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Welcome to the homepage of the Presbytery of Aberdeen

The vision of the Church of Scotland is to be a church which seeks to inspire the people of Scotland and beyond with the Good News of Jesus Christ through enthusiastic worshipping, witnessing, nurturing and serving communities.


Our Presbytery covers the same area as the city council boundaries. Presbytery meetings take place in different church buildings each time and a full list of the dates and locations can be found below.

Christmas Services & Events in Our Local Congregations

Click here for a list of all Christmas services and events taking place in Aberdeen Presbytery during Advent.

Latest News

Click here for news from our congregations.


The web site contains information about all the congregations within the Presbytery. However, if you require additional information either about a congregation or the Presbytery in general, please do not hesitate to contact the Presbytery Office where we will be only too glad to help.

Summaries of Presbytery Meetings

Click on the date of a meeting to read a summary of items discussed.

Tuesday 1st September 2015 Holburn West
Tuesday 6th October 2015 Holburn West
Tuesday 3rd November 2015 Holburn West
Tuesday 1st December 2015 Holburn West
Tuesday 2nd February 2016 Queen's Cross
Tuesday 1st March 2016 Queen's Cross
Tuesday 3rd May 2016 Queen's Cross
Tuesday 28th June 2016 Peterculter Parish Church
Tuesday 6th September 2016 Stockethill at Cairncry Community Centre
Tuesday 4th October Queen's Cross
Tuesday 1st November 2016 Queen's Cross
Tuesday 6th December 2016 Queen's Cross
Tuesday 7th February 2017 Holburn West
Tuesday 7th March 2017 Town House
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 Holburn West
Tuesday 27th June 2017 Holburn West
Tuesday 5th September 2017 Mannofield Parish Church
Tuesday 3rd October 2017 Mannofield Parish Church
Tuesday 7th November 2017 Mannofield Parish Church
Tuesday 5th December 2017 Queen's Cross Church
Tuesday 6th February 2018 Queen's Cross Church
Tuesday 6th March 2018 Queen's Cross Church
Tuesday 1st May 2018 Holburn West Church
Tuesday 26th June 2018 Holburn West Church

Presbytery Survey 2018

Members of the Presbytery of Aberdeen were invited to complete an online survey as part of the Pilot Presbytery Review. We received a good response and the results will help us to consider our way of working and our future plans. We are grateful to all who took part in the survey and also at the Conference day which was held at Midstocket Parish Church on the 20th January. Click here for the survey results.

Ten Must Know Bible Stories

The Ten Must Know Bible Stories project was arranged and prepared by members of the congregation from Church of Scotland, St Columba’s Bridge of Don and is available by accessing the following website - https://tenbiblestories.org/.

The aim of the project is to expand on opportunities that the RME curriculum provides in schools to transform how children hear, learn and explore Bible stories while in school.

Please find click here to see the year-end report following the launch of the project in August 2016.

December 2016 – Cutbacks in the UK Oil and Gas Industry

Pastoral Care Report on the impact of the cutbacks.

Report and Prayer Card

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The Presbytery meets eight times a year and dates of these meetings can be found at the bottom of this page. A summary of items discussed can be found by clicking on the date of the meeting.

Congregational Learning Facilitator

At the September 2015 meeting of Presbytery, Mrs Anne Smith, Congregational Learning Facilitator, addressed Presbytery and advised that she can be involved at any stage in regard to training.

Please click here to see the flyer.

City-Wide Prayer Gatherings

Aberdeen Seafarers' Centre

The Aberdeen Seafarers Centre is an ecumenical partnership of the three international Christian Mission Societies, The Apostleship of the Sea, The Sailors Society and the Mission to Seafarers whom work together to bring comfort and welfare to seafarers visiting the Port of Aberdeen.

The Aberdeen Seafarers Centre can be found at 184 – 192 Market Street, Aberdeen. A link to three short videos about the Aberdeen Seafarers Centre and Port Chaplain Rev Howard Drysdale can be found by clicking here

Presbytery Office

Mastrick Parish Church, Greenfern Road, Aberdeen, AB16 6TR
Telephone and Fax: 01224 698119
Email: aberdeen@churchofscotland.org.uk  

The Presbytery Office hours will, for a temporary period, be 10.30am - 1.30pm.

Presbytery Clerk

Rev Dr John Ferguson

Depute Clerk

Ms Cheryl Watt