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We’re reopening for communal worship

15th September, 2020

Returning to communal worship We’re opening our doors again for communal worship on Sunday 20 September holding one Sunday service at 10.30am .  All are welcome – we hope you can join us but understand that you may wish to …

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Afternoon Delights

28th July, 2020

We invite you to join us for afternoon tea, conversation and entertainment in support of our friends in Malawi. There will be music and singing. We’ll hear news from our friends at Mulanje Mission Hospital and there will be time for …

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A Kitchen Conversation on Homelessness with Bethany

8th June, 2020

We’re delighted that Bethany Christian Trust is able to use our Undercroft kitchen at St Andrew’s and St George’s West to prepare home cooked meals for their guests who are now housed in a hotel only a few minutes away from …

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What a difference a year makes

29th May, 2020

A year ago on 29 May 2019 we welcomed Rev Dr Rosie Magee as minister of St Andrew’s and St George’s West, to a shared adventure in a changing world. We couldn’t imagine how COVID-19 would change so much, so …

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2020 Christian Aid Sale at St Andrew’s and St George’s West

23rd March, 2020

2020 Christian Aid Sale at St Andrew’s and St George’s West  Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Christian Aid Sale at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church normally held in May cannot go ahead. Sale Convener Mary Davidson explains: …

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We’re Still Here For You

20th March, 2020

We seek to remain a prayerful presence in the city at this time of uncertainty  We also need to keep our staff, volunteers, and visitors safe and to follow current government best practice to help contain the spread of CoVid …

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There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in

31st October, 2017

The Very Rev Dr John Chalmers, former Moderator and Principal Clerk of the Church of Scotland, gave the  2017 Donald Gorrie Lecture at St Andrew’s and St George’s West on 31 October 2017. His title was There’s a crack in …

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Jack Thompson (Jabulani Jere) 1943-2017

31st August, 2017

  The Thompson Scholarship Fund The Thompson Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 in memory of Jack and Phyllis Thompson to fund girls’ education in Malawi. You can find out more about the fund, and donate, here  A Wonderful Life …

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Book Festival Fringe at St Andrew’s and St George’s West

29th July, 2017
Book Festival Fringe at St Andrew’s and St George’s West

            Meet leading Scottish authors and enjoy two fascinating discussions of Scottish books old and new in Edinburgh’s historic New Town church.   Poacher’s Pilgrimage – an Island Journey: Alastair McIntosh Wednesday 9 August 4.30-5.30pm …

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Our 2017 Festival programme is out now!

13th June, 2017

Our Festival Programme is out now! Classical, jazz, opera or world music fan – we have something for you! Bookworm? Burrow into our Book Festival Fringe – come and hear Kirsty Wark and James Runcie discuss the books that have …

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