Carlingwark Loch, Castle Douglas


Castle Douglas Parish Church


Sunday School
Miss Aileen Stoddart - 01556 502677  -
The Sunday School meets during the service. 

The Youth Group  (not meeting for the moment) 
The Youth group  meets in the Church Hall every Friday evening during term time,
between 7pm -9pm. Anyone of High School age is welcome to come along for all or 
just part of the time. Games, X-boxes, tuck shop and coffee bar. The Group is staffed
by a team of 7 people from two congregations.

Young Person’s Group
Mrs Gwen Breckenridge - 01556 502437
The Young Women's Group meets at 7.30pm on the first Tuesday of each month from September to March with additional meetings on the last Tuesday of March and the AGM on the last Tuesday of April. Meetings are varied and include speakers, quiz night, visits and meals out. All meetings are open to anyone, male or female, and there is a light supper after each meeting.

Music: Organ, choir and instrumentalists
Mr Callum Wylie - 07733386686
Choir practice is on Friday 6pm and on Sunday mornings from 9.30am with a break in July and August.
It leads the congregational singing during Sunday worship and sings individual pieces in the Service. Others in the congregation can be called on to play drums, saxophone, clarsach, guitar, penny whistle, ukulele, Vienna horn or the organ.

House Group  
Oonagh Dee 
The group meets on Wednesday 7 - 8.30pm 

Ministry of Flowers
Mrs Helen Wemyss - 01556 502836 -
Please contact Mrs Helen Wemyss if you would like to supply flowers for the Sunday Service. Offers of help for flower arranging would also be greatly appreciated.
Also please inform Helen if you know of anyone who would be pleased to accept flowers after the Service.
Ministry of Flowers calendar PDF

Coffee Rota
Miss Laura Wemyss - 01556 502836 -
Volunteers are always welcome to prepare and serve coffee after the Sunday service.
Laura makes up the list which is available here.

Parish Newsletter
Editor - Mrs Ann Brown - 01556 504881 -
There are three editions a year of these 16 - 20 page magazines containing church news, details of activities within the organisations, articles, poems and items of interest submitted by the congregation or the editor. Events scheduled before the next issue are publicised. Intimations are given for two to three weeks before a deadline, allowing time for editing, printing and for distribution by the elders. Contributions are always welcomed, at any time, by the editor.