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Our next services will be on Sunday 14th April at 9.30am at Stenton church and then at 11am at Prestonkirk (East Linton).

Activity sheets for children are available at all our services, and there is also a play space for younger children.

You can listen to past sermons by clicking the links on our Sermons page here.

The Annual Stated Meeting will take place on Tuesday 16th April at 7.30pm at Prestonkirk. We are trying a slightly different format this year so please come along to hear more about the life of Traprain and our future plans. Cheese and wine will be served.

Whitekirk Prayers will be held on Wednesday 17th April at 2pm.

Guild – The Guild is coming to the end of session. There will be some summer events and a new syllabus starting in September.

Friendship Group – Wednesday mornings between 10-11.30am at Lynton Day Centre

Our next Messy Church is scheduled for Sunday 26th May at Athelstaneford Village Hall between 2pm – 4pm.

The Community Wellbeing and Advice Café is a partnership between the church, The Ridge, Dunbar Debt Advice Service and East Lothian Foodbank and includes support and advice for community wellbeing. The service offers Benefit Support, Foodbank, Befriending, Budgeting and Housing Support, Recovery support and access to volunteering and wellbeing activities. Come along for a tea or coffee and a chat and find out more. The Café will be open on Thursday mornings, 10am – 12 noon at Prestonkirk Stables.


Ukraine Evening
 – the next monthly get together for refugees and hosts will be at Prestonkirk Stables on Monday 29 April from 7pm.

Upcoming Events:

Tulip Tea – to be held at Athelstaneford Village Hall on Saturday 20 April between 12-3pm. Entry is by ticket only. Tickets available from Heather Doig on 07737 101780

Scripture Union – Soup ‘n’ Sarnie afternoon of Prayer and Praise. On Saturday 27 April at 1.30-3.30pm for food and fellowship.  At Ormiston Parish Church, Main Street, Ormiston, EH35 5HT.  For more information and to RSVP please phone Derek Harley on 07427 617428 or email derek.harley@susscotland.org.uk

Stenton Singers Spring Concert – is happening on Sunday 28 April at 6pm at Stenton Church. Lynda Jeffrey will be conducting and joined by the Tetrax Quartet.  Tickets cost £10 and money raised will go to Dunbar Dementia Carers Support Group. Tickets are available in advance from Moya Ramsay on 01368 850283 or on the door.

Spring Concert: Cheviot Wind Trio – On Sunday 5th May at 3pm at Athelstaneford Church. Entry is by donation to Christian Aid. Tea and cake to be served in the Village Hall afterwards.

Traprain Pilgrimage – This will start at 10am on Saturday 18 May from Athelstaneford church and go to Prestonkirk (approx. 5 miles). More details can be found on our Pilgrimage page. Pilgrimage | The Parish of Traprain

Week of Prayer – we will be joining with local churches for a week of prayer for our nation from 12-18 May. During the week there will be a number of ways to engage in prayer individually or in groups. Further details on how to get involved will be available soon. A Year of Prayer for the Nation – 24-7 Prayer Scotland (24-7scotland.com)


For other updates on what is happening within the church and our community, visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/parishoftraprain

Our minister, Rev Douglas Hamilton can be contacted on 07831 657854, e-mail: dhamilton@churchofscotland.org.uk


There is a weekly service at Prestonkirk, East Linton at 11.00 am.

On the first and third Sundays of the month there is a service at Athelstaneford. On the second and fourth Sundays there is a service at Stenton. All these services are at 9.30am.

In months where there is a fifth Sunday, we gather for a joint service at Prestonkirk at 11am.

Activities are available for children during the services, and refreshments are provided after all our services.