Shore Road, Skelmorlie

North Ayrshire, Scotland

United Kingdom, PA17 5DY


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Skelmorlie & Wemyss Bay Parish Church is a Congregation of the Church of Scotland. The Congregational Roll stands at around 240.


We are an active congregation which prides itself in giving a warm and friendly welcome. Visitors are always welcome.


An average Sunday morning attendance would be of the order of 80.


Soul Searching services are held on the last Sunday of each month at 6pm, alternating each month with Inverkip Parish Church.


Communion services are held on the second Sunday of March, June, September and December, and on the Thursday evening of Holy Week. Short communions are held every month with the exception of November (which is Remembrance Sunday).


There is a well maintained hall which is widely used by the church and the local community.


The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible is used in worship and copies are available in the pews. Praise is taken from Church Hymnary and Mission Praise with participation by the Church Choir.


Transport can be provided to and from services and CD recordings of all services are available as required.


Disabled access is available to the church and hall and an induction loop system is fitted in the church.


A weekly intimation sheet is published each Sunday and information for services and information regarding weekly events is contained on this sheet. This information is also available via Facebook - click here and Like our page.


Details of all services and events appear each week in the Largs and Millport Weekly News.


The Parish Record, a quarterly bulletin, is circulated around the congregation by the Elders and extra copies of this are available on request. Click here to download the latest edition.


Enquiries about marriage services, baptisms or funerals should be directed to the Minister.


Anyone, including new residents to Skelmorlie and Wemyss Bay, who may be considering becoming part of the family of our church, or who may wish further information about the congregation, should feel free to contact the Minister or Session Clerk.


If you would like to request more information about Skelmorlie & Wemyss Bay Parish Church, or arrange a visit, please contact us by clicking here.




Rev. Archie Speirs BD

Tel:  01475 529320

Mobile:  07739 901 598

Email:  [email protected]



Alan Grant

Tel: 01475 520987

Email: [email protected]



Charity number: SC003309