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Archbishop Justin Welby
23 Dec
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Archbishop of Canterbury’s ecumenical Christmas greeting

The Archbishop of Canterbury has sent a Christmas message to ecumenical partners and heads of churches around the world. The Shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them (Luke ...

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Elaine Duncan
23 Dec
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Scottish Bible Society: Responding positively to God’s call this Christmas

Obedience is rarely easy – or am I just particularly rebellious, writes Elaine Duncan, chief executive of the Scottish Bible Society. Responding positively to God’s call on our lives can take us out of our comfort zones and into areas ...

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Quakers in Britain
23 Dec
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Quakers and Christmas

In this season of goodwill, it is worth remembering Quakers in the seventeenth century did not mark out Christmas as more holy than any other day. They believed each day, and all of life, was sacred and Christmas Day was ...

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Bishop Gregor Duncan
23 Dec
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Scottish Episcopal Church: Christmas message from Bishop Gregor Duncan

At times it is hard to think that the world we live in is anything other than very dark, writes Bishop Gregor Duncan. All around us are threats to life – climate change, terrorism, civil wars, genocidal campaigns, corruption, failed ...

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23 Dec
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Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland: Should Christians keep Christmas?

For many people Christmas is the most important social event of the year. They spend lots of time, energy and money on their preparations for the festive season. At no other time of the year are there so many parties, ...

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Archbishop Suheil Dawani
23 Dec
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Praying for the Holy Land at Christmas

Anglicans and other Christians are being asked to pray for the peace of Jerusalem on Christmas Eve, using a special litany which has emerged from the Diocese of Jerusalem’s daily prayers at St George’s Cathedral. Archbishop Suheil Dawani published the ...

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23 Dec
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Scottish Episcopal Church: Christmas message from the Primus

The Most Rev David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, considers the real story of Christmas.

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23 Dec
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Advent videos 2015: Day 23 – I will send my messenger

Another episode from the Church of Scotland's online Advent calendar.

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