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Presbytery of Angus tour for Moderator

6 May 2022

The Moderator of the General Assembly is embarking on a 10-day visit to learn more about the life and work of the Church of Scotland in Angus. Lord Wallace said he is looking forward to ...

Pauline Steenbergen

Minister takes up new role at spiritual retreat

3 May 2022

A Church of Scotland minister has been appointed to provide spiritual leadership at a retreat in rural Perthshire described as a "piece of heaven". Rev Pauline Steenbergen said she was looking forward to taking up

Lord Wallace and Archbishop Leo Cushley

Churches embark on historic friendship journey

28 April 2022

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will be invited to welcome an historic Declaration of Friendship with the Catholic Church in Scotland that offers 'a decisive and irrevocable statement of our friendship with

Lord Wallace

Moderator addresses the Scottish Parliament

19 April 2022

The Moderator of the General Assembly has become the first visitor to address the Scottish Parliament in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began more than two years ago. Lord Wallace gave Time for Reflection in

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An Easter reflection from the Moderator

17 April 2022

An Easter reflection from Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. I recall, as a student, attending morning worship on the first Sunday in Advent. There was an expectation of

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A Reflection for Easter Saturday

16 April 2022

This Easter Saturday we offer you this reflection from Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and Very Rev Dr Susan Brown, convener of the Faith Impact Forum. On this

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A prayer for Good Friday

15 April 2022

A prayer for Good Friday by Rev Fraser Macnaughton, minister of St Magnus Cathedral in Orkney. We see Christ crucified still - today. Where the hungry cry for food,die for food,though there's plenty. Where people

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Take part in Holy Week events

10 April 2022

This year's Holy Week will be marked with events around Scotland including two Passion Plays, daily reflections and a special organ recital. Drama Kirk will be holding their first large-scale public performance since the pandemic

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A Holy Week reflection

10 April 2022

As Holy Week begins, Rev Dr Marjory MacLean, minister of South Ronaldsay and Burray Church, reflects on the hope it provides. It is tempting to look forward along the length of Holy Week from today