Welcome to the website of St Ninian’s Scottish Episcopal Church
Still under constant review, there will be just one service of Holy Communion at 10.30am each Sunday.
For the present, Our Wednesday service will continue to be A Service of the Word on Zoom at 10.00am
Currently we are unable to have hospittality after our service
With the gradual easing of restrictions by the Scottish government and with the approval of our College of Bishops we are now able to move to normal spacing in church and can also sing (still wearing masks). Hand sanitizer is provided throughout the church
With the church reverting to our pre-pandemic seating arrangement booking is no longer required but we still have to implement Track and Trace. There is a Sign-in sheet in the Foyer and also posters With a QR code so you can sign in using your phone
Our Privacy Notice regarding how we use your data for Track and Trace can be found on our Covid Services page CLICK HERE
We continue to worship God and care for each other.
Our 2021 Season of Creation is a series of six Sundays themed around biodiversity, the environment and climate change. Within the framework of our Sunday sung Eucharist time of reflection and intercession will be used creatively in many ways and our six Sunday themes will explore God’s kingdom in relation to (and as embodied in) the principal kingdom’s of life -- plus human beings and the seas. More details here
Sundays to note: 19 September is our Patronal Festival
3 October is our Harvest Thanksgiving
Our church garden is always open, please enjoy it - and the peace and space it offers - if you can.
Online Services on the Provincial website are continuing
Full details are on the Sunday Worship page link below.
Every Sunday there is an online Celebration of the Eucharist at 11.00am, also available for later viewing (Scottish Episcopal Church’s Sunday Worship ), and we light a candle in a window at 7.00pm in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and as a sign of hope, of light in darkness.
The Thursday evening Service of the Word - prayers and Bible readings - has been discontinued, but this link will take you to the page on the Provincial website where you can find the Daily Offices of both Morning and Evening Prayer which are updated daily Click Here . Open Spirituality at the top of the page where you will find the full text of the service. Also .see the News section on the same page for other online services which may be available.
[Clergy at St Ninian’s will use the Paschal Candle as a focus for prayer for those directly, or indirectly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Family and friends can email a prayer request for their loved one, or for someone for whom they are concerned to firstname.lastname@example.org .]
We are part of the Scottish Episcopal Church, which is an independent member of the world-wide Anglican Communion. We’re Scottish because we trace our history back to Celtic Saints like Ninian and Columba, and the earliest known Christian communities in Scotland, and Episcopal because we maintain a form of church order of bishops, priests and deacons. St Ninian’s belongs to the Diocese of Edinburgh, one of seven dioceses covering the whole of Scotland and bearing witness to our faith today.
The Scottish Episcopal Church is present in communities across Scotland and has become known for its involvement in the social issues affecting Scottish society, for its members engage in roles of active Christian leadership on peace, justice and human rights issues as well as having pastoral and educational roles. The Church works with other Christian denominations, faith, and belief communities in Scotland.
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Site Last updated: 23 August 2021