Arduaine, Kilmelford and Kilninver

Churches in the area

There is a Church of Scotland Parish Church in each of Kilninver and Kilmelford, with regular Sunday services alternating between the two locations, as well as nearby in Kilmartin, Ardfern, etc. Other Christian denominations have churches in Oban, Lochgilphead or both.


Scottish Episcopal Church

Services are held at St John's Cathedral, Oban.

Sunday 8 a.m. Holy Communion

Sunday 10.15 a.m. Sung Eucharist (Fourth Sunday - Choral Matins)

Wednesday 11 a.m. Holy Communion

Church of Scotland - Craignish

Services are held every Sunday in Craignish Parish Church in Ardfern at 10.15 a.m.

Catholic Church, St Columba's Cathedral, Oban.

Saturday 7 p.m. Vigil Mass

Sunday Mass 10.30 a.m.

Kilninver & Kilmelford Parish Church, Church of Scotland

Services are held in Kilninver and Kilmelford on alternating Sundays. Please see the website for details.



Kilmelford and Kilninver Church - Xplorers

The Xplorers group (for children of all ages) have regular meetings and activity days. The Xplorers group's most recent meeting report is now available for June 2014.

Previous meeting reports

April 2014.
February 2014
November 2013
October 2013.
September 2013 with photos .
Picnic in June 2013.
June 2013 and photos . General info about the Xplorers, with a brief description of their recent activities, can be found here.

Times and venues will be posted locally, and also on the website of Netherlorn Churches.

Architectural and historical details of Kilninver, Kilmelford and Craignish Churches are to be found on the Scotland Churches Trust web site and in their publication Sacred Argyll and the Clyde.


Scotland's Pilgrim Journeys

Travel in footsteps of St Columba to Craignish, Kilmelford and Kilninver Churches on the route of The St Columba Pilgrim Journey from Ireland to the Highlands of Scotland. Kilmelford Church has been designated as a 'hub' where Pilgrims' passports can be stamped. Scotland's Pilgrim Journeys enable you to travel through Scotland experiencing historic pilgrim centres and hidden places of peace and beauty. You will find out more about Celtic Saints, medieval traditions and Scotland's history. You can down load a free Pilgrim Passport to record your journey and experiences. Passports are stamped at official locations such as Kilmelford giving a memento of your experiences.

Find out more at Scotland's Pilgrim Journeys See more.