Kingussie Parish Church Scottish Charity No. SC021546
Linked with Laggan & Newtonmore
The history of the Church in Kingussie is set out in a short book written by local historian John Robertson at our request, when renovation work was underway in 2007, a second edition of this book is now available -
Our present Church was brought about in the nineteen sixties by a union of St Columba’s Parish Church and St Andrew’s Parish Church. At that time the congregation chose to worship in St Columba’s Church building, and renovated St Andrew’s Church to be a suite of halls. St Andrew’s building is now Talla nan Ros, Kingussie’s village hall.
St Columba’s Church – the current Kingussie Parish Church-
The “Church” in Kingussie has met in various locations over the centuries, including a very old building no longer there but which was –according to a stone in St Columba’s graveyard, Mill Road, Kingussie -
In 2007 the church building was renovated to bring it up to standard for the Disability Discrimination Act. It now includes a kitchen and accessible toilet facilities, and also a small Hall/Meeting room at the entrance to the building.
Kingussie’s memorials for the First World War which were in the then United Free Church and St Columba’s Parish Church, are now situated within the Kingussie Parish Church building. They are a beautiful stained glass window sited in the gable wall above the Communion Table, and two wall plaques placed nearby.
In 2008 the parish boundaries were re-
The Mound of the Court
A brief history of Kingussie Parish Church
Available from the Paper Shop £4