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Guild Annual Gathering

Guild rejoices as Annual Gathering joins together in person

1 September 2021

Following a long period missing the joy of fellowship during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Guild are delighted to be joining together again in person in Edinburgh for this year's Annual Gathering on Saturday 4 September ...

Haiti earthquake

Christians urged to support Haiti earthquake appeal

30 August 2021

Scots are being urged to support an emergency appeal to help stricken people in Haiti which has been devastated by an earthquake. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown said she hoped people would donate what they

Scottish Government launch

At St Paul’s the mission includes bikes

25 August 2021

A project begun at a Glasgow church to widen access for young people to bicycles has been chosen by the Scottish Government as a special pilot scheme which will now expand to benefit hundreds of

Rev Allan Wright

Pioneer minister called to serve the veterinary community

24 August 2021

The Church of Scotland has called its first ever dedicated minister for the veterinary community. Rev Allan Wright hopes to be the social and spiritual glue that binds together people who work in clinical practice

Moncrieff Parish Church

House of Commons recognition for East Kilbride church

20 August 2021

Church members in East Kilbride have been recognised in the House of Commons for their "tireless" work to support vulnerable people during the COVID-19 lockdown. The congregation of Moncrieff Parish Church worked closely with other

Praying hands over a Bible

Join in prayer this Sunday in response to the pandemic

19 August 2021

This Sunday (22 August), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 15 Christian

Steven Owens

Talking Ministry: The Next Chapter

17 August 2021

A candidate for Ministry of Word and Sacrament has described how leaving his former career in the third sector and beginning a job within a presbytery was "a defining moment" in his life. Speaking as

An Afghani looks out over Kabul

A prayer for Afghanistan

16 August 2021

Rev Dr Marjory MacLean, convener of the Committee on Chaplains to Her Majesty's Forces, has written us a prayer for Afghanistan as we remember the sufferings of the people of that land and the sacrifices

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Churches invited to take part in a National Giving Day

9 August 2021

Congregations across the Church of Scotland are invited to take part in a National Giving Day initiative this autumn. The 2021 General Assembly agreed to encourage congregations to take part in the one-off initiative on

A cross at dawn

Sunday prayers continue across the Church of Scotland

5 August 2021

This Sunday (8 August), Christians across the country, as well as further afield, will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 15 Christian