Monthly Archives: May 2015

Scottish Bible Society concert

There will be a fund-raising event for the Scottish Bible Society, featuring the Campsie Accordion & Fiddle Club, on Tuesday 26th May (this Tuesday) at 7.30pm in St,Mungo’s Parish Church in the Town Centre, Cumbernauld. Tickets are priced £5 (£1 for children under 12) and include tea and biscuits.

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Cumbernauld Old Parish Church Summer Fair

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church holds its annual Summer Fair this Saturday, 30th May in the Manse grounds, Cumbernauld Village. Gates open at 1.30pm and entry will be £1 with accompanied children free.

There will be a tea-room and a home-baking stall, plants for sale, knitted / soft goods, crafts, a raffle and a tombola stall, and face-painting, henna tattoos, games and activities for children too. Shakespeare’s Kids will provide the entertainment at what we hope will be a fun day out for everyone. Hope you can come along!

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General Assembly 2015

The Church of Scotland General Assembly starts in Edinburgh today, Saturday 16th May, and runs until Friday 22nd. The Cumbernauld congregations are well represented with several of our ministers and elders present.

Follow the proceedings on the Church of Scotland website, from where there is also a live webcast, or on Twitter via the hashtag #GA2015

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Loko’s Burden: A Story from Ethiopia

This is Christian Aid Week. This year it runs from Sunday 10 to Saturday 16 May.

The video below tells the story of two women and their community in Ethiopia, and how HUNDEE, a local partner of Christian Aid is helping them. It’s is also a story of how our donations in Christian Aid Week will make a difference.

If you can donate to Christian Aid Week, please do so. Thank-you. If not, thanks for taking the time to watch the video and remember the work of Christian Aid in your prayers.

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Abronhill Church Sponsored Walk

The date for the sponsored walk round the church parish boundaries is Saturday 20 June. Details of the route and the segments will be posted in the kitchen hall notices and sponsor sheets made available.

Please note, so that the whole area is covered, walkers can chose which segment(s) they plan to walk and for which they seek sponsors. The idea came from the Riding the Marches in the Border towns, but as they go round on horseback we don’t expect anyone to walk the whole way round the parish! Most of the walk will be on footpaths in the built-up areas, just a bit of the outlying part may be cross country.

If you’d like to take part in the walk and a sponsor form, or would like to sponsor a walker, please contact Abronhill church or let us know via this website. Thanks!

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Abronhill Church Craft Group

The Craft Group at Abronhill Parish Church is holding a coffee morning in the church kitchen hall from 10.30 to 12.30 on Saturday 30th May in aid of church funds. There will also be a sale of craft items made by members of the group. We hope you can come along and enjoy the fare on offer and look forward to seeing you there!

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Condorrat Parish Church Summer Fete 16 May

Our Summer Fete will be held on Saturday 16 May from 12 noon – 2 pm, entry 50p for adults and 20p for children. There will be a tearoom with home baking and hot dogs and lots of stalls: toletries, plants, bric-a-brac, toys, books, jewellery and home baking as well as Pop up Paints for the children to paint their own Disney characters and a Flight Simulator run by the Air Cadets. Do come along, everyone is welcome.

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