Condorrat Parish Church

Summer Services – During July and August our Sunday morning services will commence at 10.30 instead of 11.00.

Church Open Day – The church will be open each Wednesday from 12 noon – 3 pm giving an opportunity to look round and see a DVD of the changes during the refurbishment.  Refreshments will be served in Church House – open to all.

Thank you to everyone who provided home-baking and served refreshments at Condorrat’s Gala Day on Saturday.  Thanks, too, to all who visited the tearoom, raising the sum of £540 towards church funds.

Condorrat Parish Church

The various groups within the church are about to take a break for the summer although the Social Committee is seeking help and home-baking as the church is ‘manning’ the tearoom at Condorrat’s Gala Day on 28 June – 12 noon to 5pm.

The Boys’ Brigade has had a very successful session and numbers in the Anchor Section are increasing on a weekly basis.  Congratulations to Scott Corbett and Douglas Thom who were presented with their Queen’s Badge and to Matthew Russell and Reece Wilson who received their President’s Badge.

The Girls’ Brigade has also had a very successful session. Congratulations to all the girls who received Awards and Prizes and to those who received various Trophies: Kayla Senior, Hannah Grimshaw, Zoe Roy, Zoe Butler, Jade Keyes, Rachel Scott and Heather Ross.

The Sunday School’s outing is on 14 June followed by Prize-giving on Sunday 15 June. They resume on Sunday 14 September and all children between the ages of 3 and 11 are welcome.

The Guild’s summer outing on 7 June was a visit to ‘Lomond Shores’ with a short Loch Lomond cruise followed by high tea. The 2014-15 session begins on Wednesday 10 September at 7.30 pm. Everyone is most welcome.

Concert/Exhibition: A lovely concert in the church was given by children from P5/6 of Baird Memorial Primary School on 28 May.  Research into the Kirkland Organ by these pupils and their teachers resulted in an excellent and most informative exhibition, which was held for four days.  Congratulations and thanks to all involved in this and our thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund for their grant towards the refurbishment of the Organ.

Thanks from Cumbernauld Old

What can we say? The weather was glorious, the turnout excellent and the sum raised for church funds on Saturday afternoon was an astonishing £2159 (with possibly more to come in). An enormous THANK-YOU to everyone who came along during the previous week to set-up gazebos, hang the bunting, prepare the Manse garden, dust down tables and chairs and generally made sure that everything went like clockwork on the day.

Thank-you, too, to the bakers and knitters and musicians and all who provided donations for our many stalls. Thanks are due also to everyone who came along on the day, brought along family and friends, spent their money and provided what was a marvellous atmosphere. And, finally, all who worked to wash-up, clear up and dismantle everything once the crowds had gone. A real team effort and much appreciated.