Welcome to Holburn West Church - a Church of Scotland Parish Church in Aberdeen City.

Spirit Prayer for December

Please download and use the SPIRIT prayer throughout the month of December. Many thanks to Anne Smith for preparing these over the year, prompting a closer walk with God through prayerful reflection.

Quote for the week:

"Our life becomes beautiful when we wait for a dear one or someone important. May this #Advent help us transform our hope into the certainty that He whom we await loves us and will never abandon us." (Pope Francis, @Pontifex)

The Church of Scotland online Advent Calendar offers a daily message during the period of Advent.

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Holburn West Church of Scotland registered charity number SC013318.

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Sunday, 5th December: 2nd Sunday in Advent

Morning worship in the Sanctuary at 10:30am: led by the Rev Duncan C. Eddie. Please note that the Soup Lunch for Christian Aid has been cancelled.

Jubilee for all: 5.30 pm catch up and tea/ Coffee; 6.00 pm Worship. First and third Sundays in the Sanctuary; second and fourth Sundays via Zoom. Sunday 5th December - we will be in the Sanctuary. Please see our themes for Jubilee for more information.

City Centre and West End Churches recorded Sunday Reflections.

City Centre and West End Churches: Friday Favourites Hymn

Links to previous services

Sunday 28th November: 1st Sunday in Advent

Sunday 21st November

For other recordings please see

Services from the Aberdeen West Churches are available here.