Maddiston news from Thursday, June 25

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Golf Club

John Brown would be happy to hear from anyone interested in golfing lessons at the club and can be reached on 07708 324 900, or (01324) 711277. Meanwhile, a domino competition goes ahead at the Manuelrigg premises every Sunday afternoon when the winner can pick up a coo pie.

History Group

The next meeting of Maddiston & Rumford Local History Group will be on today (Thursday) at 1 p.m. in Maddiston Education and 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 Group meets 1-3 p.m.; the Kempo Ju-Jitsu meet 7-9 p.m. On Friday the Credit Union will be open 10 a.m.–noon and the Community Café is also open 8.45–1 p.m.; MSP Angus MacDonald holds a surgery noon-1 p.m. On Saturday there will be a disco held for P1-P3 ages from 6-7.15 p.m. and P4-P7 7.30-8.45 p.m. On Tuesday the Kempo Ju-Jitsu meet 7-9 p.m. On Wednesday the Fast Track IT class is being held 9.30 a.m.–noon. (Call 501696 for information). We also have an I.T 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.

Muiravonside Church

Last Sunday, morning service in Muiravonside Parish Church was conducted by Lorna Duncan. This Sunday morning service will commence at the usual time of 11.30 a.m. and will be conducted by the Minister Rev. Louise McClements. Remember our ‘Annual Joint Service’ with our linked Charge at Shieldhill takes place here in Muiravonside Church on Sunday, July 5. The service starts at the usual time of 11.30 a.m. So, come along and enjoy the service and the friendship with our friends from Shieldhill. See you then! The Falkirk Foodbank and the Falkirk Homeless project is still ongoing and there is a box in the vestibule to collect any donations for these causes. If anyone is interested in receiving a copy of the morning service, please see Jackie Napier after service.

Evangelical Church

Sunday’s service starts at 10 a.m. with communion followed at 11 a.m. with a time of fellowship and refreshments. The family service is at 11.30 a.m. when the speaker will be Gary Blair from Motherwell. The Praise Band will also be taking part. Children and young people can go into their own groups - Discovery Club Extra, creche and Youth Bible Group - at noon. The evening service is a 6.30 p.m. when there will be Bible teaching from Gary Blair. His teme is entitled ‘The God Who uses The Weak to Save the Mighty’, 2nd Kings, Ch 5, verses 1-27. The proayer will be on Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.