Our regular pattern of Worship involves one Sunday morning service: 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 morning service. 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 rota.
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 10, and Quest for those over 10 years old
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