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Rt Rev John Chalmers
20 Mar
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Moderator promotes religious tolerance during Glasgow mosque visit

The Moderator of the General Assembly promoted the importance of religious tolerance during a visit to Glasgow Central Mosque. Rt Rev John Chalmers was a guest as part of Islam Awareness Week where he met with Imam Habib ur Rahman, ...

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Rev Lynn Green
20 Mar
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Church leaders commit to joining forces for UK mission

Church leaders from across denominations committed to renewed unity in evangelism and mission last week. During an historic event bringing together 40 church leaders in the Lake District, Anglican leader, the Archbishop of York, and the leader of Britain’s Baptists ...

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Archbishop Justin Welby
20 Mar
0

Church leaders pray for the nation ahead of the general election

Pentecostal. Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican, Free Church, new church and other invited church leaders met together to pray with the six presidents of Churches Together in England in Westminster Central Hall as the country prepares for a General Election. Open prayer ...

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George Osborne
19 Mar
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Budget change to Gift Aid could be worth £700,000 to Church, plus more grants for church roofs

Changes to the Gift Aid Small Donation Scheme could add up to an extra £700,000 in income for churches across Scotland, following new rules introduced in the Budget. Since April 2013, the Gift Aid scheme allows churches to claim tax ...

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Rev Dr Doug Gay
12 Mar
0

Christians afraid to express faith at work, study finds

Christians are afraid of sharing their beliefs with colleagues at work, a major study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found. Nearly 2,500 people of all faiths were quizzed about religion at work for the nationwide study. The ...

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St John Ogilvie 400th anniversary logo
10 Mar
0

Choral evening prayer for Saint John Ogilvie

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia and the leaders of the other Christian Churches joined to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Saint John Ogilvie at a solemn celebration of sung Evening Prayer in Saint Aloysius’ Church, Garnethill, on Monday 9th ...

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09 Mar
0

Doubling in size for church-backed Glasgow charity which helps women become entrepreneurs

A Church of Scotland backed charity which already helps dozens of women in Scotland’s most deprived communities to start their own businesses is to double in size. The Glasgow based charity, WEvolution, is receiving £200,000 from the Scottish Government to ...

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23 Feb
0

Evangelical Alliance produces ‘Faith in Politics’ report ahead of general election

New research explores the political views of UK evangelicals and how they and their churches engage in politics, based on a survey of more than 2,000 evangelicals The Evangelical Alliance’s survey found that many evangelicals are disillusioned with UK politics, ...

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