Sunday 14th June 2020: Pentecost 2

The Service of the Word for Pentecost 2. This service is based around Romans 5: 1-8 and Matthew 9: 35-10:8 Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills, leads the service and preaches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8opMOTu1sa4 Original Music Compositions by Neil Birse and Joanna Forbes L’Estrange used with permission. A summary of the Congregational thoughts on the Reflective Questions given…

Sunday 7th June, 2020: Trinity Sunday

The Service of the Word for Trinity Sunday. This service is based around Genesis 1: 1-2:4a and Matthew 28: 16-20 Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills, leads the service and preaches, with reflection on the death of George Floyd and how Diversity in Unity is at the heart of the Trinity, and love for all our…

News & Views: June 2020

The June edition of News and Views is now available for download. Please note that to fulfil GDPR criteria, some details have been removed. On page 17, there is a brief summary of a debate recently held by the International Student Café. Attached is the full summary of the debate. If you would like to contact the…

Thank You Janet!

After 10 years of ministry in St Peter’s as Lay Reader, we said farewell and a grateful thank you to Janet McKinnell for all she has contributed to St Peter’s over the past 10 years. She is returning to her main focus of ministry in mentoring Lay Readers over the Diocese of Edinburgh. In the…

Sunday 24th May, 2020: Easter 7

10.45am: Our Rector, Rev Nick Wills, is leading and preaching for this service based around Acts 1: 6-14 and John 17: 1-11: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wAGA0jhJlo Original Music Composition by Neil Birse, used with permission. A summary of the Congregational thoughts on the Reflective Questions given on Sunday 24th May: http://stpetersedinburgh.org/congregational-thoughts-on-the-reflection-questions-given-on-sunday-24th-may 11am: For the 7th Sunday of Easter, the Scottish…

Was Jesus a Feminist?

An International Student Café Debate, held in April 2020 Summarised by Kristee Boyd, Community Development Officer Prior to our current lockdown situation, some of our young adults had the idea of holding a debate on the topic: Was Jesus a Feminist? We were not able to have this debate face-to-face as planned, so we decided…

Sunday 17th May, 2020: Easter 6

Rev Nick Wills conducted and Rev Sue Whitehouse preached for this service: https://youtu.be/SP3UknVrwRs This week’s morning Eucharist from the SEC was led by The Rt Rev Andrew Swift, Bishop of Brechin, from his home in Dundee. https://www.scotland.anglican.org/broadcast-sunday-worship/

Sunday 10th May 2020: Easter 5

Rev Nick Wills conducted and preached at the morning service on ‘Zoom’, with other members of the congregation also participating. The YouTube link to the edited service is: https://youtu.be/2zPQwIK0SAg For the Fifth Sunday of Easter, The Rt Revd Dr John Armes, Bishop of Edinburgh, celebrated the Eucharist from his home. https://www.scotland.anglican.org/broadcast-sunday-worship/

Sunday 3rd May, 2020: Easter 4

Rev Nick Wills, our newly Installed Rector, conducted this service in the morning of 3rd May on ‘Zoom’. Based on Psalm 23, with a variety of the congregation taking part, the a recording of the service can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNlXwQk3hk4 For the fourth Sunday of Easter, the Most Rev Mark Strange, Primus of the…

Sunday 26th April, 2020: Easter 3

The Very Reverend Jim Mein, our Interim Pastor has prepared a sermon for Easter 3. This is Jim’s last Sunday as Interim Pastor and we thank him for all his wisdom, guidance and encouragement over the past 8 months. Once the lockdown is over, we plan to invite Jim back to say a proper thank…

Sunday 19th April, 2020: Easter 2

Revd Sue Whitehouse recorded the Gospel reading and a reflection for Sunday, 19th April, which is Easter 2. It lasts 15 minutes, and can be played at any time: https://youtu.be/QFQ1ieZq8Dw As there have been over the past few weeks, there is an SEC Eucharist service at 11am, this week led by The Rt Rev Anne Dyer, the…

Easter Day: Sunday 12th April, 2020

Communion Service at 10.45am: We met our new Rector, Rev Nick Wills, who led a special Communion service for Easter Day: https://youtu.be/Y0jmuJO5zyI 11am: The Rt Rev Ian Paton and the Rev Canon Dr Carrie Applegath celebrated the Easter Eucharist from within St Ninian’s Cathedral, Perth. (No-one else was present). It is available to watch at…

Holy Saturday: 11th April, 2020

Prepared by The Very Revd Jim Mein, our Interim Pastor, for this service you will see that if you wish, a candle and matches will be required to light a candle during the worship. Although you can read this whenever suits you best, it is for a service that was originally supposed to start at…