Category Archives: Church of Scotland

01 Aug
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Funeral poverty in Scotland today

Faith in Community Scotland has been working with the Church of Scotland’s Priority Areas Committee and Quaker Social Action to investigate the issue of funeral poverty in Scotland today. An affordable and meaningful funeral is often a challenge to afford ...

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Rev Dr Laurence Whitley
25 Jul
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Glasgow helicopter pub reopening shows “spirit of the city”, says minister

A minister who was heavily involved in the recovery effort when a police helicopter crashed into a Glasgow pub has said its reopening shows the “spirit of the city”. Revd Laurence Whitley, Minister of Glasgow Cathedral and a chaplain for ...

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Floral tributes have been left at the scene of the attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort Sousse
30 Jun
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A service for Tunisia

This service for Tunisia was produced by Radio Alba in conjunction with Glasgow Churches Together.

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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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