School of Divinity

New College Communion

All lunchtime services will be a celebration of communion apart from on 17 October. All services - apart from Remembrance and the Christmas Carol Service - are held on Thursdays at 1.10pm in the Martin Hall (*unless otherwise stated).

All welcome. If you would be interested in leading a lunchtime service, please contact Alison Jack. Email

Semester 1: Autumn 2019


Minister or preacher

13 September


A service to mark the start of the academic year. Preacher: Rev Professor Susan Hardman Moore, Principal of New College
19 September Rev Professor Jolyon Mitchell
26 September Rev Dr Harriet Harris, Chaplain to the University
3 October

Rev Peter Wood, Mission Consultant to Lothian Presbytery

10 October Moira Taylor-Smith
17 October A Service of the Word, led by Father Dermot Morrin OP, Roman Catholic Chaplain to the University
24 October Rev Craig Meek, Assistant Minister of St Giles’ Cathedral
31 October Rev David Coleman, Environmental Chaplain with Eco-Congregation Scotland
7 November Julia Cato and Rev Dr Karen Campbell, Marchmont St Giles’ Parish Church

*Monday 11 November


Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial

14 November Rev Dr Martin Ritchie, Greenbank Parish Church
21 November Rev Dr Michael Fuller
28 November Rev Dr Alison Jack

*Friday 6 December


Christmas Carol Service. The preacher will be the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland