Category Archives: Christmas

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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22 Dec
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Christmas Message from the Anglican and Roman Catholic Primates of Ireland

A Joint Christmas Message from the Archbishops of Armagh: the Most Revd Richard Clarke and the Most Revd Eamon Martin. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in ...

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Lord Provost Sadie Docherty, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia and pupils from John Paul II primary school.
08 Dec
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Blessing of the Glasgow Crib, 2015

Lord Provost Sadie Docherty was joined for the service of blessing in George Square on December 2 by representatives of the various churches involved in Glasgow Churches Together, and by the children’s choir from John Paul II Primary (resplendent in ...

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Civic and Church representatives
28 Dec
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Carols for Peace 2014

The annual Carol Service for Peace, organised by Glasgow Churches Together, took place on 14th December in its usual venue, the Banqueting Chamber of Glasgow City Chambers.  This service, which is in its 14th year, is an annual opportunity for Glasgow ...

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