Sunday 14th October will be our annual Harvest Thanksgiving service at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church. The service will be conducted by our minister Rev Elspeth McKay and takes place in the Parish Church at 11am.
Once again all donations to the harvest table will go to our own food bank, run in conjunction with Bethlehem House of Bread at Cornerstone House. Donations of tinned and dried goods (pasta, rice, tea, coffee, etc.) are most welcome.
Our food bank no longer receives support from local supermarkets, yet the numbers attending the Village food bank have doubled over the last year, so it relies heavily on our donations. Every tin or packet will be much appreciated. We have a long history of supporting the food bank week by week and there is always a box in the vestibule where you can place donations at any time. Time to give thanks, time to be generous!
Cumbernauld: St Mungo’s Parish Church are holding our Harvest Thanksgiving Service this Sunday 7th October at 11.15am.
We’ll be accepting donations of canned or dry non-perishable goods to be forwarded on to the Salvation Army. Alternatively we shall also be accepting monetary donations for the Glasgow City Mission harvest appeal.
Condorrat Parish Church are holding a Toddlers’ Harvest Praise service on Sunday 30th September at 2pm. All children under 5 are welcome and can bring siblings, parents, and grandparents. Fun guaranteed!
Cumbernauld Old Parish Church will be participating in North Lanarkshire’s Doors Open Days event this weekend. The Parish Church will be open between the hours of 1pm and 5pm on both Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September.
If you’re in the area, why not pop by and say “hello”?
Condorrat Parish Church will be hosting an Alpha course, starting on Monday 3rd September from 7pm until about 8.30pm and running for around ten weeks.
Alpha is a course designed for those who want to know more about God, Jesus, the Christian gospel and life.
If you would like more information or want to come along, please leave us a note with your contact details. We’ll pass them on to the organiser and get back to you.
You can also find out more about Alpha courses on their website.
The various activities and organisations for children and young people will soon be starting back at Abronhill Parish Church.
Sunday School starts back Sunday 26th August from 11am. The children go into church for the first 15 / 20 minutes and then have their own teaching – crafts, Bible stories, games, etc thereafter until 12.15pm.
The Nippers Club starts back Tuesday 28th August at 9.15am. Mothers and Toddlers and Playgroup will be on every Tuesday and Wednesday morning.
The Anchor Boys and Boys’ Brigade will now be on the same evening – Tuesday, starting 4th September. Anchor Boys from 6-7pm, with the Boys’ Brigade Junior Section (P4-S1), Company Section (S2 up) at 6.45pm.
Cumbernauld Old Parish Church is opening its doors to visitors once again this summer. Volunteers will be available every Sunday from 2pm to 5pm in July, August and September to welcome visitors and show them around our historic church building in the Village. Hope you can pop by and say hello!
We’ll have different opening arrangements during the weekend of Doors Open Days (8 / 9 September) and will post these nearer the time.
Remember, too, that the Church is open for worship every Sunday at 10.15am and everyone is welcome to attend any of our services. Worship during July and August also takes place each Sunday at the Forge Community Centre in Balloch at 11.45am.