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Bennochy Lodge

Worship Services

Restrictions due to Government Guidelines

(2022 updates in bold)
  • Social distancing is 1 metre in the sanctuary (except people in same household)
  • Please bring a face covering
  • Hand sanitisers will be available on entry and exit
  • Singing is now permitted but behind your face covering
  • Tea & coffee will be available in the Methven Hall after the service
  • Disabled toilet will be available
  • No cushions available on the pews but you can bring your own
  • No bibles provided
  • A paper Order of Service will be available or you can print your own via the link below
  • The creche has been temporarily suspended
  • Test and Trace on entry to the sanctuary

View the Order of Service for Sunday 23rd January.

You will be guided by our welcome teams as to when and how to leave the building. The offering will be taken as a retiral collection as you leave the church.

Video recordings of the services will be streamed live. Details will be available each week on our Bennochy Live! page. You can also watch previous services on our Sunday Reflections catch-up page.

The following worship services are currently planned:

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Welcome back to Church, 01 Aug 2021
Welcome back to Church, 01 Aug 2021

Sunday Service

Our normal Sunday worship service starts at 11am (See forthcoming dates).

All visitors are made welcome and everyone is provided with an Order of Service at the door. Hymns are displayed on the large screen and bibles are provided in the pews.

Sunday 23rd January

Click to view the Order of Service

You can normally view the Order of Service a few days before each service by clicking on the picture to the left.

Each week the leaflet will highlight the scheduled hymns and readings and any special intimations.

The Order of Service was last updated on Saturday, Jan 22 at 11:44 AM



Formal communion is observed three times a year with informal communion being held after the monring service on various dates during the year. Both are indicated in the event calendar, below.

Sunday School

For children, the Sunday School is available each week during school terms.

Youngsters (aged 3 to 12+) take part in first part of the main service, followed by their own activities in the Meldrum Room.


A crèche is available for ages 0 to 3, with our skilled team of child minders.

Activity sheets and crayons for children are also available at all services.

Messy Church

Our Messy Church activity based events run every 4 to 6 weeks (and will be listed in the calendar below when scheduled): Messy Church
  • Messy Church is for families (children and adults)
  • Messy church is fun; involving creativity (crafts and getting messy!)
  • Messy church celebrates (a time of informal worship)
  • Messy church offers hospitality (a shared meal together)

There are no age restrictions - young or old!

School Services

The North Primary School hold their services at Bennochy Parish Church. See below for dates. All are welcome to attend.

Visiting Worship Services

Short services are held on the first Sunday of the month at the Abbeyfield, Marchmont and Bennochy Lodge Care Homes. Anyone interested in joining these worship services would be warmly welcomed. Please let Bob Docherty or Sandra Marshall know if you are interested in participating.


It is usually possible to give help with transport to morning worship.

Car parking is available in Elgin Street and Katherine Street. Please respect residents access.

Parking is also permitted in the car park of Ross Electrical in Katherine Street by kind permission of the company.

Special Needs

Hard of Hearing Facilities

The following facilities are available:

  • Ramp to the side door (with doorbell) via level path from the Meldrum Road gate.
  • Dedicated area in the Church for wheelchairs.
  • Accessible toilet.
  • Sound system with loop for hard of hearing.


After the service, tea/coffee and biscuits are provided in the Methven Hall. On some dates, Fairtrade stalls are also available.

Tea/Coffee after Sunday Worship
Tea/Coffee after Sunday Worship

Event Calendar

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