Worship is at the centre of our life together. Canongate Kirk is a congregation with ancient traditions and a vibrant sense of Christ’s calling in today’s city. We worship in the Presbyterian tradition, and follow …
Gathered by God from across the city of Edinburgh to serve and worship in Edinburgh’s Old Town, we are the parish church of the Canongate on the Royal Mile, and the kirk of Holyroodhouse and …
Welcome to Canongate Kirk Whether you have come from around the world or are exploring your own backyard, we are pleased to have you here. Canongate Kirk is an ancient church with a fascinating history …
A history of the Kirk in the Canongate by Ronald Selby Wright. “The Church came to the Canongate before the houses.” The Canongate was a separate burgh before it was formally absorbed by Edinburgh in 1856. …
Congratulations on your decision to get married. Whether you’re to be married in Canongate Kirk or elsewhere, there are certain things you will need to know as you begin to make your plans and preparations …
The calendar for Canongate Kirk services, congregational events, concerts, and community bookings. If you are interested in learning more about booking space at Canongate Kirk or the Harry Younger Hall, please see our Bookings page …
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Find out what’s on and what’s been happening at Canongate Kirk, the Kirk of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle. Download the latest Newsletter for November. Read about our Fellowship Gathering programme for 2019. Read a selection of recent sermons and the 2019 letter for All Saints.
Concerts in December 2019
A replica Spitfire makes a poignant backdrop for the annual Act of Remembrance by 603 Squadron on Remembrance Sunday.
603 Sqnn Remembrance at Spitfire Edinburgh Airport
Harvest Thanksgiving 2019
Grateful thanks are due to everyone who contributed one way or another to last Sunday’s appeal for food, toiletries and cash to help the homeless. Over £400 was raised to help support Canongate Kirk’s commitment to feeding the homeless in the coming winter months, and Streetwork, the resource centre in Holyrood Road, was delighted to receive our substantial donations of food and toiletries.
Men of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards ride past their Regimental Kirk as part of Edinburgh’s Riding of the Marches on Sunday 15th September 2019.
The Earl and Countess of Forfar meet with members of the Governor of Edinburgh Castle’s team after attending Canongate Kirk on Sunday 11th August 2019
Darkness and silence fall in Canongate Kirk after a Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh concert
Visit of HM The Queen to Canongate Kirk on Sunday 30th June 2019
Photos courtesy of Rob McDougall.
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