Welcome to the website of St Ninian’s Scottish Episcopal Church
Our church building is opening for public worship
Bishop John has given permission for St Ninian’s to reopen for public worship. There will be services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays at 12.30pm starting on 19 August and on Sundays at 10.30am starting on 30 August. Outwith these services the church will be closed which gives time for full cleaning and preparation for the next service. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in these changed times, and to keep everyone safe, the number of seats in the church has to be significantly reduced. In order to be able to worship in this “new normal” we are asking you to request a place at worship by email or telephone and this is laid out in a new web page which you can access through the following link: Click Here
Although we currently cannot meet together in our usual ways the Acts of Worship below can help us to keep praying together, even if from different places.
Every Sunday there is a Celebration of the Eucharist at 11.00am (Scottish Episcopal Church’s Sunday Worship click here ), 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.
Every Thursday we join a Service of the Word - prayers and Bible readings - at 6.30pm (Scottish Episcopal Church’s Service of the Word) click here
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: 16 September 2020