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Organisation Details

Address 1b Pilrig Street, Leith
City/County EDINBURGH
Post Code EH6 5AH
Locality North East 
Telephone 0131 553 1876
Website http://www.pilrigstpauls.org.uk
Email minister.psp@gmail.com
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Description

Pilrig St Paul's Parish Church of Scotland.

We aim to provide a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere to our worship and events, we have recently formed a Pastoral Care Group to focus on providing pastoral care to our elderly members to supplement the Elders visits and the Minister’s visiting of members with critical needs. Additional contact is provided by a network of people who deliver magazines and flowers.

Our desire is to see the development of regular learning and discussion opportunities for the congregation (bible study, Lent study, house groups etc). We would also like to be able to provide recordings of services for housebound members although the lack of internet access for many older members makes distribution a challenge.

Our principle mission efforts centre around our Music Outreach and the Open Doorway.

We are challenged by the Edinburgh Presbytery ‘Unless the Lord Builds the House…’ report to develop a ministry towards the 20-40 age group in the parish.

Mission:

We commit ourselves to serve Christ, the Leith Community and Wider World through Worship, Music, Fellowship, Support and Outreach.

Congregation:

Pilrig Church first opened for worship in 1843, the present building was opened in 1863. Pilrig Church united with Dalmeny Street Church in 1950 and again with Leith St. Paul’s to form Pilrig St. Paul’s in 1999.

The congregation currently stands at 250 with 4 adherents, average attendance at worship is around 70. The main age group in the Parish is 20-40 compared to the congregation where it is over 60. This is an area in which we will need to work together to address.

Location

Services

Name Telephone Cost Actions
Creche 0131 553 1876 More info »
Lunch Club 0131 553 2323 More info »
Music Bugs - Family Bugs 0844 822 1156 More info »
Open Doorway 0131 332 5736 More info »
Pilrig Choristers 07901 556 217 More info »
Pilrig Chorus 07901 556 217 More info »
Room / Hall Hire 07901 556 217 More info »
Sing and Sign 0131 258 4536 More info »
Singchronicity 07901 556 217 More info »
Soccerstarts 07544 221 045 More info »
Step it Up Dance Performance Crew 07428 110 135 More info »
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Tango Basics on Wednesdays 07866 532 026 More info »
Tango Dynamics on Wednesdays 07866 532 026 More info »
The Guild 0131 476 1385 More info »
Vocal Vibes 07901 556 217 More info »
Worship 0131 332 5736 More info »
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