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 and Killellan Kirk last week. ...

Woman on laptop

Kirk launches new digital resources to equip churches

3 August, 2018

A brand new collection of digital guides to equip local churches to ‘think digital’ and tap in to burgeoning communities online has been launched by the Church of Scotland Communications Team. The resources are intended ...

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 of speech-making, including many Church ...