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Aberdeen West Churches Nativity

Advent Day 23: Aberdeen West Churches' Nativity

20 December 2021

The Aberdeen West Parish Grouping have this year filmed a Nativity to be played across their churches, based on 'The Impossible Promise: A Christmas Story' by Bob Hartman and published by The Bible Society. The ...

Rev Aftab Gohar

Advent Day 22: Let your light shine

19 December 2021

For the 22nd day of Advent, Rev Aftab Gohar of Abbotsgrange Church in Grangemouth discusses how Christians are needed to reflect Christ's light on those struggling in the darkness this festive season. "You are the ...

Rev Dorothy Wallace Advent 2021

Advent Day 19: A prayer from Rev Dorothy Wallace

16 December 2021

For the 19th day of Advent, Rev Dorothy Wallace, minister for the Parish of West Loch Fyneside, has written a prayer on our theme for this year — Light in the Darkness. Lord,We wait in

Rev Andy Haddow Advent 2021

Advent Day 18: Giving your time to help others

15 December 2021

Rev Andy Haddow, minister of Eyemouth Parish Church in Berwickshire, encourages people to give some of their time to help others. Light in the Darkness is the theme of the Church of Scotland's 2021 Advent

Prisoners lunch

Advent Day 15: God cares for the prisoner

12 December 2021

A church congregation in Inverclyde is hosting a lunch on Christmas Day and amongst the guests will be former prisoners. Rev Jonathan Fleming, minister of Lyle Kirk in Greenock, said members "cannot wait" to share

Westminster

Moderator makes history by addressing the House of Lords

10 December 2021

Lord Wallace has made history by becoming the first serving Moderator of the General Assembly to address the House of Lords. He spoke in a debate led by the Archbishop of Canterbury on contemporary challenges

Rev Louise Purden Advent 2021

Advent Day 13: The Ballad of the Bonny Battle

10 December 2021

Rev Louise Purden, minister of Bonnyrigg Parish Church in Midlothian, sings a special ballad she has written to celebrate the light in the darkness as we contend with the battle through life. Come join the

Rev Sang Cha

Advent Day 12: A prayer from Rev Sang Cha

9 December 2021

For the twelfth day of Advent, Rev Sang Cha, the minister at St Mungo's Parish Church in Alloa, has written a prayer on our theme for this year — Light in the Darkness. Lord,thank You

Rev Matthew Ritchie Advent 2021

Advent Day 11: The gift of giving

8 December 2021

Rev Matthew Ritchie, minister of Neilston Parish Church in East Renfrewshire, encourages people to give gifts in the name of love. Light in the Darkness is the theme of the Church of Scotland's 2021 Advent

St Andrew's Refugee Services Advent 2021

Advent Day 10: St Andrew's Refugee Services

7 December 2021

For the 10th day of our Advent calendar, we're featuring the St Andrew's Refugee Service (StARS) in Cairo. StARS is a ministry of St Andrew's Church in Cairo, a previous Church of Scotland congregation now