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Inverness church steps up food distribution during lockdown

24 June 2020

Inverness Foodstuff at Ness Bank Church, which provides meals to those who are homeless, vulnerable or financially disadvantaged, has seen a 'sharp increase' in demand since the start of lockdown - with over 8,247 meals ...

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Oh faithful God - Let's pray together at 7pm

21 June 2020

The Moderator of the General Assembly is encouraging Christians to come together in prayer at 7pm this evening. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said: ""I'm delighted to have read that in the last couple of


SERMON - the Holy Spirit produces fruit in our lives

21 June 2020

The Holy Spirit changes people from the inside, the Moderator of the General Assembly has said. Rt Rev Martin Fair said God is more concerned about characteristics and qualities rather than the way people look".

Lismore, an island lying just off Oban. Photograph taken by Dr Duncan Sneddon.

Kirk’s Gaelic prayers reach global audience

20 June 2020

Each week since the start of the lockdown, the Church of Scotland has joined with other denominations and organisations across the country to publish a call to prayer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our


Congregation donates £5,000 to buy laptops for pupils

19 June 2020

An Aberdeenshire church has donated more than £5,000 to a secondary school to buy Chromebook laptops for pupils. Banchory West Church members raised the sum in just 12 days to help youngsters without access to

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Church responds to misleading column in The Herald

17 June 2020

Church members have been expressing their dismay and distress after reading a column in The Herald newspaper that accused the Church of issuing guidance that is cruel to people in vulnerable groups. The opinion piece

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Scottish churches share this week’s Sunday prayer

17 June 2020

This Sunday (21 June), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14

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Nominate the next Moderator of the General Assembly

17 June 2020

The Committee to Nominate the Moderator is now ready to receive recommendations for the person who will be nominated as Moderator of the General Assembly in May 2021. The person elected will serve until the

Rev Fiona Gardner and her late husband Colin

Glasgow minister releases poignant new book

15 June 2020

Rev Fiona Gardner, the minister of Temple Anniesland Parish Church in Glasgow, is releasing a new book, 'Love Song For A Wounded Warrior'. Based on her late husband Colin's struggles as a war veteran, as

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Moderator invites you to join him in prayer at 7pm

14 June 2020

Christians are encouraged to come together in prayer at 7pm this evening. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, has recited an ecumenical prayer that has been endorsed by 13 religious leaders".

Guild opens to new project partnership applications

13 June 2020

The Church of Scotland's Guild is now open to applications from charities who wish to become one of six project partners being supported by the Guild over a three-year period. Every three years the Guild