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Welcome to Edinburgh: Murrayfield Church of Scotland! Our congregation is a community of people trying their best to love God and to love those around us in our community and world.

We are a busy congregation made up of people of different ages and different backgrounds and with a breadth of interests and views.

There are plenty of different events and activities you can explore and many opportunities for getting involved.

We are always seeking to renew ourselves as a congregation - this involves both staying close to our traditions whilst at the same time trying to develop and respond to the challenges of maintaining a Christian witness in the 21st century.

If you are new here we look forward to getting to know you and you getting to know us.

Thy Kingdom Come

Take part in this Global Prayer Initiative from 21st-31st May The Church of Scotland is delighted to be part of Thy Kingdom Come in 2020, while recognising that it needs to… more

How Can You Supp-ort Christian Aid?

A message from the MCT Christian Aid Committee Christian Aid week is not going ahead in its usual form this year. The corona virus pandemic is BOTH preventing us from doing… more

Keeping Connected

A reminder that weekly video reflections are available to view on the website. You can access them using this link. https://www.murrayfieldparishchurch.org.uk/video In these weeks after Easter… more

it’s in the bag

Look inside and you'll find fun activities to share with your children. The theme this time is Pentecost - God's spirit. Have fun! Its in the bag more

Sunday Evening Quest

Quest members are meeting on Sunday evenings on Zoom to explore  the Youth Alpha Series. There is also a fortnightly 'quiz and challenge' event on Thursday evenings for P6 upwards. If you would… more

Christian Aid 2020

In normal circumstances we would be looking forward to gathering together at this time for a joint MCT service to support  Christian Aid Week. Although this won't be possible this year there will be a… more

General Assembly

A special service is being held to formally install the next Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Rev Dr Martin Fair will officially succeed Rt… more

Keep in touch 2

Hope you are keeping safe and well. Just a reminder that we are picking up office phone messages daily. If you or someone you know needs help with essentials or even a friendly… more

A Message from Life and Work

During this challenging period, Life and Work is committed to helping keep our Christian community connected. The magazine is printing as normal, but we are aware that many subscribers will… more

Holy Week and Easter

We have prepared a short video reflection for Wednesday of Holy Week, which you can access from this link. http://www.murrayfieldparishchurch.org.uk/video Later in the week there will also be… more

Keeping Sunday Special

Even though we are not going to church on Sunday mornings, why not set aside half an hour or so to engage in a worship activity. This way we can… more

Keep in Touch

All of our church buildings are now closed following Government Guidelines. We are working from home and if we can be of any help please do get in touch. Just contact us as normal, either… more

Church Openings

We are distributing a flyer to houses in the local area to offer help for people who are vulnerable and having to stay at home. If you are able to… more

Coronavirus Update

Church Services The Church of Scotland's latest guidance on the Covid-19 crisis is that Sunday Services and all church groups are now cancelled until further notice.  We are distributing a… more

Youthwork Update

Messy Church Messy Church is a great event that happens the last saturday of each month. It would be wonderful if some young people thought about coming along to… more

S Club Easter Movie

Filming has started for the S Club Easter Movie and will continue over the next three Sundays. Come on down to S Club! Looking forward to seeing as many young people taking… more

A Fresh Start for Singing

A reminder that we can all join in with leading singing on Sunday mornings. Just arrive at 9.45am to run through the hymns with other singers. During the service you can sit amongst the congregation… more

Youth Events

A new programme has started for myoung people with Andrew Kennedy. Please join in at 6.30 to 8.00pm in the dove for the following:-  12th April - Easter madness 17th… more

Youth Visit to Powerpoint

A message from Andrew Kennedy ( youth worker ) Powerpoint is an amazing youth event held in Edinburgh. It is exciting and is attended by large numbers every time it… more

Lighting Project

As you may be aware the upgrading of the lights inside our church building has become a matter of priority. The Kirk Session has devoted considerable time… more

World day of Prayer 2020

Rise, Take your Mat and Walk The service this year will be held in the Church of the Good shepherd at 2.30 pm on Friday 6th Mrch and is prepared… more

The Murrayfild Club Worship

Our feedback in the Murrayfield Club from members, volunteers and staff, reveals the value of our short acts of worship that take place once a month, led by the ministers… more

Family Ceilidh

The Annual Family Ceilidh, Saturday 14th March, in Murrayfield has been cancelled due to Coroavirus outbreak more

Family Movie Night February 1st

Showing for one night only!!!! - Aladdin Hope you can join in with this fun family movie night on Saturday 1st February, 4.30-7.30pm. Popcorn and movie snacks. Pizza and ice cream tea afterwards. Please let… more

Talent Survey

We are looking to provide more opportunities to get involved in the Murrayfield Parish Church (MPC) community. Please can you complete this short survey for the MPC Communications Group to tell… more

Merry Christmas

The Minister wishes everyone a safe and peaceful Christmas and New Year, when it comes. May you know God's presence with you whether you are at home or away visiting… more

St Andrew’s Church, Jerusalem

  'Tear Gas Tree Decorations in Bethlehem' As we remember the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem please remember in prayer our mission partner John McCulloch and his family who live only a… more

Family Christmas Eve Service

The Family Christmas Eve service will include a scratch nativity. Children can dress up if they wish as they arrive. Look forward to seeing you there if you're able to come… more

Lessons and Carols

Join in with a service of lessons and carols on Sunday 22d December at 10.30 am. During the service there will be S Club Christmas games. The service will be followed… more

MCT Christmas Services

Christma Eve - Saughtonhall - 5pm - Pyjama Service                        - Church of the Good Shepherd - 5pm - Crib… more

Messy Christingle 2019

Please join in with the Christingle service at Saughtonhall UR Church on Saturday 14th December at 3.30 pm. Christmas crafts, celebration and food. Singing by the light of our Christingles.… more

Season of Giving

An extra gift to give? The church would love the gift of a new or increased standing order this Christmas. sort code - 80-02-78 account no.00818749 more

Ecudare Christmas Virtual Gifts

For the virtual gifts this year we are supporting the women in developing the land which they have saved up for and for which they have this year, acquired the… more

Fresh Start November 2019

Fresh Start has lainched an appeal for the following Toiletries.                    Shampoo,toothbrushes, shower gel, conditioner,  Cleaning materials.   Washing upliquid, toulet cleaner,… more

Christmas Services at Murrayfield

1st December - Advent carol Service, combined MCT service at Saughtonhall URC, 11am 14th December - Messy Christingle at Saughtonhall URC, 3.30pm 24th December - Christms Eve Family Service at… more

First Sunday in Advent

Sunday 1st December is the First Sunday in Advent and we will be sharing in the worship at Saughtonhall United Reformed Church. The service is at 11am, and there will… more

Gift Service 2019

We will be holding our gift service for the children of prisoners on Sunday 8th December. Please bring you gift marked for boy or girl and age  more

Cans for Christmas 2019

This year, 2019, over 3000 items were donated, which were all received with many thanks by the orgsanisations distributing these donations. Many thanks to everyone more

Pop up choir

Would someone in your family like to join in with the Pop Up Choir at the S Club nativity service on Sunday 15th December? What is the commitment? Rehearsals… more

Nativity Video

Filming has begun!! More actors welcome. We want as many children and young people to feature in the S Club Nativity video as possible. It will be screening at the… more

Children in Need 3rd November 2019

This Sunday 3rd November S Club will be supporting Children in Need. We'll have a fun time decorating cakes and biscuits and setting up the stall. Donations of home baking… more

Family Movie Night, 9th November

Come and join us on the 9th November at 4.30 in the Upper Room to see Mary Poppins Returns, followed by a pizza and ice cream tea. Suggested donation £2.… more

Easy Fundraising

Great news! We have registered with Easyfundraising, it's a great site where you can help Murrayfield Parish Church raise funds simply by doing your everyday one-line shopping. Over 4000 big… more

Saughtonhall Filmcrew

The Film Creware showing Gus and Dolls on Saturday 26th October, doors opening at 5.30 Tickets £5/£3.         more

Sunday Services

In these Autumn weeks up until the Christmas period, we are going to be hearing in our Sunday services some of the stories in the Old testament book of Samuel.… more

Unlocking Potential

We have strarted a new project responding to a plea for help from one of our church members who works with femaile prisoners at HMP Edinburgh (for more information please… more

Harvest Thanksgiving

Sunday 22nd September Could members of the conregation to bring flowers and garden produce to decorate the church. volunteers (no secial skills necessary) also needed to help us Kath Anderson… more

Fun day in Roseburn Park

Calling all Sclubbers! Last year we went on a sponsored walk with Sclub this year ——- A date for your diary - 2nd September - Sclub Fun Day in Roseburn Park after the… more

S club starts again

S club - creche, Sclub juniors, Sclub, Quest, is back on 25th August! All ages can come to join in a morning of stories, crafts, during the morning service Our Sclub leaders… more

Messy Church, August 31st

Come and join us for our first Messy Church after the summer break, on 31st August 3.30-5.30 Craft, stories, music and a meal to share more

WWW is back

We start again on 7th August, come and join us for exercise with Jo, a simple lunch, followed by a short act of worship. Bring your friends and neighbours with… more

TOTS are back

Starting again on 5th September, come and join us for a morning of craft, singing, playing, and fun more

Summer S Club

Summer S Club will run over the summer holiday starting on Sunday 23rd June. Come and join in with fun activities, crafts, stories and prayers. All ages welcome more

Holiday Club 2019

Saughtonhall United Reformed Church KINGDOM BUIDERS Monday 8th to Friday 12th July, 10am to 12pm & 12pm Sunday 14th July Primary 1 - Primary 7 (Including August starters) Book early to secure… more

Strawberry Tea

There will be a strawberry tea held in the hall at Murrayfield Parish Church on Monday July 8th from 2.00-3.00pm Everyone is invited to join us for sandwiches, cakes, strawberries… more

Stated Annual Meeting

The Stated Annual Meeting of Murrayfield Parish Church will take place on 19th may after the 10.30 am service. All are welcome to attend. AStatement of accounts will be made… more

S Club Service

Join us on the 15th June for the S Club service, where chidren and young people of all ages will be taking part. After the service, the celebration will continue… more