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Advent Day 24: A Christmas Eve prayer by Dana McQuater

24 December 2019

To mark the final day of Advent, Dana McQuater, the Moderator of the Kirk's National Youth Assembly, has written this moving prayer. As you prepare for Christmas Day and make your way to your local ...

Four people sitting on a bench outside a maternity ward, two of whom are pregnant women

Advent Day 22: Share The Gift

22 December 2019

For the 22nd day of Advent, Very Rev Albert Bogle invites everyone to watch his short film: Share The Gift. The film, which is set just before Christmas, was created to show that it is ...

Fiona Ogg campervan

Advent Day 19: Minister "revs" up mobile manse

19 December 2019

A minister has clocked up thousands of miles travelling around her rural parish in a "mobile manse". Rev Fiona Ogg, who looks after an area that spans 131 square miles of Lochaber in the Highlands, ...

Alpaca Advent

'Andy Murray' stars in Perthshire Nativity scene

17 December 2019

A felt antler wearing alpaca named after tennis player Andy Murray was one of the stars of a quirky nativity scene at a Perthshire church. The adorable animal was joined by two pygmy goats wearing ...

Rev Dr Peter McEnhill on the rooftops of Rome

Advent Day 16: An Advent message from Rome

16 December 2019

For the sixteenth day of Advent, Rev Dr Peter McEnhill, the minister at St Andrew's Church of Scotland in Rome, shares an Advent message from Italy, reflecting on Luke's account of Christ's birth. Rome - ...