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Rev Sang Cha

Advent Day 12: A prayer from Rev Sang Cha

9 December 2021

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 ...

Rev Matthew Ritchie Advent 2021

Advent Day 11: The gift of giving

8 December 2021

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

St Andrew's Refugee Services Advent 2021

Advent Day 10: St Andrew's Refugee Services

7 December 2021

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

Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Moderator to preach in childhood church

4 December 2021

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 Elsie Macrae

Advent Day 5: A prayer from Rev Elsie Macrae

2 December 2021

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

Rev Hayley Cohen

Advent Day 4: Hospitality

1 December 2021

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

Lord Wallace

Advent Day 1: Lord Wallace introduces Advent

28 November 2021

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


New volume of Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae released

24 November 2021

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