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Web pages of the Paisley Church
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Web pages of the Barrhead church
Girvan Church
Web pages of the Girvan church
Circuit Map
Map showing the location of the circuit churches
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Welcome to the web pages of the Ayrshire & Renfrewshire Circuit of the Methodist Church.


The Ayrshire and Renfrewshire Circuit of the Methodist Church in Scotland consists of a large geographical area of the west of Scotland.

Paisley Methodist Church

There are three churches in this widespread Circuit:-

Paisley, Barrhead and Girvan.

There are also a number of Methodists in Ayr who meet as a House Group.

Revd. Mark Slaney has overall responsibility for the spiritual and pastoral care of all the churches in the circuit

All the churches give a warm welcome to everyone


Various useful documents and information can be downloaded from the 'Downloads' page. Older information has been transferred to the 'Archive' page



The Church exists to be a neighbour to people in need and to challenge injustice.

The Church exists to help to grow and learn as Christians, through mutual support and care.

Barrhead Evangelical Church Hall EVANGELISM:
The Church exists to make more followers of Jesus Christ.

The Church exists to increase awareness of God’s presence and to celebrate God’s love

Our Superintendent Minister forms part of the Spiritual Care Teams at both the University of the West of Scotland – formerly University of Paisley – which has a campus in Paisley, Ayr, Dumfries, and Hamilton – formerly Bell College and also at West College Scotland in Paisley – the top further education college in Scotland.

Girvan Methodist Church

Both teams are multi-faith and care for all those connected with the University and College whatever their faith or none.

The University website is http://www.uws.ac.uk
The college website is http://www.westcollegescotland.ac.uk/

The Ayrshire & Renfrewshire Methodist Circuit is a Charity – No. SC038464

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