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Sunday Service at St. Columba's by the Castle - May 26th 11am
The congregations of the three churches of Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk (Church of Scotland), St. Columba’s by the Castle (Episcopal Church) and Augustine United Church (United Reformed Church) signed a covenant committing ourselves to worship and study together and work to establish a united and positive Christian presence in the centre of Edinburgh. We are members of Edinburgh Churches Together and Action of Churches Together in Scotland, and in 2006 we were recognized as a...
The London Evening Standard's Simon Calder has visited Scotland’s beautiful capital and finds it packed with luxuries to indulge in, from culinary treats to cultural highlights. Yet despite all the world class competition, the modest Greyfriars Kirk manages to gain a spot in his top ten favourites.
SIMON’S TOP 10
1. PASS GO
The Edinburgh Pass starts working from the airport. It includes a return trip on the Airlink bus, as well as admission to more than 30 attractions (...
The link below will take you to an article written by Revd Dr Richard Frazer for for the Green Pilgrimage Network initiative
We are delighted to announce the official opening of our new extension gto the Greyfriars Kirkhoouse.
This new building provides the Grassmarket Community Proejct with a purpose built home. The new building cost in the region of £2 million. Our architects were Gareth Hoskins Architects and the new building will be officially opened by John Swinney finance secretary of the Scottish Government in the 25th of April.
The new building accommodates all the support work of the Grassmarket Project - see their website at www....
An evening of presentations and discussion in support of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church
West Mayfield, Edinburgh EH9 1TQ
Sunday 28th April at 7pm
All Welcome - Admission free
The winter is nearly over and the daffodils are beginning to bloom. Its time to open the doors and welcome the public into the Kirk.
Each morning of Holy Week at 8am starting on Monday 25th March and continuing until Saturday 30th March, Holy Communion at St Columba's by the Castle followed by a breakfast of coffee rolls and marmalade.
Good Friday 3hr vigil at Greyfriars between 12noon and 3pm.
Service of Tenebrae at 9pm.
The Passion Walk begins at Greyfiars on Good Friday at 11am til 1pm and on Holy Saturday from 10am until 12noon. See further details in the Kirk Magazine.
Easter Sunday services are at 11am in English (Holy Communion)
and 12.30pm in Gaelic.
See the diary for...
All are invited to our
on Saturday 9th March 2013
with the Greyfriars Kirk Band
All in aid of the Grassmarket Community Project and Kirk Funds. This is the third time we are running this event, and we are building up an enthusiastic following—last year we raised £4,000.
Tickets £25 each, including buffet supper, from our temporary administrator, Roza...
The Grassmarket Community Project invites you to our GROW Woodwork Exhibition on Friday 30th November 2012. This event will be held in Greyfriars Kirk at 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Gift items will be on sale and mulled wine and canapés will be served.
For more information please call 0131 225 3626
or email Tommy Steel (GROW Workshop Manager) firstname.lastname@example.org