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Welcome to the blog of the five congregations of the Church of Scotland in Cumbernauld. We hope you enjoy your visit and find the information posted here to be of interest.

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Knitting for Remembrance

180408_010 Poppy samplers at COPCCumbernauld Old Parish Church and Cumbernauld Village Community Council are looking for ways to commemorate the centenary of the ending of the First World War later this year.

One of the suggestions is to create a memorial display of knitted poppies. They have put together a sample of the kinds of poppies that can be hand-knitted (pictured) and produced knitting patterns for each design.

Obviously, the more poppies that can be knitted, the larger the final display that will be produced. So please pick up a pattern leaflet from the church or from the Community Council and make your own little contribution to the display. Thanks for your help!

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Fashion Show at Cumbernauld Old

The Fund-raising team at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church is organising a Fashion Show at Cumbernauld Bowling Club on Friday 27th April at 7.30pm. The outfits are being provided by Bon Marche. Tickets cost £5, this includes a cup of tea (or coffee) and cake and are now available, although running out fast!

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Alpha Course at Condorrat

Alpha course logoCondorrat Parish Church will play host to an Alpha course, starting on Monday 9th April from 7pm until approx. 8.30pm for around ten weeks.

Alpha is a course designed for those who want to know more about Jesus, the Christian gospel and God. If you would like more information or want to come along, please leave us a note with your contact details. We’ll pass them on to the organiser and get back to you.

You can also find out more about Alpha courses on their website.

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Holy Week and Easter 2018

Here are the details of the worship services planned by the Church of Scotland congregations in Cumbernauld for Holy Week and Easter. A warm invitation is extended to anyone who wishes to join us at any of our services.

Sunday 25th March – Palm Sunday

10.15am: Morning worship, Cumbernauld Old Parish Church (Village)
We invite those attending to bring a small chocolate Easter Egg which, after the service, will be distributed to children via our local food bank.

10.30am: Morning worship, Kildrum Parish Church
11.00am: Morning worship, Condorrat Parish Church
11.15am: Morning worship, Abronhill Parish Church
11.15am: Morning worship, St Mungo’s Parish Church
11.45am: Morning worship, Forge Centre, Balloch (Cumbernauld Old)
See note above about our Easter Egg collection.

2.00pm: Easter Toddlers’ Praise Service in Condorrat Parish Church.
This 30-minute service is designed with children under primary school age in mind. We’ll have songs, stories and other activities all on an Easter theme, followed by juice and biscuits (tea and coffee for the accompanying adults).

Monday 26th March:

7.00pm: Holy Week worship, Abronhill Parish Church

Tuesday 27th March:

7.00pm: Holy Week worship, Abronhill Parish Church

Wednesday 28th March:

7.00pm: Holy Week worship, Abronhill Parish Church

Thursday 29th March – Maundy Thursday

6.30pm for 7.00pm: Fish Supper and informal Communion service, St Mungo’s Parish Church
7.00pm: Holy Week worship with Holy Communion, Abronhill Parish Church
7.00pm: Sacrament of Holy Communion, Cumbernauld Old Parish Church

Friday 30th March – Good Friday

10.30am: Walk of Witness, organised by Cumbernauld Churches Together. Leaving from outside the former Dunnes store, we will proceed through the Town Centre and finish at Cumbernauld United Reformed Church for a short act of worship at around 12 noon.

12 noon – 3.00pm: Good Friday Vigil at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church. The church will be open for prayer and reflection with Bible readings on the hour and half-hour.

7.00pm: Good Friday worship, Abronhill Parish Church
7.00pm: Good Friday worship, Kildrum Parish Church
7.30pm: Good Friday worship, St Mungo’s Parish Church

Sunday 1st April – Easter Day

7.00am: Easter Morning service in the Chancel garden of Kildrum Parish Church, followed by breakfast in the Church Halls.

10.15am: Morning worship, Cumbernauld Old Parish Church (Village)
10.30am: Morning worship, Kildrum Parish Church
11.00am: Morning worship, Condorrat Parish Church
11.15am: Morning worship, Abronhill Parish Church
11.15am: Morning worship, St Mungo’s Parish Church
11.45am: Morning worship, Forge Centre, Balloch (Cumbernauld Old)

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Toddlers’ Praise at Condorrat

Condorrat Parish Church will be hosting an Easter Toddlers’ Praise Service on Sunday 25th March at 2pm.

The service will last about half-an-hour and is designed for children under primary school age. We hope it will be fun for them with songs, stories and other activities followed by juice and biscuits (tea and coffee for the adults).

If you know of any children of the appropriate age who you think might like to come along please let them know. We would be delighted to see them, along with Mums, Dads, Brothers, Sisters, Grans and Grandads.

Please come along and celebrate the Easter story with us.

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Easter Cracked Open

Easter Cracked Open 2018 logoFalkirk Presbytery of the Church of Scotland will be hosting ‘Easter Cracked Open‘, an event for all ages, in the Community Hub of the Howgate Shopping Centre, Falkirk on Saturday 24th March from 11.00am to 3.00pm.

There will be stories, games, crafts and music, all on an Easter theme.
Why not pop in and say “hello”?

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Condorrat Craft Fair

Condorrat Parish Church are holding a Craft Fair, with a Coffee / Tea Room, on Saturday 24th March, starting at 10am in the Church Halls.

There will be a whole host of craft items for sale, including Easter Cards, Glassware, Felted Goods, Jewellery, Jam and Preserves, Home-Baking, Pictures, Bags, Fairy-lights, and much more.

Entry is £2 (£1 for children) and this includes tea / coffee. Hope to see you there!

Condorrat Craft Fair 24-03-18

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