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Ephraim Borowski, Director, Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJeC)

A Reflection for Holocaust Memorial Day

27 January 2022

Today, 27 January 2022, we join with people across the world to remember and honour the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust under Nazi persecution, and in the genocides which followed in Cambodia, Rwanda,

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A prayer for Ukraine

25 January 2022

The Faith Impact Forum has been in touch with members of our partner, the Reformed Church in Transcarpathia, Ukraine (Egyházkerület Kárpátaljai Református). Like all of us they are watching with concern as armed forces mass

Rev Dr Conor Fegan

Joy as Fife church welcomes new minister

25 January 2022

A Fife church has welcomed a new full-time minister to provide spiritual leadership and help members continue to make a positive impact in the community. Rev Dr Conor Fegan said he is delighted to have

Mark Evans DCS

Deacon appointed to new national spiritual care role

22 January 2022

A Church of Scotland Deacon has been appointed as the Scottish Government's first national advisor and operational lead on Spiritual Care. This article first appeared on the Life and Work website, the magazine of the

Nigel Chikanya

Talking ministry: 'God needs people to serve Him'

17 January 2022

A minister has spoken movingly of how his path into ministry began after hitting rock-bottom as a teenager before realising he had a calling to support others through his faith. Note: this article contains references

Robin in the snow

A New Year's Day prayer from the Scottish Church Leaders' Forum

1 January 2022

On the first day of 2022, 15 Scottish Christian churches and organisations across the country, including the Church of Scotland, have co-signed a letter calling for prayer in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.Scottish Christians ...

Sunflower field of hope

Our top 10 stories from 2021

31 December 2021

As the second year impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic comes to a close, we look back on some of our most popular stories that have filled us with hope and joy during these difficult times.

A Christmas Day message from the Moderator Lord Wallace

A Christmas Day message from the Moderator

25 December 2021

Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, extends Christmas greetings to one and all. Throughout the season of Advent, we brought you stories that highlight how church members around the

Rev Mike Robertson Advent 2021

Advent Day 26: A prayer from Rev Mike Robertson

23 December 2021

For the 26th day of Advent, Rev Mike Robertson, minister for The Barn Church in Culloden, has written a prayer on our theme for this year — Light in the Darkness. Jesus, light in the

Rev Dr Marjory MacLean

Christmas greetings for our Forces Chaplains

21 December 2021

The Convener of the Church's Committee on Chaplains to Her Majesty's Forces, Rev Dr Marjory MacLean, has wished all our Navy, Army and RAF chaplains, and their families, a happy, safe and peaceful Christmas. Marjory,

Millie Buchannan

Advent Day 24: A Gaelic Christmas Carol from Uig

21 December 2021

For the 24th day of Advent we present the Little Acorns singing the Gaelic version of Silent Night, 'Ciuine an Oidhche'. Little Acorns is a weekly online bilingual singing and music class that brings together