Services and Events

Services and Events

Sunday, 18 March: Lent 5

8.00am Holy Communion (1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am All Age Service (Church)

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) (Creche facilities during the service; refreshments afterwards)

6.00pm Evensong (Church)

Monday 19 March

10.30am -11am Nursery Visit (Church & Hall)

6.30pm Eucharist (1982) (Joseph of Nazareth) (Lady Chapel)

Tuesday, 20 March

5.45pm A Time for Meditation (Mtg Rm)

6.30pm Said Eucharist (1982) (Lady Chapel)

Wednesday, 21 March

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

4.45pm Bus Departs St. John’s for trip to St. Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh (see notices)

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

Thursday, 22 March

10.30am Cake & Questions Discussion Group (Mtg Rm)

2.30pm MU Eucharist (Church), followed by Branch AGM and tea.

7pm – 9pm MU Eucharist (church) (See notices) Tower Bell Practice night (information: bells AT stjohnsdumfries DOT org)

Friday, 23 March

12noon-1.30pm Christian Aid Lent Lunches (Hall) (See posters)

Saturday, 24 March

9.45am-4.00pm Vestry Away Day (St. John’s, Moffat)

7.30pm Dumfries Choral Society (Church)

Sunday, 25 March Passion Sunday/ Palm Sunday

8.00am Holy Communion (1970) (Chancel)

9.15am Morning Service (Crichton Memorial Church)

9.15am Holy Communion at Maxwelton Chapel

11.00am Sung Eucharist (1982) Distribution of palms and reading of the Passion (Creche facilities during the service; refreshments afterwards)

3-5pm Lent Meeting at Elshieshields (see notices)

6.00pm Bible Study -Daniel 3 (Rectory)

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.

Lent 2017 – book group

This year we will be preparing for Easter by discussing a book called “The Rebirthing of God” : Christianity’s struggle for new beginnings.

We will on Tuesday evenings, in Dumfries. We will also be meeting on google hangouts between 7 and 9pm for those who cannot get there in person CLICK HERE to join in (you will need a web cam!)

You can also contribute to an online discussion group that will run throughout Lent. Please contact wordsmithcrafts AT gmail DOT com