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Spread Joy to the World this Advent season

25 November 2019

The countdown starts as this year's Advent season begins on Sunday 1 December, running until Tuesday 24 December. This year, people from across the Church of Scotland are joining together to spread Joy to the ...

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A prayer for radical change: Peter Gardner

25 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 ...

Commission of Assembly 21 November 2019

Commission of Assembly takes first steps to radical change

21 November 2019

The Commission of Assembly has approved the first steps toward radical change in the Church of Scotland. Meeting in Edinburgh on 21 November at the Assembly Hall in Edinburgh, commissioners gave their support to a ...

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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 ...

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 ...