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World Day of Prayer 2017

This year’s World Day of Prayer service in Cumbernauld will take place on Friday 3rd March at 7.30pm in the Church Hall of Our Lady & St Helen’s Church, Achray Road, Condorrat.

wdp_logoThe service this year has been written by the Christian women of the Philippines and is based on Jesus’ story of the workers in the vineyard who all receive the same pay, prompting the question “Am I Being Unfair to You?” (Matthew 20: 1-16)

The Day of Prayer is for everyone.
You will all be made most welcome at the service.

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Christmas Unwrapped 2016

Falkirk Presbytery of the Church of Scotland presents ‘Christmas Unwrapped 2016’ – an outreach event over three days in the Howgate Shopping Centre, Falkirk. Entry is free and is open to all.

The details are as follows:
Thursday 15th December from 2pm – 7pm Labyrinth & Quiet Space; 
Friday 16th December from 11am – 4pm Labyrinth & Quiet Space; 
Saturday 17th December from 10am – 3.30pm Craft and fun activities for Christmas, for all ages. (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Find out more on our Facebook events page.

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Upcoming Events

We’ve been advised of a couple of (quite different) events coming up in the next week or two and thought we’d pass on the details. The first is an event called The Kelpies Canter, organised by Christian Aid, and the other is a half-day conference to be co-hosted by Pray for Scotland.

If you have any questions about these events, please contact the organisers directly as we’ve no information other than what has been copied below.

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Falkirk Presbytery Resource Day

Falkirk Presbytery is holding a ‘Resource Day’ for elders and members of congregations on Saturday 7th May from 9.30am – 3.15pm in Denny Westpark Church.

Among the topics on offer are: Sing a New Song (an opportunity to join with one another in musical praise and perhaps learn a new hymn or two); Fresh Expressions (a way of developing a different ‘style’ of church for those who don’t attend traditional worship); The Science Delusion; Reaching Out to Young People; Leading Worship; and Prayer.

The cost of £5 per person includes tea / coffee and biscuits at the beginning of the day and a snack lunch. This should be paid on the day.

Further information and a booking form are attached.

Presbytery Resource Day May 16 – info

Presbytery Resource Day May 16 – booking

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World Day of Prayer

Condorrat Parish Church at 7 pm on Friday 4 March.

This year’s service has been prepared by the Christian women of Cuba and has the theme “Receive children. Receive me.”

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Golden Celebrations for Abronhill

Abronhill Parish Church celebrates its 50th Anniversary this October with a range of events throughout the month. Here are the main ones:

Sunday 11th October: Plaza Praise in the Precinct outside the Church at 6.30pm (weather permitting) followed by refreshments in the church hall. Come and sing hymns from 1965 to the present date.

Monday 12th to Friday 16th: Children’s Morning Holiday Club from 10am – 12 noon. This is aimed at the Primary School age-group and parents are asked to register their children with the Family Worker, Susan Boland at the church.

Each day, while the Holiday Club is on there will be a ‘drop in’ Prayer Group for the Holiday Club.

Also on these dates Afternoon Tea will be served in the Hall from 2 – 4pm

Saturday 17th: A Day of Giving – all day

Sunday 18th October: Songs of Praise service in the Church at 11.15am

Monday 19th to Friday 23rd: Afternoon Tea, each day from 2 – 4pm

Saturday 24th: Social Evening in Church hall at 7pm (tickets available from the Church – no charge)
This will be preceded by a meal at 6.00pm for which, also, there will be no charge.

Sunday 25th October: Thanksgiving Service in the Church at 11.15am

J.A.F.A Church will also be on that Sunday, between 4 and 6pm. We’ll post details of that separately nearer the time.

The Church building and Sanctuary will be open for the full two weeks between Sundays 11th and 25th October with memorabilia displays showing the church history and for a quiet time of prayer and reflection.

We hope you will join us to celebrate our Golden Anniversary – you will be made most welcome!

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Abronhill Parish Church to open on Friday

Abronhill Parish Church will be open on Friday, 3rd July between 11.30 and 12.30 to allow people to come together for private prayer and reflection and to join in the national minute’s silence at midday for all affected by the recent tragedy in Tunisia. A Book of Condolence will also be available for anyone who wishes to sign.

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