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Welcome to the Good Shepherd

Our Weekly Services

Our Church is now fully open for worship under the remaining Covid19 regulations. This means that you need no longer need to book in before attending a service but that you will need to wear a face mask in the church building and follow the hygiene regulations. Our services are:

Sunday at 10am or Wednesday at 11am 

If you are unable to attend in person you are invited to join in with the service at home by following the material in the Spiritual Communion booklet:

Praying At Home Booklet

Praying At Home (short version)

Praying at Home - Appendix X

ADVENT 2021

Advent sees the beginning of the Church’s year. This year we follow the Year C readings which take St.Luke’s Gospel  as their guide. Please pray the collect for the day and as you light the candles of your Advent ring each week.

The Advent Collect (said every week in Advent)

Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness and to put on the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility: that on the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.

Advent Sunday 28th November 2021

Stir up your power, Lord and come: that, with you as our protector, we may be rescued from our sins; and with you as our deliverer, we may be set free; for you live and reign with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God world without end. Amen.

Jeremiah 33:14-16; 1Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36

 

Advent II 5th December

Stir up our hearts, Lord, to prepare the way of your only-begotten Son: that, in his coming, we might serve you with our hearts made pure; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.

Malachi 3:1-4; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6

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We are a warm and friendly community with the feel of a village church, despite being just a stone's-throw away from Edinburgh city centre. We come with many different ideas about life, but are joined by one thing – the love of God. We enjoy exploring the challenges the Gospel puts before us and are happy to keep asking questions rather than finding definitive answers.

The Good Shepherd belongs to the Scottish Episcopal Church and we are members of the ecumenical Murrayfield Churches Together.

Whether you are visiting the area, are considering joining our congregation or wish to enquire about a wedding or baptism, please get in touch or follow us via our facebook page

We would like everyone to be able to enjoy our services and activities.  See our accessibility page for more information.  Our resources page provides some suggestions for worshipping from home.