A very warm welcome to Newhaven Church

Newhaven Church is a congregation of the Church of Scotland based in Newhaven, Edinburgh.  We are a caring group of Christians committed to serving Christ, each other and the community.

We’re an active church, not restricted by the walls of our building, and hold a number of events both within the church, around the parish area, and further afield. We hold church services every Sunday at 10.30am, and have Communion Services on the last Sunday of each month. We hold family friendly All Age Services on the first Sunday of each month. You will find a warm greeting at any of these services, where we would be delighted to have you visit us.

If you’d like to get in touch by phone or e-mail please follow the link to our find us and contacts page.

Sunday Connections 16.12.2018

Please find this week’s Sunday Connections below. This will be our last one for 2018! I hope that amongst the last few weeks  of Advent everyone has found some inspiration and encouragement in celebrating the birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ this year. SundayConnection_16.12.2018EB42BCFD-EF67-46ED-A5C5-5BD2505A722A

I hope to see you at one of our Christmas services this year! Christmas Services 2018

Merry Christmas,


Gaudete Sunday Sermon- 16th December 2018


Romans 15:9-13

Philippians 4:4-7

On this, the third Sunday of Advent, our Minister, Peter, looked at the meaning of joy, contrasting it with the similar emotion, happiness. He explored the subject of how we can rejoice no matter what circumstances may prevail.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below.

Sheep Nativity Trail Underway for the Young & Young at Heart!

Our Newhaven Sheep Nativity Trail is well underway and our sheep have had some happy visitors already! Will you find our sheep hidden across Newhaven and help us tell the Christmas Story? How does it work you ask?

  1. Print the booklet attached (or pick one up at Newhaven Church Café OR at the Victoria PS Fayre on Saturday 15th December). SheepTrailBooklet_ChildBooklet
  2. Find the Sheep Around the Neighbourhood.
  3. Put the Nativity Story in Order.
  4. Enter to win a Prize By: showing Cassie your completed booklet at the Victoria PS School Fayre; showing Cassie on Sunday 16th December at the 10:30am Service; OR taking a photo of your completed booklet and sending it to Cassie
  5. All Entries Must be received by the 16th December 2018!

Sunday Connection for 09.12.2018

Please enjoy this week’s Sunday Connection attached. This is an opportunity to connect to our Sunday children and youth lessons throughout the week. This week’s edition also includes some exciting links that creatively tell the Christmas story, as well as links to interesting articles to help us support one another at Christmas time! Please enjoy!-Cassie SundayConnection_09.12.2018

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Sermon on the Flowering of Hope- 9th December 2018


Exodus 2:23-25

John 1:19-28

In this sermon, on the second Sunday of Advent, Rev Bluett considered the importance and meaning of hope. He looked at various stories in which hope flowered even in the midst of uncertainty and difficulty.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below.


Sermon on Transcending the Culture of Complaint- 25th November 2018


Mark 10:32-45

John 12:1-8

In his sermon this morning, Rev Bluett looked at the natural human tendency to complain and how many stories in the Bible reflect that tendency. He looked  at how we might transcend a mindset which focuses on the negative and be grateful for the blessings we have in Christ.

If you would like to listen to the sermon please click on the audio player below