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Holy Week & Easter 2017

The five Church of Scotland congregations in Cumbernauld have announced details of their worship services and activities for Holy Week and Easter. Here’s a list of what we have planned:

Sunday 9th April – Palm Sunday

10.15am: Morning worship, Cumbernauld Old Parish Church (Village)

10.30am: Morning worship, Kildrum Parish Church

11.00am: Morning worship, Condorrat Parish Church

11.15am: Morning worship, Abronhill Parish Church

11.15am: Morning worship, St Mungo’s Parish Church

11.45am: Morning worship, Forge Centre, Balloch (Cumbernauld Old)

2.00pm: Toddlers Praise in the Condorrat Parish Church Hall. For families with pre-school children, but school age siblings and and grandparents welcome too. A fun, relaxed service lasting around 30 minutes followed by tea and biscuits.

Monday 10th April

7.00pm: Holy Week service, Abronhill Parish Church

Tuesday 11th April

7.00pm: Holy Week service, Abronhill Parish Church

Wednesday 12th April

7.00pm: Holy Week service, Abronhill Parish Church

Thursday 13th April – Maundy Thursday

7.00pm: Maundy Thursday Communion service, Abronhill

7.00pm: Maundy Thursday Communion Service, Condorrat

7.00pm: Maundy Thursday service, St Mungo’s. We will share a simple Passover meal in the large hall followed by Communion in the church sanctuary

7.30pm: Maundy Thursday Communion service, Cumbernauld Old

7.30pm: Maundy Thursday Communion service, Kildrum

Friday 14th April – Good Friday

10.30am – 12 noon (approx): Good Friday Walk of Witness, arranged by Cumbernauld Churches Together. Starting from outside the Dunnes store in the Town Centre at 10.45am and going via various locations in the Town Centre, ending at Cumbernauld United Reformed Church at around 12 noon. (Please note our new timings this year)

12.00 – 3.00pm: Good Friday Vigil – Cumbernauld Old will be open for prayer and reflection, with Bible readings and meditations on the hour and half-hour.

12.00 – 3.00pm: Good Friday Vigil, following the last three hours of Jesus’ passion and death with a short reading and reflection every 15 minutes, remainder of the time for quiet. Kildrum Parish Church

7.00pm: Good Friday service, Abronhill

7.00pm: Good Friday service, Condorrat

7.00pm: Good Friday service, St Mungo’s

Sunday 16th April – Easter Day

7.00am: Easter Morning service in the Chancel garden of Kildrum Parish Church

10.15am: Easter Day service, Cumbernauld Old

10.30am: Easter Day service, Kildrum

11.00am: Easter Day service, Condorrat, with decoration of the cross with daffodils

11.15am: Easter Day service, Abronhill

11.15am: Easter Day service, St Mungo’s

11.45am: Easter Day service, Forge Centre, Balloch (Cumbernauld Old)

 

 

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Toddlers’ Praise & Easter Eggs

The next Toddlers’ Praise Service will be held in Cumbernauld Old Parish Church on Saturday 25th March, starting around 11am. There will be songs, stories and activities on an Easter theme for youngsters and their families, and we invite those attending – of whatever age! – to wear bright, Easter colours on the day and make the church sparkle with light. Hope to see you there!

We invite those attending worship on Sunday 26th March, to bring along a small chocolate Easter Egg. These will be collected after the service and distributed by our friends at Cornerstone to children who otherwise might miss out.

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Easter fun at J.A.F.A. Church

Easter Day might be full of bunnies and crème eggs but not at J.A.F.A. Church!

J.A.F.A. Church is on Easter Day (Sunday 27th March) so rather than stand in a queue at Palacerigg Country Park, come along and join in the activities at Abronhill Parish Church from 4-6pm.

Make Easter bonnets, Easter gardens, decorate a hard boiled egg and roll it down the hillside outside the church, and go on an Easter Egg hunt. If you haven’t tried it yet, please do and learn what Easter really is about – the joy of Jesus’ wonderful resurrection.

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Holy Week & Easter services

The Church of Scotland congregations in Cumbernauld are marking Holy Week 2016 with a number of worship services and activities across the town. Here’s a list of what we have planned:

Sunday 20th March – Palm Sunday

10.15am: Morning worship, Cumbernauld Old Parish Church (Village)
10.30am: Morning worship, Kildrum Parish Church
11.00am: Morning worship, Condorrat Parish Church
11.15am: Morning worship, Abronhill Parish Church
11.15am: Morning worship, St Mungo’s Parish Church
11.45am: Morning worship, Forge Centre, Balloch (Cumbernauld Old)

Monday 21st March

7.30pm: Holy Week service, Abronhill Parish Church

Tuesday 22nd March

7.30pm: Holy Week service, Abronhill Parish Church

Wednesday 23rd March

7.30pm: Holy Week service, Abronhill Parish Church

Thursday 24th March – Maundy Thursday

7.00pm: Maundy Thursday Communion Service, Condorrat
7.00pm: Maundy Thursday Communion service, Kildrum
7.00pm: Communion service, followed by a fish supper, in the large hall of St Mungo’s Parish Church
7.30pm: Maundy Thursday service, Abronhill
7.30pm: Maundy Thursday Communion service, Cumbernauld Old

Friday 25th March – Good Friday

11:am – 1.00pm (approx): Good Friday Walk of Witness, arranged by Cumbernauld Churches Together. Starting from outside Dunnes’ Store at 11am and going via various locations in the Town Centre, ending at Cumbernauld United Reformed Church at around 1.00pm

12.00 – 3.00pm: Good Friday Vigil – prayer, reflection, Bible readings and meditations on the hour and half-hour – Cumbernauld Old

12.00 – 3.00pm: Good Friday Vigil, following the last three hours of Jesus’ passion and death with a short reading and reflection every 15 minutes, remainder of the time for quiet. Kildrum Parish Church

7.00pm: Good Friday service, Condorrat
7.30pm: Good Friday service, Abronhill

Sunday 27th March – Easter Day

6.00am: Act of worship in Kilsyth hills (meet in the Abronhill Church car park at 5.30am)

7.00am: Easter Sunday service in the Chancel garden of Kildrum Parish Church followed by breakfast in the church hall

10.15am: Easter Day service, Cumbernauld Old
10.30am: Easter Day service, Kildrum
11.00am: Easter Day service, Condorrat
11.15am: Easter Day service, Abronhill
11.15am: Easter Day service, St Mungo’s
11.45am: Easter Day service, Forge Centre, Balloch (Cumbernauld Old)

 

 

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Easter Cracked Open

Falkirk Presbytery is holding an Easter outreach event in the Community Hub of the Howgate Shopping Centre, Falkirk on Friday 18th March from 2-4pm and Saturday 19th March from 10am-3pm.

This event, called Easter Cracked Open, will involve more than a dozen churches and will present the Easter message through story, music, activities and crafts for adults and children alike.

There will also be a Prayer Labyrinth on Thursday 17th March from 10am – 4pm, also in the Howgate, Falkirk.

Why not pop in during any of the days of the event and say “hello”? You can also keep up-to-date with our Facebook event page.

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Holy Week & Easter 2015

As we approach Holy Week and Easter, the churches in Cumbernauld have published a list of worship services to mark this most important week of the Christian calendar. Everyone is welcome to join us at any of the services and activities listed below. Click the ‘continue reading’ link for more info.

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Easter Cracked Open – Saturday 28 March

Easter Cracked Open - Sat 28 March 11am

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