Edinburgh Elim is a vibrant, Spirit-filled community of believers, seeking to bring the Kingdom of God to the city and beyond. We are just one of over 600 Elim churches in the U.K, and have been situated in Edinburgh since 1932.


Gordon Allan

Gordon Allan

Senior Pastor

Gordon has been the pastor of Edinburgh Elim Church since March 2013. He grew up in Greenock Elim Church and worked as Housing Officer in Inverclyde before studying for a BA in Theology and Christian Ministry at Regents Theological College. He has been in full time ministry since 1999 and has pastored in Beeston, Nottingham (assistant), Clydebank and at Edinburgh. He serves as the Regional Co-ordinator for the Elim Churches in Scotland, is on the UK core team for Mpower's men's ministry, is involved with Teen Challenge's Centre in the Scottish Borders and is part of the steering group for Edinburgh, Lothians and Fife pastors' prayer group. Gordon enjoys swimming, watching football, rugby and American football. Gordon is married to Heather and they have three grown up children.

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Our gatherings at both the Morningside and Haddington campuses start at 11am each Sunday. We’d love to welcome you to either of these in-person gatherings, or to join us on our online church platform.


We have a variety of ministries to connect with throughout the week here at Edinburgh Elim.


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Here's a brief clip taken during our time of praise and worship last Sunday Morning. Join us this Sunday at 11am - you are very

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Here's a clip from last week's sermon. Join us this week to celebrate Pentecost Sunday with us! Full service: youtu.be/dUvdkO_YVZw

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Here's a clip taken from last Sunday showing the time of Communion we shared.

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Last week at our International Sunday service, we were pleased to welcome our friend Pastor Ellis from India. Here's a brief clip from the sermon

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We at Edinburgh Elim take Jesus’ Commission to “go into all the Nations” seriously, and therefore are delighted to be able to partner with and support a variety of ongoing international missions projects.


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