About The Worship Planning Group

Once a month a group of about 10 people meet to review our All-Age worship services and make plans for the forthcoming month. Our big hope is to create worship that is accessible to everyone, regardless of age, experience, or ability – and yet which is true to our liturgical tradition. Based on the traditional sharing of bread and wine, ours is a ‘small eucharistic community’ (Eucharist just means thanksgiving). Another group meets to plan alternative evening worship, under the banner of ‘creative worship’. These usually coincide with seasonal festivals like Holy Week, or Advent, and are intended as space for contemplative reflection and prayer, making use of ‘hands on’ participation. There is more about these services on a Facebook page –Creative Worship at St John’s. If you’d like to join our email list for reminders about upcoming All-Age and Creative Worship services, please email Janice Aiton (rector AT stjohnsdumfries DOT org).

Welcome

St John the Evangelist, Dumfries, is a parish of the Scottish Episcopal Church also serving Methodist parishioners locally.

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Notices

Contemporary Service

Contemporary Service

The Contemporary Service is at 6pm, on the second and fourth Sundays of the month, followed by refreshments in the hall.

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St John's Church

21 hours 49 minutes ago

Everyone is very welcome to come along to Choral Evensong for Lent, this coming Sunday 3rd March, 6pm, at St John’s Church, Newall Terrace, Dumfries DG1 1LW, sung by the

St John's Church

22 hours 12 minutes ago

Everyone is very welcome to come along to Choral Evensong for Lent, this coming Sunday 3rd March, 6pm, at St John's Church, Newall Terrace, Dumfries DG1 1LW, sung by the

St John's Church

5 days 21 hours ago

Sunday 25th February 2024 is our Eucharistic Service at 11:00am! You are most welcome to come along to our service. Be great to see you! Contemporary service is on Sunday

St John's Church

5 days 23 hours ago

Booking is necessary to attend the Pamper Session on Thursday 14th March starting at 3.45pm until 6pm, in St John’s Church Hall, Lovers’ Walk, Dumfries, DG1 1LW. For more information