Our regular pattern of Worship involves two morning services: 9.00am Informal Worship
includes an informal discussion in the Rossie Brown Chapel.
10.30am Morning Worship in the Sanctuary. A Creche is available during this service
for babies and toddlers up to the age of 3 years and the S Club caters for those
above 3 (see below) Holy Communion is regularly celebrated in a brief service after
both morning worship services on the first Sunday of the month. On the first Sundays
of February, June and October, Communion is celebrated within the two services. Afternoon
services take place in the Parish residential care homes; Murrayfield House (on second
Sunday of the month) at 4.45pm; The Tor, as part of a Thursday and Sunday afternoon
Special and Ecumenical Services
United services take place in MPC under the Umbrella of Murrayfield Churches Together
for the Week of Prayer of Christian Unity and Christian Aid Week. Additionally, special
services are held in one of the three churches on Ash Wednesday, each evening of
Holy Week, All Souls and Advent Sunday. The three congregations share an outdoor
Easter morning service and there have recently been additional services including
‘Mama Mia the Nativity’, Christingle, Music and Meditation, Taize Evenings and United
Services for Pentecost.
Children attend the early part of morning worship at 10.30 and then S-Club is offered
for children aged 3 to 12. Teenagers in S Club 17 meet for a time of discussion at
10am and then attend morning worship at 10.30.
Alternative worship services are held roughly bi-monthly and include children’s workshops.
Those youngsters with musical talents help to lead the praise at these and other
Welcome and Hospitality
Adults and children share in greeting people as they enter the sanctuary
on a Sunday morning.
Fairly traded tea and coffee are served at tables near the entrance to
the sanctuary between the morning services and after the 10.30am service.
Refreshments are also provided by a family in the church hall and everyone
is invited into the Church Centre for ‘Cake and Chat’ on the first Sunday of