Our incredible new extension is a bright and modern, multi-use space which can be extended depending on requirements, all seamlessly and with no noise pollution to neighbouring rooms. We can offer a full bespoke catering service and so much more

Welcome to St John’s


St John’s is a thriving Scottish Episcopal congregation at the heart of Scotland’s beautiful capital city.

Our mission is summed up in the five St John’s AMEN-S:
1. Affirm and deepen the faith of the members of the congregation
2. Make new disciples of Jesus Christ
3. Embrace the care of creation and advocacy for eco-justice
4. Nurse the wounds of those who are hurting body, mind, or soul
5. Speak truth to the powers of the world

Service Times


8.00 am Spoken Eucharist (Scottish Prayer Book)
9:30 am Choral Matins (except the 1st Sunday of the month) (Scottish Prayer Book)
10.30 am Sung Eucharist* with choir (1982 Scottish Liturgy)
6.00 pm Choral Evensong* (Scottish Prayer Book)


11.00 am Eucharist*

All are welcome at any of our services – read more here.

*Service also live-streamed on Facebook.

You can download the current Orders of Service below

Latest News

Annual General Meeting 2023

Annual General Meeting 2023

St John’s Annual General Meeting is to be held on Sunday 19th November, gathering after coffee morning and will also be streamed on Facebook. The AGM report, the agenda and last year’s minutes will be available on this page. The Vestry report and consolidated...

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Coming Up at St John’s

Click on an event for more details, or click here for the full calendar
🎦 = Livestreamed on Facebook


tue16apr8:20 amMorning Prayeron Zoom8:20 am

tue16apr3:30 pmExploring Silent Prayer3:30 pm

wed17apr11:00 am🎦 Holy Communionspoken service11:00 am

sat20aprAll DayWalking GroupThird Saturday Walk(All Day: saturday)

sun21apr8:00 amHoly Communionspoken service8:00 am

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St John’s on Social Media


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St John’s, by the grace of the Spirit, seeks to be an open community, walking in the way of Jesus, engaging with an ever-changing world and living a faith that is timeless yet contemporary, thoughtful and compassionate.