Top stories of the year 2017

From the first wedding ceremony held in one of our newest churches to a pioneer minister building a congregation from scratch on a brand-new housing estate it's been a busy year. We've put together our top Church of Scotland news articles and Facebook posts for you to relive some of the best moments of the last twelve months.

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Amy Pierce, Associate Minister at Banchory West Church

Our top news stories:

  1. Pioneer minister nurtures faith on new estate
  2. Former actress ordained as Inverurie minister
  3. Missionaries short-listed for Hall of Heroes
  4. Princess Anne delivers message of love
  5. Minister appointed chaplain to the Queen
  6. Village church transformed into seven day a week community hub
  7. St George's Tron Church keeps the faith in Glasgow city centre
  8. New Banchory minister puts faith in youth
  9. First wedding held at new Glasgow church
  10. Lanark church re-opens after £100,000 refurbishment
  11. New minister for north-east church
  12. Kayak minister reunited with rescuer

Our top Facebook stories

  1. This Little Light of Mine - The Shoes Brothers
  2. Garden of Remembrance - St Andrew's High Church, Musselburgh
  3. The Moderator blesses the Queensferry Crossing
  4. Tartan Pimpernel bible returned to Paris
  5. Home from America: bible returned to Scottish family
  6. Why does the Moderator wear lace?
  7. Princess Anne launches the 'Grey Cake' mental health campaign at Heart & Soul
  8. I know you travel with me
  9. Tartan Pimpernel bible returned to Paris
  10. Rev Iain May on giving up the high-life to become a minister
  11. St Giles' Cathedral as you've never seen it before
  12. Forfar church hosts dementia music cafe
  13. Couple asks for foodbank donations instead of wedding gifts
  14. Church of Scotland's first female Asian minister ordained