Full details of services can be found in the latest edition of the Eagle, elsewhere on this site.


Said Eucharist at 8.30am (in the Lady-Chapel)

Sung Eucharist 11am (except every second Sunday in the month when the service will be Matins).

Changes and any other services will be announced as available on this site.


WEDNESDAYS: Said Eucharist: 10.15am (Lady-Chapel).


Occasionally, as announced.

Music In St John’s

The Organ

The three manual Conacher organ dates from 1889. It is valued by the congregation for its important place in church services and also by a range of local professional and amateur organists for recitals, or simply for practice and pleasure. The organist and choirmaster Neil Smeaton was appointed at the age of 15 in 1998. He is much in demand as a fine recitalist and accompanist.

Other music

The excellent acoustic of the church lends itself to all kinds of musical performance.

Since about 1998 this potential has been deliberately exploited. In addition to regular organ recitals St John’s has become well known for performances of all kinds. These have involved professional and amateur musicians, soloists, choirs and school ensembles. St John’s seeks out young musicians to offer them a platform at the start of their careers. The Rector and Vestry welcome these musical activities as part of our open-door policy and as a contribution to the cultural life of Forfar and the surrounding district.

St Margaret’s, Lunanhead

Services are held at 2pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, except in July and August when there are no services. On the 1st Sunday the Service is presently taken by the Revd Canon Bob Harley from St Mary's Kirriemuir and on the third Sunday by Revd Karen Fenwick from the Lowson Memorial Church, Forfar.

Latest News & Events


The Parish is in a vacancy situation, and during this time amendments have been made to the Service schedule.

There will be no 8.30am Service on Sundays until further notice. There will, however, be a Eucharistic Service at 11.00am as usual. 


There will be a Eucharistic Service each Wednesday at 10.15am led by one of the following:

Rev'd David Cameron, Rev'd Janice Cameron, Rev'd Ian Young or Rev'd Eryl Rowlands.


The Parish is delighted to announce that Rev'd Elaine Garman, from Rothesay and Dunoon, is to be our new Rector. The Service of Institution will be on Saturday 14th July, 2018, at 1pm.







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