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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 Edinburgh Castle.


Reverend Neil Gardner, MA BD – Minister  Neil Gardner has served in Canongate Kirk since 2006 . During that time, he has extended the Kirk’s involvement in the Parish and in the wider community and has led the modernisation of the Kirk’s approaches to congregational and community fellowship, while maintaining the Kirk’s liturgical and historic traditions. Neil …

Children and Families Ministry at Canongate

At Canongate Kirk, children have a role in  the worshipping life of our community.  All people are made in the image of God, and our spirituality starts with God, regardless of what age we are. It is our congregation’s hope to find ways to help children and families value, explore and express their spirituality. We …

Fellowship Gathering

  The Canongate Fellowship Gathering follows a programme of talks, films and a social supper at monthly intervals throughout the year in the Harry Younger Hall unless otherwise specified. With the theme, Women in the Church, the 2018 Fellowship Gathering Programme commences on Thursday April 26th at 7pm in the Church Foyer with a showing …

Soup Lunch

Join us at noon on every first Tuesday of the month for a community lunch in the Harry Younger Hall, Lochend Close. Home-made soup followed by fun bingo – everyone welcome!