Welcome to Troon Old

Whether you’re a member of the congregation, a resident of Troon, or are just passing through…

Welcome Home Children of God!

Grace and Peace to you from God, and from our Lord Jesus Christ.  Welcome home Children of God.

Each service of worship begins with these words.  They remind us of God’s loving intent towards creation and our response to that embracing love.  We are far from perfect but try our best to live out of such a love.  We don’t promise to have all the answers, but we try to walk together in the questions.

You will find all kinds of different folk at Troon Old, even a Tennessee Hillbilly for a minister.  We come from all over Troon, from all parts of Scotland, and a few us from around the world.  We don’t all believe in the same ways, or vote for the same parties or serve with the same gifts.  Yet we are bound by the same love of God who reminds us that if our hearts are united in Christ, our heads don’t have to be.

Whatever questions or doubts, wounds or gifts you bring to life, we believe you are beloved of God.  We hope you will feel warmly welcomed in our midst.  The Apostle Paul says “you are no longer strangers and aliens, but citizens with the saints and members of the household of God.”  As such we try to see each other as God sees us, as beloved children of God.

We hope you will stop by and see us.

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Christian Aid

Christian Aid Week 2015

Sunday 10 May – Saturday 16 May 2015

Christian Aid Week 2015 poster

Soup Lunches

Troon’s annual Christian Aid Soup Lunches will be served in Troon Old on Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th and Friday 15th May, from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm, with all proceeds going to help the ongoing work of Christian Aid.

Lunch consists of soup, a filled roll, tea/coffee and baking and costs only £5 – a bargain not to be missed – so please come along and support this worthy cause!

House-To-House Collection

You should also expect a Christian Aid donation envelope to pop through your letterbox during this week.  Please give generously (if possible by Gift Aid – see the envelope for details) and an official collector will be be along later in the week to uplift your envelope.

Troon Old Parish Church Table Top Sale

Spring Table Top Sale

Saturday 23 May 2015

Spring Table Top Sale 23 May 2015 poster

Having a Spring clean?  Clearing out the shed or attic?  Wondering what to do with your unwanted items?  Why not bring them to our Spring Car Boot Sale on Saturday 23rd May, 10 am – 3 pm?

Saturday Cafe open 10 am – 12 noon.  Lunches available from 12 noon.  Entrance Adults £1.

Please contact Anne McCulloch if you would like to book a table.  Only £12!

Troon Chorus Sings With Strings

Troon Chorus Spring Concert

Saturday 25 April 2015

Troon Chorus Spring Concert 2015 poster
Troon Chorus are holding their Spring Concert entitled “Sings With Strings” in Troon Old Parish Church on Saturday 25th April 2015 at 7:30 pm.  The programme features Mozart’s Te Deum in C Major, plus other works by Mozart, Handel, Goodall and Bernstein.

Tickets, priced £8, are available from choir members, Words and Music or at the door on the evening of the concert.  This year the Chorus are supporting the work of The Scottish Association for Mental Health.

Holy Week 2015

Holy Week 2015

Troon Churches Together would like to welcome you and to invite you to share with us in our united celebrations of Easter.
Holy Week 2015 Troon Church Services

Monday 30 March – Good Friday 3 April 2015

Leading up to Easter every weekday evening there will be a series of ecumenical Holy Week services.  This year they are being held in St Meddan’s Parish Church, which you can find at the corner of Church Street and St Meddan’s Street.

Services start at 7:30 pm and will be led by Rev Derek Peat.  Each evening the preacher will be a different minister/clergy from all of the churches in Troon.

The Maundy Thursday evening service will include the sacrament of Holy Communion.

On Good Friday morning there is an additional service at 11:15 am, also at St Meddan’s Parish Church.

Easter Sunday 5 April 2015

The joint Easter Sunday Dawn Communion service is held on Troon Beach (near the War Memorial) at 6:30 am, conducted this year by the Rev David Prentice-Hyers from Troon Old Parish Church.  Wrap up warmly and enjoy this uplifting open air service for all Christians in Troon.

Breakfast – in the form of very enjoyable hot filled rolls – will follow in Seagate Evangelical Church.

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The Big Debate with Gordon Brewer

The Big Debate – Live from Troon Old

Friday 20 March 2015

BBC Radio Scotland The Big Debate live from Troon Old 20 March 2015
On Friday 20th March, BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘The Big Debate’ will be broadcast live from Troon Old Parish Church.  This weekly programme, now hosted by Gordon Brewer, engages a guest panel of speakers and the audience in a lively topical debate on the big issues.  Members of the audience can submit questions for discussion on any topic – the producers say “We look for questions on the most stimulating moral, political and social issues of the day – the current issues that will get people talking” so there’s plenty of scope to challenge the politicians, policy makers, writers and thinkers.

Admission to the programme is free, but you must book your place in advance.  You can book directly with BBC Radio Scotland: online at http://bbc.in/1DB0P4T, by emailing bigdebate@bbc.co.uk or by calling the Big Debate team on 0141 422 7776.

All are welcome to join the audience, and we are inviting as wide a cross-section of the community as possible.  So book your place now and remember to tell your neighbours!