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Church calls for ceasefire in Ukraine

24 February 2022

As Europe wakes this morning to news that Russia has launched an invasion of Ukraine, the Church of Scotland is calling on all parties to renew peacemaking efforts and prepare to offer humanitarian aid to

Lord Wallace Moderator

Church Moderator embarks on visit to Aberdeen

11 February 2022

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will spend a few days in Aberdeen this weekend meeting with Kirk members and marking the annual Founders' Day at the University of Aberdeen.

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Kirk puts the spotlight on Racial Justice Sunday

2 February 2022

In the lead up to this year's Racial Justice Sunday on 13 February, special worship resources have been produced by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland featuring contributions from Kirk minister Rev Mandy Ralph and

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