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WATCH - "God has not abandoned us" - says Moderator

29 March, 2020

Christians have been urged to "hang onto their faith" as the world continues to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic. Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said he believed with all his heart ...

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Locked Down: a prayer from Lezley Stewart

26 March, 2020

A prayer from Rev Dr Lezley Stewart, the Church of Scotland's Recruitment and Support Secretary. Locked DownThere were other doorsonce locked in fear,in a time of waitingand distress. It was an uncertain,questioning time -longing for ...

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Join Christians around the world in the Lord's Prayer

24 March, 2020

The Church of Scotland is encouraging Kirk members to join Christians around the world in saying the Lord's Prayer at 11am* on Wednesday. The move comes in response to an invitation from Pope Francis sent ...

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Modern day Mary Slessor's cancer mission in Zambia

23 March, 2020

A Scots nurse is fighting to cut cancer deaths in an African country which only has one specialist hospital for 17 million people. Ida Waddell, who has been described as a modern day Mary Slessor, ...

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New minister for Port Glasgow church

20 March, 2020

A former supermarket manager has been ordained as the Church of Scotland's newest minister. Rev William Boyle was inducted into Port Glasgow New Parish Church in Inverclyde on Wednesday night in front of a small ...