Melodious fundraising with help from the Dukes of Uke
Ukulele playing is something that many in our church congregation love to do. It is a fun and inclusive musical activity, and we aspire to hold neighbourhood ukulele sessions in the new building. We were blown away to be contacted by a local band ‘The Dukes of Uke’ who are based in Biggar and are [ more… ]
Building Project: Strong Foundations
Building Project: Painful Piles
Onlookers might have been forgiven for thinking we were drilling for oil on our land, but in fact this was a crucial part of the new building – hammering steel piles deep into the ground to strengthen the foundations. Our land at the edge of Victoria Park was originally a curling pond. Back in the [ more… ]
Building Project: Brrr…
Building Project: Groundworks begin
Our stage 1 building warrant has now been issued, just in time for the groundworks to begin! Graham Irvine’s team have been “scraping” the site, and the piling mat has been put down – effectively a layer of hardcore to take the weight of the piling machines. Additionally, the lamp post at the entrance to [ more… ]
Building Project: The site is ready!
Under the direction of Gordon our Project Manager, a group of excited volunteers from the church erected the security fencing around the site today. Once done, we gathered on site to pray and dedicate the project to God. This is something that people have been waiting for and praying about for 30 years!
In Pictures: Men’s Group Recording Session
In Pictures: Church Picnic, September 2014
In Pictures: Morag’s Baby Shower
A baby shower was held for Morag on February 15th, and we all had a lovely time drinking tea, eating cakes and sandwiches and taking part in Emma and Moira’s excellent quiz which featured song clips with the word ‘baby’ in them. We showered Morag with some pampering gifts for herself, and a few wee [ more… ]
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