Friends of Kilfinan Parish Church
Home Membership The Lamont Vault News Weddings at Kilfinan Sister Churches Accommodation Links Donations Contact Us Graveyard Plan Graveyard Catalogue


Heritage Centre Fully Open













                                                                                 

  

.

As many will know the Vault and Gallery have been open for some time  and we are pleased to announce the addition of a Local  History Room depicting  the history of the area, the associated clans and the local estates up to the present date.  It can be found by following the path to the back door and going up the stairs to the former Acharossan Gallery.


We look forward  to seeing visitors and would love it if you were to give us your feedback directly by e-mail.


All areas are open  twenty four hours every day of the week.


For more pictures go to The Lamont Vault page.

Outside of finished Project

Last updated: 13 July 2019

at 10.50 p.m.

Clan MacEwen Gathering








 


On the Weekend of May 31 to June 2 the MacEwen Clan held what was believed to be their largest gathering in one place this century.  It provided an opportunity for the members to meet their Commander, Sir John McEwen and to sign a petition of support for his appointment as Chie, to be submitted to Lord Lyon.

  On the final day a packed Church witnessed the “Kirkin O’ The Tartan” accompanied by the skirl of the pipes.

  Friends of Kilfinan Parish Church

Secretary: Margaret Sutherland, Drum Cottage, Kilfinan, Argyll, PA21 2ER

 Telephone: 01700 821207   E-mail: suthmargt@aol.com


Webmaster: Sinclair Sutherland.   E-mail: drmcttg@aol.com.


Commonwealth

War Grave



We recently found out through the Commonwealth War Graves Commission that one of the graves in the Churchyard is a designated War Grave from WW 1


It is that of Alexander Weir (Plot 135) who was an Able Seaman with the Mercantile Marine Reserve who died on 19 October 1915 in the service of his country.


Kilfinan Parish Church

 

Services are held every Sunday at 12.15pm

 

All are welcome to join us.


Minister:  Rev David Mitchell, West Cowal Manse, Kames, Tighnabruaich, Argyll, PA21 2AD

Telephone:  01700 811045

E-mail: dmitchell@churchofscotland.org.uk

Christmas Services














As is our custom two special services will take place at Kilfinan over the Christmas period. The first of these will be the Christingle service on the Sunday before Christmas  at 3.00 pm. This is specially suitable for children. The other service is on Christmas Day  at 11.00 am.  


Each year we also host two special services during Holy Week.  The first of these is on Maunday  Thursday and the second on Easter Sunday.  All these services are always well attended.


Remembrance Sunday


The Service of Remembrance in the Church and the laying of a wreath at the War Memorial will take place on Sunday 10th November and will be followed by a soup and sandwich lunch in the hall opposite the Church.

 .


Thrift Shop


The Charity Shop in Tighnabruaich had been leased by a an organisation called the Friends of West Cowal.   It has been such a success that the Churches have purchased the premises outright.


All proceeds from the shop will be used for the benefit of the four churches of the Charge.  In the first full year a total of £10,000 was distributed to the three congregations.

Service of Remembrance


The Annual Service of remembrance will be held at 12.15 PM  on Sunday  10 November.


After the service there will be a laying of  wreaths at the War Memorial.


All are invited to a Soup and Sandwich Lunch in the Village Hall afterwards.  All proceeds will go to the Erskine Hospital.