Worship on Sunday 24th October

Worship at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church on Sunday 24th October will be at the usual time of 11.00am and everyone will be made most welcome.
The service will be led by Ivar Struthers, one of our elders and a Reader with the Church of Scotland and will also be live-streamed on our Facebook page for those who are unable to attend in person.
We hope you can join us either in church or online.

If you are joining us in person, there is no longer any need to book in advance, but we do ask that you try to maintain a safe distance between yourself / your family group and other worshippers while in the church sanctuary.
You will still need to wear a face covering throughout the service, use the hand sanitiser provided on arrival and departure and leave your contact details for Test & Protect.
Hymn-sheets will be provided but you are very welcome to bring your own copy of the CH4 hymn-book if you have one.

Rev Elspeth McKay

We are sad to say that Elspeth will be leaving us as minister of Cumbernauld Old as she has accepted the call to be the new minister at Paisley Abbey. Her service of induction at Paisley Abbey will be on Monday 25th October at 7.00pm.
We thank Elspeth and David for all the service they have given to Cumbernauld Old for the past four years and, especially, for helping us through all the recent challenges. We wish them every blessing for the future.

Our Interim Moderator will be Rev Julie Moody, minister of Milton of Campsie Parish Church, and she will lead us in worship on Sunday 31st October.

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church
Cumbernauld Old Parish Church

Sacrament of Holy Communion

On Sunday 17th October we will celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion in Cumbernauld Old Parish Church at 11.00am and all are welcome. Worship will be led by the minister, Rev Elspeth McKay.

As we are not permitted to pass the communal elements as we would usually do, please bring your own small piece of bread and wine / juice with you in order that we may celebrate together.

Sacrament of Holy Communion at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church
Sacrament of Holy Communion at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church

Sunday 17th October also marks Rev Elspeth McKay’s last Sunday leading worship with us as she has accepted the call to be the new minister at Paisley Abbey. Her service of induction at Paisley Abbey will be on Monday 25th October at 7.00pm. We thank Elspeth and David for all the service they have given to Cumbernauld Old for the past few years and wish them every blessing for the future.

A reminder that our Sunday worship services in the church will be ‘live-streamed’ on our Facebook page for those who are unable to attend. Please note that you don’t need to sign-up to Facebook to view these services, they are available to all  Because they are ‘live’ you will need to watch them at 11.00am though.

Worship on Sunday 10th October

Worship at Cumbernauld Old on Sunday 10th October will be at the usual time of 11.00am in the Parish Church and everyone will be made most welcome.
Worship will be led by our minister, Rev Elspeth McKay and will also be live-streamed on our Facebook page for those who are unable to attend in person.
We hope you can join us either in church or online.

Sacrament of Holy Communion

We will celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion in Church on Sunday 17th October, i.e. next Sunday. It will be a different service from what we have been used to as we are not permitted to share the elements of bread and wine. Instead, we are asking everyone to bring their own small piece of bread and a little wine / juice and we’ll celebrate together as one.

Rev Elspeth McKay

Sunday 17th October also marks Rev Elspeth McKay’s last Sunday leading worship with us as she has accepted the call to be the new minister at Paisley Abbey. Her service of induction at Paisley Abbey will be on Monday 25th October at 7.00pm. We thank Elspeth and David for the service they have given to Cumbernauld Old for the past few years and wish them every blessing for the future.

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church, October 2021
Cumbernauld Old Parish Church, October 2021

Harvest Thanks!

Once again everyone at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church has been very generous with their donations at last Sunday’s Harvest Thanksgiving service. All these packeted and tinned goods are going to our local Food Bank, Thanks again to everyone who donated.

Harvest Gifts - October 2021
Harvest Gifts – October 2021

Harvest Thanksgiving Worship

Worship at Cumbernauld Old this Sunday, 3rd October, takes place at 11.00am in the Parish Church and will be our annual Harvest Thanksgiving service. Worship will be led by our minister, Rev Elspeth McKay and will be live-streamed on our Facebook page for those who are unable to attend in person.

We invite those who are coming along to our Harvest Thanksgiving service and who are able to do so to bring a donation of packet of dried food (e.g. pasta, rice, cereals, etc) or tinned goods. These will be distributed to our local food bank via our friends at Cornerstone House.
Harvest donations can also be dropped in at the Manse.

For all the latest news from Cumbernauld Old, please follow our Facebook page or Twitter feed or check out our website at www.cumbernauldold.org.uk

Sacrament of Holy Communion

We will celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion in Church on Sunday 17th October, i.e. two weeks from now. It will be a different service from what we have been used to as we are not permitted to share the elements of bread and wine. Instead, we are asking everyone to bring their own small piece of bread and a little wine / juice and we’ll celebrate together as one.

Rev. Elspeth McKay

Sunday 17th October also marks Rev Elspeth McKay’s last Sunday leading worship with us as she has accepted the call to be the new minister at Paisley Abbey. Her service of induction at Paisley Abbey will be on Monday 25th October at 7.00pm. We thank Elspeth and David for the service they have given to Cumbernauld Old for the past few years and wish them every blessing for the future.

Worship on Sunday 26th September

Worship at Cumbernauld Old this Sunday, 26th September, takes place at 11.00am in the Parish Church and all are welcome. Worship will be led by our minister, Rev Elspeth McKay and will be live-streamed on our Facebook page for those who are unable to attend in person.

Our latest newsletter, which will be delivered to our members over the next week or so, has news about our Harvest service on Sunday 3rd October (of which more below), the Sacrament of Holy Communion which we’ll celebrate on Sunday 17th October, an update for anyone who uses the Freewill Offering envelopes and a wee (OK, big) bit of news from our minister, too!

Harvest Thanksgiving Service

Our Harvest Thanksgiving service will be celebrated in the church at 11am on Sunday 3rd October and we invite those attending to bring a packet of dried food (e.g. pasta, rice, cereals, etc) or tinned goods. These will be distributed to our local food bank via our friends at Cornerstone House.
Harvest donations can also be left at the Manse beforehand for those unable to make it to church on 3rd October.

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church in Autumn
Cumbernauld Old Parish Church in Autumn

For all the latest news from Cumbernauld Old, please follow our Facebook page or Twitter feed or check out our website at www.cumbernauldold.org.uk

Worship on Sunday 19th September

Worship at Cumbernauld Old this Sunday takes place at 11.00am in the Parish Church and all are welcome. Worship will be led by our minister, Rev Elspeth McKay and will be live-streamed on our Facebook page for those who are unable to attend in person.

Keep a lookout for our latest newsletter, which will be delivered to our members over the next week or so. There’s news about our Harvest service on Sunday 3rd October, the Sacrament of Holy Communion which we’ll celebrate on Sunday 17th October, an update for anyone who uses the Freewill Offering envelopes and a wee (OK, big) bit of news from our minister, too! You can download a copy below.

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church in early Autumn

Worship on Sunday 12th September

Worship at Cumbernauld Old Parish Church on Sunday 12th September will take place in the Parish Church at 11.00am and all are welcome. Worship will be led by the minister, Rev Elspeth McKay.

There is no longer any need to book in advance, but we ask that you try to maintain a safe distance between yourself / your family group and other worshippers while in the church sanctuary. You will still need to wear a face covering, use the hand sanitiser provided and leave your contact details for Test & Protect.
Hymn-sheets will be provided but you are very welcome to bring your own copy of the CH4 hymn-book if you have one.

Our weekly worship services in the Parish Church will be ‘live-streamed’ on our Facebook page for those who are unable to attend. Please note that you don’t need to sign-up to Facebook to view these services, they are available to all. Because they are ‘live’ you will need to watch them at 11.00am though.

Harvest Thanksgiving

A bit of advance notice that our Harvest Thanksgiving service in the church will be on Sunday 3rd October.
We invite those attending to bring dried food (e.g. pasta, rice, cereals, etc) or tinned goods and these will be distributed to our local foodbank via our friends at Cornerstone House. Harvest donations can also be left at the Manse for those unable to make it to church on 3rd October.

Sacrament of Holy Communion

Advance notice, too, that we will celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion in church on Sunday 17th October.
There will be different arrangements for everyone this time around, and we’ll let you know about these nearer the time. This is just a ‘date for your diary’ note at the moment.

For all the latest news from Cumbernauld Old, please follow our Facebook page or Twitter feed or check out our website at www.cumbernauldold.org.uk