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VIDEO - Ecumenical service to mark All Saints Day

1 November 2020

Ecumenical faith leaders have teamed up to host a service to mark All Saints Day. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, invited Most Revd Mark Strange, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal ...

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Join us in prayer this Sunday

29 October 2020

This Sunday (1 November), as new tiered restrictions have been announced across Scotland, Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Morag Crossan

Praise the Lord - congregations welcome new ministers

29 October 2020

A former electronic engineer and an ex-Chartered accountant are today taking up new roles as full-time ministers. Rev Morag Crossan is being inducted into Canonbie United linked with Liddesdale Church in the Scottish Borders. Chris

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Church of Scotland welcomes Nuclear Ban Treaty

26 October 2020

The Church of Scotland has welcomed the news that 50 countries have now ratified the Nuclear Ban Treaty. This means that nuclear weapons will be banned in the same way as chemical and biological weapons,

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Scottish Christians issue weekly call to prayer

22 October 2020

This Sunday (25 October), as restrictions continue across Scotland, 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

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Church art sale will support Christian Aid

21 October 2020

St Andrew's and St George's West Church in Edinburgh is going ahead with its annual art sale this week, with hand sanitisers, physical distancing and a limit on the number of people allowed in the

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Kirk pledges £40,000 in wake of deadly explosion in Beirut

20 October 2020

The Church of Scotland has pledged £40,000 to help rebuild the Lebanese capital, Beirut, following a devastating explosion which killed more than 200 people. The money - partly drawn from restricted funds used to support

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Churches host event on housing and a low-carbon economy

16 October 2020

An event, hosted by Eco-Congregation Scotland and the Methodist Church working with Scotland's Just Transition Commission will look at how Scotland can move to a low-carbon economy by 2045 while ensuring everyone can afford to

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Join Scottish churches in prayer this Sunday evening

15 October 2020

This Sunday (18 October), as restrictions continue across Scotland, Christians across the country - and further afield - will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with