Coronavirus: We’re reopening!

Maxwelltown West Church will reopen on Sunday, September 27th for congregational services.

Please see the details of the conditions required so that we comply with Covid-19 protocols, including how to book a place at our services.

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Maxwest Parish Profile

This Parish Profile is provided for the information of prospective candidates for our minister vacancy.

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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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  • An Invitation

    The congregation of Maxwelltown West invites you to visit us, or to call upon us if we can help you.

Sunday services go live on YouTube

From October 11, 2020, our virtual services will be replaced by live streaming of services at 11 am each Sunday. You can watch the stream, as well as recorded services, on our YouTube channel.


Click here for online services


Recent news


A deliverance proposed and accepted at last year’s General Assembly of the Church of Scotland reversed centuries of the Church’s hostility to the ancient practice of Pilgrimage and affirmed its place in the life of the Kirk.  Congregations were asked to explore the opportunities for pilgrimage locally, in a modern-day setting. The tradition of pilgrimage is seeing a resurgence in…

Letter from the Interim Moderator

Greetings to you all at the beginning of a New Year. The past year has seen difficult times for our congregation here in Maxwelltown West, but as we look forward to a new year, I believe that there are new beginnings happening within our community, and I hope and pray that these will continue to grow and flourish during the…

A Letter from our Locum

As I type this article (last minute as ever) I can see clear signs of Spring bulbs coming up through the cold snowy earth, showing us signs of Spring in the depth of January.  Mid-January last year saw snowdrops in full bloom in my garden.  This year, barely an inch above ground level, proving this has been a much colder…