Messiaen – La Nativité du Seigneur

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Andrew Caskie (Palmerston Place Church, Edinburgh) plays La Nativité du Seigneur, Olivier Messiaen’s reflective masterpiece for organ on the theology and images of Advent and Christmas.

Messiaen (1908–1992) was one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century, and this nine-movement work is full of radiant and evocative music. The performance will include readings of the Scripture passages the composer referenced at the head of each movement.

Admission is free and includes refreshments.

All welcome!

2015-12-05 Messiaen poster


Remembrance Sunday

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Sunday 8th November
Remembrance Sunday Service
10.50am at Palmerston Place Church

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.


Perspectives Lecture Series

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New University, New Friends, New Church?

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All of us at Palmerston Place Church would like to extend a big invitation to students who are making their way to Edinburgh in the next few weeks to start their studies. We’d like to invite you to join us at a service and a lunch.

While its true that anyone is welcome to join us at anytime, on Sunday 6th and on the 13th September Students are specially invited to the morning service (about an hour) and then to stay and have lunch with together some of the congregation. It is hoped that this will help those new to the city meet new people and help get to know them.

It would be great if you could come along! Additional details can be found on our facebook page and on twitter.


Vacancy – Ministerial Assistant

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Would you like to be part of the leadership team in a forward looking Church of Scotland City Centre Church? This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and committed individual with a strong and lively Christian faith (*) to work alongside us building on the work of the previous post holder.

We would like someone able to work as part of a team with the minister, elders and congregation to further the aims of Palmerston Place Church within the local community. Specific responsibilities include:

  •  Outreach (including Workplace Chaplaincy)
  • Supporting the Pastoral Team including crisis visiting
  • Assisting with church services as required

This is intended to be a full time position based in the Church Office.
More information, including job description can be obtained from our Session Clerk, Norma Rolls ( or 0131 337 7005) or from our minister, the Rev Colin Sinclair ( or 0131 447 9598)

Closing date for applications, at the latest, by 12 noon on Friday 28th August 2015.

(*) This is a genuine occupational requirement in terms of the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) regulations 2003

Church Office: Annan House 10/GF Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AA
Scottish Charity No SC004291

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