Martin Fair Advent

Advent Day 1: Good things come to those who wait

29 November 2020

To know the joy of Christmas one first has to journey through all the days of Advent, the Moderator of the General Assembly has said. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said people can only properly ...

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Edinburgh church unveils stunning two-year renovation

27 November 2020

An Edinburgh Church will reopen at the weekend for services following a stunning £1. 1 million renovation which has taken two years to complete. Blackhall St Columba's, who will be welcoming back members of the ...

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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' ...


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 ...