Maddiston news from Thursday, October 23

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Evangelical Church

The Youth Club will take place on Friday from 7.30-9 p.m. in Maddiston Community Centre. All S1-6 welcome.Sunday Services start at 10 a.m. with Communion, followed by the family service at 11.30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Norman Milne from Falkirk. Children and young teens can leave the service and go into their own groups at noon - Discovery Club Extra, Creche and Bible Group. The evening service is at 6.30 p.m. when there will be Bible teaching from David Campbell from Brightons. His topic will be God’s Self Revelation. Psalm 19. The parent and toddler group will be on Monday, at 9.30 a.m. The Discovery Group will meet at 6.30 p.m., the Men’s Fellowship will be on Tuesday at 2.15 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dennis Barnes from Polmont. The prayer meeting will take place on Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.

Community Council

Given that litter has long blighted our communities, grateful thanks to our residents who were out last weekend collecting litter which had been left/dropped by the roadside. Early notice that for the first time a remembrance service will be held within the village. The service will be conducted by the Salvation Army and held at our newly erected war memorial.

Community Centre

Maddiston Community Centre events over the next week include - Thursday: Giggles Toddlers Group, 1-3 p.m.; Ju Jitsu, 7-8.30 p.m. Friday: Community Café, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (come along have a cuppa and something to eat meet other members of the community); Credit Union, 10 a.m.-noon. Monday: Citizens Advice Bureau (appointment to be made and can be held at centre). Tuesday: Giggles (toddlers group), 9.30-11.30 a.m.; The Family History Group meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon; Ju-Jitsu, 7–8.30 p.m. Wednesday: Fast Track IT class is being held from 9.30 a.m.-noon (call 501696 for information). 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.

Camera Club

Anyone with an interest in taking photographs, or photography generally, is invited to attend the above club when it meets every Wednesday in The Braes Children and Family Centre in Forgie Crescent from 7 - 8.30 p.m. The group, which has changed name to Braes Camera Club, has operated for some time at the site and the organisers would be happy to welcome new members.

Salvation Army

A very warm welcome awaits you at Maddiston Salvation Army. Morning worship is every Sunday at 10.30 a.m. in the Salvation Army Centre, Main Street, Maddiston, FK2 0LU. The weekly programme is, Tuesday: Lunch Club,12.30 p.m. (a two course meal plus tea/coffee and biscuits for £3 – everyone welcome); Ladies Meeting, 2 p.m.; Kids Club (5 to 12-years-old), 5.30 p.m. Thursday: Parent and Toddlers, 9.30 a.m.; Prayer and Bible Study, 6 p.m. Friday: Parent and Toddlers, 9.30 p.m. and monthly on a Saturday evening there is a special event as advertised. All welcome. For further information contact (01324) 711793. We are always looking to develop our programme and are looking for volunteers.

Golf Club

A domino competition continues every Sunday afternoon at the Manuelrigg Premises when a ‘Coo Pie’ can be won.