Maddiston news from Thursday, September 4

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Evangelical Church

Sunday services begin at 10 a.m. with Communion followed by the Family Service at 11.30 a.m. when the guest speaker is Tom Stables from Bo’ness. The soloist is Eleanor Clydesdale from Brightons. Children can go into their own groups at noon, Sunday School, Youth Bible and Creche. The evening service begins at 6.30 p.m. when the speaker will be Gavin Matthews from Perth. His subject will be a “A Faith that Humbly Repents”, James 4.14-17. The parent and toddler group meets on Monday at 9.30 a.m. The prayer meeting will take place on Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.

Salvation Army

A warm welcome awaits you at Maddiston Salvation Army. Morning Worship is every Sunday at 10.30 a.m. in the Salvation Army Centre, Main Street, Maddiston. The weekly programme is as follows: Tuesday - Lunch Club, 12.30 p.m.; Ladies’ Meeting, 2 p.m.; Kids Club (5 - 12 year olds), 5.30 p.m. Thursday - Parent & Toddlers, 9.30 a.m.; Bible Study, 6 p.m. Friday - Parent & Toddlers, 9.30 a.m. All welcome. For further information contact (01324) 711973. The organisation is looking to develop our programme and is always looking for volunteers.

Golf Club

A domino competition continues every Sunday afternoon when a ‘Coo Pie’ can be won.

Sectarian Discussion

Open Community Discussion – Tackling Sectarianism in your area. Come along to discuss whether or not you believe this is an issue in your community with speaker Mark Adams at Maddiston Community Centre, Saturday, September 13 at 11.30 a.m. - 2 p.m. The meeting has been organised by Central Scotland Regional Equality Council. Tea and coffee will be provided. If you would like more information or to register your interest in attending the community event, please contact Claire Harvey on (01324) 468766 or claire.harvey@centralscotlandrec.org.uk.

Camera Club

Anyone with an interest in taking photographs, or photography generally, is invited to attend the above club when it meets every Wednesday in The Braes Children and Family Centre in Forgie Crescent from 7 - 8.30 p.m. The group, which has changed name to Braes Camera Club, has operated for some time at the site and the organisers would be happy to welcome new members.

Muiravonside Church

Last Sunday, Morning Service at 11 a.m in Muiravonside Parish Church was conducted by Mrs Amanda McQuarrie. During the intimations a warm welcome was give to Mrs Jacqueline Dignan who was our organist for the service. The boxes are still available in the church for any donations towards the Falkirk Food Bank, and the Falkirk Homeless Project. This Sunday, Morning service will be held at the usual time of 11.30 a.m. The visit of Liz Orr took place, and it was interesting to hear how her journey to the Readership was progressing. After the service we enjoyed some good fellowship with her and will keep up to date with her continuing journey. The tea and coffee was an added bonus to all who stayed behind. Thanks again to all who helped in organising this event. The choir restarts on Monday, September 2 in church at 2.30 p.m. New members will be made very welcome.