The Church of Scotland Cumbernauld Old Parish Church
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Interim Moderator: Rev. Grace Saunders 01236 452090 Deacon: Valerie Cuthbertson 01698 259001
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Session Clerk: Brian Smillie 01236 725692 Clerk to the Congregational Board: Gillian MacDonald 01236 733547
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Cumbernauld Old Parish Church aims to be an inclusive family of God
where all are welcome and everyone is valued and involved.
We aim to play an active part in the communities we serve,
reaching out with the love and joy of Jesus Christ.
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10:15am in the Parish Church, Cumbernauld Village, G67 2SD
11:45am in the Forge Community Centre, Balloch, Cumbernauld, G68 9ND

(any changes will be noted below)
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: updated on 28th November 2016
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Parish Profile
Information about our church, our parish, our town and the kind of ministry we hope will lead us forward into the future is available in our Parish Profile - just click the link to find out more.


Sacrament of Holy Communion
We celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion in the Parish Church this coming Sunday 4th December.
The morning service will be at 11.00am and will replace our usual two services at 10.15am and 11.45am.
A further celebration of Holy Communion will take place in the Parish Church at 6.00pm (please note earlier-than-usual time) and non-alcoholic wine will be used at this service.

Festival of Light 2016
The annual Festival of Light Service will be held in Sacred Heart Church in Kildrum on Sunday 4th December at 7.30pm and everyone is invited to come along and join in this ecumenical Carol Service. As well as bringing together congregations from different denominations in Cumbernauld, The Festival of Light is also a fund-raising evening for the Third World Group of Sacred Heart Church and Christian Aid, whose Christmas Appeal this year is coincidentally called Light the Way for people fleeing violence this Christmas. Further details of this special service can be found on our blog.

Christmas Worship at Cumbernauld Old
Details of all our worship services in the run-up to Christmas, including our annual Gift Service, Toddlers' Praise, Rainbow Service, J Team Nativity celebration, etc. are now available online. Get these dates in your diaries now!


Handbags Wanted!
From now until 4th December Cumbernauld Old will be collecting for the Lanarkshire Baby Bank Christmas Handbag Appeal. We are inviting people to donate a handbag and / or toiletries and other items that some mothers might struggle to buy, and hand them into church either at the Village or at the Forge. There is more information about this appeal on our blog.


'On the Road' with the Church of Scotland
Representatives from the Church of Scotland are going ‘on the road’ this autumn to 15 venues spread across the length and breadth of Scotland (and also to London) to hear the views of local people on the future of the church.
The event in Falkirk Presbytery will be at St Andrew's Church, Bo'ness on Wednesday 30th November from 6.30pm to 9,00pm. Find out more about these roadshows from the Church of Scotland website.


Cumbernauld Food Banks
The Food Bank in the Village is open each Friday from 11am - 12.30pm at the Parish Church.

We continue to look for donations, and especially tinned goods (mince, stew, curry, hot-dogs, chopped ham/pork, spaghetti, macaroni cheese, ravioli, peas, beans, potatoes, tuna, fruit and custard, etc.) plus tea-bags, long-life (UHT) milk, breakfast cereal and biscuits. Now that we are open in the Session House each week we can also accept the donation of toiletries. There is a box for donations in the church vestibule and at worship in The Forge.


Shop online and help Cumbernauld Old
If you shop online, you can help Cumbernauld Old as you do - let us tell you how. If you sign up to the website
www.giveasyoulive.com (there's also a link on the left) you will be asked to enter the name of your nominated charity. Type in Cumbernauld Old Parish Church of Scotland and then click on the retailer (Amazon, Tesco, John Lewis - there are over 4,000 to choose from) you wish to shop from.
Each time you login and shop with Give As You Live our church will receive a percentage of what you spend.
Shopping and raising funds for the church at the same time! What could be easier?


























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