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A selection of local care homes we provide services to:



Bennochy Lodge

Worship Services

Restrictions due to Government Guidelines

  • Space for only 36 persons due to social distancing requirements
  • Please bring a face covering
  • Hand sanitisers will be available on entry and exit
  • The services will be shorter than normal with music but no singing
  • No cushions available so please bring your own
  • No bibles or order of service available
  • No tea/coffee
  • Disabled toilet will be available

You will be guided by our welcome teams as to when and how to leave the building. The offering will be taken as a retiral collection as you leave the church.

Please consider your own health before deciding to attend - there is an Assessment Tool available to allow you to assess yourself.

We plan to make video recordings of the services which will be available on our Sunday Reflections page early in the following week.

Due to social distancing restricting numbers, please contact Robin to reserve a place each week:

The following worship services are currently planned:

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Socially Distanced Worship, 20 Sep 2020
Socially Distanced Worship, 20 Sep 2020

Sunday Service

Note: The following information is not applicable to the restricted services described above.

Our normal Sunday worship service starts at 11am (See forthcoming dates).

All visitors are made welcome and everyone is provided with an Order of Service at the door. Hymns are displayed on the large screen and bibles are provided in the pews.

Order of Service, Sunday, 25th October

Click to view the Order of Service

You can normally view the Order of Service a few days before each service by clicking on the picture to the left.

Each week the leaflet will highlight the scheduled hymns and readings and any special intimations.

The Order of Service was last updated on Saturday, Oct 24 at 08:30 PM



Formal communion is observed three times a year with informal communion being held after the monring service on various dates during the year. Both are indicated in the event calendar, below.

Sunday School

For children, the Sunday School is available each week during school terms.

Youngsters (aged 3 to 12+) take part in first part of the main service, followed by their own activities in the Meldrum Room.


A crèche is available for ages 0 to 3, with our skilled team of child minders.

Activity sheets and crayons for children are also available at all services.

Messy Church

Our Messy Church activity based events run every 4 to 6 weeks (and will be listed in the calendar below when scheduled): Messy Church
  • Messy Church is for families (children and adults)
  • Messy church is fun; involving creativity (crafts and getting messy!)
  • Messy church celebrates (a time of informal worship)
  • Messy church offers hospitality (a shared meal together)

There are no age restrictions - young or old!

School Services

The North Primary School hold their services at Bennochy Parish Church. See below for dates. All are welcome to attend.

Visiting Worship Services

Short services are held on the first Sunday of the month at the Abbeyfield, Marchmont and Bennochy Lodge Care Homes. Anyone interested in joining these worship services would be warmly welcomed. Please let Bob Docherty or Sandra Marshall know if you are interested in participating.


It is usually possible to give help with transport to morning worship.

Car parking is available in Elgin Street and Katherine Street. Please respect residents access.

Parking is also permitted in the car park of Ross Electrical in Katherine Street by kind permission of the company.

Special Needs

Hard of Hearing Facilities

The following facilities are available:

  • Ramp to the side door (with doorbell) via level path from the Meldrum Road gate.
  • Dedicated area in the Church for wheelchairs.
  • Accessible toilet.
  • Sound system with loop for hard of hearing.


After the service, tea/coffee and biscuits are provided in the Methven Hall. On some dates, Fairtrade stalls are also available.

Tea/Coffee after Sunday Worship
Tea/Coffee after Sunday Worship

Event Calendar

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