Join a group

There are many active groups at St John's. For more information about any of these groups, or if you would like to know more about the life and activities of St John's then please speak to one of our Ministry Team or contact the Church Office.

Sceptics meets monthly after the Sung Eucharist to discuss challenging issues arising from the day's readings and sermon.

The Growth Group meets monthly on a Tuesday evening, beginning with a simple shared meal, to discuss contemporary issues affecting our faith.

The Walking Groups organise monthly walks on Saturdays and Thursdays of varying difficulty - an opportunity to walk and talk together in the countryside. View the current programme.

Scottish Country Dancing takes place in the church hall each Sunday evening after Evensong.

The Choir sing at three services each Sunday and meet each Thursday to rehearse.

Three Book Groups meet on a monthly basis in different members' homes to discuss their current choice of reading. A Theological Book Group also meets on a mnonthly basis

The Gardening Group meet regularly to work on the church grounds.

The Social Committee organise a range of activities throughout the year aimed specifically at providing opportunities for us to meet together in a social context.

The Lone Parents Group meet on an ad hoc basis to provide mutual support and fellowship for those experiencing, or who have experienced, raising children following family breakdown, and absent parent or bereavement.  Please contact Jill for more details – loneparents@stjohns-edinburgh.org.uk

Our own just festival takes place during August and also organises events at other times of the year.

For details of upcoming events please see our calendar.