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.

Sunday Worship

Physical worship has returned to the building and the next service will take place on Sunday 8th August.

There are a limited number of seats available and everyone who attends is advised to book a place to avoid disappointment. Please email Rachel on centre.manager@augustine.org.uk to do so.

Our Sunday Worship will also continue to be streamed live from the church 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.

Support the mission of AUC

AUC is a charity that 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.

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. Click the image below to view the video on our Facebook Page:

Herstory

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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