Nigel Chikanya

Talking ministry: 'God needs people to serve Him'

17 January 2022

A minister has spoken movingly of how his path into ministry began after hitting rock-bottom as a teenager before realising he had a calling to support others through his faith. Note: this article contains references ...

Robin in the snow

A New Year's Day prayer from the Scottish Church Leaders' Forum

1 January 2022

On the first day of 2022, 15 Scottish Christian churches and organisations across the country, including the Church of Scotland, have co-signed a letter calling for prayer in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.Scottish Christians ...

Sunflower field of hope

Our top 10 stories from 2021

31 December 2021

As the second year impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic comes to a close, we look back on some of our most popular stories that have filled us with hope and joy during these difficult times.

A Christmas Day message from the Moderator Lord Wallace

A Christmas Day message from the Moderator

25 December 2021

Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, extends Christmas greetings to one and all. Throughout the season of Advent, we brought you stories that highlight how church members around the

Rev Mike Robertson Advent 2021

Advent Day 26: A prayer from Rev Mike Robertson

23 December 2021

For the 26th day of Advent, Rev Mike Robertson, minister for The Barn Church in Culloden, has written a prayer on our theme for this year — Light in the Darkness. Jesus, light in the

Rev Dr Marjory MacLean

Christmas greetings for our Forces Chaplains

21 December 2021

The Convener of the Church's Committee on Chaplains to Her Majesty's Forces, Rev Dr Marjory MacLean, has wished all our Navy, Army and RAF chaplains, and their families, a happy, safe and peaceful Christmas. Marjory,

Millie Buchannan

Advent Day 24: A Gaelic Christmas Carol from Uig

21 December 2021

For the 24th day of Advent we present the Little Acorns singing the Gaelic version of Silent Night, 'Ciuine an Oidhche'. Little Acorns is a weekly online bilingual singing and music class that brings together

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