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IRVINE OLD PARISH CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
47 Kirkgate, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 0DG
Tel: 01294 273503 (10am - 12noon)
TIMES OF SERVICES
Morning worship is at 11:00 am and last approximately 1 hour. Services are designed to bring together all age groups in praise and learning. The whole church meets at the stated time as one and the opening act of worship takes account of the presence even of babies. There is also a “children’s time” which serves as an introduction to the theme of the service for the whole congregation. In the second part of the service, the children go to different groups within the Sunday School.
Evening Service is on the last Sunday of each month but not in the church. It is held at 6:30 pm in the Guide Hut, 93a Mure Drive Irvine. This is a very informal service and last 30 minutes followed by tea/coffee and a chance for a ‘blether’.
Irvine Old Parish Church is a Church of Scotland (Presbyterian) church serving a parish that is a mixture of privately owned properties and Council housing.The River Irvine forms the western boundary of the parish and the A78 the eastern boundary, with Bank Street (even numbers) forming our northern boundary.
Glebe Primary School lies within our parish as does several sheltered housing complexes. Red Cross House is also within our boundaries and our church and suite of halls are ‘disabled friendly’.
On at least 4 times throughout the year our Elders and Congregational Assistants visit our members in their homes throughout the town and surrounding areas.
Communion Services, to which all believers in Christ are invited, are held 4 times a year in the church (please visit the Sacrament page within Worship)
Special Services – especially those connected with national and civic events - are held from time to time throughout the year e.g. Burn’s Sunday, Kirkin’ of North Ayrshire Council, Kirkin’ of the Deacon Convenor of Irvine Incorporated Trades, Kirkin’ of the Captain of the Carters Society, Armistice and Veterans Day.
Revd Kim Watt
WEB ADDRESS www.irvineold.org