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A prayer for the Stonehaven train tragedy

13 August 2020

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, has written a prayer reflecting on yesterday's train tragedy which happened near Stonehaven. It scarcely bears thinking about; a ...

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Christian Aid launches Lebanon crisis appeal

12 August 2020

A Lebanon crisis appeal has been launched by Christian Aid following last week's explosion at the port in the country's capital Beirut. The explosion, which has left over 200 people dead and more than 5,000 ...

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Scottish Christians join together in prayer this Sunday

9 August 2020

This Sunday (9 August), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14 ...

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Churches issue statement on racial justice

31 July 2020

Churches Together in England, of which the Church of Scotland is a member through the Presbytery of England, has issued a statement calling on churches to support efforts to bring about racial justice. Rev Alistair ...

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Scottish churches join call to pray on Sunday

30 July 2020

This Sunday (2 August), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14 ...

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Time is running out to nominate the next Moderator

29 July 2020

Very Rev Colin Sinclair, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and Convener of the Nominations Committee, has called on church members to put forward their nominations for the next Moderator. ...

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Swift action needed to prevent COVID-19 related "catastrophe"

28 July 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated deep and often hidden inequalities across the world and could tip over into "catastrophe", according to a new report. Author, Christian Aid, said an immediate and decisive recovery plan was ...