the minister’s sermon, to which the children responded positively. Thanks are extended to all who donated harvest produce, which has now been given to Falkirk Food Bank.The Guild resumed on Tuesday, October 7, at 7 p.m. when all were welcomed back. On door duty next Sunday, October 12, are Mrs I. Strathie, Mrs J. Sherrat, Mrs J. Letham and Mrs E. Gillies. On tea duty are: Mrs H. Pullar, Mrs M. Hoggan, Mrs M. Erskine and Miss M. Brown. The flowers for Sunday’s service are being donated by the Reid Family. Holy Communion will be celebrated in both churches on Sunday, October 19 at morning worship. All afternoon Communion Service will be held in Laurieston Church hall at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22. Tea and coffee will be served after this service. The Sunday School will have a Fair Trade stall after each morning service while stocks remain. A list of donations acceptable for their shoebox collections is in the information area.

Medium’s Visit

Laurieston Spiritualist Church will have Mags Tierney from Glasgow as guest medium for its service in the Old Folks Welfare Hall in Mary Street on Monday, October 13. Doors open 6.45 p.m., service starts 7.30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

History Meeting

See Maddiston.

Flute Band

Laurieston loyalist flute band will be holding a fancy dress blue night in the Laurieston Hall on October 31 at 8 p.m.-late. With Corby loyalist and singer John Harvey, £5 at the door.

Flu Vaccinations

See Grangemouth.

Child Vaccinations

See Grangemouth.

Cash Bingo

An evening session is on every Sunday in Laurieston Community Hall (in the park). Doors open 6 p.m., eyes down 6.45 p.m. Two snowballs to play for. Refreshments available. Call 07773991931.