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Young Kirk members help to launch Christian Aid campaign

25 August 2020

Kirk members are amongst a group of young activists campaigning with Christian Aid to stop a UK government scheme supporting fossil fuel extraction. Young people aged between 18 and 30 years old are highlighting the ...

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Read Sunday’s prayer in response to the pandemic

23 August 2020

This Sunday (23 August), 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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Faith leaders call for action to tackle online hate speech

17 August 2020

The UK Government must act as social media companies continue to fall short when tackling racist, antisemitic, Islamophobic and Anti-Hindu hate online. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown, convener of the Faith Impact Forum of the ...

Place for Pause - A week of prayer for church and country

Join us for the Week of Prayer

17 August 2020

Starting today and continuing until Saturday 22 August, church members across Scotland and beyond will be taking part in a Week of Prayer. During this time you'll be able to watch a morning reflection everyday ...

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Join us in prayer this Sunday at 7pm

16 August 2020

This Sunday (16 August), 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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A prayer for the Stonehaven train tragedy

13 August 2020

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, has written a prayer reflecting on yesterday's train tragedy which happened near Stonehaven. It scarcely bears thinking about; a ...

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Christian Aid launches Lebanon crisis appeal

12 August 2020

A Lebanon crisis appeal has been launched by Christian Aid following last week's explosion at the port in the country's capital Beirut. The explosion, which has left over 200 people dead and more than 5,000 ...

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Scottish Christians join together in prayer this Sunday

9 August 2020

This Sunday (9 August), 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 ...