Summer Holidays

18th June 2017

Sunday Services will be lead by 9 July Reverend Dr Anne Logan 16 July Reverend Dr Anne Logan 23 July Reverend Dr Anne Logan 30 July Deaconess Margaret Gordon Pastoral Cover over Summer Holidays will be by Rev Dr Anne Logan except on Thursdays and Fridays

Mission and Vision

Mission and vision of Balerno church – session agreed that as Balerno church, we are inspired by the words of Jesus in Matthew 28:16- 20 “to go out and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I […]

This week’s Intimations

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The Church requires a Free Will Offering Treasurer and a Gift Aid Treasurer. Each role requires no more than a couple of hours each month but provides an important and worthwhile contribution to the congregation. Volunteers and those with questions should contact George Burt at or 0131 449 4314


10th June 2017

GUILD STRAWBERRY TEA Come and join the Guild at their summer strawberry tea – Wednesday, 5th July at 7.15 pm in the St Joseph’s Hall. Tickets (£3) are available from Guild members.


FRESH START SPONSORED WALK A CHEQUE FOR £646 will be sent to Fresh Start. This is down to the generosity of so many who sponsored us. Many of the donations were gift aided so Fresh Start will receive considerably more. Thank you all so much. We couldn’t do it without you! Allan & Maureen.

May/June Newsletter

20th May 2017

A May/June Newsletter is now available here and includes a letter from Rev Andre Groenewald.

Fairtrade at the Children’s Gala 27th May

The Fairtrade group will be doing a repeat of last year’s popular ‘Fairtrade Banana Hoopla’ on this year’s Gala Day, 27 May, along with a ‘FT Photo Booth’ at which lucky people may volunteer to be photographed with the Giant Inflatable  FT Banana.  Why not come and join in the fun?


15th May 2017

The magazine is currently under review and will be back in regular production as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.


14th May 2017

29th of MAY to 4th of JUNE is Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia awareness week. On Sunday 28th of May at 10am in Balerno Parish Church Rev Dr AJ Groenewald invites you to attend this special service, dedicated to people living with dementia and their Carers. Refreshments will be served afterwards and there will time to mix and […]