Nativity & Christingle 2010

There are 97 photo albums.

World Girl Guides Thinking Day
Photos taken during church service involving guides participation

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Friends Band Evening 27.10.17
Friends of East & Old annual renewal evening with Forfar Instrumental Band entertaining.

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Busy Hands 2017
The Busy Hands team decorate the sanctuary and make visual aids according to the occasion or minister's theme.

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Guild Mtg Tapestry 25.10.17
Mary Daun & Vilona Gouck described the Scots Tapestry made by local stitchers across Scotland incuding themselves.

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Leprosy Coffee Event 21.10.17
Coffee Morning ran from 10am to 12 with cake & candy and Leprosy Mission merchandising.

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Taste of East & Old 20.10.17
Food businesses in town displayed their wares in the evening before a tasting session. Delicious !

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Guild Mtg Dawn Walton 18.10.17
Dawn Walton talked on problem solving

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History Night 13.10.17
Bob Kidd ran a powerpoint presentation in the sanctuary, looking back from 1899 to present, with pictures of the old organ, communion silver and church furniture.

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Marlene Sim retiral 7th.January 2018
Presentation

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BB Family Event 21.10.17
BB

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Harvest Thanksgiving 15.10.17
Harvest

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Choir Concert 12.10.17
Choir Concert

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Children's Event 8.10.17
A children's activity day was held in the hall with cooking, craft and sporting events.

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Jemimah Allardice Baptism 8.10.17
Baptism

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Garden Fete 4.10.17
A successful fete was held in the church and grounds with African drums, folk music and outside stalls for all ages.

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Old Organ in Poland Sep 2017
Our old organ is being rebuilt in John Paul II Cathedral in Grajewo, Poland. It should be finished in 2018/2019. We are invited to attend the rededication after completion of the project.

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Open Doors 2.9.17
Aileen McKenzie organised the artifacts and church records on display during the weekend as part of the Angus Open Doors scheme.

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Art Exhibition 2.9.17
The Art group meet on Thursdays throughout the year and displayed their work in the sanctuary during the week. They also produced a 2018 calendar for sale.

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Baptism Holly Arbuckle 27.8.17
Baptism

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Prayer Tree 20.8.17
A prayer tree was set up in the sanctuary for anyone to hang a colour-coded label on the branches. Writing a prayer is optional.

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Holiday Club Jul/Aug 2017
A holiday Club with Time Travel as its theme ran from 31st Jul to 4th Aug in the hall. Each day had a different strand -care for the planet, care for each other, healthy eating, looking at other countries etc.

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Gate Rebuild March/August 2017
The left front gate was removed for access to contractors in May 2016 and rebuilt this year.

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Traidcraft Coffee Morning 10.6.17
A coffee morning was held in the social area and choir room to help the Fairtrade Charity give farmers, producers and craftspeople around the world an economic price for their goods.

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Session Thanks 11.6.17
Rev Barbara Ann held a service to thank the members of the Kirk Session for all that they are doing and have done over the years.

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African Minister Visit 28.5.17
Rev Johanna Gabarone visited and spoke to our congregation.

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Bin Fence 23.5.17
Bill Duthie & Doug Robertson erected a fence with opening gate to hide the unsightly recycling bins at the main church entrance.

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Foyer Curtains May/Aug 2017
Curtains donated for windows to help with insulation and appearance.

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Baptism Emily Webster 7.5.17
Baptism

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Presbytery Big Day Out 6.5.17
We hosted the event for presbytery, using sanctuary, social area and foyer for subject talks and the hall for lunch.

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Walk Group Errol 8.4.17
Group minibus to Errol then circular walk down to river, along Tay to harbour then back to village.

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Leprosy Coffee Morning 1.4.17
Social area & foyer used for Scottish charity fundraiser

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Hampden Conference 29.3.17
Mission & Discipleship conference in Glasgow with theme 'Are you a welcoming church?'

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Pounds for Lent 17.3.17
Monthly weigh-in & fundraiser

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Paula & baby Arwen 15.3.17
Paula, Clive & baby Arwen Stewart

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Opening Improved Sanctuary 12.3.17
Piping in and cutting the tape

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Dedication Service 12.3.17
Dedication of new sanctuary by Presbytery Moderator Rev Dougal Edwards. VIP's invited.

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Bless Sophie McIntosh 12.3.17
Blessing of Sophie McIntosh in new sanctuary.

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Guild Coffee Morning 11.3.17
Guild Coffee Morning in hall

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Dedication Service Prep11.3.17
Getting ready for sanctuary dedication service

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Church Works 7.3.17
Building Works Boards

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Social Area FACT Lunch 3.3.17
New area prepared for Forfar Action of Churches Lent Lunches each Friday up to Easter

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Guild Meeting 22.2.17
John Beaton NASA

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Sanctuary at Christmas 10/12/2017
Christmas Tree and other decorations

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The Sanctuary Christmas 2017
From Christmas-eve services

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Christmas card delivery December 2017
The volunteers who sort out the cards and arrange them for delivery by the 2nd Boys Brigade and 6th Forfar Scouts.A big job, but at 25p per card it is a good fundraiser for both groups.

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Guild Mission Possible 8.2.17
Guild Meeting 8.2.17 giving church members a chance to describe the mission projects of East & Old

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Walking Group 4.2.17
Group walked round north of Forfar

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Mozambique Ministers 3.2.17
2 Ministers from Mozambique stayed in Scotland on 3.2.17

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BB Planters 2.2.17
BB boys varnishing planters

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Session House Scaffold 31.1.17
Work on boiler chimney

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Leprosy Mission Cafe 31.1.17
Cuppa for a Cure, a week of soup, sandwich & coffee mornings ran in the Masonic Hall from 31st Jan to 5th Feb 2017

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Knitn Natter Group 30.1.17
Sewing & Knitting on a Monday

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Guild Joy of Burns 25.1.17
Meeting in hall 25.1.17

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McGonagall Denner 22.1.17
A celebration of William Topaz McGonagall with his particularly quirky poetry and a meal served in reverse - dessert first !

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Hall Service 15.1.17
Sunday worship was held in the hall from May 2016 to March 2017

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Coffee Morning in Hall 14.1.17
14.1.17

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Guild Craft Night 11.1.17
The ladies made gift cards while the gents made children's toys.

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Pictures after Renovations
Pictures after Renovations

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Budapest Trip July 2013
A trip to visit our twinned Church
in Zuglo Budapest, Hungary

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Mistletoe Market December 2012
Mistletoe Market December 2012

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Cosy Corner October 2012
Cosy Corner October 2012

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Heavenly Bites October 2012
Heavenly Bites October 2012

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Alzheimer Day Service Sep 2012
Service to highlight Alzheimer in the community

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African Choir September 2012
African Choir Concert 2012

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Friends Walk August 2012
Friends Walk Tentsmuir August 2012

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Manse BBQ August 2012
Manse BBQ 2012

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Manse Garden Party July 2012
Manse Garden Party July 2012

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Angus Youth Jazz Orchestra 15.6.12
The Angus Youth Jazz Orchestra use East & Old for rehearsals all year. They entertained parents and friends at a concert in the sanctuary on 15th June 2012

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Heart and Soul May 2012
Prince's St Edinburgh

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Walking Group May 2012
Auchmithie to Arbroath

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Mr & Mrs Competition June 2012
Mr & Mrs Competition June 2012

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Friends of East & Old Chocfest Sat 12th May 2012
Chocfest May 2012

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Lochbank Nativity 2011
Care Home Service 23/12/12

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Souper Sunday 26th Feb 2012
Souper Sunday 26th Feb 2012

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Guide Thinking Day 19th Feb 2012
Guide Thinking Day 19th Feb 2012

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Rev Barbara Ann's 1st Anniversary
On Jan 15th 2012 Rev Barbara Ann was congratulated on the 1st Anniversary of her Induction on Jan 20th 2011.

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Ladies Night Out
Ladies Night Out

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Christingle Service
Christingle Service on 24th December 2011

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Christingle-Making Dec 2011
Preparing 300 oranges for the Chistmas Eve service.

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Guild Coffee Morning March 2011
Guild Coffee Morning Sat 5th March 2011

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Busy Hands
A Craft Group meeting on Wednesday afternoons to decorate the church illustrating the Christian calendar & Rev Barbara Ann's themes.

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Christmas Gift Sunday 4th Dec 2011
Wrapped gifts donated to the Angus Toy Appeal

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Tattie Day 29th Oct 2011
Coffee Morning, Tattie-Peeling Competition and Ceilidh

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Friends Scottish Concert
26th November 2011 Concert and Renewal Night. Angus Strathspey & Reel Society + Strathmore Pipe Band entertain in the Sanctuary

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Manse BBQ
Manse BBQ

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Strawberry Teas July 2011
Strawberry Teas July 2011

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Walking Group
Walking Group Photographs

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Abbotsford, Clydebank
Abbotsford Church, Clydebank's Bus Run Saturday 6th August 2011, Stopped in Forfar for Lunch

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Friend's Quiz Night April 2011
Friend's Quiz Night April 2011

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Roll Away the Stone
Edinburgh May 2011

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Bible 'Readathon' April 2011 Upper Largo Church
Upper Largo Church in Fife organised the reading of the King James Bible from start to finish over 6 days

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Royal Wedding Celebrations
Royal Wedding Celebrations

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Stained Glass Windows
Stained Glass Windows

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The Bells
The Bells

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Ordination and Induction January 2011
Photos from the Ordination and Induction of Barbara Ann Sweetin BD as our new minister on Thursday 20th January 2011.

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Inside the Church
Features within and around the sanctuary.

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Forfar Views
A selection of views from Forfar including our Kirk.

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