Welcome to Ardbeg Baptist Church

We are seeking to be a God-centred, Jesus-led, Spirit-filled, community on the Isle of Bute.  We are in King Street, Rothesay, by the castle.

Our pastor is Rev. Peter Atkins.

Our Sunday Morning Service is at 11.00 am and the Evening Service is at 5.30 pm.  We meet for Prayer and Bible Study on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm. We have a Coffee Morning every Saturday from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm.

All are welcome.  No requirement.  No obligation.  Why not join us?



Ardbeg Baptist Church Roll of Honour

Photo: Joanne Cowie

Ardbeg Baptist Church’s missing Roll of Honour was recently discovered in a local charity shop. It has now been returned and will soon find a permanent place on the church’s walls.

Happy Birthday Anne!

On Saturday 5th May we celebrated Anne Lavender’s 90th birthday with a picnic at the beach at Kildavannan.

Here we gather by the river.

Photo: John Asher


Our Church Grows!

On Saturday 31st March Madara was baptised in the Firth of Clyde at St. Ninian’s Bay.

Peter, Madara and John

Photo: John Asher

And the following day, four new members joined our fellowship.


Happy Birthday Bill Lavender!

On Friday 16th March we celebrated at the church Bill Lavender’s 90th birthday.

Bill and Anne at the celebration








Photo: John Asher


Induction and Ordination of Rev. Peter Atkins

On the afternoon of 25th March 2017 Peter Atkins was ordained and inducted as pastor of Ardbeg Baptist Church. Video and audio excerpts from the service are available HERE.

Rev. Martin Hodson asks Peter the key questions.

Peter with wife Natalie and their daughter.


Photos: John Asher








First Sunday: communion during evening service

Last Sunday: Soup Lunch after morning service

Last Sunday: evening service at Port Bannatyne Village Hall



Pictures from 2012 to 2015.  CLICK HERE

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