Category Archives: Church of Scotland

25 Jun
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Church of Scotland ecumenical Newsletter, June 2015

Published by the Church of Scotland’s Ecumenical Relations Committee.

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Rev Trevor Jamison
18 Jun
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Church of Scotland welcomes Pope Francis’ statements on climate change

The Church of Scotland welcomes Pope Francis’ wide-ranging and comprehensive encyclical on climate change. The Church has long recognised the importance of addressing climate change and is in complete agreement with Pope Francis that action must be taken without delay. ...

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Linda Wunsch
14 Jun
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Cambuslang Parish Church’s dementia garden welcomes visitors

Cambuslang Parish Church’s Kirkhill building was a hive of activity last Wednesday, as people were hard at work in their gardens. A group of people suffering from dementia visited the church building with their carers last Wednesday, as part of ...

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23 May
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‘Mutual cooperation, not mutual destruction’ say Churches

An unprecedented 107 nations have signed a pledge to “stigmatise, prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons in light of their unacceptable humanitarian consequences and associated risks” at the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear ...

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Social Care Forum website
22 May
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CrossReach urges congregations to share expertise in caring for their communities

CrossReach, the Church’s Social Care Council, is calling on congregations to take part in a survey on its new Social Care Forum website to get a true picture of the care the Church provides across Scotland. CrossReach is already one ...

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21 May
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Kirk sends decision on same sex marriage to presbyteries

The General Assembly has taken the first step to extend the provision covering ministers in same sex civil partnerships to those in same sex marriages. The final decision has been deferred until its presbyteries have been consulted under the process ...

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20 May
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Church of Scotland seeks new style of pioneering minister

A new style of Kirk minister is to be created charged with reconnecting large parts of Scotland with Christianity. Five new groundbreaking ‘Pioneer Ministry’ posts were approved by the General Assembly today with the 46 presbyteries of Scotland’s national church ...

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Rev Sally Foster Fulton
19 May
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General Assembly hears growing social inequality demands urgent tax reform

A demand for an urgent reform of the tax system in response to the number of Scots suffering benefit sanctions, low wages and increasing dependence on food banks has been made at the General Assembly. In a strongly worded delivery ...

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