Kirkin’ o’ tha Tartans

For thousands of years tartans have reflected the preferences of particular weavers and the tastes of particular regions, and families who lived in those regions. Following the Dress Act of 1746, when the British government attempted to suppress wearing tartans,particular designs became associated with clans and bear the names of the clan.

Tartan09On January 31st, in the year of our Lord 2016, on the Sunday following the birthday of Robert Burns, the Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church will celebrate Scottish heritage with grand pageantry, parading tartans of clans that have worshiped in this congregation.

This service will emphasize Scottish influence: we will repeat portions of the Scots Confession of Faith, prayers from the Scottish Book of Prayer, and hear the Lord’s prayer in Gaelic. This service will also emphasize honoring family heritage.

Please join us at 10 am on Sunday, January 31st.