Annbank Church is changing
Annbank Church was built halfway between the old mining villages of Mossblown and Annbank in 1903 and has served the community well.
Annbank Church is now under going extensive renovation and re-modelling so that our sanctuary becomes a multi-functional space for community and church groups. It is our long term dream to have a community café for all ages to use as a place to chill, spend time with family and friends or indeed receive help and support.
The first phase of the work (completed in 2017) has provided a bright, airy space with the intended flexibility to accommodate both more traditional services and other activities.
There are plans to improve the heating system and install new audio visual equipment in the very near future. In the slightly longer term we intend to establish a new more easily accessible side entrance, kitchen and up-dated toilet facilities.
We host activities most months which raise funds but just as importantly provide opportunities for us to engage with the wider community and develop friendships.
Annbank Parish Church News
Music Box 12th July,2019
Thank you to Music Box for a great evening of entertainment and the many special requests.Thank you also to the Guild who organised the teas/coffee and cakes.
Jean's 95th Birthday Celebration
Jean cutting the cake at the special coffee morning held on Sunday 26th May to celebrate her 95th Birthday..
Betty, Rachel and Bobby tell the Christmas Story.
Jim Miller presented a beautiful matchstick model of Annbank Church causing great excitement as everyone marvelled at the detail.
Annbank Christmas Fayre was held on Saturday 24th November.
Long Service Certicate presentation to Annbank Guild members.
Annbank Elders’ Service Recognised
Two elders, Mr Samuel Duffy and Mr Robert McCroskie, were presented with certificates for long service to the Church on Remembrance Sunday. Mr Samuel Duffy has carried out his duties for 50 yrs, while Mr Robert McCroskie has served for 36yrs. Thanks to both.
Annbank Parish Church -Baptism
We were delighted to welcomed Nieve to our Church family on Sunday 5th August.
Annbank Sponsored Walk 2018
Spirits were high when everyone assembled outside the church on June 27th at 7pm. It was a beautiful summer’s evening and the walkers benefitted from the good weather and long daylight. Fun was had by all and it proved to be a very good fundraiser making more than £700. We have a sponsored walk every year. So pencil it in your diary for around the same time next year and come and walk with us.
Annbank -Ordination of Elders
Annbank -Ordination of Elders
Five new elders were ordained on Sunday 20th May during a moving service conducted by Rev. Paul Russell and Ann White. During the signing of the Formula, Maureen McCroskie delighted everyone by singing Ave Verum, accompanied by Tom Hainey.
Once Peter, Helen, Christina, Irene and Marilyn had been ordained and admitted to office as elders they were welcomed by Paul, Ann, the Session Clerk and Elders.
When the formalities were over everyone enjoyed teas/coffees and delicious home baking.