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Join us in praying for the nation at 7pm

24 May 2020

The Moderator of the General Assembly invites you to join him in prayer at 7pm. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair gives thanks to God for protecting and shielding us and providing strength to men and ...

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Sermon - waiting is a 'spiritual discipline '

24 May 2020

Waiting is a "spiritual discipline" that highlights our dependency on God, the Moderator of the General Assembly has said. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said people must trust in Him if anything "worthwhile" is to ...

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Watch the Assembly Trustees webinar

23 May 2020

Around 1,000 people from across the country took part in a special webinar on Friday, 22 May, to learn how the Kirk's charity trustees and staff are tackling the challenges facing the Church of Scotland. ...

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Moderator urges churches to support Thy Kingdom Come

19 May 2020

The Moderator is encouraging everyone to join him in taking part in the Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair has backed the Scottish Church Leaders Forum in calling all Christians ...

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Overseas partners make generous gifts to CrossReach

19 May 2020

CrossReach care home residents affected by the health crisis will be able to see their families remotely thanks to generous grants from overseas partners. Two overseas churches have together donated more than £29,000 to CrossReach's ...

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Prayer - Lord God, hear our voices

17 May 2020

The new Moderator of the General Assembly recites his first ecumenical prayer in his new role. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair took office during a special service at the General Assembly Hall in Edinburgh yesterday. ...

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Church shows support to global partners during pandemic

14 May 2020

The Church of Scotland has sent financial support to partner Churches across the globe to help them respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of £38,000 has been sent to eight churches that have long-standing ...