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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

Henry Glen Alexander Simmons 1944 – 1983

The Eleventh Minister of our Church – Part Two – Dumfries On the 27th April 1944, six weeks before the landings in Normandy were announced and the Second World War entered its final stages, Henry Glen Alexander Simmons was inducted to the Charge of Maxwelltown West Church, Dumfries. The announcement was the start of a busy time for the new…

Letter from the Interim Moderator

Hello to everyone, I hope that you have all had a wonderful Easter and have been able to enjoy the celebrations and the better weather. Spring is indeed here, and we are looking forward in many ways to what is happening in Max West. Back in March we were given permission by Presbytery to call a minister. This means that…

News from our Missionary Partners

Gary, Jacqueline Brough and family moved to Malawi from Lenzie, East Dunbartonshire at the end of 2018 as mission partners of the Church of Scotland. Their aim is to contribute to the creation of a vibrant and Godfearing society. Gary has visited Malawi many times over 6 years but missed sharing his experiences with his family. Both he and Jacqueline…