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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 - ...

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The Bogle Band and Christian Aid release songs for Advent

14 December, 2019

Two specially written Christmas songs have been released this December - both with connections to the Church of Scotland. The Bogle band, which features Very Rev Albert Bogle the pioneer minister behind the online ministry ...

Bridge of Allan Parish Church

Medieval Christmas carol service for brewery

13 December, 2019

A Kirk minister and a Scottish Episcopal priest have teamed up with a brewery to host a medieval carol service. Rev Dan Harper and Rev Jo Mulliner hope that the Wassailing celebration of Christmas event, ...

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Church calls for healing after General Election

13 December, 2019

The Church of Scotland has issued a call for healing after the General Election saying "it will require considerable grace, generosity and humility on the part of the government to bring the nation together. "Rev ...

Reverend Tara Granados sitting next to a large teddy bear with Richmond's Hope written on it

Advent Day 11: An Advent message from Richmond's Hope

11 December, 2019

To mark the eleventh day of Advent, we are highlighting the wonderful work of Richmond's Hope, a charity that provides support for children and young people aged 4-18 years old who have been bereaved. The ...