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

5th March 2023

Second Sunday in Lent

Minister:  Rev. John Tait

Organist:  Iain Mackinnon

Welcome and Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn  112  God, whose almighty word

Prayer of Adoration, confession & supplication

Scripture Readings:    Readers:  Eileen & Kedison Njotu

Old Testament:  Genesis 12:  1-4a

Hymn  81 –  I to the hills will lift mine eyes

Scripture Reading:

New Testament:  John 3:  1-17

Hymn  118 – Womb of life and source of being 
                                        (Tune: Lewis Folk Melody, No. 510)


Hymn  593 – She sits like a bird

Spoken Doxology 

To God the Father, God the Son,
and God the Spirit, three in one,
praise, honour, might and glory be
from age to age eternally.

Prayer dedicating offering

Prayer of Thanksgiving and Intercession

Hymn  519 – Love divine, all loves excelling

Benediction and Threefold Amen

Closing Voluntary: March from Egmont   Ludwig van Beethoven   (1770-1827)


Sunday Services: This month’s joint service will take place as usual on the third Sunday, the 19th and will be held here in North Leith church.   We are therefore here on each Sunday in March.
The Annual Meeting of the congregation will be held on Sunday 26 March after morning worship.

Church Family: The funeral service for Mrs Sophia Robertson formerly of Prince Regent Street, takes place tomorrow, Monday 6 March at 10.30 at Warriston Cloister Chapel.

Session Meeting: The next Kirk Session Meeting will be held on Wednesday 8 March at 7.30pm in the Session House.

Leith Churches Together Lunch-time Service: The next LCT lunch-time Service will be held at Pilrig St. Paul’s (on the corner of Pilrig St. and Leith Walk) at 1pm on Thursday, 9th March.   As usual please bring your own lunch and tea and coffee will be available.   All welcome.

Church Magazine: The next magazine should be produced before Holy Week and Easter.  Please send contributions to the church office by Tuesday 14 March at latest.

New Parish Social Event: There will be a joint congregations’ social evening in Newhaven church on Friday 17 March at 7.30pm. It will be based round having a fun quiz.
This will be a great opportunity to get to know better new friends from Newhaven and South Leith churches. Please note the date in your diary and come along and enjoy the evening.

Turkey & Syria Earthquake: The total donated to the Turkey and Syria Earthquake Emergency Appeal was £207 before addition of income tax recovery.   Thanks to those who donated.

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