Category Archives: Church of Scotland

Rev Dr Donald MacDonald
27 Jan
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Minister tells MSPs why assisted suicide must be opposed

Retired professor of practical theology and ethics Rev Dr Donald MacDonald today explained to MSPs why the Free Church of Scotland opposes assisted suicide. The former surgeon raised concerns over the principle and practicalities of the legislation, including the need ...

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15 Jan
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Church of Scotland ecumenical Newsletter, January 2015

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

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Rt Rev John Chalmers
21 Dec
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Christmas message from the Right Rev John Chalmers

I have a confession to make. Years ago I thought it was role of a Presbyterian minister to be critical of all the excess materialism which pervaded Christmas. So one Christmas Eve in front of packed congregation I had a ...

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17 Dec
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Groundswell ecumenical newsletter, December 2014

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

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16 Dec
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Go-ahead for major church credit union

Churches’ Mutual Credit Union Ltd has received formal authorisation from the regulatory authorities.

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
09 Dec
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Glasgow archbishop says benefits system is ‘unfit for purpose’

The Archbishop of Glasgow has described Britain’s welfare system as “unfit for purpose”. Speaking at Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau after the inaugural meeting of the Scottish Leaders’ Group on Welfare Reform, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia accused Westminster of forcing many Scottish ...

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28 Nov
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£500,000 cash boost for social projects

Almost half a million pounds has been given by the Church of Scotland to projects tackling some of the country’s most pressing social issues. This will enable the Church to develop high quality work with people in communities and explore ...

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Fresh Expressions logo
28 Nov
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First anniversary of Fresh Expressions in Kirk

A new approach to creating congregations and members in the Church of Scotland celebrated its first anniversary this month. Fresh Expressions, first started in 2004 by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York – and the Methodist Council, was taken on ...

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