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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

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

A ‘Walk of Christian Unity’ is being organised by Dumfries Christian Network as part of the World Week of Prayer for Christian Unity on Sunday 20 January. The ‘Walk’ will start at 3 pm prompt with the first of three short 15 minute services in St Mary’s-Greyfriars’ Church of Scotland. The ‘Walk’ will then continue on to the River of…

From your Locum

Greetings to one and all.  I do hope you have all enjoyed a wonderful summer and that many of you have great memories of summer holidays.  Autumn is definitely upon us and already we have suffered our first storm, bringing down many trees and damage to buildings.  However, trees and hedgerows are in magnificent colour at the time of writing….

Session Clerk’s Notes

By the time the congregation receives this edition of Contact, the Congregational Meeting with the Interim Ministry Team will have been held.  We may have a clearer idea of how and when our church can move towards calling a full-time minister. It is important for us in anticipation that we pray for this blessing from our Father.   And in the…