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Advent Day 19: Minister "revs" up mobile manse

19 December, 2019

A minister has clocked up thousands of miles travelling around her rural parish in a "mobile manse". Rev Fiona Ogg, who looks after an area that spans 131 square miles of Lochaber in the Highlands, ...

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'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 ...