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August Talking Ministry: Building Bridges

August Talking Ministry: Building Bridges

17 August 2022

In the Church of Scotland deacons fulfil five key roles: apostle, prophet, servant, collaborator, and bridge. All of these play an important part in the work of the Church, but for Paul Cathcart, it is ...

Moderator opens community garden project in Perthshire

Moderator opens community garden project in Perthshire

16 August 2022

The Moderator of the General Assembly has formally opened a new multi-use community square in a Perthshire village. Rt Rev Dr Iain Greenshields said it was a privilege to bless St Kessog's Square in Comrie ...

Barrhead church mural sends a vibrant message

Barrhead church mural sends a vibrant message

15 August 2022

A Church of Scotland kirk has enlisted the help of local youngsters to brighten up the local area. Barrhead St Andrew's Parish Church worked with local youth groups, guided by art professionals Spectrum Arts, to

Urgent action needed to address cost of living crisis

Urgent action needed to address cost of living crisis

7 August 2022

The Church of Scotland is calling on the UK Government to take urgent action to bridge the cost of living gap which is plunging people further into poverty. It has joined 56 faith groups, charities

Wedding exhibition a hit for Inverness kirk

Wedding exhibition a hit for Inverness kirk

5 August 2022

An Inverness church has welcomed hundreds of visitors through its doors for a celebration of marriage. Crown Parish Church's Wedding Reflections Exhibition included more than 40 wedding outfits from across the decades, along with wedding...

Talking Ministry: “Why not here? Why not now?”

Talking Ministry: “Why not here? Why not now?”

25 July 2022

As a young Christian, Gillian Rooney thought that one day she might like to be involved in overseas mission work. Instead she has found her own path to Christian service at home in Scotland. Speaking

Christian Aid launches emergency East Africa hunger appeal

Christian Aid launches emergency East Africa hunger appeal

21 July 2022

Church of Scotland partner organisation Christian Aid has launched an emergency appeal to help people in East Africa survive a growing hunger crisis. After the worst drought in 40 years, vulnerable people are now facing

Yarrow Blanket Service continues centuries old tradition

Yarrow Blanket Service continues centuries old tradition

18 July 2022

An open-air service which dates back centuries to one of the darkest times in Scotland's religious history returns to its atmospheric setting in the picturesque Yarrow Valley this weekend. The annual Blanket Preaching Service at