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1961: Minister appointed to an extension charge.
1963: New church and halls opened in June in the newer housing estates. Cost £35,000. The north facade consists of a dominant steep double-pitch slated roof whose slope is taken to the ground with harled buttressed brick walls. There is a simple cross and bell under the overhanging roof at the gable apex in front of a large expanse of vertical glazed window. Inside the roof is accentuated by the exposed wooden beams and there are colourful stained glass windows above the altar, in the east wall. The church has a flat-roofed hall to the east with an entrance ambulatory or walkway between. Wilson & Wilson, architects, Grangemouth.
1971: Granted full status.
1963: Silver baptismal bowl gifted by the site contractors and architects.
Alms dish and lectern given by Church of Holy Rude, Stirling and a praise board by Kildrum Parish Church, Cumbernauld.
See separate entry for stained glass.
MINISTERS OF THE KIRK OF THE HOLY ROOD
|Campbell, Archibald Iain||Sep 1971|
|Ferguson, Gordon||May 1996|
G.B. Bailey (2019)