Category Archives: Church of Scotland

23 Dec
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Church of Scotland: a Christmas message from the Moderator

The news is difficult to hear today, writes Rev Dr Angus Morrison, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Sixteen million children born into war – no wonder this Christmas that many of us feel deeply troubled ...

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26 Nov
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A Prayer for Saint Andrew’s Day

This prayer is being shared by Ibrox, Kinning Park and Mosspark Churches of Scotland, and St Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church. Loving God, We think of Andrew, called first among your disciples, Leaving his nets to follow Jesus, leaving ...

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Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison
14 Nov
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Kirk Moderator urges peacemaking after Paris

The Church of Scotland has come together in response to the terrible events in Paris to pray for the victims and show support for all those affected by the atrocity. Special commemorations will be held at St Giles Cathedral in ...

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14 Nov
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Church of Scotland contributes a prayer for Paris

‘Turn away from evil and do good; strive for peace with all your heart’ (Psalm 34:14, Good News Version) God of the suffering, our prayers this day are for all who suffer and especially this day for the people of ...

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Rev Martin Johnstone
19 Oct
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Kirk official vows to tackle food poverty

A senior Church of Scotland official has been appointed to chair an influential group which will identify issues that push people into food poverty and come up with ideas to tackle the problem. The Rev Dr Martin Johnstone, secretary of ...

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07 Oct
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Renewed focus on ministers’ wellbeing in the Church of Scotland

Ministers and clergy consistently rate their personal satisfaction in the work they do as being amongst the highest enjoyed by any profession. In the UK’s annual workplace survey, only company chief executives came close to matching ministry for career fulfilment. ...

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02 Oct
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Kirk hails new human trafficking legislation as “powerful deterrent to atrocious crime”

The Church of Scotland has applauded MSPs for backing landmark legislation to tackle human trafficking with tougher penalties for those convicted and better protection for victims. Dr Hazel Watson, a member of the Church and Society Council and convener of ...

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Rev Sally Foster Fulton
02 Oct
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Church of Scotland welcomes new cross-party group on religious freedom

The Church of Scotland has warmly welcomed a decision to establish a cross-party group on religious freedom at Holyrood. The Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, convener of the Church and Society Council, said there had never been a time when people of ...

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