Maddiston news from Thursday, April 30

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Bus Outing

Maddiston Old Folks Association will be having their bus outing on Tuesday, June 23. The hall will be open on Tuesday between 10.30 a.m. and 1 p.m. for anyone wishing to go to give their name to the committee.

Evanagelical Church

The Youth Club will be held tomorrow (Friday) from 7.30 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Maddiston Community Centre. All S1 to S6 youth welcome. The Sunday services start at 10 a.m. with Communion follows at 11 a.m. by a time of refreshments and fellowship. The family service is at 11.30 a.m. when the guest speaker will be Michael Guile from Linlithgow and the soloist Anne Meadows from Edinburgh. Children and young teens can go out of the service and into their own groups at noon, Discovery Club Extra, Creche and Youth Bible Group. The evening service is at 6.30 p.m. when there will be Bible teaching from Alasdair Fyfe from Glasgow. His theme is entitled: ‘The God Who Cares’ from 1st Kings 17 verses 7 - 24. There will be no parents and toddlers group on Monday owing to the May holiday. The prayer meeting will be on Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.

History Group

Maddiston & Rumford Local History Group holds its next meeting today (Thursday) at 1 p.m. in Maddiston Community Centre, all welcome.

Community Centre

Events and activities on at Maddiston Community Centre for today and the next week include; Today (Thursday), Maddiston & Rumford Local History Groups, 1.30-3.30 p.m.; Kempo Ju-Jitsu Club, 7–9 p.m. Friday, Credit Union 10 a.m.–noon; Community Café, 8.45 a.m.–1 p.m.; Senior Youth Club, 7-9 p.m. On Monday the centre will be closed due to the May Bank Holiday. Tuesday, Giggles Group, 9.30–11.30 a.m.; Kempo Ju-Jitsu, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, child-minding group, 9.30–11.30 a.m,; Fast Track IT class, 9.30–11.30 a.m. (call 501696 for information). The centre will then close for the General Election from 1 p.m. until Thursday morning when it will open as a polling station at 7 a.m. We also have an IT suite for public use for internet access, e-mail 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.

Salvation Army

A very warm welcome awaits you at Maddiston Salvation Army and anyone is welcome to attend any of our activities. Sunday Worship is at 10.30 a.m. in the Salvation Army Centre, Main Street. For further information contact (01324) 711793. We are always looking to develop our programme and are looking for volunteers. The weekly programme is: Mondays 5.45 p.m., Praise Group; 6.30 p.m., Songsters (Choir). Tuesdays, 11 a.m., Prayer Meeting; 12.30 p.m., Lunch Club, two-course meal plus tea/coffee & biscuits (£3); 2 p.m., Home League (Ladies Meeting); 5.30 p.m., Kidz Club. Thursdays, Parent and Toddlers, 9.30 a.m. Fridays, 9.30 a.m., Parent and Toddlers; 5.45 p.m., Praise Group; 6.30 p.m., Band. Next Sunday our service will be led by our minister, Envoy David Robertson.

Golf Club

A domino competition goes ahead at the Manuelrigg premises every Sunday afternoon when the winner can pick up a coo pie.