Welcome to Dunbar Parish Church, a community whose aim is to:
Our services are at 11 am every Sunday morning.
If you are new to church or have not been for some time, you may find it helpful to read the notes on our 'new to church' page.
How to find us
Our church hall is at 32A High Street Dunbar.
Our minister and his family
The Reverend Gordon Stevenson lives with his wife and two boys in Dunbar, as their two daughters are now away at University. Gordon was called to Dunbar in 2010. Over the last eight years, our church has seen God at work in many different ways; lives transformed, people called into full time ministry etc. We believe that we are a family learning and serving Jesus together so that we might discover God's vision for the church and share it with everyone.
Sunday Morning Service
Our services are held every Sunday at 11 am and typically runs until 12:15 pm. It is the main gathering of our Church, where we come together to worship and learn more about our God through singing hymns and praise songs, prayer and biblical teaching. All are welcome to come and share in fellowship with us as we grow together in our faith in Jesus Christ.
Prayer is at the heart of our church life. Click on the image to find out more.
Did you know that you do not need to be religious? You can try praying any time, any where about any thing. Order a free booklet or download the app at trypraying.co.uk Edinburgh.
Church prayer meetings
Our church prayer meeting will be on Wednesday 13 February and 27 February in the Eden Room at church at 7.30 pm. Everyone is welcome.
We have two home groups that will meet on Wednesday 6th February and 20th February. Find out more on the 'Adult group' page.
February 2019 Church Services
To live is Christ - Philippians 1: 12-26
The unity of Christ - Philippians 1: 27 - 2: 4
Humanity rules - Philippians 2: 5 - 18
Fellow workers - Philippians 2: 19 - 30 and 4: 2 - 3
Our next communion service will be on Sunday 10 February at 11 am.
Church groups meeting in February
Coffee Plus meets every Friday in the church from 10.30 until midday. Everyone is welcome to join us for a chat and a brew.
5 February - Guild meeting with Claire Hunt from the RSPCA at 2.30 pm in the church hall
6 February - Home groups meet at 7.30 pm at the Idles and Manning's.
8 February - Bible Book Club meets at Catherine's from 7.30 pm
13 February - Church prayer meeting meets in the Eden room from 7.30 pm
19 February - Guild meeting with Dr Jim Herring talking about 'Dunbar in the 50s'. The meeting is from 2.30 pm in the church hall
20 February - Home groups meet at 7.30 pm at the Idles and Manning's.
Tuesday 22 January - Gordon is speaking at the Guild that meets in the church hall from 2.30 pm
27 February - Church prayer meeting meets in the Eden room from 7.30 pm
Thursday 28 February - Ploughman's Lunch in the church hall from 12 noon until 2pm.
Dates for your diary
Friday 1 March - Coffee Plus will be hosting a Trade Fair stall in church from 10.30 am until midday. All baking contributions welcome and please join us for a coffee.
Saturday 30 March Earth Hour 2019 - Lorna would like to invite you to a Bring and Share Supper to spend a fun evening focusing on how we can appreciate and protect our planet's resources. The evening will begin at 7.30 pm followed by entertainment for the crucial candlelit period from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. If you would like more information please speak to Lorna. For more information about Earth Hour go to www.earthday.org/
Friday 5 April - We will be making Easter cards using paper templates at Coffee Plus from 10.30 until midday. Come along and try out your creative skills or come along for a coffee and chat.
Are you interested in reading the Bible but not sure where to start?
Why not look at The Bible in One Year, a free Bible reading app with commentary by Nicky and Pippa Gumbel. Nicky Gumbel is the Vicar of Holy Trinity Brompton in London. You can read or listen to the text. You do not need to do it every day but it is an excellent way to get started. of Alpha.
Planning your next holiday?
Why not consider Spring Harvest from Saturday 13 - 17 April 2019 at the Harrogate International Conference Centre? You can go for the full period or one or two days.
Each morning the speaker will be Simon Ponsonby who is the pastor of theology at St Aldate's Oxford. He has written several books on practical theology. But there's more - Celebrations, Big Start, Entertainment, seminars and free family activities.
Bookings are open now. You will need to book your own accommodation.
Listen to our talks
Click on the link to take you to our most recent talks.
Our church verse for 2019
Each year we choose a verse that we trust will be of encouragement to you. Our verse for 2019 comes from the Book of Lamentations chapter 3 verses 22 and 23.
'The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;
his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness'.
Girlguiding Dunbar are looking for adult volunteers (16+) to help with Guide, Rainbow, Brownie and Ranger Units.
Get in touch via the website www.girlguiding.org.uk/get-involved/become-a-volunteer/
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A new page coming to our website
Dunbar is a very special community and there is a lot happening that may be of interest to you and your family. Our community page will help keep you up-to-date with what is going on in the town. We will try to keep the information as accurate as possible but it is important to check with individual organisations.