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Welcome to North Leith Parish Church

Welcome to NLPCNorth Leith Parish Church is part of the Church of Scotland and serves a Parish covering the western half of the Leith Docks, and along the foreshore to Newhaven with the housing up to a mile inland.

We are a member of the Leith Churches Together (the local ecumenical forum) and the Leith Churches Forum (the local Church of Scotland grouping).

In our Parish, we seek to bring the good news and care of Christ to all.  We strive to do this not only through worship, prayer, and study but in working with a number of partner organisations.  Together we are involved in projects including the provision of FoodBank, Care Van, Night Shelter, and the welcomming of refugees to our city.

Bicentenary Celebrations

Next month, the congregation celebrates the 200th anniversary of the opening of our current place of worship.  Over the weekend of Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th we will be having an open day on the Saturday (from 10am-2pm) with refreshments and history exhibition, the latter featuring the personal memories and stories of the people of the church, while on the Sunday at 11am we will be holding a thanksgiving service.  The latter will be attended not only by the congregation but by uniformed youth organisations, civic and community groups and leaders.

Why not come along and help us celebrate?

Sunday Worship

North Leith Parish Church extends a warm welcome to everyone, and especially any visitors, who join us at our services.  Our services are open to the believer and sceptic alike.

Additional services take place on the build up to both Christmas and Easter each year; details will be posted on this page nearer the time.

We hope that you will join us in the church hall after the morning service for tea/coffee.

Services in August 2016
During the month our services we will continue to explore some of the main teachings of the Christian faith.

Sunday 28th  @ 11am
Traditional morning service led by the minister.
Theme:  Hope - forgiveness and eternity.
(After the service there will be a simple celebration of the 'Lord's Supper'; this is also known as the 'Eucharist'. or 'Holy Communion'.)

Services in September 2016
Sunday 4th September @ 11am
Bicentenary celebration (see note above).
Service led by the minister, with guest preacher Rev'd. Dr. Martin Scott

Sunday 11th September @ 11am
A service focussing on Trade Justice issues ('Fair Trade' stall open additionally this week)

Sunday 18th September @ 11am
A 'Songs of Praise' style service featuring some older well loved hymns.

Sunday 25th September @ 11am
Traditional morning service led by Janet McKenzie.

Welcome to NLPC

Our prayer group meets every Sunday in the church hall from 10.15am to 10.45am. New 'pray-ers' are always welcome to join the group.

Location:  You can find our church and hall in Madeira Street, with the church office and session house situated near by in Madeira Place.

Please visit the Find us page for details of how to find North Leith Parish Church.