The Silent Prayer Group

The Silent Prayer Group

This group is currently run by Ann Shukman. Shortly she will begin posting updates here.

She can be contacted at revann AT stjohnsdumfries DOT org

Services and Events

Sunday 27 MayTrinity/Aldersgate Sunday

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.30amHoly Communion at Maxwelton Chapel

11.00am Sung Eucharist (Children’s Church, Youth@11, Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments afterwards)

6.00pm Bible Study (Rectory)

Mon 28 May

7.00pm Visit from, and discussion with, the Archivist from the Ewart Library, about how best to preserve St John’s documentary heritage. (Hall) All welcome, but please sign up (for catering etc purposes)

Tue 29 May

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Mtg Rm)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (1982) (Lady Chapel)

7.10pm for 7.30pm Vestry Meeting (Choir Vestry)

Wed 30 May

10.30am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Church) followed by refreshments (Hall)

6.30pm on St John’s Choir Rehearsal (Hall)

Thu 31 May Corpus Christi

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Mtg Rm)

6.30pm Corpus Christi (Lady Chapel)

7pm-9pm Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells AT stjohnsdumfries DOT org)

Fri 01 Jun

10.30am Eucharist (1982) Visit of Mary to Elizabeth (Lady Chapel)

7.30pm: D&G Arts Festival: Cairn Chorus Community Choir In Freenship’s Name (Church)

Sat 02 Jun

9.30am -10.30am Silent Prayer at Elshieshields cancelled this week: next one will be 30/06/2018

Sun 03 Jun Pentecost 2

8.00am Holy Communion (Scottish Liturgy 1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am All-Age Communion (Church)

11.00am Sung Eucharist ( Crèche facilities during the service; refreshments & Fairtrade Stall afterwards)

6.00pm Choral Evensong (Church)

All Age Communion 9.15am service


December MagazineAll-Age Communion services usually held at 9.15am till 10-15am, every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, throughout the year.


These services are designed to be All-Age friendly, with participation in a variety of responses to the bible readings.


Anyone who would like to help with these services speak to Ann Toner – Co-ordinator,

or Janice Aiton – Rector.