Calendar

Fri 17 Feb

Central EP Launch Night

7:00PM - 10:00PM | Central Hall

You are invited to come and join us for a night of worship at Central Hall, Edinburgh as we launch our new EP 'Lift My Head'. Tickets are available via eventbrite.

Wed 22 Feb

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:30PM | Lewis, Central Hall

Got questions about life? Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with coffee, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Fri 24 Feb

Powerpoint

7:00PM - 10:00PM | Central Hall

An event for young people across Scotland to learn about Jesus and unite in worship with their friends.

Wed 1 Mar

Alpha

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Lewis, Central Hall

Got questions about life? Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with coffee, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Thu 2 Mar

The Big Story

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

An overview of the Bible story: Mark Stirling is going to help us unpack the big story of the Bible and help us see how it all fits together. This course is free and open to anyone to attend.

Sat 4 Mar

The Prophecy Course

Central Hall

This course is for everyone who wants to grow in their ability to hear God’s voice. Participants will gain a solid, biblical basis for the gift of prophecy, learn about its role in our lives, missional community and the church as well as growing in confidence through practical activations.

Mon 6 Mar

The Parenting Course

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This course will help you invest in yourself as parents, give you some helpful tools for training your children and a framework for discovering and defining your family’s identity and purpose.

Mon 6 Mar

Leading a Missional Life

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This course is for anyone wanting to grow in their ability to tell other people about Jesus. Four short interactive workshops in evangelism, covering friendship evangelism, creative evangelism, apologetics, and prophetic evangelism, with a mixture of contextual coaching and further conversation.

Wed 8 Mar

The Prophecy Course

Central Hall

This course is for everyone who wants to grow in their ability to hear God’s voice. Participants will gain a solid, biblical basis for the gift of prophecy, learn about its role in our lives, missional community and the church as well as growing in confidence through practical activations.

Wed 8 Mar

Alpha

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Lewis, Central Hall

Got questions about life? Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with coffee, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Thu 9 Mar

The Big Story

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

An overview of the Bible story: Mark Stirling is going to help us unpack the big story of the Bible and help us see how it all fits together. This course is free and open to anyone to attend.

Mon 13 Mar

The Parenting Course

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This course will help you invest in yourself as parents, give you some helpful tools for training your children and a framework for discovering and defining your family’s identity and purpose.

Mon 13 Mar

Leading a Missional Life

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This course is for anyone wanting to grow in their ability to tell other people about Jesus. Four short interactive workshops in evangelism, covering friendship evangelism, creative evangelism, apologetics, and prophetic evangelism, with a mixture of contextual coaching and further conversation.

Wed 15 Mar

The Prophecy Course

Central Hall

This course is for everyone who wants to grow in their ability to hear God’s voice. Participants will gain a solid, biblical basis for the gift of prophecy, learn about its role in our lives, missional community and the church as well as growing in confidence through practical activations.

Wed 15 Mar

Alpha

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Lewis, Central Hall

Got questions about life? Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with coffee, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Sun 19 Mar

All In Church Meeting

12:30PM - 1:30PM | Central Hall

A short meeting after the morning gathering for all of our church family. We will be hearing stories of what God has been doing in the life of Central as well as sharing some vision, looking at our finances and praying together.

Mon 20 Mar

The Parenting Course

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This course will help you invest in yourself as parents, give you some helpful tools for training your children and a framework for discovering and defining your family’s identity and purpose.

Mon 20 Mar

Leading a Missional Life

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This course is for anyone wanting to grow in their ability to tell other people about Jesus. Four short interactive workshops in evangelism, covering friendship evangelism, creative evangelism, apologetics, and prophetic evangelism, with a mixture of contextual coaching and further conversation.

Wed 22 Mar

The Prophecy Course

Central Hall

This course is for everyone who wants to grow in their ability to hear God’s voice. Participants will gain a solid, biblical basis for the gift of prophecy, learn about its role in our lives, missional community and the church as well as growing in confidence through practical activations.

Wed 22 Mar

Alpha

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Lewis, Central Hall

Got questions about life? Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with coffee, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Sun 26 Mar

Newcomers Coffee & Cake

Central Hall

If you are new to Central then we'd love to meet you and hang out. Join us after the 10.30 & 6pm gatherings for coffee and cake with some of the team here at Central.

Mon 27 Mar

The Parenting Course

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This course will help you invest in yourself as parents, give you some helpful tools for training your children and a framework for discovering and defining your family’s identity and purpose.

Mon 27 Mar

Leading a Missional Life

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This course is for anyone wanting to grow in their ability to tell other people about Jesus. Four short interactive workshops in evangelism, covering friendship evangelism, creative evangelism, apologetics, and prophetic evangelism, with a mixture of contextual coaching and further conversation.

Wed 29 Mar

The Prophecy Course

Central Hall

This course is for everyone who wants to grow in their ability to hear God’s voice. Participants will gain a solid, biblical basis for the gift of prophecy, learn about its role in our lives, missional community and the church as well as growing in confidence through practical activations.

Wed 29 Mar

Alpha

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Lewis, Central Hall

Got questions about life? Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with coffee, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Sat 1 Apr

The Prophecy Course

Central Hall

This course is for everyone who wants to grow in their ability to hear God’s voice. Participants will gain a solid, biblical basis for the gift of prophecy, learn about its role in our lives, missional community and the church as well as growing in confidence through practical activations.

Sat 1 Apr

Inner Healing - CANCELLED

9:30AM - 4:00PM | Central Hall

A day workshop introducing the basics of inner healing in prayer ministry. Delivered through teaching, demonstrations and practical sessions.

Fri 14 Apr

Story of the Cross

2:00PM - 6:30PM | Central Hall

Bring your family along from 2pm-4pm and create, do and play your way through the Easter Story. Open to everyone from 5pm-6.30pm as a prayer space to contemplate the story of the cross.

Fri 14 Apr

Good Friday

6:30PM - 7:30PM | Central Hall

A reflective gathering to remember the story of the cross.

Sun 16 Apr

Easter Sunday

Join us for Easter Sunday gatherings at 9.30am and 6pm.

Sun 16 Apr

All-age Easter Sunday

10:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

He is risen! Bring your whole family along to celebrate with us at the all-age Easter celebration at 10.30am.

Sun 30 Apr

MC Fair

Central Hall

During the 10.30am and 6pm gatherings. A great opportunity to hear stories of what God has been doing in our Missional Communities and find out more about joining one.

Mon 1 May

24/7 Prayer Week

Various Times & Locations

We love to pray together as a church family. Book a slot in the prayer room and join us for a week of non-stop prayer for our city, our church, and our nation.

Sun 28 May

Central Family Picnic

12:30PM - 3:00PM | The Meadows

Bring your friends, family, flatmates, frisbees and picnics to the Meadows and join in the fun! Meet from 12.30pm on the corner of the meadows at Melville Drive, opposite the bowling club.

Mon 29 May

Ten8

Various Times & Locations

Students across Edinburgh unite for five days to serve Edinburgh, learn, and worship together.

Wed 31 May

Thy Kingdom Come Prayer

Various Times & Locations

Ahead of Pentecost we will be praying the same prayer together as family all over the city whether we're in work, at university or at our kitchen table. Keep an eye for the prayer coming to your inbox and on social media.

Thu 1 Jun

Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Gathering

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

This Pentecost thousands of people across the UK will be gathering together to pray for our nation and our world as part of Thy Kingdom Come. In preparation for Pentecost we will be gathering together at Central to pray for our city and our friends who don't know Jesus.

Sun 4 Jun

Thy Kingdom Come

6:15PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

This Pentecost thousands of people across the UK will be gathering together to pray for our nation and our world as part of Thy Kingdom Come. Central, in partnership with 24/7 Prayer, are hosting a gathering of churches from across the city to invite the presence and the power of the Holy Spirit to come.

Wed 7 Jun

Cairn Info Evening

8:00PM - 9:00PM | The Hall, Central Hall

Come and find out more about Cairn, hear fresh vision for this movement and the stories from the journey so far.

Sun 18 Jun

Introduction to Baptism

5:30PM - 6:00PM | Central Hall

Want to find out more about baptism and why we do it? Come and join us as we chat together and answer your questions.

Sun 25 Jun

All-age End of Term Gathering

10:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

A gathering full of fun to celebrate the end of the school year and the start of summer!

Sun 2 Jul

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

9.30am - a shorter, more reflective gathering.

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sun 9 Jul

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

9.30am - a shorter, more reflective gathering.

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sun 16 Jul

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

9.30am - a shorter, more reflective gathering.

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sun 23 Jul

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

9.30am - a shorter, more reflective gathering.

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sun 30 Jul

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

9.30am - a shorter, more reflective gathering.

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sun 6 Aug

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sun 13 Aug

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sun 20 Aug

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sat 26 Aug

Sunday Gatherings

Central Hall

10.30am - an ideal space for young families, with worship, teaching and kids & youth programmes.

6pm - similar to the morning, with more students and young adults. Coffee and chat from 6pm, worship from 6.15pm.

We'd love to see you.

Sun 3 Sep

Community Sunday

Various Times & Locations

On the first Sunday of the month, instead of gathering at Central Hall our Communities meet out in their communities. For those not involved in a community there will still be Sunday gatherings but these are much simpler than usual.


Mon 4 Sep

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Mon 11 Sep

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Mon 18 Sep

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 20 Sep

Catalyst Explore

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Islay, Central Hall

Got an idea for a new Missional Community? This is an open evening for anyone interested in learning more about starting or leading a Missional Community. Maybe you are wondering if something you are already doing could become a Missional Community, maybe you have an idea to start a new one or maybe you're just interested in finding out more. Led by the Missional Community team, this evening will be a mixture of teaching and discussion and you're invited to come along to explore! 

Thu 21 Sep

Central Vision Evening

7:30PM - 9:30PM | Central Hall

God has encouraged us to dream big for our city and our nation and we have great plans for the years ahead as we seek to live out our vision for loving Edinburgh, being family and following Jesus. We want to gather the whole church to give opportunity to hear about and respond more widely around how every can participate in what God has us for.  This is going to be a really important event so we'd love as many of you to be there as possible - stick the date in your diaries, book a babysitter and bring your communities along.

Mon 25 Sep

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 27 Sep

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Sun 1 Oct

Community Sunday

Various Times & Locations

On the first Sunday of the month, instead of gathering at Central Hall our Communities meet out in their communities. For those not involved in a community there will still be Sunday gatherings but these are much simpler than usual.


Mon 2 Oct

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 4 Oct

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Sun 8 Oct

Newcomers Lunch

12:30PM - 2:00PM | The Hall, Central Hall

If you're new to Central we'd love you to join us for lunch. This will be a chance to meet some of the team here and hear more about Central. Email [email protected] to sign up.

Mon 9 Oct

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 11 Oct

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Wed 18 Oct

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Mon 23 Oct

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 25 Oct

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Mon 30 Oct

24/7 Prayer Week

Lewis, Central Hall

We love to pray! It's a 24/7 Prayer Week this week and we'd love you to join in. Sign up for a slot in the prayer room at centralchurch.co.uk/prayer-and-prophecy

Mon 30 Oct

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 1 Nov

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Sun 5 Nov

Community Sunday

Various Times & Locations

On the first Sunday of the month, instead of gathering at Central Hall our Communities meet out in their communities. For those not involved in a community there will still be Sunday gatherings but these are much simpler than usual.


Mon 6 Nov

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 8 Nov

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Mon 13 Nov

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 15 Nov

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Fri 17 Nov

Life Care

Central Hall

Sometimes life is tough. We want to offer each other support and help. We offer Lifecare at Central – a completely free opportunity to meet with a trained Lifecarer who will listen and help you process what you are going through.

Sun 19 Nov

All In Church Meeting

12:30PM - 2:30PM | Central Hall

We'll be meeting to share stories and make decisions together as family. We'd love to see you there from 12.30pm.

Mon 20 Nov

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 22 Nov

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Mon 27 Nov

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 29 Nov

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Fri 1 Dec

Life Care

Central Hall

Sometimes life is tough. We want to offer each other support and help. We offer Lifecare at Central – a completely free opportunity to meet with a trained Lifecarer who will listen and help you process what you are going through.

Sat 2 Dec

Winter Ball

7:30PM - 10:30PM | Central Hall

You are cordially invited to a spectacular Christmas Ball! Students and Young Adults in the city will be gathering together for a Winter Extravaganza. So don your Dinner Jackets, put on your finest Ball Gowns and get ready for an evening of ceilidh and disco dancing.

Sun 3 Dec

Community Sunday

Various Times & Locations

On the first Sunday of the month, instead of gathering at Central Hall our Communities meet out in their communities. For those not involved in a community there will still be Sunday gatherings but these are much simpler than usual.


Sun 3 Dec

Communities Sunday & Restart the Heart

Central Hall

Just the one morning gathering and a Christmas Restart the Heart prayer & worship gathering in the evening.

Mon 4 Dec

Tollcross Tots

9:30AM - 11:30AM | Central Hall

Bring along your tot for stories, toys, snacks, singing and fun! Every Monday morning at Central Hall.

Wed 6 Dec

Alpha

7:00PM - 9:00PM | Central Hall

Alpha is a place where you come with your questions big and small. Relaxed evenings with a meal, a talk and a chance to discuss what you’ve heard – it’s the perfect opportunity to come and find out more about following Jesus, or bring a friend who is interested.

Fri 8 Dec

Central Christmas Ceilidh

5:00PM - 7:30PM | Central Hall

It's our great privilage to invite you to our Christmas Ceilidh! Get your glad rags on and join us at Central for an evening of food, games and dancing! Starting at 5pm it's perfect for people of all ages. The theme is Winter Wonderland and fancy dress is optional. Tickets available at: familychristmasceilidh.eventbrite.co.uk

Sun 10 Dec

Central Christmas Special

3:30PM - 5:00PM | Central Hall

Featuring live performances, festive fun, plenty of carols and a Christmas message, these gatherings are a brilliant opportunity to invite your friends, families and communities along to church. Suitable for ages 8+

Sun 10 Dec

Central Christmas Special

6:00PM - 7:30PM | Central Hall

Featuring live performances, festive fun, plenty of carols and a Christmas message, these gatherings are a brilliant opportunity to invite your friends, families and communities along to church

Fri 15 Dec

Life Care

Central Hall

Sometimes life is tough. We want to offer each other support and help. We offer Lifecare at Central – a completely free opportunity to meet with a trained Lifecarer who will listen and help you process what you are going through.

Sun 17 Dec

Central DIY Nativity

10:30AM - 12:30PM | Central Hall

Everyone gets to be part of the nativity story! Get out your tea-towels and bedsheets and come dressed in your best nativity costume. Invite your friends & family - this one is suitable for all ages.

Sun 17 Dec

Evening Gathering

6:00PM - 8:00PM | Central Hall

More of a usual 6pm Gathering, responding together to the message of Christmas with worship, prayer and teaching.

Sun 24 Dec

Christingle

3:00PM - 5:00PM | Central Hall

Find out what a candle stuck in an orange has to do with Jesus. Bring your whole family!

Sun 24 Dec

Christmas Eve Gathering

7:00PM - 8:30PM | Central Hall

A reflective candle-lit gathering to see in the big day.

Mon 25 Dec

Christmas Day Gathering

10:30AM - 12:00PM | Central Hall

Celebrate the birth of Jesus the light of the world with us.

Sun 31 Dec

Hogmanay Gathering

10:30AM - 11:15PM | Central Hall

A short gathering with space to reflect and pray (no kids or youth provision)