Channelkirk and Lauder Church













“…. we serve in Jesus Christ to promote and support strong, spiritual communities within Lauderdale.”

Lauder Church

Read all about Lauder Church’s history by clicking the button below.

garden for reflection

Channelkirk Church

Read all about Channelkirk Church history by clicking below.

Our Mission & Vision

At Channelkirk and Lauder Church Our vision and mission is to help connect people to faith

To be a sustainable rural congregation with a long term future through living and working alongside, and in partnership with, the other elements of the communities we serve in Jesus Christ to promote and support strong, spiritual communities within Lauderdale

Lauder Church History


Lauder Church is recognised as one of the finest ecclesiastical buildings in Scotland. Read all about our Church by clicking below.

Admin — 7th March 2021

Scottish Borders Council has agreed to the use of an area within Lauder Church for a small 'Biblical Garden' facing the Church Centre, similar to the popular 'Garden for Reflection' set in an area on the other side of the church. Work in creating and setting out the...

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Admin – 20th February 2021

The Kirk Session met on 16th February with what looked like an interesting forward looking Agenda. There was a reasonable attendance with 13 Elders present. Work in preparation of a Biblical Garden in the grounds of Lauder Old Parish Church were reported to be making...

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Admin — 17 January 2021

  The On-Line Sunday Service/Worship can be accessed, for those without email by telephoning 01578 353361. Congratulations to all who participated in our recent Christingle - the Marie and |Grace for local organisation and Rev Sheila for providing Christingle access...

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Church Worship and Activities

Sunday Worship, The Kirk Session, Special Services, Communion, Bible Study and Prayer, Fellowship, Church-based Organisations.


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The history of Lauder Church and Channelkirk Church.


Worship, Finance & Fundraising, Pastoral, Mission, Fabric.


Eighteen Elders serve as the Kirk Session with our Minister as Moderator. The Minister and Elders form the Kirk Session, the principal court of the church responsible for spiritual and temporal business, through which all decisions are taken.


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Guild News

Lauder Church Lectern

Guild Message — 7th March 2021

GUILD MESSAGE In the Gospel of John ch. 9, we hear that if we want to find Christ we, - like the man born blind - must be willing to take the next step. The Gospel tells us that God has a plan for our lives but we do not see that plan all at once. The blind man had...

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Our Church

Reflections — 7th March 2021

  REFLECTION Jesus bring his disciples away from the noise and bustle of the Market Place and takes them up the mountain. This is not unusual in itself. We know from the Gospels that Jesus himself, often went to the top of the mountain to pray on his own. While...

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Teams & Activities


About Us

Charity # SC009892

Congregation # 040259


Copy / Perf. Licences

CCL # 416985

MRL # 1288057

PRS # 1288064