Honorary Chaplains and Places of WorshipWe have noted below some of the main places of worship in Edinburgh, some of which are close to our three campuses. The list contains a wide selection of places of worship across a range of traditions within Edinburgh and notes those contacts who are also part of the University’s team of honorary Chaplains.
Anglican (Scottish Episcopal Church)
6a Morningside Road, 0131 229 0090, firstname.lastname@example.org
St Michael and All Saints - Revd Martin Robson, Rector
26 Brougham Place, Tollcross, email@example.com 0131 623 1179
St Pauls & St Georges - Dave Richards, Rector
10 Broughton Street, Edinburgh,
0131 556 1335, firstname.lastname@example.org
Edinburgh Napier Honorary Chaplaincy team - Edinburgh Napier Honorary Chaplaincy team - Fr Dermot Morrin OP, Superior and Parish Priest, Fr Albert Robertson OP, Assistant Chaplain, Fr Matthew Jarvis OP, Assistant Chaplain, 24 George Square, 0131 650 0900.
Church of Scotland
St. David's Broomhouse Parish Church - Edinburgh Napier Honorary Chaplaincy team - Rev Michael Mair
70 Broomhouse Crescent, Broomhouse, Edinburgh, EH11 3RH, email@example.com
Cluny Gardens/Braid Road, 0131 447 6745, firstname.lastname@example.org
Polwarth Parish Church - Rev Jack Holt
36-38 Polwarth Terrace, Edinburgh, 0131 346 2711, email@example.com
Marchmont St Giles - Edinburgh Napier Honorary Chaplaincy team - Rev Dr. Karen Campbell
1a Kilgraston Rd, Edinburgh, EH9 2DW, 0131 447 4359, firstname.lastname@example.org
Craiglockhart Parish Church - Rev Gordon Kennedy,
Craiglockhart Drive North
Edinburgh, EH14 1HS, 0131 444 1615, email@example.com
Morningside United Church (United Reformed and Church of Scotland) - Edinburgh Napier Honorary Chaplaincy team - Rev Steven Manders
15 Chamberlain Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DJ, 0131 447 3152 Rev David Scott
Edinburgh Napier Honorary Chaplaincy team - Shaykh Amin Buxton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Mosque & Islamic Centre, 50 Potterrow, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT, 0131 667 1777
Mosque & Islamic Community Centre, 12 Roxburgh Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9TA, 0131 556 1902
Annandale Mosque – Mosque and Community Centre, 43-45 Annandale Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4AZ, 07514 774001
Shahjalal Mosque & Islamic Centre, 8a Annandale Lane, Edinburgh, EH7, 0131 557 1841
Idara Taleem ul Qur’an, 8-10 Temple Park Crescent, Edinburgh, EH11 1HT, 0131 229 3844
The Jewish University Chaplaincy is served in Edinburgh by Rabbi Eliran and Ayalah Shabo. To contact Eliran and Ayalah call 07570 372 557 or 07570 372 586 or email Eliran@mychaplaincy.co.uk or Ayalah@mychaplaincy.co.uk.
Mark Solomon is Rabbi of Sukkat Shalom, the Edinburgh Liberal Jewish Community, as well as the Leicester Progressive Synagogue. He lives in London, where he is senior lecturer in Rabbinic Literature at Leo Baeck College, the seminary for Progressive rabbis. He is also Interfaith Consultant for Liberal Judaism and Chair of the Liberal Beit Din (Rabbinic Court).
Originally from Australia, he was the first orthodox rabbi to come out in Britain, and is active in the Jewish LGBT+ community. Since 2005 he has been visiting Edinburgh regularly – at least every month – as rabbi of Sukkat Shalom.
The congregation welcomes students to its services and especially its potluck Shabbat dinners on Friday evenings, and you can find information on www.eljc.org.
Mark is always available to speak to students, and can be contacted on email@example.com
25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX, 0131 662 8635, firstname.lastname@example.org