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1797 Denny Associate Presbyterian Church 1820
1820 Denny United Associate Congregation 1847
1847 Denny United Presbyterian Church 1900
1900 Denny Broompark United Free Church 1929
1929 Denny Broompark Church of Scotland 1963
1773: Congregation part of the original Erskine Church that met at Lochgreen, then Dennyloanhead.
It was proposed to enlarge the Dennyloanhead Church and the Denny residents asked for their own church building instead. However, the Presbytery rejected that idea.
1787: Site secured in Denny and a church built.
1793: Sanction for a new congregation twice refused by the Burgher Presbytery, but in October 1793 Denny received supply of sermon from the Associate (Burgher) Presbytery of Stirling and Falkirk.
1797: Denny congregation formed – the first minister appointed January 1799 – Rev James Harrower.
1881: Church reconstructed in a rectangular plan designed by Burnet, architect, Glasgow at a cost of £1200.
Later additions at either end.
1898: Hall added.
1900-27: Church re-roofed and pipe organ installed.
1931: Union with the West Church failed.
1963: October 1st. United with Denny West under the name of “Denny Westpark”. Broompark church building was obtained by the council for demolition to make way for a car park, however, this development never proceeded and the building was converted into a community centre.
1933: New communion table.
1903: Organ installed.
See separate page for War Memorial and Roll of Honour
MINISTERS OF DENNY BROOMPARK CHURCH
|Harrower, James||April 1852|
|Jeffrey, R T||1856|
|White, Peter||Oct 1878|
|Smart, George||Mar 1886|
|McKellar, Duncan Campbell||Dec 1905|
|Yule, David Mailler||Apr 1915|
|Bains, Robert James||Oct 1925|
|MacLauchlan, Francis Joseph Lauchlan||Apr 1931|
|Berrie, Alexander||Nov 1961|
G.B. Bailey (2019)