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Churches holding General Election hustings

19 November 2019

Churches across Scotland are holding General Election hustings to try and help people decide who to vote for.Rev Dr Richard Frazer, convener of the Kirk's Church and Society Council, said congregations are well placed to ...

Sally Foster-Fulton beside the words Together We Pray

A prayer for radical change: Sally Foster-Fulton

18 November 2019

As the Church of Scotland continues its challenging work on the three-year radical action plan which was approved by this year's General Assembly, we call on those from across the Church to join together in ...

Doug Gay beside the words Together We Pray

A prayer for radical change: Doug Gay

11 November 2019

As the Church of Scotland continues its challenging work on the three-year radical action plan which was approved by this year's General Assembly, we call on those from across the Church to join together in ...

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A prayer from the Moderator for Remembrance Sunday

10 November 2019

A prayer for Remembrance Sunday from Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland Those who have been to war rarely talk about it; Those who haven't, struggle to ...

Susan Brown Linda Pollock

Kirk wins Campaigner of the Year Award

7 November 2019

The Church Of Scotland has won a top award for its tireless work to prevent the deportation of two teenage asylum seeker brothers.A high profile campaign led by Rev Linda Pollock and championed by former ...

Rosie Magee and Verena Jantzen

German and Scottish congregations join together in remembrance

7 November 2019

This Remembrance Sunday, a Church of Scotland congregation and a German congregation in Edinburgh will join together for their 40th year to host a special bilingual anniversary service.The two congregations of St Andrew's and St ...

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Church members walk millions of steps for HIV support

5 November 2019

Kirk members in the north of Scotland have walked a staggering 6.6 million steps to raise awareness about HIV.A group from Duncanburgh MacIntosh Parish Church in Fort William and Kilmonivaig Church near Spean Bridge wore ...

Rev Bob Mallinson

Conference will put people at heart of mission

4 November 2019

Internationally renowned author and practical theologian Alan Hirsch will be leading a two-day conference in Edinburgh this month on how to build and empower successful teams. With a focus on mission, church planting, discipleship and ...

Jo Love beside the words Together We Pray

A prayer for radical change: Jo Love

4 November 2019

Dear God,

can we with confidence

put presbytery and reform in the same sentence?

We acknowledge the times when in good faith

we have built scaffolding for our best work

that has later suffocated its

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Kirk moves towards one-to-one discernment conversations

31 October 2019

Those exploring a calling to one of the recognised ministries within the Church of Scotland will now be offered a one-to-one discernment conversation, as the Kirk moves away from the Vocations Conference approach and towards ...