Welcome to the website of St Ninian’s Scottish Episcopal Church  earDisabled

The Scottish Episcopal Church’s (SEC'S) Advisory Group has published updated guidance so until further notice we will only be meeting for worship services and will not be offering hospitality after services

 Our weekly services will be: Sung Eucharist (Sunday at 10.30am);Morning Prayer at 8.30am;  Evening Prayer (to be confirmed) at
12.30pm on Tuesday ; Eucharist said (Wednesday at 10am);  Currently we are able to offer only limited hospitality after our services.

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. 
May 2021



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.

God of love and hope,
you made the world and care for all creation,
but the world feels strange right now.
The news is full of stories about Coronavirus.
Some people are worried that they might get ill.
Others are anxious for their family and friends.
Be with them and help them to find peace.
We pray for the doctors and nurses and scientists, 
and all who are working to discover the right medicines to help those who are ill.
Thank you that even in these anxious times, you are with us.
Help us to put our trust in you and keep us safe.


Prayer Requests:
[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 prayer@stninians-edinburgh.org.uk .]

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 9 January 2022

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