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Haggs linked with Denny Old is now a vacant charge

and is able to call a minister without restriction.

Details on the Vacancy and Parish Profile
can be accessed on the Vacancy page

 

Interim Moderator is Rev. Aftab Gohar
He can be contacted on
01324 482109
email: rev.aftabgohar@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

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Nativity 2017

 

On 17th December 2017 the Sunday Club of Haggs
Presented a paper nativity puppet show

 

Winter Link Magazine now available on the Link Magazine Page
 

January 2018

Sunday 7th January - Service Haggs - 9.45 am - which will include the Sunday Club.

Monday 8th January - The congregational Board will meet on at 7.00 pm in the MacLean Hall
and a meeting of the Kirk Session will follow at 8.00 pm.

Sunday 14th January - Baptism Service Haggs - 9.45 am - which will include the Sunday Club.

Sunday 21st January - Service Haggs - 9.45 am - which will include the Sunday Club.

Sunday 28th January - Service Haggs - 9.45 am - which will include the Sunday Club.

 

A Message from your Treasurer

 

On behalf of the Congregational Board may I thank you for your continued support to Haggs Parish Church. During the current vacancy it is important that we keep our finances in order and we need you to allow us to do this. Can I just remind you of the different ways in which you can make your offering?

By Weekly Freewill Offering envelopes. Please see the Treasurer Marion Campbell if you wish to have envelopes or ask your elder.

If you pay Income Tax please Gift Aid your offering – this allows Haggs Church to claim back the tax which you have already paid (approx. 20% more – at no extra cost to you). Please see Murray McCheyne or Marion Campbell for a form to complete (this does not tie you to a fixed amount or a fixed term but allows the Church to claim back tax on however much you give) or again ask your elder. On average over the last few years we have recovered between £5000.00 and £6000.00 per year from Gift Aid. Without this money would not have been able to pay all our bills…………..so please – the more we can claim in Gift Aid the more money we can get back.

Either of the above methods can be made by Standing Order directly from your bank account to the Church’s bank account. Saves the number of WFO envelopes we have to buy and saves you remembering to make up the Sundays you have missed for whatever reason. It is really important to Haggs Church that you do make up the weeks you have not managed to get to Church so that we have a more accurate assessment of what monies are coming in to be able to budget for the expenditure.

We are most grateful for your generosity to all the charities we support – for a small congregation you do give very willingly to others – so thank you.

Having an old Grade 2 listed building means large maintenance bills sometimes and as you will be aware the front section of the organ side of the Church is at present closed off because the cornice is in a dangerous condition and in need of replacement which of course means a large cost so please be your usual supportive selves when we are fundraising.

Thanks for all your loyalty and support and PLEASE ………don’t change!

Marion

Charitable Donations

As a congregation we donated to the following charities during 2016:

                 

Collections for Third Parties

         

£

 
 

Vine Trust

         

       292.00

 
 

Christian Aid

Door Collection & Bridge Walk £2078

 

       704.00

 
 

Poppy Scotland

         

         43.00

 
 

Bible Scotland

         

         55.00

 
 

Falkirk Food Bank

And Food

     

       135.00

 
 

Gideons

         

         66.00

 
 

MacMillan Cancer Care

         

       475.00

 
 

Strathcarron Hospice

         

       208.00

 
 

Build a House

         

         33.00

 
 

Blythswood Care

Shoe Boxes

     

               -  

 
 

Unicef

         

       231.00

 
 

Crossreach

         

         27.00

 
             

     2,269.00