Sadly, this church is now closed for worship. From Easter Sunday please join us at North and South Leith Parish Church in the Kirkgate for Sunday worship at 11am
Online Worship worship

29th May 2022

Ascension Sunday

Leaders: Rev. Iain May and Tim Linford

Organist: Iain Mackinnon


Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn 459: Crown him with many crowns

Prayer of Approach and the Lord’s Prayer (said by all)

First thought

Hymn 470: Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

Scripture Readings:     Psalm 47 and Luke 24: 44-53 Gerry O’Neil


Hymn 531: My Jesus, my Saviour

Spoken Doxology   (all stand)

To Father, Son and Holy Ghost,
the God whom we adore,
be glory, as it was, and is,
and shall be evermore.

Dedication of the Offering

Prayers for the World (all sit)

Hymn 436: Christ triumphant, ever reigning

Benediction and Threefold Amen

Closing Voluntary: Praise his awful name.   Louis Spohr (1784-1859)

Picture: Vaughan, Joanna. Ascension, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved May 23, 2022]. Original source:


We are pleased to welcome Rev Iain May and Tim Linford to lead our worship today.
Ebenezer UF church in Bangor Road will be resuming their annual Songs of Praise service for Christian Aid this evening at 6:30.  All welcome.

Leith Churches Together Lunchtime service: The next lunchtime service is due to take place on Thursday 9 June at South Leith at 1pm. All welcome. Remember to bring your own food for lunch after the service.

On Sunday 12 June, as part of Leith Festival, we are all invited to join in the ecumenical service at St Mary’s Star of the Sea at 11:30
(no service at North Leith that day).

Leith Festival Gala Day: To let you know, it has not proved possible to have sufficient volunteers to organise a tea-tent on Saturday 11 June.
The Foodbank, however, will have a stall, as will some individual churches.

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