Cumbernauld 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!
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.
Cumbernauld 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.
Susan Boland will be running another CAP Money Course from Thursday 25th August at 10am in Abronhill Parish Church halls. If you are interested or wish further information please either contact Susan by leaving a message below (we’ll pass it on) or register your interest on the CAP money course website. The course will run for 3 sessions with time in-between for you to engage fully with the material.
The CAP Money Course is described on their website as “a free course that will teach you budgeting skills and a simple, cash-based system that works. In just a few weeks, you will get to grips with your finances so you can budget, save and prevent debt.”
April’s J.A.F.A. Church is all about God’s World and God’s Creation.
Renewable energy and climate change are big news just now, so why don’t you come along to J.A.F.A. Church on Sunday 24th April and find out how we can be good stewards of God’s World? Make a windmill; using postcards find out about the world by making a collage; build a 3D jigsaw or, using recyclable rubbish, build a castle or a high tower and then knock it down! Brilliant fun!
If you’re feeling a bit down after being on holiday, then come along and perk yourself up, join with other families and find out more about God and the world he created.
J.A.F.A Church is at Abronhill Parish Church from 4-6pm on Sunday 24th April.