Channelkirk and Lauder Church


On Palm Sunday:  28th March Sunday Service will be held in Channelkirk Church.

On Easter Sunday:  4th April Sunday Service will be held in Lauder Church.

Thereafter Sunday Services will alternate between Channelkirk and Lauder each Sunday until further notice.


All services at 1030.


Intention to attend must be confirmed by the previous Friday.

Sunday Services may be followed by phoning 01578 353361


“…. 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.

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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 Updates 15th November 2020

The Kirk Session meets by zoom on Tuesday 17th November. The agenda covers standard reports and issues including fabric information as repairs are approved in order to rent the manse. A discussion on how arrangements for worship have worked during the closure of our...

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Admin – 8th November 2020

It is our great pleasure to welcome you all to back to church and Sunday Service - the first service to be held in Lauder Church since the start of lockdown, so many months ago. Our worship environment is different, as we observe the government rules of social...

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Admin Updates 1st November 2020

Welcome to our return to church service since March. Let us give thanks to God for allowing us the opportunity to meet together and worship Him.   Please contact our Session Clerk for details on timing and venue for Sunday Services and to book a place by the...

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Admin Updates – 28th October 2020

Notification has been received from Scottish Borders Council that no outdoor Remembrance commemorations are allowed to be held, due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Wreaths can only be laid at War Memorials on that Sunday one at a time, with suitable intervals between the...

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Church Worship and Activities

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


Click here for Contact names for each Church team and activity.


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 – 14th March 2021

This Sunday, 21st March, is the 5th Sunday in Lent and we are all at home. Our churches are closed, ( not for much longer, hopefully) and we are keeping ourselves safe because of the Pandemic. We want to be together in our churches and communities again and yet we...

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Our Church

Reflections — 14th March 2021

Reflection Today’s reading from St John’s Gospel is part of that long section in chapter 3 which deals with the conversation between Jesus and the Pharisee Nicodemus. ‘As Moses lifted up the brazen serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so...

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Teams & Activities

NEW BIBLICAL GARDEN – Soon to be under construction. This ‘Silent Space’ opposite the Church Centre  offers a site that is –

  •  a good suntrap with existing gravel and membrane in place so lends itself well to a gravel garden.
  • The planting to be made up predominantly of plants which are referenced in the Bible
  • Will; be low maintenance
  • Is designed to have a long season of interest


About Us

Charity # SC009892

Congregation # 040259


Copy / Perf. Licences

CCL # 416985

MRL # 1288057

PRS # 1288064