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Kirkurd and Newlands Parish Church of Scotland

Romanno Bridge, West Linton, EH46 7BZ

Welcome to our Church

We offer a very warm welcome to everyone who wants to join us at our services or at other events. We hold services every Sunday at 10 a.m. They last for about 45 minutes and are followed by coffee and tea. Children of all ages are welcome and we normally run a Sunday School (which we call Adventurers) during the service, in our Annex.

Our Parish

Kirkurd and Newlands Parish Church serves the communities of Lamancha, Newlands and Kirkurd in the Scottish Borders. We always welcome residents from the Castlecraig Rehabilitation Centre to join our services.  We are part of a linked charge, with Carlops and St Andrews, West Linton. The three Churches share a minister.

Church Services

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9th July

16th July

23rd July

30th July

Other Events

2nd July

23rd July

29th July

4th August

12th August

29/30th September

+ 1st October

30th September

1st October

4th October

Calendar 2017

The first record of any church at Newlands was exactly 700 years ago in 1317 when John Graham, the Duke of Dalkeith gave the church to the monks at Dunfermline Abbey.  Since then there have been a number of significant events, including the subsequent building of the old church which then burnt down in a fire in 1795.  The current church was completed in 1838 and then refurbished in 2004. Read the full history here >>

We have a competition at Newlands Primary School to design a special anniversary card.  We are getting a new commemorative bench outside the church and will be holding a Harvest Festival Flower Show at the end of September.

700 Year Anniversary of Newlands Church

All children from babies to P7 are most welcome to come and join in the fun! After a game to start the children will do a range of craft activities, then have a song and a story and finish off with a meal together.  All children MUST be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Jean Howat (01968 660677) howatjean@gmail.com

Held from 4pm - 6pm in the New Church Hall, West Linton

Rev Rachel Dobbie

Rev Nancy Norman

David Henderson-Howat

Rev Nancy Norman

Mary McElroy

100 years SWRI / SWI

Peebles Hydro afternoon tea 2pm

Closing date Peebles Agricultural


Family Ceilidh at Newlands Centre

Whitmuir Open Day and

Wild about Scotland Visit

Peeblesshire Agricultural Show

Newlands Church Flower Show

Harvest Supper

Harvest Service

SWI Tray Bakes