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175 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ST JOHN'S CHURCH, BARRHEAD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 802: tabled on 13 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the congregations, past and present, of St John the Evangelist Parish Church, Barrhead, on the 175th anniversary of their Church; notes that the Right Reverend John Keenan, Bishop of Paisley, dedicated the Church on the occasion of its 175th year; recognises that the congregation has worshipped in the current church building in Aurs Road since 1961, having been in temporary accommodation in the Parish Hall and Tower Rais, following the said destruction of the old gothic St John's Church in an electrical-related fire in 1941; values the immense contribution to local and international communities made by the work of those associated with the Church over the 175 years it has been in Barrhead, including supporting local young people and families in need, schools in Malawi and other countries and helping the work of Mary's Meals; and wishes all associated with St John's Parish Church well for the next 175 years and beyond.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.