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Joy as congregations prepare to welcome new ministers

13 October 2020

A former primary school head teacher and a man who used to run a drop-in centre for homeless people in Amsterdam are being ordained as ministers. Douglas Creighton is being inducted into East Neuk Trinity ...

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Join us in prayer this Sunday at 7pm

8 October 2020

This Sunday (11 October), as restrictions continue across Scotland, Christians across the country will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased

Very Rev Dr Susan Brown

Church of Scotland welcomes report on climate change

7 October 2020

The Church of Scotland has welcomed a report from the Committee on Climate Change which shows that since 2008 the economy has improved whilst becoming less reliant on carbon emissions. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown,

Elsi Macrae

Praise the Lord - new ministers called to serve churches

7 October 2020

Congregations at the opposite ends of Scotland are preparing to welcome new ministers. Elsie Macrae will be ordained and inducted into the linked parishes of Moffat St Andrew's Kirkpatrick Juxta and Wamphray in Dumfries and

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Church of Scotland marks Challenge Poverty Week 2020

4 October 2020

The Church of Scotland will mark this year's Challenge Poverty Week (5-11 October) with a series of short videos looking at the work of Priority Area congregations in their local communities. In partnership with Poverty

Rev Rosemary-Frew

More financial support for trainee ministers

3 October 2020

Candidates for full-time ministry training are being offered more financial support to help improve their wellbeing and welfare. The Faith Nurture Forum said funding had been increased to £15,000 a year from September 1 to