Besides the palace, a second attraction, standing adjacent, is the 15th century St. Michael's Church. He was born in Airdrie, and has lived in Linlithgow since 1980. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. I'm not a big or knowledgeable church visitor but this seemed well maintained with some good painted pieces and I'm glad I've visited it as have been to Linlithgow palace before but not St Michaels. … https://www.facebook.com. St. Michael's Parish Church is one of the largest burgh churches in the Church of Scotland.It is one of two parishes serving the West Lothian county town of Linlithgow, the other being St. Ninian's Craigmailen. In 1301 Edward I's English troops fortified the area as their main base in central Scotland and the church became a storehouse. The roadway to Linlithgow over the River Avon is described by scholars as a lifted road. Linlithgow was also the site of the Battle of Linlithgow Bridge at the western edge of the town. Rev Thom Riddell is Auxiliary Minister at St. Michael’s. For the Linlithgow Churches facebook page, go to . On 22 May 1242 the Church of St Michael of Linlithgow was reconsecrated by the Bishop of St Andrews, but it was only to serve for a further 60 years. St Michael’s is a place of comfort for the bereaved, and of celebration at weddings and baptism. At the heart of St Michael’s Parish Church, Linlithgow, is a prayerful community of faith, thanking God for the gift of life and the gift of love in life. Our church banners on Cross House let the community know what is happening within our walls, we also work hard to be a church without walls. For Linlithgow Coronavirus Support and details of an associated prayer initiative, please go to the Coronavirus Support page. 88 talking about this. St Michael is the town's patron saint; the town's motto is "St Michael is kinde to strangers". Explore this cemetery for graves, information and tombstones for names in Saint Michael Parish Churchyard in Linlithgow, West Lothian, a Find A Grave Cemetery. The bridge no longer stands. For Cancelled events - see More Details. The church has an interesting history and is well maintained and with good acoustics. Thom is a Chartered Chemical Engineer, taking early retirement in 2008 from working full-time as an Occupational Safety Specialist for Ineos (previously BP) in Grangemouth. Just a few footsteps away from the spectacular main entrance of Linlithgow Palace is the lovely church of St Michael. Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know. We work closely with the Linlithgow Young People’s Project, West Lothian Foodbank and Bethany Trust. Our vibrant church has much to offer to both residents and visitors of Linlithgow. At the heart of St Michael’s Parish Church, Linlithgow, is a prayerful community of faith, thanking God for the gift of life and the gift of love in life. When we last visited Linlithgow Palace – which must be nearly five years ago – I overlooked the church, and I must admit that I didn’t realise what an important role it played in the history of the Palace.