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Advent Day 23: A Light in the Darkness

21 December 2020

Today, Mark Evans DCS, president of the Kirk’s Diaconate and Head of Spiritual Care for NHS Fife, shares a reflection from the front line as those in the health service continue to endure the effects ...

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Advent Day 22: Support the CrossReach Winter Appeal

20 December 2020

Earlier this year, the Church of Scotland’s social care arm, CrossReach, launched an urgent appeal for funding to enable them to continue providing enhanced care services to some of the most vulnerable individuals across Scotland ...

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Advent Day 19: Joy to the World

17 December 2020

Saint John's & Kings Park Church in Dalkeith has created this uplifting video of 'Joy to the World' for our enjoyment this Advent. As well as fantastic singing and music from Gail Watson and the

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The Kirk's Listening Project needs your help

16 December 2020

Contributions continue to flow in to the Church of Scotland's Listening Project. One hundred and forty people from all regions of the country have now shared their experiences of faith and church during the pandemic.

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Advent Day 18: A Christmas service from Oban

16 December 2020

An Argyll church has put together Nollaig Seirbheis Gh├áidhlig´╗┐, a full online Christmas service in Gaelic for people to enjoy this Advent. Created by Kilmore and Oban Church of Scotland, the video features a mixture

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New minister for South Lanarkshire churches

15 December 2020

A new minister has been called to lead Church of Scotland congregations in Carnwath and Carstairs. Rev Sumit Harrison is being inducted into the linked charge tomorrow at 7pm. A small service, in accordance with

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New equality and inclusion group seeks members

14 December 2020

A new Church of Scotland group is looking for members who are interested in strengthening equality and inclusion across the Church. The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group needs interested volunteers who can help shape strategies

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Advent Day 15: Cords that connect heaven and earth

13 December 2020

A designer has transformed the outside of a church with a stunning interactive art installation. The thought provoking work at Liberton Northfield Church in Edinburgh illustrates the connections between people and their link to the

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Advent Day 13: What A Beautiful Gift

11 December 2020

A minister who thought his days of writing and recording music were over has written and released a song and video that celebrates the gift of new life. Rev Ken Donald, minister for Prestongrange Parish