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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Moderator signs climate change statement

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr has joined more than 250 international faith leaders to sign a joint statement. Moderator of the Church of Scotland 2016 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Church name Edinburgh minister as next Moderator

Moderator Designate of the Church of Scotland (2017) Rev Derek Browning of Morningside Parish Church, Edinburgh. Edinburgh minister The Rev Dr Derek Browning has been nominated as the next Moderator of the General More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Moderator offers prayer for the new Prime Minister

A prayer seeking good judgement for the new Prime Minister Theresa May and her newly appointed ministerial team has been contributed by the Moderator of the General Assembly. In his prayer, Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Church for people who don’t go to church 

The Very Rev Albert Bogle has always been ahead of his time. Now he describes himself as a Pioneer Minister. At the @royalhighlandshow Just met The Very Rev Albert Bogle who is a Pioneer Minister! @sanctuaryfirst More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Queen’s Birthday Honours List – Principal of New College honoured

A distinguished minister has been made an OBE for services to education, the arts and the Church of Scotland. The Rev Professor David Fergusson, the principal of New College at Edinburgh University, was recognised More...

By John Knox On Saturday, April 9th, 2016
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Letter from Scotland

They stretch in never ending line The daffodils are still blooming, telling us that despite Easter being over, we are only at the beginning of spring. Like young lambs, the weather is skipping along, cheerful but More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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Christians and Muslims in united effort to create ethical banking model

The Church of Scotland and Islamic Finance Council UK have created a partnership approach to creating financial services which will be ethical and viable. Yesterday they held a conference to discuss ways to do More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Church of Scotland welcoming more new ministers this year

The Church of Scotland is welcoming its largest number of trainee ministers in 5 years as it launches its new careers website www.tomorrowscalling.org.  It is estimated that hundreds of parish ministers will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Edinburgh petition to end human trafficking

Thousands of people in Edinburgh have signed a petition calling for an end to human trafficking, a practice commonly regarded as the equivalent of modern-day slavery. The Stop the Traffik initiative has been backed More...

By John Knox On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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Letter from Scotland

The Kirk’s General Assembly met in Edinburgh this week. The Church of Scotland found itself this week on the devil horns of a dilemma. No, I’m not referring to ministers in same-sex marriages or fracking More...