Abronhill Church will be holding a monthly Tearoom organised by the Hospitality Group. This will take place on the first Monday of each month, beginning in October and is from 12 noon till 2pm. Soup, Sandwiches and Toasties will be available along with Tea, Coffee and Cakes. Come along and meet with friends and enjoy a tasty lunch.
Condorrat Parish Church is delighted to announce that the amazing sum of £3015 was raised at its Fashion Show at the Westerwood Hotel on Saturday. It is hoped that Gift Aid will raise this amount to over £4000.
We would like to thank everyone who supported this event in any way: the organisers, those who donated items or their time, and those who came along on the day. It was a tremendous team effort by all concerned, so thanks once again.
Condorrat Parish Church is holding a Lunch and Fashion Show at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld on Saturday 1st July at 12 noon for 12.30pm.
Tickets are £25 and can be obtained from Margaret McCallum at Condorrat Church.
The Craft Group at Abronhill Parish Church, along with the Fundraising committee and the hospitality team are holding a Craft Lunch in the church halls from 11.30 until 2.30 on Saturday 2 November. Craft items will be on sale including Christmas cards and small gifts, and light lunches will be available. Please put the date in your diary now – we’ll post more information nearer the time.
The Banner group has produced a beautiful banner depicting all the groups within our church under the heading of Bind Us Together. This lovely work is now proudly displayed in the church for all to see and appreciate.
- Other news:
- Sunday 16th June was the Sunday School’s Prize-giving. The service was a joyful one with the children entertaining us with action songs and encouraging us all to join in a lively rendition of Alleluia Praise the Lord. All the men were given a chocolate and book mark to celebrate Father’s Day. Thank you Sunday School and teachers.
- The Guild, the Boys’ and Girls’ Brigades have all had another busy and interesting year and are now taking a break for the summer.
- Tickets are now available for the Ladies Lunch and Fashion Show at the Westerwood Hotel on Saturday 21st September. All proceeds will go to our Sanctuary Refurbishment Project. The fund is now growing due to the many fund-raising events and some recent substantial grants for which we are extremely grateful.
A Lunch and Fashion Show is to be held at the Westerwood Hotel on Saturday 6th October in aid of our Sanctuary Refurbishment Project.
We are pleased to note an increase in the youth organisations and we look forward to the service on Sunday 7th October which the young people are organising and presenting. The Guild Dedication will also take place on that day.
The Quinquennial Visit by representatives of Falkirk Presbytery will take place on Monday 8th October. They first meet with the Minister, then the Congregational Board and then with the Kirk Session. Our Session Clerk advises that, in general, the purpose of the visit is to see how we are getting on; what we have done over the past five years; what our plans are for the future and to be sure that we are in ‘good health’.
This month the Guild will be looking at the start of a Three Year Theme which is based on their motto Whose we are and Whom we serve. At their meeting on 10th October they will be concentrating on ‘A faith to proclaim’.
On Sunday 14 October the service is expected to be conducted by the Presbytery Visitation Team.
Harvest Sunday is on 21st October. Donated dried/tinned goods and a retiral offering will go the Glasgow City Mission.
Kildrum’s Lunch Club (full name Cumbernauld Community Lunch Club) has restarted for its new session. This is a group where over 55’s can meet in the hall of Kildrum Parish Church on Tuesdays and Thursdays for their lunch, which is served at 12.30pm, although they meet up usually about 12pm for a chat and such before the meal. It costs £3.30. If you are over 55 and live in Cumbernauld you are welcome to come along. If you are interested please contact Betty Whitelaw as the number of lunches has to be ordered in advance.