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Kirk's Advent calendar to bring 'Bright Hope For Tomorrow'

24 November 2020

The countdown starts as Advent begins on Sunday 29 November running until Thursday 24 December. This year, people from across the Church of Scotland are joining together to look forward to 'Bright Hope For Tomorrow' ...

Westminster

Moderator makes history with "virtual" London Week

23 November 2020

The Moderator of the General Assembly is making history by holding virtual meetings with a wide range of London-based religious, political and charity leaders. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair is unable to travel south due ...

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Scottish Christians join in prayer as pandemic continues

19 November 2020

This Sunday (22 November), as new level restrictions have been introduced across Scotland, Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

 Prisoners Week 2020.

Treat prisoners with compassion, don't be 'judgemental'

17 November 2020

People must stop being so judgemental about those serving prison sentences, the Moderator of the General Assembly has said. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said one of the "brightest and smartest" men he has ever ...

Dundee PB event April 2019

Kirk's participatory budgeting funding events go online

16 November 2020

Churches in Dundee are inviting the community to vote on which local projects should share a £9,375 pot of grant funds. The scheme is part of the Scottish Government's participatory funding initiative, developed as a ...

Rev Dr Peter McEnhill at his previous church in Rome

Clyde Presbytery appoints its first Presbytery Clerk

16 November 2020

Rev Dr Peter McEnhill has been officially appointed by the newly-established Clyde Presbytery during a key milestone for the Kirk's ongoing Presbytery Plan. The creation of the new Clyde Presbytery, merging together two former presbyteries. ...

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Join in prayer this Sunday evening

12 November 2020

This Sunday (15 November), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased ...

Interfaith

It's a Fair Question - why Interfaith relationships matter

12 November 2020

Christians and Muslims have a "responsibility to spread goodness" in society, a community activist has said. Dr Sahira Dar, who campaigns to increase female representation in mosques, said God's ultimate message is of love and ...

Rev Dr David Coulter

Clerk to the new Presbytery of Fife appointed

10 November 2020

A minister who was previously Chaplain General of the Army has been appointed as Clerk to the new Presbytery of Fife, which will be formally created in January. Rev Dr David Coulter, who is currently ...