Kirk News

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Weekly intimations and worship information for Duddingston Parish Church.

Sunday 21st April 2024
Service at 10.30am
A Warm Welcome to all visitors
who are Worshipping with us today.
Jesus the Good Shepherd

Hymns: 14, 458, 519, 413, 497
Amen, Amen, Alleluia, Amen

Readings: 1 John 3:16-24 (NT page 304)
John 10:11-18 (NT page 131)

Music for Reflection : played by John La Califfa’ by Ennio Morricone

After our service Teas and Coffees will be served in the Kirk Hall. Everyone is welcome.

The offering is being uplifted at the plates at the door thank you.

To watch the A2Z film of the History of Duddingston Kirk , celebrating 900 years please follow this link. or use the QR code.

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Coffee Morning at St Martin’s Church

Saturday 27th April. 10:30 – 12:30
Funds raised go towards the “Stillness Game” who meet weekly.

Duddingston Kirk Art Group

Annual Exhibition
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May
11.30 am – 4 pm in the church hall
Free entry

DKGC plant sale 2024

Memorial Service on Sunday 5th May 2024 at 3pm

These services for the bereaved are offered as a way of offering support through the journey of grieving, remembering those who have died, and seeking strength and hope for the future. Whether you choose to come on your own, or with family or friends, you will be most welcome.

Boys Brigade Annual Display

Friday 17th May at 7pm in the Church.

We are doing something to celebrate the 900th anniversary but I don’t want to give too much away. We’d really appreciate a good turnout from the congregation.
It’s going to be a very special night.
Alan Meikle

Garden room

Exciting news! The Garden Room Is open!

Times of opening are 10am to 4pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 1pm to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays. 
More volunteers are required particularly on Friday afternoons. Are you, or anyone in your family, or anyone you know interested?  Please contact the office, thank you

Services in April

28th 10.30am The Minister Stated Annual Meeting **
**A Congregational review of 2023 will be held during the morning service.

Duddingston Matters

The monthly magazine has been emailed to those on our distribution list. If you have not received your copy this month or would like to receive it by email please drop me an email at the Office.

As part of our work to save paper and to extend the flow of information the Kirk News will be available every week at

Amos Cards : Have you noticed the stands in the Garden Room and Kirk?
Amos is a Christian Charity whose aim is to spread God’s love through the distribution of unique cards. These cards, produced by volunteers, bring comfort and help people to share their own and God’s love. They are free so please take some for yourself, family and to pass on to friends!
A full Selection of cards can be viewed and ordered online.

View online at :  Thank you


BIBLE READING NOTES are available from Duty Elders at the Kirk Door. These notes are prepared by the Minister for the Congregation.

Bible reading notes are also available on the website: here.

Stillness Services are held in the Kirk every Wednesday from 10 am to 10:30 am.
The service includes music, a reading and prayer and offers time to sit in peaceful silence.
There is also an opportunity for individual prayer at the close of the service.
Following the service all are welcome to stay for tea/coffee in the Garden Room

MAGAZINE   If you would like to receive Kirk Matters or Bible Reading Notes electronically then please e-mail Lucy in the Office.

ONLINE SERVICES Both The Sunday and the Wednesday Stillness services are available to view on the church website homepage or here

Our thanks to all those who have made this happen and in the leading of our worship.

Situated in the Manse Basement the office is open on Thursday and Friday 9am to 1pm
The Library is available to browse during these hours.

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Minister:                                  Rev Dr Jim Jack        

Session Clerk:                         Janette Wilson



Telephone:           0131 661 4240