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Thanks to Blantyre Old Parish Church

  • Submitted by: Clare Haughey, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 19 December 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-11704

That the Parliament thanks everyone involved with Blantyre Old Parish Church for everything that they have done for the local community in 2023; understands that, in addition to its regular church services, Blantyre Old Parish Church hosts, among other things, a Warm Welcome event every Wednesday, bringing together local people and offering free hot food and drink; pays tribute to its year-round fundraising efforts for good causes; understands that, in 2023, Blantyre Old Parish Church and other local partners have worked together to provide aid that was sent to Malawi; notes what it sees as the ongoing generosity of the congregation, including for the church’s Harvest Thanksgiving Service in October, with food being provided to a local foodbank; considers that places of worship, like Blantyre Old Parish Church, are at the heart of Scotland's communities, and wishes the whole church community the very best in 2024.

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan (Registered interest) , Pam Duncan-Glancy, Annabelle Ewing, Bill Kidd, Monica Lennon, Fulton MacGregor, Ruth Maguire, Roz McCall, Stuart McMillan, Marie McNair, Kevin Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber, Tess White