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Kirk records bring Scottish history to life online

17 March 2021

Thousands of volumes of historic Church of Scotland records held in the collections of National Records of Scotland are now available online for the first time. Images of more than a million pages from the

Memorial to Dunblane Tragedy

Prayers for the 25th anniversary of Dunblane tragedy

13 March 2021

The 16 primary school children and their teacher killed in Dunblane 25 years ago today will be remembered in the prayers of people across the nation.A tribute to their memory will be included in an ...

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Kirk joins together in prayer with Christian partners

11 March 2021

This Sunday (14 March), following the Scottish Government's announcement that churches can re-open for restricted communal worship later this month, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join...

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Lighthearted lament lifts lockdown spirits

9 March 2021

A church elder from Aberdeenshire has written a comedy song about the COVID-19 lockdown. Jeannie Price said she has tried to reflect the experiences and observations of most people over the last year in the

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Meet Ruth Harvey the new leader of the Iona Community

8 March 2021

Today on Monday 8 March, people across the world will celebrate International Women's Day by honouring the contributions of women in every sphere of life. The Church certainly has many stories to tell. Since the