At the heart of our life as a congregation is working and cooperating with others
in sharing Good News.
In Murrayfield members are involved in many local organisations which work for the
good of the community. MPC is represented on the Community Counciland has worked
together in various ways, including organisation of Hustings meetings at election
There are close links with Roseburn Primary School, where we work together on fair
trade and environmental issues and share an overseas partnership. The minister and
volunteers make input to the curriculum and children pay regular visits to the church
for special events, including in 2013, a joint venture with Scottish Opera.
The minister and teams of volunteers visit and provide services of worship in two
local residential nursing homes.
Murrayfield Churches Together (MCT) is the ecumenical partnership which, since 1987,
enables the three churches to share gifts, expertise and resources to serve the needs,
not only of members, but of the wider community (link to MCT...)
The Murrayfield Club, for people living with dementia, involves trustees and volunteer
drivers and helpers from the three congregations in MCT. The Club is held in the
Church Centre three days a week for 30 ‘members’ and is a collaborative effort with
the City Council.
Our local councillors, MSPandMP have close links with the church and have shared
in joint initiatives over the years, in the service of the wider community.
Overseas partnerships link MPC with both the local and the global:
The Ghana Partnership, while church based, also involves Roseburn Primary School
and links us with a community (including a church and school) in the western region
(see Overseas partnerships)
ECUDARE is a partnership between the three churches in Murrayfield Churches Together
and a Project in Kenya which works with mothers and children affected by HIV. (see