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Alastair Cameron
22 May
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Charities in joint call for affordable homes

Four national charities, including Scottish Churches Housing Action, have written to Margaret Burgess MSP, Minister for Housing and Welfare, with a joint call to set an ambitious target for new affordable homes across Scotland. Shelter Scotland, Homeless Action Scotland, Rural ...

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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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21 May
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Novena day 7: Prayer for single people

Novena is an ancient tradition of prayer for nine days between Ascension Day and Pentecost Sunday.

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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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20 May
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Novena day 6: Prayer for those with mental health issues

Novena is an ancient tradition of prayer for nine days between Ascension Day and Pentecost Sunday.

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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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19 May
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Novena day 5: Prayer for women

Novena is an ancient tradition of prayer for nine days between Ascension Day and Pentecost Sunday.

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Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison
18 May
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Kirk’s new Moderator preaches of love for all God’s people

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has used one of his first sermons to preach of God’s love for all people. In a sermon to the Gaelic speaking congregation at Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Rt ...

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