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Rt Rev Susan Brown

Moderator signs Christmas statement on refugees

4 December, 2018

Rt Rev Susan Brown has joined more than 30 Church leaders from across Europe in signing a Christmas statement highlighting the plight of refugees and urging all nations and people to celebrate Christ's birth by ...

Graphic showing a view up the Mound with the greatest gift written on it

The countdown to Advent 2018 begins

26 November, 2018

Advent is almost here and hope is in the air. The four-week season, which this year runs from Sunday 2 December to Monday 24 December, is a special time for Christians.Meaning 'coming' or 'arrival', Advent ...

Eleanor MacKenzie charity learning award

Kirk employee scoops industry award

21 November, 2018

A member of staff from the church offices has been rewarded for her hard work with a Charity Learning Award.Internal Communications, Learning and Engagement Officer Eleanor MacKenzie won the title of 'Learning & Development Professional ...

Ina McHattie, whose two uncles were killed in WWI, unveils the plaque dedicated to John McCrae

Plaque dedicated to WW1 poet unveiled at Ayrshire church

20 November, 2018

Did you know the Remembrance poppy had Ayrshire roots? The poppy was, of course, chosen as the flower of Remembrance because of its prevalence around the battlefields in WW1, but also because of the poem ...

Visiting Giffnock Synagogue

Interfaith Week: a chance to come together

16 November, 2018

The Church of Scotland has been participating in talks, workshops and meetings across Scotland as part of this year's Interfaith Week.Speaking about the seven-day programme, the Moderator of the General Assembly, Right Rev Susan Brown ...