Nine Lessons and Carols

On Christmas morning, at 11:15 a.m., 25 December 2016, we drew our Christmas celebrations to a climax with a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Various members of the Congregation read the lessons, interspersed with popular carols sung by the whole congregation, which though diminished by people being away with family, was augmented by visitors,…

Christingle Service

Our first Christingle Service at Cardonald Parish Church at 7:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve, 24 December 2016, was followed by tea, coffee, non-alcoholic mulled wine, and seasonal nibbles. The highlight was when congregants sang Away in a Manger and said the Lord’s Prayer by the light of their Christingles and that of the trees with…

School Christmas Service

On Wednesday 14 December 2016 at 1:30 p.m., Cardonald Primary School Christmas Service, which was to be held in Cardonald Parish Church, was held in the school due to forecast rain. Children and parents, other family members, and the Parent Council were treated to two seasonal scripture readings, carols by the Junior and Senior Choirs,…

Fourth in Advent

The service at 11:15 a.m., Sunday 18 December 2016, will include a message from the Sunday School. Plenty carols to sing too.

Saturday Christmas Film Night

Members, friends, and family of the Congregation watched, in black and white, one of the favourite classics of all time: “It’s a wonderful world”, starring James Stewart, on Saturday 10 December 2016, with the proceeds going to the funds of Cardonald Parish Church. The programme included an interval, during which ice-cream was served. Thanks to…

Sunday Christmas Gift Service

At our annual gift service on Sunday 11 December 2016 at 11:15 a.m., May Nicholson spoke of the work of Preshal Trust, to whom this year’s gifts are to go. May is a popular figure, and always a delight to hear her speak of her ministry to people in difficult circumstances. Thanks to all who…

Carol Concert Update

On Friday 9 December, there was a good turn out of people dressed in festive clothes, for an Evening of Carols and Songs, introduced by Session Clerk, Fergus Stewart. In addition to half a dozen carols, piano-accompanied by Maureen Bell, for the Congregation to sing, the scriptures were read by Christine Brownlie, John Haining, and…

Typical Feedback

A visitor from another church in our locality popped in to see our first Christmas Tree Festival, and sent this lovely email. “The events committee have done an outstanding job. I’ve never before seen such a beautiful display of trees covering all aspects of the Church’s life, coupled with trees covering many global aspects. It’s…