Falkirk Presbytery of the Church of Scotland presents ‘Christmas Unwrapped 2016’ – an outreach event over three days in the Howgate Shopping Centre, Falkirk. Entry is free and is open to all.
The details are as follows:
Thursday 15th December from 2pm – 7pm Labyrinth & Quiet Space;
Friday 16th December from 11am – 4pm Labyrinth & Quiet Space;
Saturday 17th December from 10am – 3.30pm Craft and fun activities for Christmas, for all ages. (Children must be accompanied by an adult)
Find out more on our Facebook events page.
Yes, we know J.A.F.A. Church should be celebrating St. Andrew’s Day on 27th November but as it’s also the first Sunday in Advent and also, as the last Sunday of December is Christmas Day this year, we decided to have as our theme ‘Advent’ instead of St. Andrew.
So on Sunday 27th November, from 4-6pm at Abronhill Parish Church, we will be exploring the theme of ‘Advent’ (the name we give to the lead-up to Christmas).
We’ll be playing a dice game using the badminton court, journeying with Mary and Joseph on the long journey to Bethlehem, making advent wreaths / crowns, making Christmas banners and, as we’ll need a star to light the way, so we’ll be making stars too.
We hope you’ll come along and join in the fun! It’s free and we get fed too!
The nights are fair drawing in – it’s getting darker earlier – so what about some light, eh?! This month, J.A.F.A. Church’s theme is “Light instead of darkness”.
We’re on 30th October – the day the clocks go back – 4-6pm at Abronhill Parish Church. Why not come along?
We’re making stained glass pictures, we’re icing biscuits with white and dark chocolate, making paper lanterns and glass painting. Mind you, if you’re brave enough why not try our game of feeling for different things while blindfolded – are you brave enough to try?
Come along and join in the fun! It’s free and we’ll be finding out how Jesus brings light to the world. Remember, that’s Sunday 30th October from 4-6pm at Abronhill Parish Church. See you there!
September is here at last and off we go with J.A.F.A. Church for the new session! We meet on Sunday 25th September from 4.00pm – 6.00pm at Abronhill Parish Church and all families are welcome.
Harvest is this month’s theme. Activities include making fruit and vegetables with play-doh, ‘dooking’ for apples (now that sounds fun!), making chocolate strawberries (even more fun!) and thanking God for our food by making a Thank You plate.
If you haven’t yet tried J.A.F.A. Church and have been thinking of coming along, please do – it’s free, it’s fun and you even get your dinner.
We’re all starting to think about going on holiday – and this stunning weather helps! This month in J.A.F.A. Church we’re thinking about “The holiday of a lifetime”.
Where do you think our destination might be? Come along and join in the fun – make your own passport, join in with the team game to pack a suitcase, look up atlas and road maps to plan your journey, or build a 3D jigsaw of the world.
No holiday by the seaside would be complete without fish and chips – so guess what we’re having for tea this month?
The fun takes place from 4 -6pm on Sunday 26th June at Abronhill Parish Church. See you then!
It’s summer, and what does that mean? Well, Toddlers’ Praise at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church for a start!
On Saturday 25th June from 11.00am(-ish) we invite toddlers and their mums, dads, grandparents, uncles and aunties along to hear stories, sing songs and take part in making our special summer display. There will be tea, coffee and juice, and the whole event will last around 45 minutes. We hope you can join us!
“Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Church, Happy Birthday to you”. We all have birthdays, and the Christian Church is no different.
Did you know the Church had a birthday? When Jesus had been resurrected, he said he would send a helper – the Holy Spirit – to help the disciples in the work he’d asked them to do. Jesus went back to Heaven but as he did so, the Holy Spirit came down onto the disciples like flames of fire; like a strong wind. They then carried on the work that Jesus had asked them to do.
This month in J.A.F.A. Church we’re holding a birthday party! We’ll be making candles with flames, birthday cards, paper chains for our party and we’re even going to have a birthday cake!
Come along from 4 – 6pm on Sunday 29th May to Abronhill Parish Church. It’s free and you don’t even have to bring a present! Jesus is your present!