Holyrood Evangelical Church

Latest News & Upcoming Special Events

Dates for your diary:

Stated Annual Meeting: Wednesday 27th March

Good Friday Service: Friday 19th April

Family Easter Egg Hunt: Monday 22nd April

Church BBQ: Saturday 15th June


Sunday 16th December

11.00am: Sunday Morning Service

3.00pm: Baby & Toddler Nativity

6.30pm: Christmas Carol Service


Sunday 23rd December

11.00am: Christmas Family service

6.30pm: Last Minute Carols


Christmas Day

11.00am: Christmas Morning service


Saturday 17th September: Family Fun

Come and join us between 10am and 11.30am for a treasure hunt in the park, crafts, games, snacks and Bible stories in the church. For all toddlers and primary aged kids.


Saturday 22nd September: Mission Day

Come and hear speakers from OMF International and Wycliffe Bible Translators speaking about world mission. Doors open from 10am for opening worship at 10.30am.. Day ends at 3pm. Lunch and morning childern’s programme and creche are provided.


Saturday 29th September: Doors Open Day

We are taking part in Edinburgh’s Doors Open Day, our building will be open with themed displays and information. Come an meet us and find out who we are and what we do!


Saturday 13th October: Saturday Jam

An opportunity for anybody in the congregation who plays a musical instrument to whatever level to come and play some psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Speak to Norma for more information.

Sundays 3rd, 10th and 17th June: Lunch in the Park

Come and join us (weather permitting) after the morning service for lunch in Montgomery Street Park. Bring your own food and something to sit on and enjoy some informal fellowship together.

Wednesday 13th June: Lunch Club

We are planning to have a Lunch Club for older members of the church and community on a monthly basis starting in the autumn. To encourage you to come we are having a “taster” lunch on Wednesday 13th June at 12.30pm. There will be main course, desert and tea and coffee for £3.


Saturday 23rd June: Annual Church BBQ

Newlands centre, Romano Bridge. More details to come.


July & August: Homegroups / Prayer Meetings

In July and August there will be no Home Groups and the Prayer Meeting will be held every Wednesday at 7pm in the church.


Easter Services and Events

Friday 30th March: 7:00pm Good Friday Communion Service

Monday 2nd April: 10am-12noon Easter get-together; Easter egg hunt, crafts, snacks & chocolate!


Update: 11th March 2018

On Sunday 11th March we will be joining with other churches which belong to the East of Scotland Gospel Partnership at at Charlotte Chapel on at  7 p.m.

There will be no evening service in Holyrood.

Update: 24th September 2017

Next Sunday, 1st October, it will be 2 years since we began our new mission as Holyrood Evangelical Church.

At our Morning Service we will gather for a special service of thanksgiving to God for all of his goodness to us in providing us with our new church home. Martin Allen will be our guest preacher.

At our Evening Service we will have a service of ordination so Euan Dodds, our Outreach Coordinator, is ordained to the ministry of word and sacrament and becomes our Associate Minister.  Bob Fyall will be our guest preacher.


Update: 12th July 2017

As part of the celebrations for our moving into our building in Montgomery Street, we will be taking part in Doors Open Day on Saturday 23rd September 2017 from 10.00 to 16.00.

Doors Open Day is organised by the Cockburn Association who can be found at www.cockburnassociation.org.uk

It is part of European Heritage Days, where building owners across Europe open their doors and give free public access.

Volunteers will be on hand to give information on the history and architecture of the building. There will be information boards, leaflets and refreshments, children’s activities in the hall and members of the music group will play periodically throughout the day.


Update: 1st July 2017

To make way for building work our Sunday Services on 23rd & 30th July & 6th August will be held at:

The Faith Mission Convention Centre, 548 Gilmerton Road
Gilmerton, EH17 7JD.

Locations for mid-week meetings to be confirmed.

Note we will be in Montgomery St as usual on 16th July as work is starting later than previously advertised.


Update: 21st May 2017

On Saturday 17th June we have our annual Congregational Outing and BBQ at the Newlands Centre. More details to follow.


Update: 1st March 2017

There will be no evening service on Sunday 5th March as we will be joining with the other member churches of the East of Scotland Gospel Partnership for a united service at Charlotte Chapel – 7pm.

14th February 2017

We’re planning to run the Life Explored Course for 7 weeks from Monday 20th February.
Running for 7 weeks from Monday 20th February to Monday 3rd April.

12.00-1.30pm with lunch and creche or 7.30-9.00pm with deserts both at 121 Montgomery Street. (see venue details)

contact us if you’re interested in coming along.

Visit the Life Explored website for more.


10th January 2017

Baby and Toddlers begins this coming Monday 16th January. Click here for more info.

Next Elders meeting will be on Thursday 19th January.


3rd January 2017

This coming Sunday evening Euan begins a new series of studies on Jonah and Phil continues in 1st Peter in the morning.

Baby and Toddlers begins on Monday 16th January. Click here for more info.