New Kilpatrick is a busy congregation. Here are most of the groups that make up the life-force of the congregation but every group, every single one, is open to anyone in our community. We're not just for members.
Every 2nd Tuesday at 2pm in the New Halls
An informal and relaxed group taken round the world with a world of speakers.
Every Monday 2-4pm in the Old Halls.
No need to turn the heating on as you won't need it! No membership, just come along.
We've discovered a lot of world class bakers belong to the congregation who provide for Coffee Pot (every Friday) and special occasions.
Second Wednesday of every month.
A lively discussion with a large group exploring culture and story and ideas.
New books and cards for all occasions after the service every week in the New Halls.
Various days throughout the week.
The local BB is run by a partnership of congregations. Check their website for all the details.
Fridays 6.30 in the New Halls.
Teams of four with memories better than most.
Check with the office (firstname.lastname@example.org) about waiting list.
Every Monday, 7.30, New Halls
Not just for those who know their pa de bas from their strathspeys but for anyone who knows fun and keep fit and culture all go together.
Every Sunday during the Service in the Walkround.
We run a creche each Sunday morning when Sunday School is on for babies to 3 years old.
Every Thursday, 1.30, New Halls
Our group that supports those with some degree of memory loss. It is a cross community group.
DRIVE TO CHURCH
We try to help as many as possible to come to church and always look for volunteers.
We give away flowers to a number of homes each week supporting those with a need or concern this week.
Every 2nd Tues, 7.30, New Halls
Along with speakers and activities there are a host of events, food, fairs and special meetings, and open to everyone, not just members.
For Sunday's and Festivals.
Join the team that creates arrangements each week or just a vase with a few stems.
Every Friday at 10.30, New Halls.
Given the number of bakers we have (all of them fabulous) we thought we'd let them loose on the nation every Friday. Open to the whole community
Creating ways to increase our community engagement and working in partnership with traders and voluntary groups.
Every Friday 9.30, Manse
Not looking for green fingers but enthusiasm to create a space for the whole congregation to enjoy.
Last Thursday each month.
Tying together the stories of the past to shape our present. An open group for all.
Every Sunday 10.30 Lounge
For all secondary pupils, exploring faith, life and community with sport, food and trips thrown in.
Six times a year.
Help out the group that feeds a congregation before we worship.
Thursdays & Sundays
Leading worship with concerts too, but without voice tests, just the enjoyment of singing together.
LAST SUNDAY CHOIR
Last Sunday each month. 9.45
Only one rehearsal on the morning for those who like singing but too busy for weekly practice. Open to all.
Tuesday evenings, Choir Room, 7.45
A small choir designed for those who like to perform two concerts each year. Open to whole community.
Series on Tuesdays (Check orders)
Daring to ask the questions the church has disallowed in the past and exploring faith through discussion and debate.
All the news, photos and information about the life of the congregation. To contact the editors for inclusion of articles phone or email the church office.
Distributing monthly Bulletin and quarterly magazine in your own time. Volunteer by contacting the office.
2nd Tues evening, 7.30 New Halls
A unique group of men that offers a plethora of insights and experiences open to anyone in the community.
In your own time
Our parish visitors take the church community into people's homes every few weeks with a chat and informal catch-up.
We produce a weekly prayer list for the congregation to use as part of their own prayers. You can subscribe by emailing the office.
Regularly on Saturdays
Always an open invitation to anyone to join the Ramblers on a variety of walks on Saturday and occasionally Wednesdays.
We record services on CDs for all who find it difficult to come to church or would like a recording of a special service.
In response to need
A cross-community group finding ways to build relationships and respond to refugee needs.
1st and 3rd Friday of month
1.30-3pm in New Halls
Our new dementia-friendly community choir. Come for a relaxed singsong and cuppa, all welcome.
Perhaps the most important part of Sunday where we create community in the echo of worship. Volunteers always sought to serve.
Sundays during service
Age group learning across various halls, with crafts, activities, stories, and projects.
Working Age Girls
1st Sunday of the month 7.30pm 55 Bar & Grill
An evening of lighthearted blethering, occasional trips, and open to the whole community.
PRAYING & READING
Real people who don't think they can, bring their hesitancy and vulnerability to our worship through leading prayers for others and reading the scripture for the morning. If you feel called, able to to this please contact the office.
Monthly following the Service
Making the world more just one purchase at a time.
Throughout the year
From concerts to collections, coffee mornings to breakfasts, Christian Aid informs us and engages us with the wider world.
SECOND HAND BOOKS
Daily in the Walkround
Purchase then return. A plethora of novels, some you've probably been looking for for quite some time. All just £1.