Brightons news from Thursday, May 7

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Step Forth

Like to walk but not on your own? Want to get fit but don’t know where to start? Why not join our walking group and meet new friends. Walk leaves the Grange centre every Thursday at 10 a.m. There is now a new walk leader for this walk. If you would like more information call (01324) 504556/504568 or email

Whist Results

This week’s winners of Brightons Whist & Dominoes are - Whist: 1 May McInally, 2 Isobel Bennie. Dominoes: 1 Bruce Huntley, 2 Cora Buchanan. New members welcome, call (01324) 714616.

Parish Church

Last Sunday, Rev. Murdo Campbell led the opening part of worship at 11 a.m. during which he baptised Samuel Henry Duke, son of Lorna and Jonathan Duke. Reverend Danny Mathers, Pastoral Assistant, then conducted and preached the rest of the service. There was a retiring collection for the Nepal Earthquake Disaster, which will be repeated on Sunday. The minister will conduct worship at the usual time of 11 a.m. on Sunday. The Annual Bereavement Service, led by Ian Baillie, will take place on Sunday at 3 p.m. The Praise Group will also participate in this service. The latest date for all articles for the next issue of Bright Lights is on Sunday. Articles can be submitted by e-mail to the editorial team at Christian Aid Week takes place from May 10-16. The Deacons’ Court will meet on Tuesday at 7.45 p.m. in the Rankine Hall. There will be the usual prayer time open to all Elders and Deacons at 7.15 p.m. in the Small Hall prior to the court meeting. Door duty this Sunday will be by Robert Callahan, Jean Callahan, Andrew Fulton, Graham Bell and Elwyn Batt. On crèche duty will be Annette Filby, Joanne Kilpatrick and Linzi Matheson.

History Group

See Maddiston.