Covid-19 measures and Maxwest

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At present, Maxwelltown West is closed for church services and will remain so for the duration of Enhanced Level 4 regulations.

However, virtual services are being recorded by members of the congregation in their homes and are available for viewing at 00.00 hours each Sunday on this website or on our YouTube channel.

We are always interested to hear from anyone who would like to help us by contributing to a service. Please get in touch via our Contact page.


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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Sunday service 27th September

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