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Group of people at St Rollox Church in Glasgow who have previously been funded by the Go For It fund

Kirk seeks name suggestions for new Growth Fund

9 December 2019

The Church of Scotland is asking for suggestions on what to name the new Growth Fund, which was agreed as part of the radical action plan by the 2019 General Assembly. The fund will seed ...

The cast all together

Advent Day 7: The Nativity comes to life in Hamilton

7 December 2019

Characters from the Nativity will be bringing some Christmas cheer to events around Hamilton this Advent starting with today's Reindeer Parade in the town centre. Drama Kirk actors, who use theatre to help people to ...

Rev Jenny Adams

Advent Day 6: A prayer by Rev Jenny Adams

6 December 2019

As we prepare for the coming of God's Son during this season of Advent, Rev Jenny Adams, the minister of Duffus, Spynie and Hopeman Parish Church, has written a prayer on our theme for this ...

Very Rev Dr Susan Brown

Minister urges tiny acts of kindness to others

4 December 2019

A Highland minister is encouraging people to engage in tiny acts of kindness in the run up to Christmas. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown has launched an online "Reverse Advent Calendar" to try and make ...

Rt Rev Colin Sinclair in front of a stained glass window

Advent Day 1: Rt Rev Colin Sinclair introduces Advent

1 December 2019

Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, invites you to join in with this year's Advent calendar: Joy To The World. God is with us"The sense of expectation ...

Arif Raheel Denny

Former asylum seeker ordained as Kirk minister

28 November 2019

A former asylum seeker who escaped the clutches of Islamic extremists is being ordained as a Church of Scotland minister today. Raheel Arif is being inducted into Denny Old Parish Church linked with Haggs Parish ...