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Induction at Cumbernauld Old

Rev Elspeth McKayCumbernauld Old Parish Church will soon have a new minister!
The Presbytery of Falkirk will induct Rev Elspeth McKay as minister of Cumbernauld Old at a service to be held in the church on Thursday 3rd August at 7.00pm.
We are looking forward to welcoming Elspeth and her family into our church and community and hope they feel very much at home here.

On Sunday 6th August at 11.00am in the Parish Church, Elspeth will be ‘preached in’ by her friend and colleague Rev Ian Dick. That service will replace our usual two services at 10.15am and 11.45am, the latter at the Forge Centre, Balloch.

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Condorrat Fashion Show

Condorrat Parish Church is delighted to announce that the amazing sum of £3015 was raised at its Fashion Show at the Westerwood Hotel on Saturday. It is hoped that Gift Aid will raise this amount to over £4000.

We would like to thank everyone who supported this event in any way: the organisers, those who donated items or their time, and those who came along on the day. It was a tremendous team effort by all concerned, so thanks once again.

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Open Days at Cumbernauld Old 

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church is planning to open its doors to visitors every Sunday afternoon, between 2pm and 5pm, during July, August and the early part of September. 

A team of members will be available to show people round and to answer any questions they may have. Books charting the history of the church from the 13th Century onwards will also be available for sale.

The church is situated in Baronhill, Cumbernauld Village and a warm welcome awaits. 

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Christian Aid Week – it’s good news!

Christian Aid thank-you envelopeCumbernauld Old Parish Church is delighted to announce that the total collected from this year’s Christian Aid Week door-to-door collection in the parish was £2595.01 and that the Boys’ Brigade Display raised another £300 for Christian Aid. This is a marvellous total and is £700 more than was collected last year!

Furthermore, from that total, the donations made under Gift Aid amounted to £1274, meaning Christian Aid can recover the tax already paid on them, adding a further 20% or so. Thanks to everyone who completed the Gift Aid form on their red envelope.
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St Mungo’s Fashion Show

St Mungo’s Parish Church in Cumbernauld is holding a Fashion Event – Taylor’s Fashion Clothes Show – in Cumbernauld Bowling Club on Friday 23rd June at 7.00 for 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £10, and that includes a buffet meal, a drink and a raffle ticket.

Further details from Maria Taylor or Margaret Campbell – see the poster on our Facebook page for further details.

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Cumbernauld Old Garden Party

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church is holding a Garden Party in the Manse grounds on Saturday 3rd June, starting at 11am and finishing at 1pm.

There will be a number of stalls, including raffle, tombola and home baking.

Entry is £4.00 per person, and that includes a serving of scones, jam and clotted cream, with tea or coffee.

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Pop-Up Pentecost

The Church of Scotland congregations in the Presbytery of Falkirk (which includes the Cumbernauld churches) are holding an event over three days at the start of June called Pop-Up Pentecost.

On the the first two days there will be a Prayer Labyrinth in the Howgate Shopping Centre in Falkirk and on the Saturday there will be activities for all the family in a marquee at Falkirk Trinity Church in the town centre (inside the church if the weather’s bad). Entry to all events is free and we’ve created a Facebook event page for further details.

Thursday 1 June – 12 to 4 – Prayer Labyrinth in the Howgate
Friday 2 June – 11 to 3 – Prayer Labyrinth in the Howgate
Saturday 3 June – 11 to 3 – Pop-Up Pentecost, with crafts, games, music and stories, at Falkirk Trinity Church

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