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Historic Edinburgh church to mark 400 years on Christmas day

22 December 2020

An Edinburgh church known around the world for Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal terrier who guarded his master's grave for 14 years, will celebrate its 400th anniversary on Christmas Day. Greyfriars Kirk, which is also famous ...

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Church leaders release Christmas message

21 December 2020

The Scottish Church Leaders Forum has released a Christmas video. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, is one of 10 figures who have each recited a line of a heartfelt message. ...

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The Kirk's Listening Project needs your help

16 December 2020

Contributions continue to flow in to the Church of Scotland's Listening Project. One hundred and forty people from all regions of the country have now shared their experiences of faith and church during the pandemic.

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New minister for South Lanarkshire churches

15 December 2020

A new minister has been called to lead Church of Scotland congregations in Carnwath and Carstairs. Rev Sumit Harrison is being inducted into the linked charge tomorrow at 7pm. A small service, in accordance with

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New equality and inclusion group seeks members

14 December 2020

A new Church of Scotland group is looking for members who are interested in strengthening equality and inclusion across the Church. The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group needs interested volunteers who can help shape strategies

Rev Hayley Cohen

New minister swaps New Jersey for East Lothian

2 December 2020

Rev Hayley Cohen, 30, who is due to be inducted into Northesk Parish Church in Musselburgh on Thursday 3 December, is one of our newest recruits into Kirk ministry. Originally from New Jersey in the

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Edinburgh church unveils stunning two-year renovation

27 November 2020

An Edinburgh Church will reopen at the weekend for services following a stunning £1. 1 million renovation which has taken two years to complete. Blackhall St Columba's, who will be welcoming back members of the