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Join together in prayer with CrossReach this Lent

16 February 2021

CrossReach is combatting isolation this Lent by inviting everyone to send them a prayer from 17 February to 3 April, which will be collected together and released on Easter Sunday. Entries can be submitted to ...

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Scottish Christians join together in prayer this Sunday

11 February 2021

This Sunday (14 February), as more than one million people in Scotland have received their first dose of the Covid vaccine, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together ...

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UK must help ensure democracy is restored in Myanmar

10 February 2021

The Church of Scotland is urging the UK Government to use diplomacy to try and ensure that democracy is restored in Myanmar. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said people were ...

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Organist invites people to help mark 50th online concert

10 February 2021

A North Lanarkshire musician is inviting music lovers to help celebrate his 50th online organ recital since the first lockdown in 2020 on Wednesday 24 February. Alan Mathew, of Bellshill Central Parish Church, has held ...

Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair with Craig Lancaster, Church of Scotland chaplain at RAF Lossiemouth

Moderator embarks on flying visit with Royal Air Force

9 February 2021

Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, today embarks on a virtual visit with the Royal Air Force, meeting staff, trainees and the chaplaincy team. The three-yearly ...

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Church members encouraged to take part in COP26

8 February 2021

The Church of Scotland is encouraging members to volunteer at the UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021 (COP26) which is due to take place from 1 - 12 November in Glasgow. Duties will include providing ...

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Join the Kirk in prayer this Sunday

4 February 2021

This Sunday (7 February), Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, ...