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.

The Jewishness of John- Sermon 19th May 2019



John 1:35-51, translation by David Bentley Hart.

For an alternative, literal translation from the original Greek please click on the link below and follow the online instructions in order to read the whole text.

John 1:35

In this morning’s sermon our minister, Peter, continued his introduction to the gospel according to John by looking at the Jewish roots of the text.

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

The Resurrection of Jesus- Sermon 28th April 2019


Mark 16:1-8

In his concluding sermon on the gospel according to Mark, Rev. Bluett looked at the account of the resurrection of Jesus, comparing the passages in Mark to the other gospels and to Paul’s understanding of the risen Christ.

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

Roll away the stone by Thomas & Dianne Jones. Taken from https://www.flickr.com/photos/freewine/447136673. Creative Commons licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Easter Services at Newhaven Church 2019

Good Friday: 19th April at 7pm

A reflective service, in the church building. Communion will be served.

Easter Sunday: 21st April at 10:30am

Open air All Age service at the Rose Garden at the top of Starbank Park. Suitable for adults and children including babies and toddlers in buggies. Egg hunt and crafts for children.  Hot drinks in the church hall after the service.

Please note- in the event of bad weather the service will be held in the Church.

Monday 22nd April, from 10am to 12:30pm

Messy Family Day in the church hall.

Come and explore a bible Story about Jesus and his friends through crafts, story telling and reflection. Soup lunch included.

Suitable for toddlers – Primary 7 age group and their grown ups!

Monday 29th April at 6:30pm

Alpha Introductory taster with light supper, in the church hall.

To book please email alpha@n-c.org.uk

Entering Jerusalem- Sermon 14th April 2019


Mark 11:1-21

In this sermon, read by one of our Elders, Colin MacNeill, Rev. Bluett looked at Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem as described in the gospel according to Mark. He explored the significance of Jesus’s visit to the Temple, framed by the story of the fig tree.

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