about us

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Welcome to St Andrew’s and St George’s West.

Our church is a beautiful building with an important architectural and historic heritage, placed in the centre of a historic and “well-set” city.

It combines a peaceful sanctuary space with lively and energetic activities. The church is open every day for prayers and a peaceful space. We have a lively welcome for children and well-developed pastoral care for our members and others in need of company and support.

There are three services on Sundays, the café is open on weekdays, and there is a huge range of activities.

We have a famous Christian Aid Sale every year, play host as a Fringe venue and have events including music, lectures, exhibitions, debates for schools and a Christmas Tree Festival involving local businesses and charities.

Other activities include study and social groups, an ecumenical partnership and inter-faith links, crafts and recycling and campaigning on issues affecting the world.

In addition the building is available for let to outside bodies for concerts, conferences, meetings and celebrations.

St Andrew’s and St George’s West is an Affirming Congregation, affirming the rights of LGBTQ people to play a full part in the life of the Church; a member of Edinburgh Interfaith Association seeking to build understanding between people of all faiths and none, and an Eco-Congregation, striving to reduce its environmental impact and to care for the world.

St Andrew’s and St George’s West is a congregation of the Church of Scotland  and member of the ecumenical partnership Edinburgh City Centre Churches Together.

Our minister is Revd Ian Y Gilmour.

The weekday church is open Monday-Friday 10am-3pm, Saturday 11am-2pm. The Undercroft Café is open Monday-Friday 10am-2pm.

Upcoming Events

Sat 16

Poetrees Photo Exhibition

November 28 @ 10:00 am - December 19 @ 2:00 pm
Sat 16
Sun 17

Sunday 9am Communion

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Sun 17

Sunday 9.45am Learning Together

December 17 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
Sun 17

Sunday 11am Morning Worship

December 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:55 am

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