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Her Majesty 'desperately seeking Susan' with new appointment

Reverend Susan Brown appointed as Queen's chaplain.

400 years of the King James Bible

The new look Life and Work for January 2011 celebrates the 400th anniversary.

A new song of hope and love this Christmas

The Moderator's 2010 Christmas message.

Long-serving Inverness Beadle retires after 55 service

Dick Douglas stands down from Ness Bank Church at the end of November.

East Lothian lass is next Kirk Youth Moderator

Amanda Philip is appointed as Moderator of the National Youth Assembly.

Award-winning rehab unit to close

CrossReach's Ronachan House is financially "unviable".

North-East care manager scoops top award

CrossReach manager receives life-time achievement award at UK ceremony.

Bangladesh climate change a microcosm for the rest of Earth

The Moderator will warn the Prime Minister about the problems of climate change.

Former Moderator's concern at violence towards women

Very Reverend Dr Sheilagh Kesting will say women throughout the world suffer disproportionately from violence.

Minister urges politicians to kill Bill

Church leader urges MSPs to oppose End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill.

First Woman Moderator to look into future delivery of public services

Dr Alison Elliot OBE to be member of commission on Scotland's public services.

Jam, Jute and Jesus

Dundee City Council reinstates Christmas lights.

Guild members mark anti-violence campaign in Perth

Guild service will commemorate an end to the Decade to Overcome Violence campaign.

Life and Work: When seeing is believing

The December issue traces the roots of the Nativity play.

Kirk challenges Chancellor to meet the poor

The recent benefit proposals show how out of touch the government is with deprived communities, says Rev Ian Galloway.

Kirk's 40th Anniversary conference shows science isn't the final frontier

Science Religion and Technology project takes on the difficult issues.

Welfare proposals fail to take account of the reality of poverty, say Churches

Churches warn that constructive reforms are at risk of being lost under a wave of punitive measures.

Book launch at Dalmeny Church

Church history will go back to the time of the early Celtic saints.

Pipe banner first for Capital congregation

Canongate Kirk is donating a banner to the Royal Regiment of Scotland.