News

  • New Service Arrangements

    From October we are going to have a new set of arrangements for Sunday services. Everyone will get a letter in the next couple of weeks with the details

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  • Kirk Session & Congregational Board

    Kirk Session and Congregational Board meetings planned for this week:     Monday – West Kirk     Tuesday – St Andrew’s     Wednesday – Riverside All 7pm in Sanctuary    (Riverside will be blended)

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  • Kirk Session Meetings

    There will be session meetings this week: Monday 6th September West Kirk Tuesday 7th September St Andrews Wednesday 8th September Riverside All 7pm in Sanctuary

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  • General Assembly 2021

    The General Assembly starts today. You can follow the proceedings online

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  • Lent Studies

    On Zoom Thursdays 25 February – 25 March 10.30-11.30am and Tursdays 25 February – 25 March 7.30-8.30pm Theme: Getting to know each other 25 Feb Human bingo 4 Mar Desert island hymns 11Mar Sharing our stories 18 Mar Understanding different generations 25 Mar What do I call you? 

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  • Lent Lunches

    On Zoom Thursdays 25 February – 30 March. 12noon-12.45pm Bring along your lunch and chat to others online. Short reflection at the end contact the minister for the link

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  • Lent and Easter Activities for Younger Members

    Building on the Mary, Joseph and the Donkey approach in Advent, Marie Claire is planning to make some decorated stones with symbols associated with the Easter story, and hide them around Dumbarton. Pictures will appear on Facebook, people will be encouraged to look for them and make their own stones to add to the collection.

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  • Activities for Lent 2021

    Lent Studies Thursdays 25 February – 25 March on Zoom 10.30am or 7.30pm ‘Lent Lunches’ Thursdays 25 February – 25 March on Zoom Bring your own lunch, chat with others and short devotions

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  • Christingle and the Nativity

    Watch our Christingle and Nativity videos here – click on the title above

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  • Follow Mary, Joseph and the donkey

    Every year for each night during advent members of our congregation host Mary, Joseph and the donkey for the night. Due to restrictions they are unable to visit households this year but it hasn’t stopped them visiting Dumbarton. For the whole of advent they will be taking a tour around the town and we will be sharing photos of them every day. Mary, Joseph and the Donkey have arrived in Dumbarton. Here they are getting off the train at Dumbarton East train station. They are off to find somewhere to stay, we hope they find somewhere with a room.

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  • Donations to Poppy Scotland

    If you want to donate to Poppy Scotland for Remembrance this year, but haven’t seen anyone collecting, details from their website say: By phone                             call 0131 550 1542 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 4.30pm)        By cheque post to: Fundraising Department Poppyscotland New Haig House Logie Green Road Edinburgh EH7 4HQ Please make cheques and postal/money orders

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  • Moderator’s note to all Clyde congregations 6 September 2020

    Last Tuesday, the former Presbyteries of Dumbarton and Greenock & Paisley united to form Clyde Presbytery. I have the honour of being its first Moderator. For many years people across the Church of Scotland have felt that the Church’s structure – designed for circumstances pertaining 40-50 years ago – needs to be overhauled drastically to

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  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde – COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit – Dumbarton

    Please pass this information onto anyone that might be interested: A new mobile testing unit, will be located at the Meadows Centre, Meadows Road, Dumbarton from 03/09/20. The centre will operate on alternate days including weekends & testing will be available by booking an appointment through NHS Inform. https://www.nhsinform.scot/ https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/your-health/health-issues/covid-19-coronavirus/ Regards, Communities Project Worker –

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  • Formation of Clyde Presbytery

    Service of union of Dumbarton presbytery with Greenock and Paisley presbytery at 7:00pm Tuesday 1st September 2020. Stream will start at 6:30pm A small quorum will meet in Renfrew North Church on 1st September at 7.00pm to constitute the new Clyde Presbytery. Watch from home on the live stream. The creation of the new Clyde

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  • Heart and Soul 2020 – It’s back, and it’s online

    Heart and Soul 2020 – Sunday, 17th May – 2:00pm – 4:20pm · There will be a special service to install Rev Dr Martin Fair as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland on Saturday, 16th May at 11am. This will be a very special moment in the history of our Church,

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