Welcome to The Linked Parishes of Acharacle and Ardnamurchan!


On this page you will find basic information about our services. On other pages there is more information and various contact details. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like more information or are visiting the area and would like to double check service times.

The minister has started recording some of her daily ministry activities - if you look under the tab 'About us' on the 'Minister's blog' you'll find out more about this. (It actually involves working more than one day a week!)

News and dates for your diaries!

Sunday 27th May

Worship at Ardnamurchan Parish Church at 11am: Rev Mary MacLauchlan, and Acharacle at 2pm led by Rev Fiona. At Acharacle there will be a baptism and we will be hosting visitors from South Africa.

In June's Life and Work magazine! The screen shot is a bit blurry - it's not your eyes!

Monday 28th May - Acharacle

Monday June 4th - Acharacle

Wednesday June 6th - Ardnamurchan

General Information -

Visitors passing through Acharacle or visiting Kilchoan have been heard to ask, 'What do people do all day?' There is so much going on! Scenery to look at and clamber over, rivers to kayak down, fishing on lochs, rivers and the sea. Welcoming accommodation and fabulous food. Why not come and sample time in a beautiful remote and rural location?

Find a Parish -

To find us on a map why not try clicking on this link. 'Find a Parish' feature on the Church of Scotland web-site www.cos.churchofscotland.org.uk/church_finder/

Services -

Are usually at 11am and 2pm alternating at each church building on a weekly basis, except during the summer. Please see the notice boards outside each church for weekly information. Term-time Sunday School at Ardnamurchan Church, Kilchoan, is fortnightly at 11am on the days that worship is at 2pm.

Fundraising -

If you are buying anything online would you consider buying through this website link? For each purchase made there is a donation to the churches - every penny counts! Thank you. It really is easy to register and contribute - try it.... www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/aandaparishes

Foodbank -

There is a Foodbank in Fort William. Throughout the year, donations for the Foodbank can be left in each church, there is a dedicated box for donations, from where the goods will be collected and taken to Fort William. Tesco in Fort William has a dedicated 'bin' for donations.

Mental Health news -

Please remember if you would like a listening ear, the minister is available too 01967 431 654

Thinking of ministry?

Here's a link to the Church of Scotland page where there's a video about ministry today. http://bit.ly/1KDdbw8

Year of Young People.

The Church of Scotland has always supported young people and has organised a few events specifically to focus on the Scottish Government's campaign 2018 the Year of Young People. The Kirk Sessions have both agreed to highlight the Church of Scotland year of Young People activities. Below is a summary of the commitment made to support all young people in the parishes.

Photographs -

The first photo is of the interior of Acharacle Church and the second of the exterior of Ardnamurchan Church at Kilchoan. Both pictures are available, for a donation, on a postcard from the respective churches. If you do want to copy these from the web-site please do consider getting permission first, thank you.

Acharacle Parish Church
Ardnamurchan Praish Church

Worship during May

(All, unless otherwise stated, all worship will be led by Rev Fiona Ogg)

Acharacle

Sunday 6th - 11am, followed by short communion

Sunday 13th - 11am

Sunday 20th - 11am

Sunday 27th - 2pm

Monday 28th - 3.30-5.30pm, Messy Church in Shielbridge Hall

(June 3rd - 11am, then short communion)

And events at Acharacle

Monday 7th - 11.30am - 2pm
Lunches, teas, coffees at Shielbridge Hall
(then Monday 4th June)

Tuesdays 15th & 29th -
10.30 - noon Teas and Coffees in the Church Chalet, next to the main church building.
(then Tuesday 26th June)

Ardnamurchan

Sunday 6th - 2pm, followed by short communion

Sunday 13th - 11am, Rev John Shields

Sunday 20th - 11am, Rev John Shields

Sunday 27th - 11am

(June 3rd - 2pm, then short communion)

And events at Ardnamurchan

Wednesdays 16th - 10.30am - 12.30pm, Coffees, teas and scones in the church building.


All events - donation only, no set charges. Funds raised go to the maintenance of ministry in the Parishes.