Category Archives: Outreach

The Easter Code for Primary Pupils

Just before the school Easter holidays a team of volunteers from the Old & Abbey led by Dolly and Gavin spent two mornings working with the P6 pupils from Ladyloan and Hayshead Primary schools taking the pupils through the activities … Continue reading

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‘Busy Bees’ Messy Church

On Friday 23rd September the ‘Busy Bees’ Messy Church was attended by over 50 adults and children and was thoroughly enjoyed by all.  Instead of the usual crafts we started with a ‘Treasure Hunt’ in the church then moved to … Continue reading

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Abbey Playgroup Summer Visit to Coffee Morning

On Tuesday 21st June the children of the Abbey Playgroup made their summer visit to the Tuesday Coffee Morning to entertain a large audience with their delightful action songs.  Their twice-yearly visit is always a highlight and this was no exception.  … Continue reading

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Popcorn & Cake

At the beginning of June we were delighted to welcome the P5 children from Ladyloan and from Hayshead primary schools to Popcorn & Cake – a morning session that, through drama, crafts, stories and song, is designed to explain Pentecost. … Continue reading

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Rocky Rescuers Messy Church

The last Messy Church before the summer break was held on Friday 27th May and, once again, brought 60 people together for the evening’s activities. ‘Rocky Rescuers’ – the story of the Good Samaritan – was the theme, with crafts … Continue reading

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Bubblegum & Fluff

All the Primary 6 pupils in Arbroath and District recently had the opportunity to experience Bubblegum & Fluff, a two-hour session that attempts to get to the heart of Christmas and strip away the ‘fluff’.  Members of the Old & … Continue reading

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Children of the Abbey Playgroup Entertain

At the last Tuesday Coffee Morning before the Christmas break the children of the Abbey Playgroup delighted a large gathering by singing their Christmas songs.  Rev Dolly Purnell thanked the leaders and the children for giving everyone a welcome touch of … Continue reading

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Polar Explorers – A Huge Success!

52 children signed up for last week’s Summer Holiday Club and, along with the 21 volunteers, thoroughly enjoyed the songs, stories, games, crafts, snacks and fun as well as the day spent learning about real-life polar explorers at the Discovery … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Club 2015

This year’s Summer Holiday Club, ‘Polar Explorers’, will run from Monday 29th June through to Friday 3rd July, 10am to 12.30pm each day On Wednesday 1st July the group will travel to Dundee to visit the Discovery Centre, leaving Arbroath … Continue reading

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Lenten Bible Studies

Please join us for a series of six Lenten Bible Studies that will follow the lives and works of the disciples.  These sessions will start on Wednesday 18th February at 7pm in the Small Hall and will run weekly through … Continue reading

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