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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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Recent news

Congregational Consultation Meeting

Saturday morning 27th October saw a gathering of approximately 50 members of the congregation in the church hall.  The meeting began at 11am and was led by the Reverend Sandra Black and the Reverend John Collard who are both members of the Interim Ministries Team. Following an introduction by Sandra and a short act of worship led by John, those…

A letter from our Locum

Greetings to you all. Reading my last article, I see the Beast from the East was still hovering around and cold weather abounded in Mid-April.  Indeed we barely saw spring this year as summer came mid-May, and now mid-July many plants are indeed flowering/fruiting earlier this year than normal.  But what glorious weather we have enjoyed these past 2 months. …

Pilgrimage – a continuing story

The weather could not have been kinder for our first Pilgrimage Walk on May 12th.  It seems a long time ago now, but the sunshine we experienced then has continued throughout this hot summer.  18 “pilgrims” and a frisky spaniel followed the Ruthwell Heritage Trail, starting and finishing at “The Farmers’ Inn”, Clarencefield, and taking in the Bluebell Wood, the…