Church name

Adam Clarke Memorial Methodist Church, Lerwick

Denomination:   Methodist
Address:   Hillhead, Lerwick, ZE1 0EJ
Local Authority:   Shetland Islands
Listing:   none

Church Overview

Built 1872 and named after the Rev Adam Clarke (1760-1832), President of the Wesleyan Methodist Conference, who greatly encouraged the development of Methodism in Shetland. Major refurbishment in 1994. Stained glass window in memory of William Goudie, a Shetlander designated President of the Wesleyan Methodist Conference in 1922, who died before taking office.


Sundays: 11.00am and 6.15pm

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  Disabled WC

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Adam Clarke Memorial Methodist Church


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