The Cowal churches of Kirn & Sandbank, St John’s, The High Kirk, Innellan and Toward have, with effect from 1 April 2021, united as one congregation under the charge of Cowal Kirk. This resulted from a recent Presbytery review. There are no immediate changes to services at each church which will meantime continue.

The new kirk session intend to focus upon community engagement, in particular reconnecting with the youth and supporting the elderly and vulnerable. The session already work closely with the church youth group eXp. Jim Anderson the session clerk of Kirn and Sandbank Church has been appointed as session clerk of Cowal Kirk and there are plans to launch a new Cowal Kirk website in the near future. Further information about Cowal Kirk can be obtained by contacting