Facilities

These are the services that are available and the facilities which are provided by the church.

The Church, Kirk Brae

Sunday Services 11am and 6pm. Each month we have a family service.  The main church building is available throughout the week for funerals and weddings.

The building has a seating capacity of 767 with three ground floor seating areas and two upper balconies. The layout of the church is such that there are two aisles allowing access from the vestibule at the rear, both leading down to the main pulpit area, with its original functioning pipe organ situated in the choir area at the back of the centre pews. The organ was installed by Forster and Andrews of Hull in 1892.

The Church OrganThe church has a sound system which may cater for up to 4 wireless handheld microphones in addition to standard tie-clip and lectern coverage.  Power point is used at every service.  Each morning service is recorded and available on audio CD. A loop system is available for the hard of hearing.

The Church Centre, Barrasgate Road

 

The Church Centre houses a coffee lounge, two kitchens, a large function/games hall,  downstairs and upstairs a large conference room upstairs, the Minister’s and Secretary’s office, and the resources library. The hall facilities include removable seating, a small complement of sectional staging, a vocal PA, an upright piano, air heating and circulation aids. The church makes an effort to keep all facilities well maintained at all times. The original church hall known as the  Penny Schoolie houses a further hall with gas heating, small stage,a medium sized function room at the rear and two smaller function rooms located upstairs. Removable/stackable seating and tables are available for use throughout the building.

The Coffee Lounge

The Coffee Lounge is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 4 pm,. Saturday new Times 9-15 pm – 3-15 pm but closed on Wednesdays  Fresh food and home bakes are served daily.

 There is a resource library open daily.

Funeral Teas are offered by volunteers for bereaved families.

Auld Kirk Nursery is an accredited provider of pre-school education in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council. It runs throughout the week and is open to  3 to 5 years old. The Nursery is open during the school terms Monday to Friday at 8.50am and pick-up time is between 11.50am and 12.00noon and Tuesday & Thursday 12.30pm -2.30pm for children 2 years 6 months.

The church centre hall and rooms are available for hire for church and community use.

Thrift Shop, High Street

The Thrift Shop is open Monday to Saturday Morning (closed Wednesdays) from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. There is a wide variety of high quality second hand goods at a fair price.