Established in 1650, the Kirk of Abbotshall, the second Church of Scotland parish church in Kirkcaldy, continues to be the focus of religious worship and social gatherings. Our story It is recorded in “The Presbyterie Booke
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Abbotshall Church does not hold any historical records. ScotlandsPeople at www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk is the official online source of parish registers, civil registration, census records and wills and testaments for Scotland. The website is a partnership between the
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If you are looking for a copy of a baptism certificate, the first place to try is the parish where the baptism took place. (Our current Abbotshall Baptismal Register goes back to 1920). For records of
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Historically, the Church of Scotland, in the form of Kirk Sessions and heritors in each parish, was responsible for the maintenance of burial grounds within churchyards and kept records of burials. In 1925 responsibility for the
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A comprehensive account of the register of ministers of the Church of Scotland since the Reformation of the 16th century is provided in the volume of books entitled Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae. Historically published by Saint Andrew
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The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) is also the place of legal deposit for the records of the Church of Scotland’s Kirk Sessions and Presbyteries which are earlier than those in current use. The NAS also
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6:30 pm ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – ABBOTS ... @ KENNEDY HALL
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – ABBOTS ... @ KENNEDY HALL
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
HALLKEEPER INSTRUCTIONS. HALLS ARE TO BE OPENED FOR 18:30; KENNEDY HALL TO BE SET OUT WITH: TWO TABLE AT TOP END OF HALL WITH 6 RED CHAIRS FOR OFFICE BEARERS, DESK LECTERN TO BE SET ON
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Thought for the week

Prayer for January

Prayer
Father,
we pray for those
who know the suffering
of total despair
for the terminally ill
and the grief-stricken;
for the depressed
and for those consumed by guilt;
for those who have lost their faith
in life, in others, in you.
We bring before you
Those who feel totally alone
When faced with fears and pain
That threatens to overwhelm them.
Amen
Christine Odell
Taken from ” Pocket Prayers for Healing” Compiled by Trevor Lloyd.