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

 

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

New abbey Gardens Safari

Date: 24 June 2018

will take place on Sunday 24 June from 2 - 6 pm.

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GDPR training Evenings

Date: 25 June 2018

will be held on 25 June and 28 June.

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Organ/Vocal Recital

Date: 1 August 2018

in Haugh of Urr Parish Church on Wednesday 1st August

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Intimations 17th June 2018

Churches Together, Service of Fellowship, Prayer and Refreshments in Christ Church tonight Sunday 17thJune at 7.00pm.   Service will be led by Rev Fiona Wilson.   EVERYONE IS WELCOME.

You are invited to a Conference Session with our Hungarian Visitors on Tuesday 19thJune at 4pm in Troqueer Church Centre (hall next to the Church).   The Conference will be looking at ‘The relationship between Church and State’.  Immediately after the Conference there will be a buffet meal.   Anyone wishing to stay for the buffet please let Sally Russell know by Monday 11thJune on email SRussell@churchofscotland.org.uk  EVERYONE IS WELCOME.

New Abbey Gardens Safari will take place on Sunday 24thJune from 2pm until 6pm.   Around 20 gardens in and near the village will be open.   Posters with more information at the rear of the Church.

The presbytery is holding two training evenings to make congregations more aware of the requirements of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).   These events will be held as follows:   Monday 25thJune at 7pm in St George’s Church Hall, Dumfries or Thursday 28thJune at 7pm in Kirkpatrick Durham Church.   If you would like more information , please speak to Lilly

All are invited to an Organ/Vocal Recital in Haugh of Urr Parish Church on Wednesday 1stAugust at 7.00pm.    Posters are at the rear of the Church with more information.


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.