St John's is a Congregation of the Church of Scotland. The Congregational Roll stands at around 725.
We are an active congregation which prides itself in giving a warm and friendly welcome. Visitors are always welcome.
An average Sunday morning attendance would be of the order of 100-150 with around a further 20 children and young people in Sunday School for primary school children, and Freeway for secondary school age.
Sunday evening services are held on the last Sunday of each month and are attended by around 40-50 people.
From May till September, the church is open each Tuesday morning, 10.30am-12.30pm and each Thursday afternoon, 2pm-4pm. Members and visitors are welcome to come along.
A Weekly Fellowship for Prayer and Bible Study takes place with approximately 15 attending each week.
There is a well maintained suite of halls which is widely used and which can be accessed from the rear of the church on Church Street.
St John's has a strong evangelical tradition with an emphasis on a Bible teaching ministry. The New International Version of the Bible is used in worship and copies are available in the pews. Praise is taken from Mission Praise and/or Church Hymnary with participation by the Church Choir.
Transport can be provided to and from services and tape recordings of all services are available as required.
Disabled access is available to the church and halls and an induction loop system is fitted in the church and the Dunn Memorial Hall.
A weekly intimation sheet is published each Sunday. Information regarding services and weekly events is contained on this sheet.
Details of all services and events appear each week in the Largs and Millport Weekly News.
A monthly bulletin is circulated around the congregation by Lady Visitors and extra copies of this are available on request.
The congregation has a Church of Scotland Missionary Partner, Miss Helen Scott, who is based as a teacher at Ekwendeni in Malawi. Some organisations and individuals within the congregation have Tear Fund child sponsorships in different parts of the world.
Communion services are held on the last Sunday of January, April and October and also on the Thursday evening of Holy Week.
Enquiries about marriage services and baptisms should be directed to the Minister.
Anyone, including new residents to the town, who may be considering becoming part of the family of St John's, or who may wish further information about the congregation, should feel free to contact the Minister.
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