Larbert & Stenhousemuir news from Thursday, August 21

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Braveheart Walks

Every Tuesday at 10.30 a.m. leave from FVRH for an hour walk, or a slower walk (average 30 minutes) both finishing in the cafe. Also Friday 10.30 a.m. two walks leave Stenhousemuir shopping centre. For details call (01324) 673703.

Salvation Army

Stenhousemuir Salvation Army Community Church welcomes all. Meetings are as follows, Cornerstone Full Gospel Church Sunday morning worship from 10.30 a.m. to noon led by Pastor Alex Paton. Sunday Worship with the Salvation Army from 2.30-3.30 p.m. led by Major John McCaffrey. Monday Home League from 1.55-3 p.m. led by secretary Margaret Ross. On Tuesday Headway Falkirk hold their Memory Group from 10-11 a.m. If you or a loved one seek help from a problem related to head injury, please call Stuart on 07400449433. Craft Group each Wednesday from 1.30-3.30 p.m., but the group is on holiday until September 3. Church Joint Prayer Group is every Wednesday evening from 7-8 p.m. Coffee Morning from 10 a.m. to noon every Friday.

Grace Church

Everyone is warmly welcome to the services this coming Sunday in Carrongrange School at 10.30 a.m.-6 p.m. This week the church’s first birthday will be celebrated and there will be a light lunch served after the morning service. Grace Kids, for children of primary school age, recommence after the summer break. The Prayer Meeting will be held in the Dawson Mission on Thursday at 7.45 p.m. Generate, for secondary school kids, meets in the Dawson Mission this Saturday at 7 p.m.

Old Playgroup

Larbert Old Playgroup has vacancies for new members. The playgroup is for children from two years and upwards and runs on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.30-11.25 a.m in Larbert Old Parish Church (Larbert Cross). Please contact Kirstie on 07904185367 for more details or email to arrange a visit.

Community Church

Tryst Community Church will meet in Tryst Community Centre, Park Drive, Stenhousemuir on Sunday, August 24 at 10 a.m. for worship and Bible teaching. The teaching this week will consider The Message of Jonah and will be led by Peter Henderson. The service will be followed by tea/coffee. We will also meet in the Centre on Tuesday, August 26 at 7.30 p.m. for Prayer Time. You will be made very welcome at any of these services. For more information or to talk about the Christian faith, please call 07768048446.

Larbert Old

You are warmly invited to the Morning Service in Larbert Old Church, at 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 24. Children’s activities resume in the hall, and a crèche will be provided. The service will be led by Mrs Kay Brown, Reader in Falkirk Presbytery. After the Service, you are invited to tea or coffee in the hall. All are invited to a service in Falkirk Trinity Church, on Thursday, August 28 at 7 p.m. when Mrs Kay Brown will be ordained as a local minister. 2nd Larbert Boys’ Brigade begin their new session tomorrow, Friday, August 22 at 7 p.m. Anchor Boys welcome boys aged 4, provided they are in P1. A warm and open invitation to The Ladies Club on Tuesday, August 26 at 7.30 p.m. with a speaker from the new Maggie’s Centre in the grounds of Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Donations are invited for Falkirk Foodbank. Further information, email:

Metafit Classes

A class is on every Monday at the Dobbie Hall Larbert at 8 p.m. and every Saturday at Stenhousemuir Sports Centre at 10.15 a.m. All welcome for more information call 07739718361.

Boys’ Brigade

All Sections of Larbert 2nd Boys’ Brigade start up on tomorrow (Friday) and, as always, new members are very welcome. Anchor Boys, P2-3, led by Mrs Small, meet in the Baptist Church hall at 7 p.m. Junior Section, P4-P6, led by Mr McCulloch, meet at 7 p.m. in Larbert Village Primary School. Company Section, P7-S6, led by Mr Murphy, meet at 7 p.m. in Larbert Village Primary School. The school should be entered by the entrance off Eastcroft Street, not the entrance from Main Street. All sections have an interesting and exciting programme of interests and activities to suit all young people and we are also returning to Dalguise activity centre where we enjoyed a long weekend last session. If you need more information please contact Captain Daniel Green on 07402997934.

Scout Group

The leaders and committee members of the 62nd Larbert Scout Group wish to thank all those who donated items and supported the group’s annual Jumble Sale last week. The event was very well attended and a great success and all monies raised will help with the costs associated with the running of the group throughout the year. The new session begins tomorrow (Friday) with the Cross Unit Explorer scouts resuming on Monday. The Beavers and Cubs return on Tuesday. Regretfully, there are no vacancies in any of the sections at present.

Stenhouse & Carron

The service on Sunday is at 11.15 a.m. and will be led by Rev. Bill Thomson. All are welcome.

Community Council

Larbert, Stenhousemuir & Torwood Community Council will meet on Monday, August 25 at 7.15 p.m. in the hall of Larbert Old Church. All are welcome to attend and contribute. If you can’t attend, but have a matter you wish to raise, please e-mail, or call (01324) 875492, or contact us via our webpage, Facebook - LSTCommunityCouncil or Twitter - @LST_CC.

Larbert West

The service on Sunday at 10.30 a.m. will be conducted by Rev. Bill Denholm. Creche and Sunday Club facilities for all children. Refreshments and fellowship in the hall after the service. All welcome. Pastoral care from August 22 until September 5 is being provided by Rev. Jim Todd on (01324) 832110. On Wednesday the Prayer Group meet in the lesser hall at 1 p.m. The Saturday Group next meets in The Junction Cafe, Larbert at noon on Saturday, August 30. All welcome for a blether and a cup of tea.

Boys’ Brigade

3rd Larbert Boys Brigade is due to start back. They meet in Larbert East Church hall. The Anchor Section (P1-3) starts back on Friday, August 22 from 6-7 p.m. The Junior Section (P4-6) starts back on Monday, August 25 from 6-7.30 p.m. For further information contact Suzanne Shearer on (01324) 613653 or Lynn Smith on (01324) 318253.

Larbert East

On Sunday the morning service is at 10.30 a.m. and will be led by Rev. Melville Crosthwaite. The Young Church resumes and will meet in the halls before the service. Crèche is held in the Session Room. Refreshments will be served in the hall after the service and the Traidcraft Stall will also be there.