2nd February 2020

Sunday 2nd February - Clephane Hume Candlemas 2020   Clephane Hume Malachi 3; 1-4. Hebrews 2; 14-18. Luke 2; 22-40 Earlier in the week I passed a church advertising a Candlemas blessing of candles for the year. That was something new to me but I learned that they...

Sunday 9th February 2020

Sunday 9th February - Eucharist Kenneth Boyd  ST JOHN, 5 after Epiphany, 10.30: Isaiah 58:1-9a; 1 Corinthians 2:1-12; Matthew 5: 1-12 Sometime in the 1950s, Patrick Rodger, who later became Bishop of Oxford, was the curate here at St John’s. Soon after his...

Sunday 16th February 2020 Rosie Addis

Sunday 16th February - Rosie Addis  Edinburgh folk have never set foot inside St John’s, but if you asked them about us they would say we are the place with the murals. On Monday I had the pleasure of looking through several scrapbooks, detailing some of the past...

Cornerstone Magazine

Cornerstone Magazine is our congregational magazine. The latest copy can usually be collected from the porch at St John’s. A selection of recent issues is available here, please note that these files may be quite large.

St John’s and Equal Marriage


Murals addressing contemporary issues relating to justice and peace have appeared at St John’s for many years. They are intended to provoke discussion and a response from passers-by on Princes Street. The murals are painted by Artists for Justice and Peace and planned by a small group including the Rector and Associate Rector of St John’s.

You can see more murals, videos and make comments at our dedicated Facebook page.