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Dawson Mission

On Saturday, the mission will have the monthly gospel concert starting at 7.30 p.m., with a programme from the ‘Golden Days’ from Kilsyth. This is followed by refreshments. A freewill collection will be uplifted. The worship service is on Sunday at 11 a.m. The evening service is at 6 p.m., and will be taken by Alan Berry from Dunfermline. Donations of clothes new or used will be taken by Alan for the Bethany Christian Trust charity shop.

Parish Church

Public worship on Sunday at 11 a.m. will be led by John Nicholson. Crèche and Sunday School meet every week and tea and coffee are served after the service. On offering and door duty are: Mr and Mrs D. Laird, I. Thomson, J. Mundie. On tea duty are: Mr and Mrs A. Evering.

Lodge Carron

On Wednesday, October 22, Lodge Carron welcomed a large and distinguished deputation from Lodge Barns O’ Clyde 1018 and Lodge Dufferin 570 Ontario Canada. RWM William Campbell welcomed the deputation into the Lodge and handed the mallet to RW Bro Arthur Di Cecco so that he could preside over the Lodge. RWB Art Di Cecco asked the OB’s of Lodge Carron 139 to vacate their offices in favour of Lodge Dufferin 570. Then followed the exemplification of a fellow craft degree as practiced in Ontario Canada. This was well received by the large turnout of brethren. On completion of the ceremony RWB Arthur Di Cecco returned the mallet to RWM William Campbell. RWM Campbell praised RWB Arthur Di Cecco and his degree team for the excellent work carried out. He asked the brethren to show their appreciation which they readily did. The deputation retired after being invited for Lodge hospitality. Then followed a great evening of songs and story telling excellently hosted by DOC Charles Kilpatrick PM. A great evening for Lodge Carron 139 and an even greater evening for freemasonry.

Walking Group

Like to walk but not on your own? Why not join our walking groups? They leave the Community Centre every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and now Saturday at 10 a.m. The walks are free and open to all abilities. For information contact us on (01324) 504556/504568 or e-mail: