to Christ Church, Duns
We welcome all who are searching for truth and meaning in life and hope you will feel at home amongst us. We trust you will find others who are also travelling the same road who will be companions along the way.
We at Christ Church Duns seek to be a caring people growing in the knowledge and love of God through Jesus Christ and expressing that love, with the help of the Holy Spirit, through our relationships with one another and our service and witness to the community.
The church is in the former market town of Duns (population: 2,753 in 2011).
Directions. The church is situated in Teindhillgreen on the Preston Road on the north side of Duns on the road to Grantshouse. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duns [For its location, see Google Maps] Our rectory is nearby.
Registered charity SCO 09385
Who we are
In our rural setting our membership reflects the diversity of traditions and spirituality that is a hallmark of the worldwide Anglican Communion of which we are part. We are held together by recognising in one another the riches that each tradition brings to our church family and the fact that, together, we are all learning what it means to follow Jesus Christ in today's world.
What we aim to be
A family of caring people growing in the knowledge and love of God through Jesus Christ.
What we aim to do
Express the love of God with the help of the Holy Spirit through our relationships with one another and our service in the community.
How we aim to do this
Be a church in which all feel welcome.
Structure our church for mission and ministry.
Make our worship accessible to all and ensure that all have access to worship.
Nurture the growth in spirit of all within our circle of influence so that we can all live more effectively as followers of Jesus Christ.
Express our unity with the wider church by making sure that we have meaningful relationships with other churches in Berwickshire and with our mission links further afield.
If you wish to become a member of Christ Church Duns you are very welcome so please notify any member of Vestry or the Interim priest in charge.
Latest Newsletter (December 2018). For our special Christmas Flier click here. For earlier editions of the Christ Church Duns Newsletter, go to 2018 Newsletters
Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday 9 December. We hope you can all come!
Notices from the Diocese
The new edition of The Communicant is now available on the Diocesan website, via the link here.
A Fresh Start: seeking a Priest-in-Charge
The Vestries of Christ Church Duns, St Ebba Eyemouth and St Mary and All Souls Coldstream in the process of seeking a Priest-in-Charge for the newly formed Berwickshire Group of Scottish Episcopal Churches. Our three independent congregations are coming together in order to share and support a full-time priest. The formal interviews are scheduled for Saturday 1 December and we will upload any information as soon as the appointment process has been finalised. See our facebook page for further details.