St John the Evangelist, Dumfries

St John the Evangelist, Dumfries

Denomination: Scottish Episcopal
Address: Newall Terrace , Dumfries , DG1 1LW
Local Authority: Dumfries & Galloway
Listing: B


Church Overview

Red sandstone Gothic church designed by Slater & Carpenter and consecrated in 1868. Mosaic reredos by the Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Co, 1881. Engraved windows and glass doors in the porch by David Gulland, a member of the congregation, 2007, when a local ecumenical partnership (Scottish Episcopal / Methodist) was signed. Organ by Harrison & Harrison, 1938, refurbished 1969 and 2008.

Tolling bell by John Taylor & Co of Loughborough installed in 1877. In 2014 eight change-ringing bells were installed by Whitechapel Bell Foundry, London; five of the bells are by Gillett & Johnson of Croydon (1946) relocated from Quarriers Village, Bridge of Weir, and three cast by Whitechapel in 2013-14.

St John’s Scottish Episcopal Church is in a local Ecumenical Partnership with the Methodist Church.


Sunday: 8.00 am, 9.15 am on 1st 3rd Sundays of the month, 9.30am on the 2nd Sunday of the month, 11.00 am and 6.00 pm

Tuesday 6.30 pm

Wednesday 10.30 am

Opening Arrangements

Open daily 9am – 5 pm

Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  toilets available Disabled WC

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St John the Evangelist, Dumfries


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