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Gary Killingsworth: The Kingdom of God is on the streets of Glasgow

November 17, 2014

The co-ordinator of Glasgow Street Pastors, Gary Killingsworth, was guest speaker at Glasgow Churches Together’s annual general meeting on November …

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In focus: First Global Meeting of Popular Movements, Rome

Rev Martin Johnstone
November 6, 2014
Rev Martin Johnstone

Rev Martin Johnstone

At the end of October the Priority Areas Secretary of the Church of Scotland, Martin Johnstone, spent three days in Rome in the midst of some very esteemed company.

He was there with waste pickers, slum dwellers and small farmers from across the world. Oh – and a few bishops, cardinals and Pope Francis were there too.

It was the first gathering of the Global Meeting of Popular Movements, an extraordinary gathering hosted by the Vatican.

You can read about some of his reflections on the Church of Scotland Priority Areas blog:

In focus: First Global Meeting of Popular Movements, Rome

Rev Martin Johnstone
November 6, 2014

At the end of October the Priority Areas Secretary of the Church of Scotland, Martin Johnstone, spent three days in …

Kirk to host national dialogue on future of Scotland

Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
November 5, 2014

The Church of Scotland is hosting a nationwide respectful dialogue titled ‘Scotland’s Future Now’ tonight exploring the values people want …

CrossReach leads the way in dementia care with ambassadorial role

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November 3, 2014

Church of Scotland organisation Crossreach has become the first social care provider in Scotland to appoint a “Dementia Ambassador” in …

Will Aid could benefit SCIAF’s outreach

Will Aid could benefit SCIAF’s outreach
October 30, 2014

Once again the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund has teamed up with the Will Aid campaign, so during November you …

From downtown Chicago to Old Town Edinburgh, St Giles’ has new Glasgow-born minister

Rev Calum MacLeod
October 30, 2014

St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh inducted its new minister last night as a new era began at one of the …

Christian ministries of service form theme of the Ecumenical Review

October 30, 2014

Diakonia, or the service ministry of the church, provides the theme for the October 2014 issue of The Ecumenical Review …

Kirk makes initial submission on further Scottish devolution

Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
October 30, 2014

The Church of Scotland has made its initial submission to the Smith Commission on further devolved powers for Scotland. Convener …

Pope Francis to ecumenical group: don’t wait for theologians

Pope Francis to ecumenical group: don’t wait for theologians
October 30, 2014

Pope Francis is telling those committed to Christian unity that they should pray and work together now.

Top comic teams up with Christmas campaign

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October 28, 2014

An award-winning stand-up comic, Paul Kerensa, has teamed up with the Christian communications network ChurchAds to raise awareness of the …

History made as Anglicans and Oriental Orthodox agree on Christ’s incarnation

October 27, 2014

Senior theologians in Anglican Communion and Oriental Orthodox Churches recently made history by signing an agreement on their mutual understanding …

New political settlement must recognise the strength of Christianity

James Fraser
October 21, 2014

Representatives from the Free Church of Scotland have called on the Smith Commission to recognise the strength of Christianity in …

Congregation says ‘no’ to Glasgow Cathedral admission charges

Glasgow Cathedral
October 21, 2014

The Kirk Session of Glasgow Cathedral has rejected plans by Historic Scotland to charge for admission to the historic building.
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