Category Archives: Church of Scotland

Rev Dr Laurence Whitley
04 Aug
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1,100 attend Glasgow service to mark centenary of the start of First World War

More than 1,100 people including dignitaries from around the Commonwealth have attended a service to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War. Prime Minister David Cameron, First Minister Alex Salmond and the Prince of Wales were ...

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Rev Elisabeth Spence
23 Jul
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Glasgow 2014 and the Church of Scotland

The 20th Commonwealth Games are being held in Glasgow, writes Jackie Macadam, so it’s understandable that the bulk of the churches involved in helping out are in the city and the surrounding areas, although there is input from churches elsewhere ...

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Theodosios (Hanna), Archbishop of Sebastia from the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem
17 Jul
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Kirk joins with Middle East Christians to call for an immediate end to the siege of Gaza

The Church of Scotland fully supports the calls from fellow Christians in the Middle East for an immediate end to the current hostilities and the siege of Gaza, as well as serious and committed efforts to come to a long-term ...

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Glasgow the Caring City logo
03 Jul
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Kirk and SCIAF help fight malaria with Hit the Net project

The Church of Scotland is supporting a Commonwealth Games legacy project aiming to prevent children across the world dying from Malaria. The Hit the Net International project launched yesterday at the Trades House of Glasgow as the imaginative idea to ...

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01 Jul
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Catholic priest and Church of Scotland minister join forces to lead anti-sectarian drive in ‘hilarious’ video

A Catholic priest and a Church of Scotland minister are leading an anti-sectarian drive in a hilarious video. Minister Rev Neil Urquhart and Fr Willie Boyd from Irvine appear in the film – A Bridge Too Far – as their ...

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Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
24 Jun
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Church backs calls from Citizens Advice Scotland to tackle funeral cost rises

Families in some areas having to pay 300% more than those just a few miles away.

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23 Jun
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Poverty Truth Commission’s successful event sets the agenda on tackling injustice

A call to action for those with experience of poverty to make their voices heard.

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Sir Harry Burns
20 Jun
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Scots trapped in poverty demand a voice in shaping Scotland’s future

New Commissioners challenged to take forward the actions and spirit of poverty report.

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