Dalbeattie & Kirkgunzeon Parish Church linked with Urr Parish Church

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Message from the Minister:

Each Sunday we come together to worship God, learn about His love shown through Jesus, seek His strength for whatever we face in our daily lives and grow in faith.

During the week many Church members serve their neighbours and communities in a variety of ways - in Church activities, at work, at home or through charity-work.

You are welcome to join us at any of our regular Sunday Services or mid-week activities.

May we share the Peace, Joy and Love that God gave to us with all that we meet.

Your minister,

Fiona

 

Rev Fiona Wilson and Richard Wilson

 

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We are holding an informal gathering in the Church Hall on Tuesday 1st May at 2.00 pm and 7.00 pm.

Through displays and short presentations, we will have an opportunity to consider the importance of the work of our church, and how we can be supportive and effective in our giving for its future.

There will also be an opportunity to enjoy refeshments together.

Invitations are being distributed between 11th and 21st April and the RSVPs can be returned to your visitor/elder, the Church or McKenzie's shop on the High Street.

Latest News


Visit from Moderator of the Church of Scotland

Posted: 12 Apr 2018

The Moderator of the Church of Scotland, the Rt Rev Dr Derek Browning visited the Presbytery and on the 11th March members from Haugh Church joined us to hear him preach at Dalbeattie & Kirkgunzeon Church.  He came back to Dalbeattie on 15th March when he visited the new Dalbeattie Learning Campus and later joined the members of Musical Minds where he enjoyed some old songs and spoke to volunteeers and the audience. 

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Pop up Charity Shop

Posted: 12 Apr 2018

The Pop up Charity Shop held on Friday 30 th  and Saturday 31 st March raised a total of £277. We were able to sell the majority of the items left over from the Silent Auction plus a few extra donations. This brings the total raised by these two events to £1159.  The Fundraising Group would like to thank everyone who donated items, supported the shop and helped to man it for the two days. 

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Forthcoming Events


For information on regular group meetings held in the Church Centre, please click here

Gathering

Date: 1 May 2018

on 1st May in the Church Centre at 2 pm and 7 pm

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Intimations 22nd April 2018

The nineteenth in a series of theological reflection meetings will take place on Tuesday 24thApril at 12.30 till 2.00 pm in the Maxwell Rooms, St Peter’s Church.   Owain Evans of the Scripture Union will be speaking about “Sharing the Gospel with the Children and Young People of Scotland.   Please bring your own sandwiches, tea and coffee will be provided.   ALL ARE WELCOME

Presbytery World Mission Conference will be held on Saturday 28thApril at 9.30 am in Kirkpatrick Durham Church.   One of the Speakers will be Rev Susan Brown Moderator designate.   Retiring collection will go towards the Guild ‘Feed the Minds’ project.  Conference Cost is £5.   Soup and sweet lunch will be available.   Posters are at the rear of the Church

Tea and Coffee will be served in the Church Centre immediately after the service.   Donations will be used for the ongoing work of the Church. ALL ARE WELCOME

 

Building Together Prayer

Generous God, all that we are and all that we have comes from you.   Forgive us the times when we have been less than generous in what we have said, in what we have done, in the ways we have given our money and ourselves.   Help us to give gladly and generously to you for the work of your Church, in our community, in our country and throughout the world.   May your kingdom come.   May your will be done.   

Through our stewardship programme Building Together encourage generous spirits and generous actions in each of us here, that our giving may enable the sharing of the gospel through the worship, fellowship, mission and service of the Church.  Amen


Churches

Dalbeattie

Dalbeattie

Dalbeattie Parish Church was opened on its current site in 1880 and the Church Centre was completed in early 1990s.

The Church serves the local community and provides a focus for doing God's work.

Click here for the history.


Kirkgunzeon

Kirkgunzeon

Kirkgunzeon Church is a lovely little Church and sits in the middle of the village.  In October the decision was made to close Kirkgunzeon Church and unite with Dalbeattie Church where the services are now held.

Where the present building stands has been a sacred place dating back to around 1100s.   If you are interested in the history click here


Urr

Urr

Urr is a beautiful rural church, adjacent to the village of Haugh of Urr, in the valley of the River Urr.  There has been a church on this site since 1606.  The present building was opened in 1915 and through its history has been the centre of Christian service to the local community.

If you want to know more about Urr Church History, click here.