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World Day of Prayer



This year the service  for the World Day of Prayer will be held in the Baptist Church, Townhead on Friday 2nd March.

The service has been written by the Christian women of Suriname, who have taken as their theme ‘All God’s Creation is very good’, from Genesis Ch. 1 & 2

Sacrament of Holy Communion


The Re170px-Old_logo_of_the_CoSv Mark Johnstone and Kirk Session invite you to celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion on the morning of Sunday 4th March.

We will use non-alcoholic wine, prepared bread and individual glasses.

This is a celebration of the Lord’s Supper and is open to all who wish to respond to Christ’s invitation.

Guild Coffee Morning

The Guild will hold a coffee morning on Saturday 24 February. Do please come along, enjoy the company and support them in their effort to raise funds money for the Church and for Guild projects

Christian Aid

A Christian Aid Fair is being held on Saturday 3rd March in the Church hall 10:00 – 13:00 Hall. Tickets price £2.00. There will be books, baking, groceries, attic finds, crafts, toys and paper items.
St Mary’s will have the paper stall. Any donations, (napkins, colouring books, stationery, etc.) will be gratefully received and anyone who could help to clear up at the end would be very welcome.
Please come along, support this event and help some of the poorest people on Earth.

Are You getting Married…….



wedding-rings1Those being married at St Mary’s or by Rev Mark Johnstone are now invited to attend our Marriage preparation class. This will begin on
WEDNESDAY 28 February 2018   starting at 7.30pm and finishing at approximately 9pm.
The class is being held in the Session House within the church.  (Please enter through side door off the car park).
Please let the church office know if you will both be able to attend.

See you then. Rev Mark Johnstone

Church open days

chruch drawingtinyAs part of our agreement with the Heritage Lottery Fund and to encourage the use of the church by the community it is planned to open the church buildings on a regular basis, initially a day a month plus special days in the town. Volunteers are needed as guides and stewards. Please see fuller details in Roof Restoration page if you might be interested.

Week of Unity 2018

Week of prayer for Christian Unity.

On Tuesday 23rd January we join with other local congregations to celebrate and recognise the work of ACTS (Action for Churches Together in Scotland) — There will be a service of worship at St Mary’s Parish Church Cowgate Kirkintilloch at 7pm.  This will be followed by a time of fellowship over tea and coffee.  All are welcome.