Dunfermline Abbey

Dunfermline Abbey

A worshipping community since 1072

Abbey Life

Having been a centre of Christian Worship on this site for over a thousand years the church looks forward to the future with confidence in its place in the life of the town of Dunfermline....

Abbey Worship

Worship at Dunfermline Abbey follows a traditional Church of Scotland pattern with the Word of God taking central place. Morning Worship takes place every Sunday at 9.30am & 11.00am. There is a creche available, and the Sunday School  and Abbey Youth Group meet during...

Visit the Abbey

Dunfermline Abbey sits at the heart of Dunfermline, Scotland’s ancient capital. Dunfermline lies thirty minutes from the centre of Edinburgh, across the spectacular Forth Bridges. Dunfermline`s royal and monastic past dominates a town whose lifeblood...

Welcome

Morning Worship takes place at 9.30am and 11am every Sunday.

There is a creche available, and the Abbey Kids and the Abbey Youth Group meet during the 11am service.
(during school term time).

Coffee and Tea are served between the services from 10.15am in the Church Hall in Abbey Park Place.

All are welcome to any of our services

 

 

Abbey Life
Having been a centre of Christian Worship on this site for over a thousand years the church looks forward to the future with confidence in...
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A Centenary of Remembrance
Details of all of the events happening in the Abbey Church of Dunfermline from 5th November - 17th November, as we pause to reflect on...
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Music
Music has been an important feature of the liturgy at Dunfermline Abbey since the time of the Benedictine foundation in the twelfth century.   The Abbey...
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Support
It currently costs £558 per day to keep and maintain the Ministry of the historic Dunfermline Abbey which is wholly met by members the congregation...
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Development Plan
The Abbey Church of Dunfermline Development Plan 2017-2022 including the video of the presentation given by members of the team during Worship on Sunday 19th...
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Messy Church
Messy Church is an opportunity for families to come together, have fun, be creative together, eat together and worship together.   Our first Messy Church in...
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Crafted Poppy Appeal

Crafted Poppy Appeal

Please keep making poppies for the Abbey’s Cascading Poppies Installation which will mark a Centenary of Remembrance, 100 years since the end of the First World War

We need as many as possible crafted before the end of October.  If you have any made please hand them into the Abbey shop or Sew Yarn Crafty on Dunfermline High Street.  The Abbey will also be open on Saturday 6th October between 10.30am and 12.30pm if you would like to get together with others to knit, crochet, sew or felt poppies in the Abbey.

If you live a little further away then you could always post your poppies to us at;

Cascading Poppies,
Dunfermline Abbey,
Dunfermline.
KY12 7PE.
Scotland

 

A Centenary of Remembrance

A Centenary of Remembrance

Details of all of the events happening in the Abbey Church of Dunfermline from 5th November – 17th November, as we pause to reflect on 100 years since the signing go the Armistice.

Cascading Poppies : The Abbey church will be open for 2 hours each day in the week before Remembrance Day for people to see the work of crafters from across Dunfermline and beyond who have contributed to the display

The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins : The Abbey Choristers mark the centenary of the Armistice with a performance of the “Mass for Peace”

Remembrance Day : There will be services at the War Memorial and at the Abbey Church to mark the centenary of the Armistice and Remembrance Day

Festival of Remembrance : The Regimental Band, Black Watch ACF, Bristo Community  Concert Band and the 25th Stirling (Dunblane) Boys Brigade will take part in a special service on Saturday 17th November at 7pm

 

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