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

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

Greetings to you all

As I write this on a very sunny Easter Monday, I find myself looking back over the past 3 months since I last penned my article for Spring Contact. I was delighted when Dumfries and Kirkcudbright Presbytery agreed to grant you permission to call your own minister. I have been encouraged by Kirk Session and Deacons’ Court having found a…

Pilgrimage 5

Pilgrimage 3 – Dundrennan Abbey and Pilgrimage 4 – St Queran’s Holy Well, attracted 15 walkers and assorted dogs who enjoyed great views over the Solway from Dundrennan and the bonus of an incredibly accurate Met. Office forecast: the rain poured down in biblical buckets as the heavens opened just as we reached the warmth and shelter of “The Crown…

Walking The Camino de Santiago

This past Easter Sunday, I was not able to be at the service at Max West, helping with brunch and sharing and enjoying one of my favourite times of the year. Instead, I was in Spain, walking a small part of the Camino to Santiago de Compostela – the way of St James of a field of stars. Just for…