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SLAMANNAN METHODIST CHURCH


Slamannan Wesleyan Methodists                         NS 8566 7324

1872: The first service was held in a schoolroom at Binniehill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1874:  Building erected in New Street.   Four foundation stones engraved ”23rd March, 1874" lie at the corners of the building, each laid by a different person.   Behind one of these stones a 'time capsule' was incorporated.   The church lies east/west with its south wall along the street containing a porch at its west end.  Cost c£800.

Missions were run to the surrounding mining villages.

1893: Extension to vestry, church renovated and painted.  Re-opened October 1899.

1917:  Building sold to Church of Christ as most of the congregation had moved away from the Slamannan plateau as mining ceased.  It is now a private house.

MINISTERS OF SLAMANNAN METHODIST CHURCH

                 1882             Bevon

          Sep 1893             Robertson

                                      Parkinson, R         June 1897

              1900                Moss                     1912

Geoff B. Bailey (2016)

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