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Join the Moderator in prayer this Pentecost at 7pm

31 May 2020

Christians across Scotland and beyond are invited to come together on Pentecost in prayer at 7pm. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, is leading for the Kirk on Pentecost as he ...

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Watch the church-wide Pentecost service

30 May 2020

Rt Rev Martin Fair will be hosting the service which will include worship, prayers, music, a sermon, Bible readings, and will close with the Moderator’s wife Mrs Elaine Fair singing The Blessing.

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Historic service to mark "exciting" new church partnership

28 May 2020

An historic service to celebrate a new partnership of churches in Aberdeen and Shetland is being streamed live online this weekend. The Presbytery of Aberdeen and Shetland brings the oversight of all churches on the ...

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Scottish churches issue joint call for Sunday prayer

28 May 2020

Once more, churches across Scotland have come together to encourage Christians to join together in prayer at 7pm on Sunday evening in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, 14 Christian churches and organisations across ...

Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair

Moderator to host church-wide Pentecost service

27 May 2020

Congregations across Scotland will be joining together-remotely-for a special Pentecost service on 31 May. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair will be hosting the service which will include worship, prayers, music, a sermon, Bible readings, and ...

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Join us in praying for the nation at 7pm

24 May 2020

The Moderator of the General Assembly invites you to join him in prayer at 7pm. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair gives thanks to God for protecting and shielding us and providing strength to men and ...

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Sermon - waiting is a 'spiritual discipline '

24 May 2020

Waiting is a "spiritual discipline" that highlights our dependency on God, the Moderator of the General Assembly has said. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said people must trust in Him if anything "worthwhile" is to ...

The Assembly Trustees

Watch the Assembly Trustees webinar

23 May 2020

Around 1,000 people from across the country took part in a special webinar on Friday, 22 May, to learn how the Kirk's charity trustees and staff are tackling the challenges facing the Church of Scotland. ...

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Moderator urges churches to support Thy Kingdom Come

19 May 2020

The Moderator is encouraging everyone to join him in taking part in the Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair has backed the Scottish Church Leaders Forum in calling all Christians ...