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Welcome to Athelstaneford Parish Church We aim to be a church at the heart of the community and all are welcome to our services and other events.

Minister: Rev Joanne Evans-Boiten Tel 01620 880378 e-mail: JEvans-Boiten@churchofscotland.org.uk

Session Clerk: Helen Napier Tel 01620 880536

We are linked with Whitekirk and Tyninghame.

Services

Services are held each Sunday at 10am

Next family service Sunday 26th March 2017

Holy week services

Thursday 13th April:  Maundy Thursday service of Holy Communion Athelstaneford 7PM

Friday 14th April:  Good Friday meditative service Whitekirk 7PM

Saturday 15th April:  Holy Saturday Vigil Longniddry 7PM

Easter Sunday 16th April

8.30 AM Garleton Hill sunrise service followed by egg rolling and breakfast in Athelstaneford Village Hall

10 AM family service Athelstaneford Parish Church

11.30 AM family service with Confirmation and followed by short service of Holy Communion St Mary’s Whitekirk

 If you, or anyone you know, would like a visit from the Minister please contact Joanne Evans-Boiten 

  • The next Messy Church for families will be held on Sunday 14 May (3-5pm) @ the Village Hall  All are welcome – please contact Pat Robinson (Tel: 01620 880387) or Sue Camburn (Tel: 01620 880321) for more information or visit www.messychurch.org.uk
  • Family Service on 4th Sunday of every month. Families with children of all ages welcome to this informal service.

Children are welcome in church every Sunday.  Parents of young children are invited to bring their children to any service. There is a play area with toys available at the back of the church

We use Church Hymnary 4 for worship. A music group plays at family services.  Members of the congregation are encouraged to participate in services, for example by doing the bible readings and through flower arranging.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are served after the Family Service

Fair Trade stall is available on the fourth Sunday of every month after the Family Service

This week’s sermon :Jesus wept

Social Events:

Coffee Morning Athelstaneford Village Hall Saturday 11th March 10-12 noon

Athelstaneford church is open every day between 9am and 6pm in summer and 9am and 4pm in winter. It is a warm welcoming building which has been extensively restored and refitted.  This was the final part of an eight year restoration, money being raised by the congregation and by grants.  A sound system has also been installed.

The church also houses the Nigel Tranter exhibition.

Scottish Charity No. SC009401