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Rev Martin Johnstone
06 Nov
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In focus: First Global Meeting of Popular Movements, Rome

At the end of October the Priority Areas Secretary of the Church of Scotland, Martin Johnstone, spent three days in Rome in the midst of some very esteemed company. He was there with waste pickers, slum dwellers and small farmers ...

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Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
05 Nov
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Kirk to host national dialogue on future of Scotland

The Church of Scotland is hosting a nationwide respectful dialogue titled ‘Scotland’s Future Now’ tonight exploring the values people want to see underpinning the nation. The dialogue follows the Church’s submission to the Smith Commission on Friday which called for ...

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Crossreach logo
03 Nov
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CrossReach leads the way in dementia care with ambassadorial role

Church of Scotland organisation Crossreach has become the first social care provider in Scotland to appoint a “Dementia Ambassador” in every one of its services for older people. The move follows the development of ambassadors for care by the Scottish ...

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30 Oct
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Will Aid could benefit SCIAF’s outreach

Once again the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund has teamed up with the Will Aid campaign, so during November you can write a will free of charge. Will Aid is a special partnership between the legal profession and nine of ...

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Rev Calum MacLeod
30 Oct
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From downtown Chicago to Old Town Edinburgh, St Giles’ has new Glasgow-born minister

St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh inducted its new minister last night as a new era began at one of the most historic buildings in Scotland. Rev Calum MacLeod (46) is the first new minister at the High Kirk of Edinburgh ...

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30 Oct
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Christian ministries of service form theme of the Ecumenical Review

Diakonia, or the service ministry of the church, provides the theme for the October 2014 issue of The Ecumenical Review (ER), a quarterly journal published by the World Council of Churches  with Wiley Blackwell of Oxford. “New Perspectives on Diakonia” ...

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Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
30 Oct
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Kirk makes initial submission on further Scottish devolution

The Church of Scotland has made its initial submission to the Smith Commission on further devolved powers for Scotland. Convener of the Church and Society Council, Rev Sally Foster Fulton says of the process “This is more about making a ...

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30 Oct
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Pope Francis to ecumenical group: don’t wait for theologians

Pope Francis is telling those committed to Christian unity that they should pray and work together now.

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