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St Olaf's

Scottish Episcopal Church

Kirkwall, Orkney



Contact Details

Rev. David Dawson

01856 872024



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Welcome to St Olaf's Scottish Episcopal Church, Kirkwall, Orkney

Service Times:

Sunday  -  10am (Sung Eucharist)

Wednesday  -  7pm (Eucharist)


Midweek Fellowship

Wednesday 7.30pm



Nepal Dentaid 2016 Project

Stuart Little has headed back to Nepal this month to help with a dental project for victims of last year's devastating earthquakes. The project is being organised by Dentaid, a British dental charity that he's been supporting for years and which provided the equipment for the project he participated in in Belarus in 1997. 

Click here for more information about the project.

Click here for updates about Stuart's trip.


Think, Pray, Vote: EU Referendum resources for churches

The Church in Society Committee of the Scottish Episcopal Church commends the resources Think, Pray, Vote produced by the Joint Public Issues Team (Baptist Church, Church of Scotland, Methodist Church, United Reformed Church) with the support of the Scottish Churches’ Parliamentary Office (SCPO). Think, Pray, Vote has been prepared to enable Christians to reflect thoughtfully and prayerfully on the issues involved and can be used for conversations with groups or for personal reflection.

It explores issues that surround the referendum, such as sovereignty, the single market, freedom of movement and the environment. It provides information, opportunity for theological reflection and different perspectives from Christians on how they may vote and is available from the JPIT website: or to download from the SCPO website at



Come as a diocese 
On Tuesdays at 9.00pm
Prayer to our
Loving Lord
Intercessing for all
Needy Christians
Every week 

People from the Diocese are being asked to join in saying Compline (Night Prayer) at 9.00pm, wherever they are.  The order of Compline is available each day on the Provincial website, and links will also be posted on a new Diocesan Prayer Circle Facebook Group.  Printed copies of Compline are available from Sister Dorothy.  Wherever you are each Tuesday at 9.00pm (or sometime that evening), join in spirit with others to say Night Prayer.  Ask for prayer for you or for someone you know on the Diocesan website at  Received petitions will be collated and sent each Tuesday.  For further information and to join the Prayer Circle Facebook group, contact Sister Dorothy, email: 


Dates for your Diary

Sunday 29th May, 10am

Trinity I
(1982 Scottish Liturgy)

Readings: 1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43; Galatians 1:1-12; Luke 7:1-10

(Reader: Cathy Lyner; Intercessions: David Dawson)

Sunday 5th June, 10am

Trinity II
(1982 Scottish Liturgy)

Readings: 1 Kings 17:17-24; Galatians 1:11-24; Luke 7:11-17

(Reader: Bryan Leslie; Intercessions: Catriona Robertson)

Sunday 12th June, 10am

Trinity III
(All Age Service)

Readings: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15; Galatians 2:15-21; Luke 7:36-8:3

(Reader: Lesley Platford; Intercessions: Chris Burton)