Category: Our Church

  • Covenanters

    In the 17th century the Church of Scotland had to fight for its Presbyterian existence and this part of South-West Scotland was in the fore-front of this battle. People who […]

  • Past Ministers

    Past Ministers Dunscore Church 1170 Murchereach Priest of St Capre of Dunescor 1366 Sir Thomas de Balcaska1439 Sir William McNewyne1548 Sir Andrew Hanying1557 Sir John Welsh Sub Prior of the Abbey The Reformation […]

  • Church History

    Church History

    Old Dunscore Kirk was originally close to Old Dunscore Kirkyard, near Gateside of Isle. In 1649, James Grierson of Dalgonar and James Kirko of Sundaywell presented a petition to the Scots […]

  • Who’s Who

    Rev Mark Smith Minister The minister leads and guides us in all aspects of the work of the church and leads worship, takes baptisms, funerals and weddings.  He chairs the […]

  • Dunscore Church

    Structure

    The Session:  The Session is made up of Elders.  The Session is responsible for all spiritual aspects of the church and church life.  These include arrangements for the sacraments of baptism and […]