Barclay Viewforth Church congregation on Blackford Hill

Christmas Services 2019 – Journeys

You may have found this page via the QR link on our Christmas publicity. Thank you for joining us on this journey. Over the Advent season we may find ourselves taking more ‘journeys’ than usual. It could be journeys to visit family or friends or more frequent journeys to the shops or post office. Others… Continue Reading Christmas Services 2019 – Journeys


Pastoral Letter February 2018 perseverance pəːsɪˈvɪər(ə)ns/ noun: perseverance 1 persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. Dear Friends, February has dawned – hopefully that means that spring is just around the corner…and we’ve managed to survive January! It’s almost as though we have to persevere through the post- Christmas blues of… Continue Reading Perseverance

“Sorrow and love flow mingled down”

PASTORAL LETTER The 5 senses: sight, hearing, touch, smell, taste… Which is your strongest? I know that there is proof that if you have a deficiency in any one, then the others will work harder for you to compensate. I’ve had poor hearing for many years but my strongest sense is that of smell. I can… Continue Reading “Sorrow and love flow mingled down”

Home From Home

Welcoming all new and returning students! Barclay Viewforth is a family church, a home from home. We offer a whole range of opportunities for all ages including student support, missional communities, trips away and much more. We have two services on Sundays – the family service at 11am and a contemporary service at 6.30pm, both are open to… Continue Reading Home From Home

The Grove – Seeds sown yesterday, bearing fruit tomorrow

The Grove An introduction to Barclay Viewforth Church Hi! We are looking for your help on Sunday the 2nd October. Our mission statement ‘Making God’s love known in Jesus Christ’ has been around for a number of years now. In an effort to equip ourselves to do this more fully we are launching The Grove.… Continue Reading The Grove – Seeds sown yesterday, bearing fruit tomorrow

Tanzania Tales 1 – “Who is my neighbour?”

Tanzania Tales July 2016 “Who is my neighbour?”  A good question, and one we were able to answer this weekend…more of that soon. On 7 July 2016 24 volunteers from all the airts and pairts of Scotland, including the Barclay Viewforth ‘regulars’ (and some local shopkeepers) left the not so balmy weather of home, for… Continue Reading Tanzania Tales 1 – “Who is my neighbour?”