Weekly News

We have a few updates that you may be interested in. Firstly you will have noticed our website front page looks a little different. We will talk about that later in this article.

We have our usual groupbmeetings this week with a few other things going on too.


We will have our monthly Forthbank Singalong Service at Forthbank Nursing Him, this starts at 2pm. Please meet shortly before this in the reception area.

The 1st Raploch Scouts will have their Beavers and Cubs meeting in our halls, Beavers is from 6pm to 7pm and Cubs is 7.15pm to 8.15pm


The Story and a Piece group meet in our halls from 12pm . This informal story writing and telling group is open to all our friends please come along and join in.

What is Christianity? our informal gathering with Barry to discuss and learn about our faith. This group meets at 7.30pm in the halls.


Chance to Thrive gathering, as part of Chance to Thrive we have been invited to attend the October gathering at Ardeer Parish Church in Stevenston, Ayrshire. If you would like to go speak to David Russell.

Our Church Board meets at 7pm this will be in our halls and will be followed by a Safeguarding training for our Kirk Session it would be good if our Board Members can join the Kirk Session for this training.

Other news

We have a special request for help from our Buildings Maintenance team, they have recently looked at our hall curtains and feel they need a little clean so if you would like to help by taking a pair home and laundering them (and returning them) please speak to John Murie.

Well Equipped Spaces in the Right Places is a event to learn and discuss how to best use the spaces we have this is being held on October 12th at Stirling University.

Claire Herbet’s Ordination service will take place on Thursday 14th November at the Lodging House Mission in Glasgow. We are running a bus for all those interested in going it will leave St. Mark’s at 5.30pm prompt and returning around 10pm. There are a few seats remaining and likely cost will be £12 per person.


Yes, we have updated our front page to make it more appealing and easier to see our news items. This is only the first little bit of changes you will see with the website as we work to make improvements.

As you will see we have a Calender on the front page that is easier to view what’s on each month. Now we plan to have all our hall users groups and clubs included in this as well as providing them each with a page to show their latest news, our website team will be writing to them to get all the relevant information.