Welcome to the website of St Ninian’s Scottish Episcopal Church
For the time being our church building is closed
Our building may be closed for the time being but our church community is still open and continues to be active and alive. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to our building soon, and are currently working hard on a plan for reopening to keep everyone safe. Our church garden is always open, please enjoy it - and the peace and space it offers - if you can.
We are taking a cautious approach to reopening as our top priority is to keep everyone safe in St Ninian’s. When the decision is made it is likely you will have a slightly different experience at church and the Advisory Group of the Scottish Episcopal Church has prepared a video guide, introduced by the Primus, to help to demonstrate what church may look like when the decision is made to reopen for communal worship. You can view this video 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 we join 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.
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 July 2020