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Rev David McNeish

The Church is taking a fresh look at Pilgrimage

14 April, 2017

This year the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will be asked to reverse centuries of hostility to the ancient practice of pilgrimage and to affirm its place within the life of the church. ...

Marcus Dean and Deirdre McDowell

Paisley Thread Mill Museum hosts Holocaust heroine's niece

12 April, 2017

Marcus Dean, chair of the Paisley Thread Mill Museum, was astonished to find that Scots Holocaust heroine Jane Haining, who briefly worked at the Paisley thread factory, once lived and studied in his Edinburgh home. ...

Actor Duncan Rennie as Jesus.

Ground-breaking Passion Plays this Easter

11 April, 2017

This Holy Week as people across Scotland celebrate Easter with everything from children's egg hunts to special church services, churches in Hamilton and Edinburgh will be taking the Easter message into their community with ground-breaking ...