Dalbeattie & Kirkgunzeon Parish Church linked with Urr Parish Church

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Welcome to our website 

Hello to all visiting our website at this uncertain time. May I wish you all health and strength and patience in the coming weeks and months ahead.

Sadly, our church, like every church in the country, has had to close its doors to everyone.

The beautiful building, of which we are so proud, stands tall and strong and usually so warm and welcoming, it echoes now of emptyness and music from praise lying dormant beside the organ.

And it is sad that we cannot open its doors. We WILL open them again, and our praise will ring out again, our prayers said to the Lord and most of all our thanksgiving to our Lord.

Until then we must remember,

We are the Church, not the building, at this testing time, we can still praise God wherever we are, we can pray wherever we are, and we as a whole congregation can love and serve the Lord in our community by following Jesus’ ways.

We will open our doors again but until we can:

Stay strong everyone and place yourself in God's hands. He will carry us through.

Go peacefully, go gently and walk with the Lord.

Blessing to all,

Rev Fiona Wilson

I can still be contacted on 01556 610708 if pastoral care is needed. 


Rev Fiona Wilson and Richard Wilson

Latest News

Spring Magazine 2020

Posted: 24 Mar 2020

Because of the restrictions on movement due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), it was decided that the Elders would not circulate the Spring Magazine 2020 at this time.  However, you can download the magazine from the "Document" section of the website.

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Advice for Churches: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Posted: 20 Mar 2020

The Scottish Government now advises that people should minimise social contact by avoiding crowded areas and large gatherings, including religious congregations, and smaller gatherings. The Church of Scotland now asks, in the strongest terms, that all gatherings for worship should cease until further notice, with effect from Tuesday 17 March 2020 More advice and information is available : https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/resources/advice-for-churches-covid-19-coronavirus

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Forthcoming Events

For information on regular group meetings held in the Church Centre, please click here

Spring Coffee Morning

Date: 18 April 2020

will be held on Saturday 18 April at 10.00 am

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Dalbeattie Parish Church was opened on its current site in 1880 and the Church Centre was completed in early 1990s.

The Church serves the local community and provides a focus for doing God's work.

Click here for the history.



Kirkgunzeon Church is a lovely little Church and sits in the middle of the village.  In October the decision was made to close Kirkgunzeon Church and unite with Dalbeattie Church where the services are now held.

Where the present building stands has been a sacred place dating back to around 1100s.   If you are interested in the history click here



Urr is a beautiful rural church, adjacent to the village of Haugh of Urr, in the valley of the River Urr.  There has been a church on this site since 1606.  The present building was opened in 1915 and through its history has been the centre of Christian service to the local community.

If you want to know more about Urr Church History, click here.