Abernethy, Aberargie and Dron News

Last date for submissions

31st July 2017

Date of publication

1st September 2017


CHURCH NEWS JUNE 2017

Locum Minister; Rev Douglas Main continues to lead us. It would be great to have more folks joining us. To contact Douglas; Minister@ada-church.org.uk. Or Telephone; 01738 860 867.  A committee continues to search for a minister and the vacancy has been advertised.

Morning Worship for 2017 will take place in Abernethy at 11 am and in Glenfarg at 9.30 am.  However we meet at 11am, together with the Glenfarg part of our congregation, while alternating locations; Abernethy in June 25 and Aug 6th  then in Glenfarg on July 30th and Aug 27th. There is no service in Abernethy when the united service is in Glenfarg.

Anyone wishing transport to Glenfarg may contact Kathleen Baird on 01337 840 218.  Drinks and refreshments are served after most services. You will be very welcome to join us at either church.

Children's Sunday Club meets in school term time during the morning service at each location. Please bring yourself and the children along for a time of fun, games, crafts, Bible stories and songs.  Outwith term time there are always toys and books in the adjacent hall cupboard for children to make use of.


Annual Church Sale A big thank you to all who helped with and supported the Spring sale in April. Many thanks too for all the donations of crafts, accessories, home baking and produce. We enjoyed meeting with you and your children, The total raised for church funds was £820. Hopefully a good time was had by all.

Open Doors The Church is open on every second Tuesday afternoon, while teas and coffees are served in the adjacent hall between 2.30 and 4pm. Please come and join us.

Village ‘Welcome’ Packs The packs contain useful village information, telephone numbers, activities in Abernethy plus the current bus timetable.  The plastic folders may be picked up from the church vestibules. If you want to welcome someone new moving in to your street, why not collect a pack and add something to it – perhaps a packet of Abernethy biscuits or some flowers!  The leaflets are also in the museum and Berryfields tearoom. The information will be updated regularly but if you are aware of any errors in the current version, please let Celia King know on Tel: 851 010.


Church/ adjacent Church hall bookings The Church (with the Minister’s permission) and the adjacent church hall are available for hire. To enquire about charges and book the facilities please contact Elizabeth Taylor on 01738 850 477.

The Manse is being let on a short term assured tenancy basis.

Church Website; www.ada-church.org.uk  for further information.

Celia King