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Kirk joins in prayer this Palm Sunday

25 March 2021

On Palm Sunday (28 March), as Holy Week begins, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As

Rev Mike Robertson Barn Church Culloden

Culloden church "blown away" by funding success

24 March 2021

The Barn Church in Culloden, near Inverness, has successfully secured funding of £9,239 from the Scottish Government's Adapt and Thrive Fund to develop their audio-visual capabilities and facilitate live-streaming - £2,239 more than their...

Guild members visited the Journeying Together project in Zambia in early 2020.

Guild raises over £500,000 for 2018 - 2021 project partners

22 March 2021

The Church of Scotland Guild has announced that members have raised more than £500,000 over the last three-year fundraising cycle, which will be shared between their designated projects. Inspired by Scotland's Year of Young People

Rev John Gow

Joy as new minister called to Aberdeenshire church

19 March 2021

A man has swapped a career with one of the UK's biggest newspaper publishers to become the Church of Scotland's newest minister. John Gow is being ordained and inducted to be the spiritual leader of

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Kirk records bring Scottish history to life online

17 March 2021

Thousands of volumes of historic Church of Scotland records held in the collections of National Records of Scotland are now available online for the first time. Images of more than a million pages from the