This year we mark the Centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War and we remember all who served with some special events
Around 14,000 poppies have been made by people ranging in age from 3 to 96, and from as far afield as New Zealand and Australia. Skilled embroiderers, craftsmen and unskilled people have contributed poppies made from wood, copper, plastic, wool, felt and all sorts of other materials. They will be displayed on the church building and tower from Sunday October 21st to Sunday November 18th.
WORLD WAR I EXHIBITS IN THE CHURCH
Material has been gathered from church and local history records, from local people, from poppy contributors and from schools. The church will be open as follows:
Two Saturdays, 3rd and 10th November, 10am to 12 noon (Café open in the Kirk Centre across the road from 9am to 12.30pm)
Sunday 11th November, 2pm to 4pm
EVENING SONGS OF PRAISE
Saturday 10th November, 7.30pm in the church – Hymns, Music, Readings, Poetry
REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
On Sunday 11th November, there will be a 10.50am service in the church which will include the Act of Remembrance and two minutes silence at 11am, and will be followed by a short Act of Remembrance at the Cemetery War Memorial.