About the Church of Scotland in Dumbarton

The three congregations within the town of Dumbarton (St Andrews, Riverside and The West Kirk) are now linked with a view to some form of union at a future date. This triple linkage was completed on 17th January 2018 at a Presbytery service of linkage and induction.


Worship

Services start at 11:15 on Sunday mornings alternating between Dumbarton Riverside and The West Kirk, streamed to St Andrews, and at 10am once a month “live” at St Andrews. Masks are no longer mandatory. Services are streamed & recorded via YouTube – you can watch live or catch up later. Follow our regular Sunday service using the links below:

Click here to view more services and to watch the livestream/recordings


News and Information

  • October-November 2022 Services
    from 30 October to 27 November services will be held in Riverside. Most services start at 11:15am. Remembrance Sunday (13 November) will start at the earlier time of 10:45
  • September 2022 Services
    Sunday 4th to 18th Sept – 11:15am in Riverside … Sunday 25th Sept – 11:15am in the West Kirk
  • August 2022 Services 11:15 in West Kirk
    Services in August will be in the West Kirk, 11:15am, streamed to St Andrews and on YouTube Church Of Scotland Dumbarton – YouTube
  • Meet our Interim Moderator
    A warm invitation is extended to all members to meet our new Interim Moderator, Ian Millar, over tea/coffee on Wednesday 27th July from10-11.30 in West Kirk Hall.

Click here for all news & information posts


Thought for the Day

When restrictions were imposed due to the Covid Pandemic during 2020-21 the Minister published daily thoughts and prayers:


This is the joint website for Dumbarton: St Andrews, Dumbarton: Riverside and Dumbarton: West Kirk.

Further details about the three Church of Scotland parishes in Dumbarton can be found below:

Dumbarton St Andrews
St Andrews

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A modern hall church in Bellsmyre, just north of the A82 off the Barloan Roundabout. Click on the image above for more details.

Dumbarton Riverside
Riverside

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Situated in the historic heart of Dumbarton at the end of the High Street. Click on the image above for more details.

Dumbarton West Kirk
West Kirk

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Located in West Bridgend across the River Leven, West of the town centre. Click on the image above for more details.