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The manse of Tiree Parish Church at sunset

Heavenly isle seeks new minister

14 August, 2018

With its white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, this is an island paradise that most people dream of.Surprisingly it is not in the Caribbean but off the west coast of Scotland and the Kirk ...

Edinburgh Prison Chaplains

BBC documentary highlights work of prison chaplains

10 August, 2018

Two Church of Scotland ministers will feature in a new BBC documentary that follows prison chaplains as they give spiritual guidance and religious support to offenders in Edinburgh prison. ...

Rev Gary Noonan

From policing to pastoring: new minister welcomed

4 August, 2018

A former police officer has traded life on the beat for the chance to lead a Renfrewshire Kirk congregation.Rev Gary Noonan, 36, was ordained and inducted into ministry at Houston ...

Richard Ellis

Obituary: Richard Ellis

3 August, 2018

Richard Ellis, a lecturer who gave voice training to ministers and campaigned against muzak, has died at the age of 73. Richard trained hundreds of budding preachers in the art ...