Messy Easter 2014

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Apr 022014
 

We had another fun time with Messy Church in Kirriemuir: St. Andrew’s recently. This time it was Messy Easter, with our Bible story about Jesus’ death and resurrection. Our Easter crafts were great fun, and we have a fabulous Easter card to put in the church for our Easter services. Have a look at the pictures below to see what we got up to (click on one and you should get a slideshow you can click through).

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Messy Weather

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Jan 222014
 

We had another fun time with Messy Church in Kirriemuir: St. Andrew’s recently. This time it was Messy Weather, with our Bible story about Noah and the ark. We had great fun making weather-related crafts – snow globes, rainbow sun-catchers, marshmallow snowmen, and lots of other things too. Have a look at the pictures below to see what we got up to (click on one and you should get a slideshow you can click through). Continue reading »

Sep 212013
 

We had our first venture into Messy Church on Saturday the 21st of September. Our hall was all set up with different activities on a harvest theme, with plenty of willing helpers on hand to make sure everyone had some messy fun. We were delighted then when people started to arrive and got in about the crafts and activities.

This was a modest start to our Messy Church adventure, but an encouraging one. And we’ve already started planning our next one, so look out for Messy Advent a little later in the year.

Don’t forget to check out some photos of the morning’s fun.

St. Andrew’s Summer BBQ June 2012

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Jun 242012
 

It may have started a bit overcast, and the coats stayed on, but only for a little while. It wasn’t long before the sun came out, the food arrived and a lot of fun was had.

Many thanks to everyone for coming along and making the afternoon so good. And a special ‘thank you’ to everyone who contributed to the preparation, cooking, and clearing up. Your work was much appreciated.

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Easter Services 2012

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Mar 222012
 

Kirriemuir: St. Andrew’s and Oathlaw Tannadice churches are hosting a number of services over the Easter period, and we would be very pleased to welcome you to any or all of them.

On Thursday the 5th of April, there will be a Maundy Thursday service, at 7pm, in Tannadice church. This service begins with some hymns and readings, before everyone sits down to a simple supper which moves into an informal communion.

On Good Friday, the 6th of April, Kirriemuir: St. Andrew’s will be hosting a Tenebrae service. Tenebrae is Latin for ‘shadows’ or ‘darkness’ and this, more sombre, service takes place in a dimmed, candlelit church as we reflect on the momentous events of Jesus’ crucifixion and burial.

Then on Sunday the 8th, you are welcome to join us at either Oathlaw Tannadice at 9.45, or Kirriemuir: St. Andrew’s at 11.15, as we celebrate the risen Christ on Easter morning. Both of these service will be family-friendly as there will be no Sunday Schools, the leaders taking a well-deserved break.

Jan 292012
 

Presbytery of Angus
Service of Ordination and Induction
of
John Kenneth Orr BD MTh
as Minister of
Kirriemuir: St Andrews
l/w Oathlaw Tannadice
and the West Angus Area Ministry
Thursday 23rd January 2012 7.00pm
Kirriemuir: St Andrews church
Conducted by:
Rev Stewart J Lamont BSc BD
Minister of Arbirlot l/w Carmyllie
Ian Gray
Moderator of the Presbytery of Angus
Rev Valerie L Allen BMus MDiv

Please join us for the ordination and induction of our new minister. Presbytery meets at 6.45pm for the service at 7.00pm. You are also invited to enjoy the hospitality in the church hall after the service.

If you are a visitor to the area, you can get our location map here.

Jan 232012
 

Our church website has had a bit of a makeover and we’d be interested to know what you think. Do bear in mind that it is still being worked on, but if you do find any glitches, we’d like to hear about them Also, if there is anything that you think ought to be here that we haven’t included, or any new content that you think it would be useful for us to carry, again, let us know. You can leave a comment below.