Dumbarton Future Focus is an oportunity for members of the 3 congregations in the Dumbarton linkage to be involved in planning a vision for the Church of Scotland in Dumbarton for the next decade and beyond. All are welcome.
Dumbarton Future Focus Agenda – Saturday, 16 February 2019
Morning Session – Understanding our community and what we do, investigating what we could do differently
Lunch – tea/coffee will be served but please bring your own food
Afternoon Session – Focusing on priorities for the future, identifying key first steps
Venue: West Kirk church hall
Details also on our Facebook Page
A new youth group is being launched in our halls
Initial Taster Sessions will take place on Fridays in June
(These will help us plan the main sessions beginning when the schools restart after the summer break)
Age group: Primary 6 & 7
Cost: £2 (incl. a drink & snack)
Dates: 3rd/10th/17th/24th June
Times: 7:30pm – 9:30pm (after the Badminton Group which is run on Fridays for the same age group)
Youth Group Activities:
- Listening to Music
- Team Games including “The Parachute”
- Table Tennis
- Air Hockey
- Table Football
- Nail Painting
- Potential for Computer Games as group develops
- End of Term Disco on 24th June
Riverside Halls are very spacious and flexible and can cater for many other activities if there is demand;
our games hall is marked for a range of sports including basketball, the rear hall also has badminton
court markings, and the main hall has a large stage for putting on shows or for film nights.
Juice/Crisps/Fizzy Water/Fun Size Bars will be provided for the taster sessions during a break in
organised activities – a tuck shop will be set up once the group is established in the Autumn.
On arrival each night, name and contact details of a parent or carer will be taken, with all club members
to be dropped off and picked up by a nominated parent or carer.
Contact Marie Clare at:
Or phone the Riverside Office on
01389 742 551 (Mon-Fri 09:30-12:30)
Folk Night with singer/songwriter Ellyn Oliver and the folk band Rock Salt Saturday 25th April, 7:30pm at St Augustine’s
- Date: Saturday 25 April 2015
- Time: Reception from 1pm, walk 2-5pm
- Location: Erskine Bridge, Old Kilpatrick
Go along and enjoy a walk across the Erskine Bridge for another year at the Erskine Bridge Fun Day event. Take in the stunning views beneath the bridge on the Boden Boo forestry walks organised by Christian Aid.
This year will have the great addition of a 50ft inflatable assault course! Are you ready to compete against your friends and family to tackle the course and come out on top?
This is a great day for all age groups, whether you fancy challenging the assault course or just want to enjoy a leisurely walk across the River Clyde.
For details, visit http://www.christianaid.org.uk/getinvolved/events/walking/scotland.aspx
We welcomed boys from all over the battalion yesterday for the church service in Riverside, followed by the march down the High Street accompanied by pipes & drums.
Our own 1st/2nd Dumbarton Company performed well in the following competitions recently
– congratulations to all who took part:
- 1st Bible competition
- 1st Swimming Gala
- 1st P.E competition
- 3rd Model Making competition
- 3rd Bible competition
- Took part in National Cross Country finals
21 & 22 March 2015 – see the calendar for times
The Sunday School will be holding their Table Top Sale and Lunch this year on 21st March from 10am-2pm
This year Heart & Soul will be on 17th May in Edinburgh.
As usual we will be organising a bus if there is enough interest from Dumbarton folk. Names ASAP to Riverside Church Office.
Find out more at www.heartandsoul2015.org.uk
Spring Tea (with entertainment by AGM) is on 21st March 2015 at 14:00
Tickets £5, available from Riverside Church Office