Cumbernauld Old Church Fete

The annual Church Fete at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church is taking place in the manse gardens on Saturday 11th May from 1pm – 3 pm. Tickets cost £3 and include tea / coffee and creamed scone with jam. Children’s entry is free. 

The following stalls and activities are planned: Fairtrade gift stall, tombola, ‘New to You’ stall, home baking, raffle, games for children (weather permitting), face painting, and craft stall. We are also delighted that members from the Cumbernauld Musical Theatre will be joining us to provide entertainment.

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Cumbernauld Old has a twin!

Thanks to everyone who collected their small change in jars, etc last year Cumbernauld Old Parish Church has ‘twinned’ the toilet in our Session House with one in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Our donations have gone to improving sanitation and hygiene and providing health education in the developing world.

Thanks again!

Easter at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church has announced details of our worship services for Holy Week and Easter and extend a warm invitation to anyone who wishes to join us. The details are:

  • Sunday 14 April (Palm Sunday) – Morning worship at 11am. We invite those joining us this morning to please bring a small chocolate Easter Egg. These will be collected and distributed to needy children through our local food bank.
  • Thursday 18 April (Maundy Thursday) – The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated in the Parish Church at 7.30pm.
  • Friday 19 April (Good Friday) – The church will be open for prayer and reflection between 12 noon and 3pm, with Bible readings and reflections on the hour and half-hour.
  • Sunday 21 April (Easter Day) – Easter worship in the Parish Church at 11am.

We look forward to welcoming you at any or all of these services.

Musical Evening at Cumbernauld Old

The next social and fund-raising event at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church will be a Musical Evening on Friday 29th March led by our very talented organist Professor David J.Smith, who will treat us to recitals on harpsichord and organ.
By popular request, David will also be delighting us with his amazing improvisations – will you be able to guess the tune?

There will also be a guest appearance by the Columban Singers, led by their Musical Director Mariot Dallas. Teas, coffees and home baking will be served.

Our last musical evening was a great success, and we are sure this one will be too.
Entry is by a donation to church funds, so please come along by 7.30 on Friday 29th March for a very entertaining and enjoyable evening.

Musical Evening 2019 poster

Cumbernauld Old fundraising news

The fundraising group at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church hold their first event of the year on Friday 22nd February. It will be our ever popular Quiz Night which will take place in Cumbernauld Bowling Club on 22nd February at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £5 and include a buffet supper. Get them at the church or from any office-bearer.

Thanks to everyone who has already handed in recipes for the Festive Cookery Book, but we still need more! Please take a minute and write out your favourite tried and tested recipe sweet, savoury, baking, anything at all and hand it in to Elizabeth Snedden or any of the fundraising group. This an easy and painless way to help church funds so please help.

Jewellery Appeal – Have you ever lost a gold earring or cuff-link or broken a gold chain? Bet the apares and remains are lying in a jewellery box in your house and have been for years. Are they of any use? YES!! Would you consider donating these bits and pieces to the church? They could be put to very good use. If you can help just bring your lonely little treasures to church any Sunday and pop them into the box in the vestibule. They will make such a difference.

Christmas in Cumbernauld

Christmas is coming, and the Church of Scotland congregations in Cumbernauld are looking forward to welcoming you at one (or more!) of our services. Here’s a little of what we have on offer, in addition to our regular services on Sunday 23rd December:

Christmas Eve – Monday 24th December

Abronhill Parish Church

Family Christmas Eve Service at 6.30pm
Watchnight Service at 11.15pm

Condorrat Parish Church

Carol-singing at 11.00pm, followed by
Watchnight Service at 11.30pm

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church

Family Christingle Service at 4.00pm
Watchnight Service at 11.30pm

Kildrum Parish Church

Family Christmas Eve Service at 7.00pm

St Mungo’s Parish Church

Family Christmas Eve Service at 7.00pm

Christmas Day – Tuesday 25th December

Christmas Day family service at Condorrat at 10.30am
Christmas Day family service at Kildrum at 10.30am
Christmas Day family service at Cumbernauld Old at 10.30am

“O Come, let us adore Him!”

Calling Cumbernauld Crafters

The poppy-making craft sessions at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church were such a success, with everyone having fun working together and enjoying the chat over tea or coffee and crafts, that a Craft Group is now being organised to continue the fun and fellowship.

We will meet in the Session House at Cumbernauld Old from 2:00 – 4:00pm on Thursday afternoons, starting this week, and everyone will be made most welcome.
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