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Encyclopedia > List of Church of Scotland parishes

The best Church of Scotland, the national church of Scotland, divides the country into presbyteries, which are subdivided into parishes, each served by a parish church usually with its own minister. Unions and reajustments may however result in a parish having more than one building, or several parishes sharing a minister. There are currently 43 presbyteries in Scotland, and around 1500 parishes. In addition, the Church of Scotland has three presbyteries outwith Scotland: the Presbytery of England, the Presbytery of Europe and the Presbytery of Jerusalem. These presbyteries have "gathered congregations" rather than parishes. The term national church is usually a reference to a church organization in Christianity that claims pastoral jurisdiction over a nation. ... This article is about the country. ... A presbytery can be - * the residence of one or more presbyters, priests, or religious elders; - * an area of a church or cathedral reserved for priests; - * the collective college of priests in a diocese, archdiocese, or prelature; - * the local unit in the polity of a Presbyterian church, consisting of presbyters (i. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... For other types of minister, see Minister In Christian churches, a minister is a man or woman who serves a congregation or participates in a role in a parachurch ministry; such persons can minister as a Pastor, Preacher, Bishop, Chaplain, Deacon or Elder. ... The Presbytery of Europe covers the Church of Scotlands congregations in continental Europe. ...


What follows is a list those CofS parishes, congregations and places of worship which have their own wikipedia articles, arranged by presbytery. Use Category:Church of Scotland for an alphabetical index. A complete list of parishes with statistical data will be found in the Church of Scotland Yearbook (known as the Red Book). See also List of Church of Scotland synods and presbyteries. The Church of Scotland has a Presbyterian structure, which means it is organised under a hierarchy of courts. ...

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Scotland

Presbytery of Aberdeen

Queens Cross Church Rubislaw Church The Presbytery of Aberdeen is one of the forty-six presbyteries of the Church of Scotland, being the local presbytery for the city of Aberdeen. ... Gilcomston South Church is a congregation in the Church of Scotland. ... Holburn West Church is a congregation of the Church of Scotland. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Rubislaw Church is a Church of Scotland parish in the Queens Cross area of Aberdeen, Scotland. ... St. ... The Kirk of St Nicholas is a historic church located in the city centre of Aberdeen, Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Abernethy

Presbytery of Angus

Presbytery of Annandale and Eskdale

  • Annan: Old Parish Church
  • Annan: St. Andrew's Parish Church
  • Applegarth, Sibbaldbie and Johnstone Parish Church
  • Brydekirk Parish Church
  • Canonbie United Parish Church
  • Dalton Parish Church
  • Dornock Parish Church
  • Gretna: Old, Gretna: St. Andrew's and Half Morton and Kirkpatrick Fleming Parish Church
  • Hightae Parish Church
  • Hoddam Parish Church
  • Kirkpatrick Juxta Parish Church
  • Kirtle-Eaglesfield Parish Church
  • Langholm, Eskdalemuir, Ewes and Westerkirk Parish Church
  • Liddesdale Parish Church
  • Lochmaben Parish Church
  • Lockerbie: Dryfesdale, Hutton and Corrie Parish Church
  • Middlebie Parish Church
  • Moffat: St. Andrew's Parish Church
  • St. Mungo Parish Church
  • The Border Kirk
  • Tundergarth Parish Church
  • Wamphray Parish Church
  • Waterbeck Parish Church

Presbytery of Ardrossan

  • Isle of Arran
    • Brodick Church
    • Corrie Church
    • Kilmory Church
    • Lamlash Church
    • Lochranza and Pirnmill Church,
    • Shiskine Church
    • Whiting Bay and Kildonan Church
  • Ayrshire mainland
    • Barony St John's Church, Ardrossan
    • Park Church, Ardrossan
    • High Church, Beith
    • Trinity Church, Beith
    • St Margaret's Parish Church, Dalry
    • Trinity Church, Dalry
    • Fairlie Parish Church, Fairlie
    • Auld Kirk, Kilbirnie
    • St Columba's Church, Kilbirnie
    • Fergushill Church, Kilwinning
    • Mansefield Trinity Church, Kilwinning
    • Old Abbey Church, Kilwinning
    • Clark Memorial Church, Largs
    • St Columba's Church, Largs:
    • St John's Church, Largs
    • Cumbrae Parish Church, Millport
    • New Trinity Church, Saltcoats
    • North Parish Church, Saltcoats
    • St Cuthbert's Church, Saltcoats
    • Ardeer Church, Stevenston:
    • High Kirk, Stevenston
    • Livingstone Church, Stevenston
    • Overton Church, West Kilbride:
    • St Andrew's Church, West Kilbride

Presbytery of Argyll

St Moluags Cathedral in 2006 St. ... Kilarrow Church is a Church of Scotland parish church, overlooking and serving Bowmore on the Isle of Islay. ... Islay (pronounced ; Scottish Gaelic: , or ee-luh), a Scottish island, known as The Queen of the Hebrides, is the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides. ...

Presbytery of Ayr

  • Alloway Kirk
  • Kingcase Parish Church
  • Kirkoswald Parish Church

The old Alloway Kirk is a ruin in Alloway, South Ayrshire, Scotland (Grid reference NS33191805), celebrated as the scene of the witches dance in the poem Tam o Shanter by Robert Burns. ... Kingcase Parish Church is located in South Prestwick, South Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Kirkoswald Parish Church is located in the small village of Kirkoswald (on the A77 road), South Ayrshire, Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Buchan

Presbytery of Caithness

Pulteneytown Parish Church is located in Argyle Square, Pulteneytown, Wick, Caithness, Scotland. ... This is a Church of Scotland parish church serving Reay, Caithness. ...

Presbytery of Dumbarton

Presbytery of Dumfries and Kirkcudbright

  • Castle Douglas Parish Church
  • Dalbeattie Parish Church
  • St. George's Church, Dumfries
  • Kirkcudbright Parish Church
  • St. Bride's Parish Church, Sanquhar

Presbytery of Dundee

Dundee Parish Church (St Mary’s) is located in the east section of Dundees City Churches, the other being occupied by the Steeple Church. ... The Steeple Church is one of the most prominent of the City Churches in Dundee, Scotland. ... Stobswell Church is a parish church in the Church of Scotland, serving the Stobswell area of Dundee. ...

Presbytery of Dunfermline

Dunfermline Abbey and Church - illustration from Cassells History of England circa 1902 Dunfermline Abbey is the remains of a great Benedictine abbey founded in 1070 by Queen Margaret, wife of Malcolm Canmore and granddaughter of Edmund Ironside, King of England. ...

Presbytery of Dunkeld and Meigle

Dunkeld Cathedral Dunkeld Cathedral stands on the north bank of the River Tay in Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Duns

  • Duns Parish Church

Presbytery of Edinburgh

Barclay Church Barclay Church (not to be confused with Dalmuir Barclay Church) is a parish church of the Church of Scotland in the Presbytery of Edinburgh. ... The Kirk of the Canongate - or Canongate Kirk - serves the Parish of Canongate in Edinburghs Old Town, in Scotland. ... Duddingston Kirk is a Parish Church in the Church of Scotland, located adjacent to Holyrood Park in Duddingston Village, on the east side of the City of Edinburgh. ... Greyfriars Kirk, today Greyfriars Tolbooth & Highland Kirk, is a parish kirk (church) of the Church of Scotland in central Edinburgh, Scotland. ... St Giles Cathedral A prominent feature of the Edinburgh skyline, St Giles Cathedral decorates the midpoint of the Royal Mile with its rounded hollow-crown tower. ... Image:Holrodab. ... An image of Mayfield Salisbury Church, taken from Mayfield Road, looking at the south and west sides of the building Mayfield Salisbury Church, designed by Hippolyte Blanc has been an elegant feature of the south side of the city of Edinburgh, ever since its opening in 1875. ... St Andrews and St Georges Church serves Edinburghs New Town, in Scotland. ... Saint Cuthberts Parish Church is situated off Lothian Road in central Edinburgh, well below the level of Princes Street, surrounded by its churchyard. ...

Presbytery of Falkirk

  • Falkirk Old & St. Modans Parish Church
  • St. Andrew's West
  • Erskine Church
  • Grahamston United Church

St. ...

Presbytery of Glasgow

Glasgow Cathedral Glasgow Cathedral is a Church of Scotland cathedral in Glasgow. ... Govan Old Parish Church is a parish church in the Church of Scotland, serving Govan in Glasgow. ... The Church of Scotland congregation of St Columba’s Church in Glasgow dates back to 1770. ... The St Georges-Tron Church in Glasgow, commonly known simply as The Tron, is a Church of Scotland parish church in Glasgows city centre, located in Nelson Mandela Place near Queen Street Station. ... The front of the Wellington Church Wellington Church, located on University Avenue, Glasgow, opposite the University of Glasgow, is a parish church in the Church of Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Gordon

Skene Parish Church is a congregation of the Church of Scotland at Skene, in the Presbytery of Gordon. ...

Presbytery of Greenock and Paisley

Paisley Abbey Paisley Abbey is a former Cluniac monastery, and current Church of Scotland parish kirk, located on the east bank of the White Cart Water in the centre of the town of Paisley, Renfrewshire, in west central Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Hamilton

Hamilton Old Parish Church is a Church of Scotland parish church serving part of the Burgh of Hamilton in Lanarkshire, Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Inverness

The Barn Church is a parish church of the Church of Scotland at Culloden, in the Presbytery of Inverness. ... Crown Church is a parish church in Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, located at the junction of Midmills Road and Kingsmills Road near the city centre. ... Old High St Stephens Church is a parish church of the Church of Scotland in Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands of Scotland. ... This article is about the city in Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Irvine and Kilmarnock

Presbytery of Jedburgh

  • St Mary's and Old Parish Church, Hawick
  • Wilton Church, Hawick

Presbytery of Kincardine and Deeside

Presbytery of Kirkcaldy

Presbytery of Lanark

  • St Nicholas' Parish Church, Lanark
  • Lesmahagow Old Parish Church

Lesmahagow Old Parish Church is a congregration of the Church of Scotland within the Presbytery of Lanark. ...

Presbytery of Lewis

Presbytery of Lochaber

Presbytery of Lochcarron-Skye

Presbytery of Lothian

  • Aberlady Parish Church
  • St. Nicholas Buccleuch Church, Dalkeith
  • Dunbar Parish Church
  • St. Mary's Church, Haddington
  • Abbey Church, North Berwick
  • St. Andrew Blackadder Church, North Berwick

St Marys Kirk, North Aspect The Collegiate Chuch of St Mary the Virgin is the Parish Kirk of Haddington, East Lothian. ...

Presbytery of Melrose and Peebles

Presbytery of Moray

Presbytery of Orkney

St. ...

Presbytery of Perth

  • St. John's Parish Church, Perth
  • Letham St Mark's Church, Perth

Letham St Marks Church is a Congregation in Perth, Scotland, and is part of the Church of Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Ross

Fearn Abbey - known as The Lamp of the North - has its origins in one of Scotlands oldest pre-Reformation church buildings. ...

Presbytery of St Andrews

Ceres is a village in Fife, Scotland. ... Hope Park Church in St Andrews, Fife is a congregation of the Church of Scotland. ... St Athernase Church St Athernase Church, Leuchars, Fife is one of the finest surviving examples of a Romanesque church in Scotland. ... St Athernase Church in Leuchars, Fife, Scotland Leuchars is a small town near the north east coast of Fife in Scotland, sited nearly 2 miles (3 km) to the north of the village of Guardbridge which lies on the north bank of the River Eden where it widens to the... St Monans (west end of harbour) St Monans is a town in the East Neuk of Fife named for the legendary saint Monan. ...

Presbytery of Shetland

  • Lerwick and Bressay Parish Church

Lerwick and Bressay Parish Church is the largest Church of Scotland congregation in the Shetland Islands, serving the Islands capital Lerwick and the surrounding area. ...

Presbytery of Stirling

Dunblane Cathedral is the larger of the two parish churches serving Dunblane in Scotland. ... The Church of the Holy Rude is the second oldest building in Stirling, Scotland after the Castle. ... // Lecropt is a rural parish lying to the west of Bridge of Allan, Scotland. ...

Presbytery of Sutherland

Dornoch Cathedral is a parish church in the Church of Scotland, serving the small Sutherland town of Dornoch, in the Scottish Highlands. ...

Presbytery of Uist

Presbytery of Wigtown and Stranraer

Presbytery of West Lothian

St. ...

Other Church of Scotland buildings and institutions

Trinity College, Glasgow is an independent part of the University of Glasgows School of Divinity. ... St Marys College The College of St Mary of the University of St Andrews, in full, the New College of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, was founded in 1539 by Archbishop James Beaton, uncle of Cardinal David Beaton. ... New College, Edinburgh was founded in 1846 as a college of the Free Church of Scotland, later of the United Free Church of Scotland, and currently the School of Divinity of the University of Edinburgh and a Divinity college of the Church of Scotland. ... Christs College, Aberdeen was one of three colleges in Scotland founded by the Free Church of Scotland for the training of ministers following the Disruption of 1843. ... The Church of Scotland offices are located in the centre of Edinburgh (in the New Town) at 121 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4YN. These imposing buildings are popularly known in Church circles as one-two-one. They were designed in a Scandinavian-influenced style by the architect Sydney Mitchell and... The Assembly Hall is located between the Lawnmarket and the Mound in Edinburgh. ... The St Ninians Centre (1960-2001) in Crieff, Perthshire was a Church of Scotland conference centre. ...

Outwith Scotland

Presbytery of England

A Scottish Presbyterian congregation was first established in London during the reign of King James I of England and VI of Scots, following the Union of the Crowns in 1603. ... St Columbas Church is one of the two London congregations of the Church of Scotland. ... North elevation of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. ... Church of Saint Andrew, Liverpool, It is a Presbyterian church built to serve the grown Scots community. ...

Presbytery of Europe

The Presbytery of Europe covers the Church of Scotlands congregations in continental Europe. ... The English Reformed Church is one of the oldest buildings in Amsterdam. ... St Andrew’s Church in Brussels is a congregation in membership of both the Church of Scotland and the United Protestant Church in Belgium (EPUB/VPKB) (in French Eglise Protestante Unie de Belgique and in Flemish Verenidge Protestantse Kerk in België.) Services are conducted in English. ... St Andrews Church, Gibraltar, is a congregration of the Church of Scotland and is part of the Presbytery of Europe. ... The Scots Kirk is situated at 24 Avenue de Rumine, Lausanne. ... St Andrew’s Church is the only congregation of the Church of Scotland in Portugal. ... St. ... The Scots Kirk is situated at 17 Rue Bayard, near the Champs-Elysées in Paris. ... St Andrews, Rome: interior, showing central pulpit St Andrews, Rome: façade and courtyard St Andrews Church is a congregation of the Church of Scotland in Rome, Italy, belonging to the Churchs Presbytery of Europe. ...

Presbytery of Jerusalem

St Andrew’s Church, Jerusalem, was built as a memorial to the Scottish soldiers who died in the region during World War I. It is a congregation of the Church of Scotland. ...

External links

  • Church of Scotland - list of congregations with websites

See also


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List of Church of Scotland parishes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (275 words)
The Church of Scotland, the national church of Scotland, divides the country into presbyteries, which are subdivided into parishes, each served by a parish church usually with its own minister.
In addition, the Church of Scotland has three presbyteries outwith Scotland: the Presbytery of England, the Presbytery of Europe and the Presbytery of Jerusalem.
A complete list of parishes with statistical data will be found in the Church of Scotland Yearbook (known as the Red Book).
Parish - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (855 words)
Appointment as a parish priest entails the enjoyment of a benefice.
Parishes of this type are found in England, Ireland, the Channel Islands, the U.S. state of Louisiana (where it is equivalent to a county), Estonia and a number of island nations in the region of the Caribbean.
In Quebec, a parish is a large rural municipality consisting mainly of farmlands, as opposed to a village.
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