Care Team

Care Team

Catering for the needs of members of the church and wider community

Convener     Eleanor Grieve     07512821604


Special  Communion

This service takes place on the 2nd Sunday in September ’22, February’23 and May ’23 in the Kirk Centre(Anderson Hall) at 3pm.

Next Service  Sunday         11th February 2024

Sunday     12th May       2024


Communion is given by Rev John Young, which is then followed by refreshments and shared fellowship.

This service is mainly for members of the congregation and the community who cannot manage the usual Communion Service but everyone is welcome. Transport can be arranged if needed.

We are always in need of drivers to help with transport. If you would like to help or know  anyone who would like to come or would like more information please contact Eleanor   or Linda Wright




Home Communion.

This is available for anyone, as are home support visits. If anyone would like these please contact  Rev J Young 0131 664-3067     or

Linda Wright  07850411596

Nursing Home Services

These take place in the local nursing homes usually once a month If you wish any more information please  contact Fiona Devoy:


News Extra

This is a newsletter which is delivered once a month to the housebound in the congregation. If you would like a copy or know of someone who would like a copy please

contact Linda Wright.


Fresh Start

This helps the previously homeless equip their new tenancies. They provide household  equipment eg  bedding, cups, kitchen equipment etc. Any contributions can be left in Offering House. No furniture. Any more  information  contact Sylvia Bennett0131-. 664-3189


Blythswood Food Bank

Please leave any donations for this  at 36 Liberton Drive  EH16 6NN  or in the  Hall entrance   . Any more  information     contact  David Lamb.   0131- 664-3059


Bethany Christian Fellowship

Liberton Kirk is one of the many Edinburgh Churches who send teams to help with the monthly Care Van and Winter Night Shelter.


Care Van

Liberton send out a team every 2nd Wednesday of the month. They give out hot soup, rolls tea and coffee and warm clothing ,which has been handed into Liberton Kirk from members of the congregation, to the people who are living on the streets.Donations of new men and women’s underwear, warm socks, jumpers and coats are also welcome.

New Bethany Care Van


Night Shelter

Liberton send a team twice a year to help with this. The team is responsible for  providing a 2 course hot meal for the people who are using the shelter. Bethany provide the plates, cutlery and bedding.

The Night Shelter  is running from 5th October ’22 to 30th April’23 and will be situated at the Welcome Hub at Haymarket.

The next date is

Saturday  13th April  2024

If you wish more information on helping with either the Care Van or the Night Shelter please contact

Eleanor Grieve         



Senior Citizens

This is a social group who meet every Thursday afternoon from 2pm from September to April. The cost is £2:00 a meeting. Transport is also provided at the cost of £1:50.

If you want more information or know of someone who would like to attend please.

contact Linda Wright, or look at Senior Citizen’s web page.


Safe Families for Children

This is a Christian Organisation who can offer support for families who are struggling with circumstances. Safe Families provide volunteers who can support the families by having the children for a few hours a week, This can give the parents time to attend appointments or even just have time for themselves. Training will be given.

If you are interested please contact Safe Families at

Unfortunately as Safe Families have had no funding allocated this  year 2024/25  they are no longer operating in Edinburgh but still need volunteers for West, East and Midlothian.

  Warm Hub/ Friendship Hub 

A  “Warm Hub” has started at Liberton Kirk Halls. It will run  from 1pm-5pm every Friday afternoon   Tea and Coffee will be provided. There will be an I.T. clinic, Knit and Natter, Board Games and use of the Wi Fi  or just a space to read a book or magazine.   Tea and Coffee will be provided.

The Warm Hub  will continue after Easter  but will be called the Friendship Hub with reduced hours. Watch this space.     If you would like more information please contact   Robert Sneddon   at

Bereavement Support Group

This group is to provide support for the Bereaved, whether recently or longer ago. The plan is to run 2 groups a year. If you would like more details please contact   fiona.devoy  on 0131-666=1004 or