About Maxwelltown West

We seek to be a place of welcome to all in our parish - a centre of Christian worship and fellowship.

We seek to provide a framework for family life and a place where young people may be nurtured in Christian values.

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About the Church of Scotland

The Church of Scotland seeks to inspire the people of Scotland and beyond with the Good News of Jesus Christ through enthusiastic worshipping, witnessing, nurturing and serving communities.

The Church of Scotland is one of the largest organisations in the country, with more than 340,000 members.

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Recent news

A letter from our Locum

Greetings to you all. Reading my last article, I see the Beast from the East was still hovering around and cold weather abounded in Mid-April.  Indeed we barely saw spring this year as summer came mid-May, and now mid-July many plants are indeed flowering/fruiting earlier this year than normal.  But what glorious weather we have enjoyed these past 2 months. …

Pilgrimage – a continuing story

The weather could not have been kinder for our first Pilgrimage Walk on May 12th.  It seems a long time ago now, but the sunshine we experienced then has continued throughout this hot summer.  18 “pilgrims” and a frisky spaniel followed the Ruthwell Heritage Trail, starting and finishing at “The Farmers’ Inn”, Clarencefield, and taking in the Bluebell Wood, the…

World Church Team

The World Church Team received the following from John Njeru: Report from Mathia Church in Kiangai Parish, Kirimara East Presbytery I feel so delighted to have an opportunity to give you the report of Mathia church.  I may first want to quote from the sermon that was preached on Sunday 8th of August 2018.  This was from various texts and…