||The church’s roots grew from humble beginnings when ‘kitchen gospel meetings’ were
held in various homes in the town.
||gospel meetings’ moved from homes to shop premises located in Stonefield Road
||The faith and dedication was such that a timber church was erected on this site.
The first Interim Moderator and Evangelist was appointed and name was Livingstone
Memorial United Presbyterian Church was adopted
||Congregation status was raised,
||Rev. Robert Mackenzie, M.A. was ordinated as minister.
Steps taken to erect permanent building and architects appointed
||Presentation of Church organ
||Church building as we know it today was opened. The service was conducted by
Rev. Professor Blaikie, author of The personal Life of Livingstone.
||Funds amounting to £1,000 were raised through a bazaar held in Glasgow.
||A clock and bell were placed in the spire
||A further bazaar held in Glasgow which raised another £1,000.
||Church hall constructed and opened
||Union of Churches and the change of name to Livingstone Memorial United Free Church.
||Opening of Manse fund.
Two Communion Cups presented.
Erection of a memorial at the entrance of the church in memory of one who died
in Natal (South African War).
||Presentation of brass reading stand in memory of Miss Mary Ferguson
||Presentation of the Communion table
||Presentation of a Pipe Organ.
||Statue of David Livingstone, situated in a recess at the front of the Church was unveiled
by Mrs Livingstone Wilson, the daughter of David Livingstone
||Brass Flower vases presented
||On either side of the pulpit a War memorial was placed in commemoration of the 25
church members killed in the First World War
||Communion Chair presented in memory of Mrs Hugh, snr and Mrs Thos. A. Hugh
||Jubilee of congregation.
Church re-decorated & electric light installed
||Livingstone Museum Bookcase presented by Sir William MacKenzie, K.C.B
(brother of Rev Thom. A. Hugh).