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

 

 

Robert the Bruce
When the immortalised Robert died in 1329 he was buried in the choir of Dunfermline Abbey.  Then in 1818 during  foundation work for the building...
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History of the Abbey
The Abbey Church is the centrepiece of Dunfermline, one of the oldest settlements in Scotland and once its proud capital.  The history of The Abbey...
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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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The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce

The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce

The lost tomb of Robert the Bruce returned to Dunfermline Abbey, well a scale model of it did. The model of the tomb is part of the new permanent exhibition in the Abbey Church. Along with the model you can see original fragments and a Virtual 3D computer reconstruction of the Tomb as it would have been installed in the Choir of the original Abbey building.

News

1st Summer Walk – 2019

A lovely evening for a walk round Crossford ...
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Abbey Quaich 2019

We had another fine day at Dunfermline Golf Club for the Annual Abbey Quaich. The weather held out, although it was a bit chilly for May!! Congratulations to Bill McIntosh ...
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The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce

The lost tomb of Robert the Bruce returned to Dunfermline Abbey, well a scale model of it did. The model of the tomb is part of the new permanent exhibition ...
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Messy Lent

Another great morning of activities, craft, games, stories and food at our Lent Messy Church ...
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Rosie’s Last Sunday

After 14 months Rosies period of familiarisation came to an end on Sunday. The congregation bid a fond farewell and wished her well for wherever her next challenge takes her ...
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Through the Trees and Over the Rooftops

Glimpses of the Abbey from around the town ...
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Sermon – 3rd Feb 2019

The sermon preached on Sunday 3rd February 2018 by the Assistant Minister, Rev Dr Rosie Magee ...
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Review of 2018

It has been another very busy year at Dunfermline Abbey. We had the celebrations marking 200 years since the laying of the new Abbey Church foundation stone which included a ...
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