Welcome to the Augustine United Church website.

We are an active, inclusive Christian community based in the heart of Edinburgh city centre. At AUC we celebrate the Christian Story, welcome and affirm people of all races, genders, sexualities, ages, faiths and abilities and work to promote justice and wellbeing locally and globally. We come together to worship and to make a difference.

Support the mission of AUC

Sunday 7th March 2021 is our annual Gift Day – please consider making an extra financial gift, if you are able.

AUC is a charity which depends on donations from our members and supporters. Regular or one-off donations can be made to support the ministry & mission of AUC online with PayPal or by Bank Transfer: 

Augustine United Church (Bank of Scotland) 

Sort Code: 80-02-24
Account No: 00139118 

If you’ve not already done so and you are a UK taxpayer, please fill in our Gift Aid Declaration so that Augustine United Church can claim an additional 25p for every £1 you donate. Alternatively you can download our Standing Order & Gift Aid Form, if you prefer not to fill it out online.

Sunday Worship

Due to the current lockdown restrictions, all communal worship activities in the church have been suspended for the foreseeable future.

Once the situation changes we will provide an update on when we plan to welcome people back in the church.

In the meantime, our Sunday Worship will continue to be streamed live on Zoom and Facebook from 10:50 am. For more information about how to access our services online please go to the Sunday Worship page.

AUC Virtual Tour

We present a short video tour of the building. Walk inside from George IV Bridge to our sanctuary and right down to the exit on Merchant Street. Discover how the building reflects our roots in the ‘Radical’ Scottish Reformation and our evolving values over almost 160 years.


Experience our new herstory pilgrimage. Walk the streets around George IV Bridge. Reflect on the lives of some of the city’s most notable and inspiring women, and tell us about your experience.

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Rainbow God,You held us this week in red, in our rage. In the moments when our frustration, anger and resentment turn destructive, meet us in our weakness and challenge us to be better.You cheered us this week in yellow, in the welcome, yearned for sunshine, in the resilience of the crocus, undefeated by the snow and frost. Help us to share our joy at your world, to marvel at the bounty of your creation.You surprised us this week in orange, in the fiery ball of sunset, in the new season’s marmalade, in the energy and enthusiasm of our younger children returning to school. Help us to feel and express our gratitude, energise us that we may energise and motivate others.You resurrected to us this week in green, in the purity of the snowdrops, the first sticky buds, the bird song. Teach us to continually see your wonderful world anew and be inspired afresh to steward it more responsibly for future generations.You held us this week in blue, at times when we felt submerged by the suffering, the loss. Tend those who are grieving, and help us to create time and space to acknowledge our own sadness and loneliness as well as that of others.You warmed us this week in indigo, in the loving relationships with family and friends that keep us going and in the pastimes that bring us contentment – the good read, the finished jigsaw, the unexpected phonecall. Help us to nourish each other and remind us to love as we are loved, without reserve.You bathed us this week in violet, your majesty, your vision, your splendour. Covenantor God, as we flail and fail, teach us to be healed and healer, to hold to what is good and to place our trust in you.Amen ... See MoreSee Less
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We hope you can join us for our worship on Sunday morning from 10:50am as we continue exploring our theme for Lent "Stripping back..."A printable order of service will be available to download from our website: www.augustine.org.uk/whats-on/sunday-worship/. ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us here on Facebook at 11am on Sunday 28th Feb as we continue our worship through Lent. Led by Fiona Bennett with communion. Please have bread & wine/juice with you if you wish to share communion. Image by Jan Richardson. ... See MoreSee Less
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It's Friday! Be transported for 4 mins to by the beautiful "Streetlamps of Stoer" performed by Karl Macrae & Amanda Roberts. www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSB66TDbXDQ ... See MoreSee Less
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