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Duror & KentallenCHURCHES

There are two churches in the area:  Church of Scotland Duror Parish Church and the Scottish Episcopal Church St Adamnan's (scroll down d).

Duror Parish Church

Sunday worship:

2nd and 4th Sundays of each month - 10.30am at Duror Church.

1st and 3rd Sundays of each month - 10.30am at Ballachulish Shinty Pavilion, and 11.30am at Nether Lochaber Church (Onich).

You are welcome to attend any of the above services. When there is a 5th Sunday in the month, a joint service will be held in one or other of the three villages, in rotation.

Minister:  Rev Dr Malcolm Kinnear  

T:  01855 831 227

New Unified Congregation

From 18th April 2023 the former parishes of Duror, Nether Lochaber, and Glencoe St Munda's are all part of South Lochaber Church of Scotland, a new unified parish.

Church History

Duror Kirk was built in 1827.  It was one of the first “Parliamentary” churches , which were erected after a Highlands and Islands Commission decided that additional churches were needed in thinly-populated and scattered parishes. Thomas Telford was involved in the design and it is one of 32 similar churches throughout the Highlands.

St Adamnan's Church

Sunday services: every third week at 11.00 am

Rev. Amanda Fairclough
St Mary's Rectory

T: 01855 811633

Other services: The every third Sunday service is not a regular rota. Please refer to the West Highland Region Scottish Episcopal Church Facebook page or contact Rev. Fairclough.

St. Adamnan’s Church, Duror, is one of six churches that comprise the Scottish Episcopal Church’s Diocese of Argyll and The Isles’ West Highland Region, part of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Church History

The Episcopal Church in Duror was built in 1848, named after St Adamnan's the ninth abbot of Iona born in 624 AD. The site of one Scots acre was donated by feu-charter dated 7th January 1846 by Charles Stewart of Ardsheal.  

For a full description of the history of St Adamnan's, see the Local history section.