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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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Virtual Services

Greetings from Maxwelltown West Church, Dumfries. This is our short form service for the Fifth Sunday in Lent. We are so pleased to be able to bring you this Reflection, which is produced by members of our congregation. The Service is led by our Locum, David Matheson.

Blessings to you all.


Recent news

Bible Explorers

We had a fantastic start to our new Sunday bible study group, which the youngsters seem to be enjoying. Our first project has been to look at Genesis, and both Blair and Georgia have been breaking down and questioning what is contained there. They have been particularly interested in how long ‘a day’ was when the world was created and…

Stephen’s At Home with The King of Instruments!

It was the great humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize winner Albert Schweitzer, also a passionate organist, who once said ‘Thank God each time when you are privileged to sit before the organ console and assist in the worship of the Almighty.” Today, many churches in Scotland struggle to find someone to play the organ, assuming of course that the instrument…

MaxWest Movies

It’s been a heartwarming experience to see how well the MaxWest Movies’ Film Nights have been progressing – judging by the numbers of people who ask us about the next screening it’s become a much-anticipated social experience. The general feeling is that around ten films, spread monthly over the period September to early May is about enough – as the…