In this month's Our Church we hear from Martin's Memorial Church, Stornoway, on the Isle of Lewis, and find out how over the last decade they have worked hard to build young people's involvement with the church.
Our Church is an opportunity for congregations up and down Scotland and beyond to share their challenges, successes and history. If you're interested in telling us a bit about your church community then we would love to hear from you.
Rev Linda Stevens, who is based at Glens and Kirriemuir Old Parish Church and is a Team Minister for West Angus Area Ministry, writes about their annual ways of marking Christmas.
Rev James Stewart minister of Letham St Mark’s Church of Scotland in Perth explains how his Church puts mission at the front and centre of its work.
We hear from Rev Fiona Smith at Ness Bank Church in Inverness, who writes about how the 1901 vision for the church still informs their extensive outreach in the community today.
Jersey is a small island - nine by five miles - but with around five hundred miles of roads it feels bigger. Around 100,000 people living here, of which approximately 5,000 are Scots - but it feels bigger. Not for nothing do people call this place the "Channel Highlands." However, Scots are far from the largest minority on the island. There are, for example, around 10,000 Portugese.
A thoughtful snapshot of Mid Deeside Church, a semi-rural parish, looking back at some of the successes and challenges of the last few years and to the future when their current minister, Rev Alexander Wark, retires.
Glasgow St Paul's Church in Provanmill has a very simple mission statement: alive in our worship, involved in our community. These simple words define the DNA of St Paul's - a church that opens its buildings every single day of the week not just for worship on a Sunday.
Rev Norman Smith and Chas Macintosh share their knowledge of Granton Parish Church and tell us how croissants and coffee are helping people open up about their faith.
Rev Neil Glover provides a snapshot of Flemington Hallside Church. From a traditional family church Flemington Hallside is rising to the challenge of our times by sending modern-day disciples into its community with a mission of Christian love.