The next of our churches to publicise their worship services for this Christmas season is Cumbernauld Old Parish Church. Their Christmas diary reads as follows:
Thursday 14th December – 7.00pm – Boys’ Brigade Carol Service in the Forge Community Centre, Balloch. All welcome!
Sunday 17th December – 10.15am – Gift Service plus J Team Nativity Play in the Parish Church, Cumbernauld Village, followed at 11.45am by a Gift Service in the Forge Centre, Balloch.
Also on Sunday 17th December at 6.30pm in the Parish Church we have our annual Rainbow Service, a time of memorial and reflection for those who have been bereaved.
Sunday 24th December – 4.30pm – Christingle Family Service at the Forge Centre, Balloch.
At 11.30pm there is a Watchnight service in the Parish Church in the Village.
Monday 25th December – 10.15am – Christmas Day family worship in the Parish Church.
Sunday 31st December – 10.15am – Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, Parish Church, and at 11.45am in the Forge Centre, Balloch.
Cumbernauld Old Parish Church will be opening its doors once again as part of North Lanarkshire’s participation in Doors Open Days, which this year will be on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September.
On Saturday 9th the church will be open to visitors from 1-5pm.
On Sunday 10th the church will be open from 2-5pm, as well as for morning worship at 10.15am.
Thanks to all the volunteers who put their name forward to provide a welcome over the Doors Open Days weekend. A warm welcome is assured!
Cumbernauld 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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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.