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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 are held each Sunday at 10am

Next family service is on Sunday  26th November  at 11 AM. This will be a joint service  to celebrate  the life and ministry of St Andrew


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  17th December (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.
  • Special service on Sunday 15th October at  St Mary’s Whitekirk; to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the rededication of the church after the 1914 fire and to launch the Forth to Farne Pilgrim route, which will connect North berwick to Lindisfarne.  All children (and adults) welcome to join us in the celebration and dress in  period dress for the early 1900s. A prize for the best costume.

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 A sermon walking

Social Events:

Coffee Morning Athelstaneford Village Hall Saturday 18th November

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