Carrington Kirk to host special service

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An early 18th century church in Carrington is to be opened for worship for the first time in more than 36 years.

A special service will take place at 11.45am on Sunday, August 14, at Carrington Kirk. The kirk, last used for worship in 1975, is currently used by media firm imPRESS. The one-off event will commemorate the 300th anniversary of the completion of the building.

Minister at Cockpen and Carrington Parish Church, the Rev Matthew Ross, who will take the service, said: “While it’s good to see a closed building put to good use, it’s also important to remember what it was built for.

“We still have a number of people in the congregation who worshipped at Carrington, so this service will be great for them, and hopefully the wider community of Carrington also.”

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