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GALSTON PARISH CHURCH OF SCOTLAND

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CHURCH LOCATION

Cross Street, Galston, KA4 8AL

                                          
TIMES OF SERVICES

Sunday mornings 11 a.m. in the Church

PARISH PROFILE

Present church, designed by John Brash of Glasgow, erected 1809 on site of Christian worship since 1252. Third church since Reformation. Spire 120ft. Chancel added 1912 and 3-manual pipe organ by J J Binns 1913. Stained glass windows the work of Oscar Paterson, a contemporary of Charles Rennie Macintosh. Full restoration of church building completed in 1999. Floodlit since 2000. Celebrated Bicentenary 2009. Ministers include Dr George Smith, great-grandfather of Robert Louis Stevenson and mentioned by Robert Burns in The Holy Fair (grave on north side of church). Rev. Robert Stirling, inventor of the Stirling Engine. Gravestone of Andrew Richmond, killed by Graham of Claverhouse, on south porch door along with a memorial to five Covenanters.


MISSION STATEMENT

To joyfully Worship God in fellowship and lifestyle encouraging others to join us by Serving God through praying, caring, teaching and reaching out beyond ourselves.

 
CONTACT DETAILS

Minister
Rev. Kristina Hine, BS MDiv
Telephone 01563 821549
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Session Clerk

Robert Murray
Tel: 01563 822005
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WEB ADDRESSESES

www.galstonkirk.com

www.kirknews.org.uk