Service times 2022.


St. Ayle Church, Anstruther & Cellardyke, services @ 10am.


We are glad to announce the details of our Sunday services. 

Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, but please be mindful of others around you who may wish to continue mask wearing.


Church of Scotland Covid-19 Advice.

The minister and the congregation extend a warm welcome to anyone wishing to join with us in worshipping together

May 22

May 29



June 5

June 12



Rev Scott Burton


Rev Scott Burton

Harbour Festival

Rev Scott Burton


Rev Ewen Gilchrist


Rev Scott Burton


Notices for Sunday 15th May 2022


Following the visit from a structural engineer earlier in the week to Crail Church, the decision to temporarily close the church has been overturned.  The church will reopen from Sunday 15th May.

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Richard Wemyss is liaising with the host families and we want church and community to come together to help in whatever way we can.  Richard can be contacted at if you wish any further information.

If you can help with making soup on the Wednesday morning in the Anstruther kitchen (ingredients will be supplied) please contact Elizabeth (07702 276038) or Linda (07751 017982).

Dates for your diary

Fundraising events

Christian Aid Week is May15th - 21st.

Envelopes available as you leave church and can be returned via the church plate until Sunday 29th May.

Messy Church @ Crail - Wednesday 26th May & 29th June.

Coffee morning - Saturday 28th May at 10am-12 noon in Cellardyke Hall

Any contributions of baking for the teas and the stall or prizes for the raffle would be gratefully received.  Please contact Susan, Alison or Rona for more information.

In line with Food and Hygiene regulations please label any baking containing nuts.


Strawberry Tea - Saturday 16th July 2 - 4pm in Anstruther


Harbour Festival

A short remembrance service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday 4th June at the memorial to the submariners situated opposite the Scottish Fisheries Museum.

The Harbour Service will be held on Sunday 5th June at 11am in the marquee at Anstruther Harbour.  After the service there will be a Jubilee buffet lunch in St Ayle in Anstruther Church.


Kirking of the Sea Queen

This service will be held on Sunday 26th June in Cellardyke following the crowning of the Cellardyke Sea Queen on the previous day.

Ministry & leadership  With the retirement of the Rev Peter Neilson, we welcome The Rev Nigel Robb as Interim Moderator, and The Rev Scott Burton, who will be Locum from May 1st, for three months in the first instance.

Ukraine Appeal  The recent retiring collection in aid of Ukraine raised £1770.  Added to that was £300 from Couthie Cuppa donations received since January.  A cheque for £2070 has now been sent via the Church of Scotland to the Reformed Church in Ukraine where the money will be used to help refugees fleeing from the east to the west of Ukraine seeking safety and sanctuary.

Prayer group meeting in St Ayle at Anstruther on Thursday at 10.30am.  All welcome.


Couthie CuppaIt's back!  Enjoy a cuppa, biscuits and a chat and meet friends old and new.  Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, but please be mindful of others around you.


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Presbytery of Fife


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Presbytery Clerk: Rev Dr David Coulter

Mission Director: Mr Neil Campbell

Moderator: Rev Jane Barron

New!  Fife Presbytery Mission Plan


Letter to all Ministers and Congregations in Fife Presbytery

Fife Presbytery Mission Plan Update – 31st January 2022