For the twelfth day of Advent, Rev Sang Cha, the minister at St Mungo's Parish Church in Alloa, has written a prayer on our theme for this year — Light in the Darkness. Lord,thank You ...
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A former NHS worker and a John Lewis employee have been ordained and inducted into their first charges in the Presbytery of Glasgow. Rev Gillian Rooney has taken up her role at Giffnock Orchardhill Church, ...
Rev Matthew Ritchie, minister of Neilston Parish Church in East Renfrewshire, encourages people to give gifts in the name of love. Light in the Darkness is the theme of the Church of Scotland's 2021 Advent
For the 10th day of our Advent calendar, we're featuring the St Andrew's Refugee Service (StARS) in Cairo. StARS is a ministry of St Andrew's Church in Cairo, a previous Church of Scotland congregation now
A unique art installation is on display in the oldest cathedral on mainland Scotland to welcome parishioners and visitors. The handwritten words "Returning And Into Your Arms" have been cast in neon white glass and
For this year's Advent calendar, we're bringing back a regular Kirk member favourite — The Shoes Brothers. This year, their uplifting tune is called 'All In This Together' and they hope that it will inspire
Lord Wallace is preaching in his childhood church for the first time in his role as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. He said it was a great privilege to be
Rev Muriel Pearson has been commissioned as the new Associate Minister for St Andrew's, Jerusalem and Tiberias in the Holy Land. But her travel has been delayed as she waits for her visa and for
For the sixth day of Advent, Rev Erica Wishart, palliative care chaplain at St Columba's Hospice in Edinburgh, shares her reflection on waiting for the Light of the World. Light in the Darkness is the
For the fifth day of Advent, Rev Elsie Macrae, the minister at Moffat: St Andrews, Kirkpatrick Juxta and Wamphray, has written a prayer on our theme for this year — Light in the Darkness. Father
The Moderator of the General Assembly has expressed sadness about the situation facing many people in wake of Storm Arwen. Lord Wallace said: "Our thoughts are with everyone across the country who is still without
An East Lothian minister is encouraging people to extend dinner invitations to those spending Christmas alone. Rev Hayley Cohen of Northesk Parish Church in Musselburgh said they would be fallowing in the footsteps of Jesus
St Andrew's Day will be marked with the signing of a joint Declaration between the Church of Scotland and the Scottish Episcopal Church during a special service at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, which will also
Drama Kirk is back with an online retelling of the Nativity from the perspective of the shepherds as they receive the news that will change their lives forever on the night of the first Christmas.
Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, invites you to join in with this year's Advent calendar: Light in the Darkness. Meaning 'coming' or 'arrival', Advent is a time of
The Moderator of the General Assembly and the Archbishop of Canterbury have issued a joint statement about the plight of refugees and asylum seekers following the tragic loss of life in the English Channel. At
The French religious community Taizé is encouraging young people from Scotland to take part in a "life-changing" visit to the site next year. Based in a village in Burgundy, the group was started around 80
The 25 November has been designated as the United Nation's Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Churches around the world are central to this international effort to end gender-based violence. The UN estimates
A historically significant series of books that lists every Church of Scotland minister since the Reformation — the Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae — has now published its twelfth volume. The latest edition of the book covers
Congregations have been asked to sign up to a new charter to support people affected by the criminal justice system. Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly, said it provides an opportunity to highlight the