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* Salvation Army

A very warm welcome awaits you at Maddiston Salvation Army; anyone is welcome to attend any of our activities. Sunday Worship is at 10.30am in the Salvation Army Centre, Main Street, Maddiston, FK2 0LU. For further information contact (01324) 711793. We are always looking to develop our programme and are looking for volunteers. ome of our activities are off for the summer break. Next week, beginning Monday, August 10 we have: Tuesdays: 11am Prayer Meeting, 12.30pm – Lunch Club, two course meal plus tea/coffee & biscuits (£3), 2pm - Home League (Ladies Meeting); Thursdays: Parent and Toddlers: 9.30am; Fridays: 9.30am - Parent and Toddlers. Sunday Services continue as normal each Sunday at 10.30am, you will be made very welcome. This Sunday we have a special service which sees the Induction of Envoy Jacqueline Robertson, who is joining her husband Envoy David Robertson in full-time Ministry. For further information please feel free to call us on the Telephone number above.

Golf

John Brown would be happy to hear from anyone interested in golfing lessons at the club and can also be reached on 07708 324 900, or 711277. Meanwhile, a domino competition goes ahead at the Manuelrigg premises every Sunday afternoon when the winner can pick up a coo pie.

Community Centre

Events and activities on at Maddiston Community Centre for today and the next week include; Today (Thursday) Giggles Toddlers group meets 12.30-2.3pm; and the Kempo Ju-Jitsu meet 7-9pm; On Friday the Credit Union will be open 10am – noon; On Tuesday the Kempo Ju-Jitsu meet 7-9pm; On Wednesday the Fast Track I.T. class is being held 9.30 – noon and the Childminding Group meets 9.30-11.30am (Call 501696 for information). We also have an I.T. suite for public use for internet access, email access, filling in online forms, job searches homework and printing/copying. For any further information and opening times please call the centre on (01324) 720960. For any further information please call the Centre on (01324)720960.

Muiravonside Church

Last Sunday, Morning Service in Muiravonside Parish Church was conducted by the Minister the Rev. Louise McClements. During the Intimations a warm welcome was given to Mrs. Jacqueline Dignan, organist for the Service. During the service the Sacrament of Baptism took place, when Evan Taylor, infant son of Alison and Stevie Ramage was welcomed into the church family. Another happy occasion, and the congregation again swelled by the attendance of the friends and family of Alison and Stevie. This Sunday, Morning Service in Muiravonside Parish Church will commence at the usual time of 11.30am and will be conducted by the Minister the Rev. Louise McClements. The Falkirk food bank and the Falkirk homeless project is still ongoing and there is a box in the vestibule to collect any donations for these causes. If anyone is interested in receiving a copy of the Morning service, please see Jackie Napier after the Service.

Credit Union

Savings are safe with Falkirk District Credit Union and low cost loans are available once regular savings established. Anyone who lives or works in the area within the boundary of Falkirk Council can join, junior savers welcome. For details on how to join please phone the main office in Grangemouth on 01324 473695, visit the website www.falkirkcreditunion.co.uk or pop into your local branch at Maddiston Community Education Centre, which is open every Friday from 10am to noon.

Evangelical Church

The Sunday services start at 10am with Communion, followed at 11am with a time of fellowship and refreshments. The summer family service is at 11.30am, when the guest speakers will be Brian Lowrie and friends – personal testimonies. Children of primary school age and younger will go through to the annex for their own programme at 11.50am. The crèche will also be running for under three’s. The church prayer meeting is on Wednesday at 7.30pm