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EveningTimes Online
50th foodbank run by the Trussell Trust opens in Glasgow City Centrefood and cash for the Trussel Trust at its upcoming gig at the O2 ABC on Septem
50th foodbank run by the Trussell Trust opens in Glasgow City Centre
EveningTimes Online / Posted an hour ago
food and cash for the Trussel Trust at its upcoming gig at the O2 ABC on September 28. Last week a foodbank run by the Church of Scotland in the Shettleson issued an urgent appeal for donations of toiletries. The service, in Killin Street is... Read more
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heraldscotland
Payday lenders accused not carrying out the right checks and trapping people who can't pay backhave said that companies proving high interest loans cost people in Glasgow alo
Payday lenders accused not carrying out the right checks and trapping people who can't pay back
heraldscotland / Posted 6 hours ago
have said that companies proving high interest loans cost people in Glasgow alone as much as £20 million every year. The Church of Scotland has been vocal about challenging payday loans and seeking more affordable options for people to access... Read more
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Christian Today
Dementia author wins Michael Ramsay prize for theological writingat the University of Aberdeen. Dr Swinton, who receives an award of £10,000, i
Dementia author wins Michael Ramsay prize for theological writing
Christian Today / Posted 14 hours ago
at the University of Aberdeen. Dr Swinton, who receives an award of £10,000, is a former mental health nurse, Presbyterian Church of Scotland minister and now a theologian. His book outlines how people with dementia and people without the disease... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Philip Green's luxury life is brutal contrast compared to BHS casualtiesoff on an extended holiday on the yacht he bought while BHS was suffering finan
Philip Green's luxury life is brutal contrast compared to BHS casualties
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
off on an extended holiday on the yacht he bought while BHS was suffering financial problems. Lin, who now works for the Church of Scotland, says: “I feel absolutely disgusted and angry that while staff suffer, Philip Green is swanning around the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Foodbank's urgent plea for donations of "basic hygiene items"A FOODBANK has made an urgent plea for donations of toiletries. Volunteers fro
Foodbank's urgent plea for donations of "basic hygiene items"
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
A FOODBANK has made an urgent plea for donations of toiletries. Volunteers from the Church of Scotland-run foodbank in Shettleston say they "desperately" low in basic hygiene items. They are looking for donations of soap, deodorants, shampoo,... Read more
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Christian Today
Revelation 2: Has the church lost its first love?be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever
Revelation 2: Has the church lost its first love?
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen." (Ephesians 3:14-21) David Robertson is the moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and director of Solas CPC, Dundee. Follow him on Twitter @theweefl... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ledger reveals extent of damage to Church of Scotland buildings during World War IIA wartime ledger has revealed around 800 Church of Scotland buildings were dama
Ledger reveals extent of damage to Church of Scotland buildings during World War II
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
A wartime ledger has revealed around 800 Church of Scotland buildings were damaged in the Second World War, as an expert said the Kirk was "in the front line" during bombing raids. The Register of War Damaged Properties records every incident that... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Ledger reveals damage of churches during World War IIA WARTIME ledger has revealed the extent of bomb damage caused to properties ow
Ledger reveals damage of churches during World War II
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
A WARTIME ledger has revealed the extent of bomb damage caused to properties owned by the Church of Scotland during the Second World War. The Register of War Damaged Properties has recorded every incident that befell churches at the hands of the... Read more
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Christian Today
Why being part of a church is not optional for Christiansservice attendance in favour of podcasted preaching, MP3 worship and online com
Why being part of a church is not optional for Christians
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
service attendance in favour of podcasted preaching, MP3 worship and online communities. According to research from the Church of Scotland, some 44 per cent of five and a half thousand people who were interviewed described themselves as... Read more
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Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon to join Scots on visit to site of 1995 Srebrenica massacreprogramme to raise awareness of the dangers of hatred, racism and intolerance.
Nicola Sturgeon to join Scots on visit to site of 1995 Srebrenica massacre
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
programme to raise awareness of the dangers of hatred, racism and intolerance. Dr Hood, a former Moderator of the Church of Scotland, said: "The terrorist events of the last few months and years around the world should make us even more... Read more
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heraldscotland
From little acorns, Pollok aims for a rebirthfeel like a 'desert wi' windaes'." Back in the day, places of worship acted as
From little acorns, Pollok aims for a rebirth
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
feel like a 'desert wi' windaes'." Back in the day, places of worship acted as a social glue. So important were they, a Church of Scotland church in the south side – now St James' Parish Church – was dismantled and rebuilt brick by brick (like... Read more
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heraldscotland
Axing air travel tax would be 'obvious' move, says think-tankof the decade and scrap it completely at an undefined future date, which was in
Axing air travel tax would be 'obvious' move, says think-tank
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
of the decade and scrap it completely at an undefined future date, which was included in the SNP's Holyrood manifesto. The Church of Scotland said the policy was inconsistent with a policy of cutting greenhouse emissions and would promote... Read more
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heraldscotland
Think tank backs plans to scrap air travel taxof the decade and scrap it completely at an undefined future date, which was in
Think tank backs plans to scrap air travel tax
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
of the decade and scrap it completely at an undefined future date, which was included in the SNP's Holyrood manifesto. The Church of Scotland said the policy was inconsistent with a policy of cutting greenhouse emissions and would promote... Read more
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Scotsman
Leaders: Humanists offer choice in a rapidly changing worlda decade ago. There were 82 in 2005. Last year the figure had topped 4,000. Th
Leaders: Humanists offer choice in a rapidly changing world
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
a decade ago. There were 82 in 2005. Last year the figure had topped 4,000. That eclipses the traditionally dominant Church of Scotland after surpassing the Scottish Episcopal Church and Roman Catholic Church several years ago. Having become... Read more
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Christian Today
Humanist weddings outstrip Church of Scotland weddings for the first timeHumanist marriages in Scotland overtook Church of Scotland weddings last year f
Humanist weddings outstrip Church of Scotland weddings for the first time
Christian Today / Posted 12 days ago
Humanist marriages in Scotland overtook Church of Scotland weddings last year for the first time. According to figures from the National Records of Scotland, there were 4,290 Humanist wedding ceremonies conducted in 2015. Almost eight in 10 of these... Read more
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Scotsman
More couples choosing Humanist weddingsfrom 3933 in 2014. There were more Humanist weddings in Scotland last year tha
More couples choosing Humanist weddings
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
from 3933 in 2014. There were more Humanist weddings in Scotland last year than any religious denomination, including the Church of Scotland. Lynsey Kidd, HSS head of ceremonies and chaplaincy, said: “We are delighted to see that Humanist... Read more
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heraldscotland
Secrets of pulpit preaching revealed as Church elocution master steps downDuncan Forrester at New College, he leant across the table and said: “Mr Ellis
Secrets of pulpit preaching revealed as Church elocution master steps down
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
Duncan Forrester at New College, he leant across the table and said: “Mr Ellis we’re very keen to do something about the ‘Church of Scotland voice’.” “There was then a very marked tendency to speak in a very modular, up and down sort of way. Then... Read more
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Christian Today
Lead theft puts churches in financial difficulty and distracts from missionmission of the church." Meanwhile, in Milngavie in East Dunbartonshire, Scotla
Lead theft puts churches in financial difficulty and distracts from mission
Christian Today / Posted 13 days ago
mission of the church." Meanwhile, in Milngavie in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland, thieves last week targeted St. Paul's Church of Scotland church for the fifth time in recent years. The latest theft follows one in 2012, two in February 2013 and... Read more
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Christian Today
Parents given 'atheist handbook' to challenge religion in schoolsschools they are often less specifically religious with campaign groups as well
Parents given 'atheist handbook' to challenge religion in schools
Christian Today / Posted 13 days ago
schools they are often less specifically religious with campaign groups as well as church priests leading a "reflection". But in the more rural areas the sessions are often more traditionally Presbyterian and run by Church of Scotland mi... Read more
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Christian Today
Revelation 1: What was the purpose of John's vision of Christ?He gives the Spirit to those who ask. And he never says no. Maybe it's time you
Revelation 1: What was the purpose of John's vision of Christ?
Christian Today / Posted 13 days ago
He gives the Spirit to those who ask. And he never says no. Maybe it's time you asked? This is the day of salvation. David Robertson is the moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and director of Solas CPC, Dundee. Follow him on Twitter @theweefl... Read more
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heraldscotland
Brexit campaign has legitimised racist language, says German-born ministerRev Schutz Bradwell, 34, said she is more nervous speaking German in public sin
Brexit campaign has legitimised racist language, says German-born minister
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
Rev Schutz Bradwell, 34, said she is more nervous speaking German in public since the vote, in comments issued by the Church of Scotland ahead of an event for EU nationals in Edinburgh this week. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who visited Germany... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sturgeon leads tributes to inspirational Govan ministerFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon has led tributes to an "inspirational" Church of
Sturgeon leads tributes to inspirational Govan minister
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has led tributes to an "inspirational" Church of Scotland minister who has died aged 66. Rev Dr Moyna McGlynn of Govan and Linthouse Parish Church in Glasgow lost her battle against cancer on Friday, August 5. Ms... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Thieves target Milngavie church for the fifth timewhen they stole lead from the roof. It is believed it could cost up to £2000 t
Thieves target Milngavie church for the fifth time
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
when they stole lead from the roof. It is believed it could cost up to £2000 to fix the damage to the roof of St Paul’s Church of Scotland where a quantity of lead sheeting was stolen sometime overnight between August 2 and the following... Read more
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Daily Record
Meet former booze and drug addict who has turned his life around as a MINISTERbattling similar problems, safe in the knowledge that he understands exactly wh
Meet former booze and drug addict who has turned his life around as a MINISTER
Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
battling similar problems, safe in the knowledge that he understands exactly what they’re going through. Read More Bob, Church of Scotland minister at Menzieshill Parish Church in Dundee, said: “When I left school at 15, I really struggled to... Read more
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Christian Today
How to read - and understand - the book of Revelationwe stood in awe and just said, "Wow". May the revelation of Jesus Christ be for
How to read - and understand - the book of Revelation
Christian Today / Posted 20 days ago
we stood in awe and just said, "Wow". May the revelation of Jesus Christ be for you the "wow" moment of your life. David Robertson is the moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and director of Solas CPC, Dundee. Follow him on Twitter @thewee... Read more
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JTA
Church of Scotland, Jewish community meeting to ‘repair’ damaged relations(JTA) — The Church of Scotland and the Scottish Jewish community are planning f
Church of Scotland, Jewish community meeting to ‘repair’ damaged relations
JTA / Posted 25 days ago
(JTA) — The Church of Scotland and the Scottish Jewish community are planning formal talks to “repair the damage” caused by a report, issued by the church in 2013, that said “scripture” provides no basis for Jewish claims to Israel. The Church and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland gay marriage only a matter of time, says Scottish Tory leaderand unionist Ruth Davidson, who recently became engaged to her partner, Jen Wil
Northern Ireland gay marriage only a matter of time, says Scottish Tory leader
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
and unionist Ruth Davidson, who recently became engaged to her partner, Jen Wilson, also said she would love it if the Church of Scotland allowed her to get married in her own church. Northern Ireland is the only part of the British Isles... Read more
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Ekklesia
Dialogue between Church of Scotland and Jewish communityThe Jewish community in Scotland and the Church of Scotland have agreed to esta
Dialogue between Church of Scotland and Jewish community
Ekklesia / Posted 25 days ago
The Jewish community in Scotland and the Church of Scotland have agreed to establish a concentrated dialogue between members of the two communities. The topics to be discussed in these dialogues include possible areas for collaboration such as... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kirk and Jewish leaders move to 'repair damage' after anti-semitism scandalThe Church of Scotland and Jewish community are to hold formal talks on Jewish-
Kirk and Jewish leaders move to 'repair damage' after anti-semitism scandal
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
The Church of Scotland and Jewish community are to hold formal talks on Jewish-Christian relations which it is hoped will help "repair the damage" caused after the anti-semitism scandal that rocked the Kirk. The Church said it and the Jewish... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kirk and Jewish leaders move to 'repair damage' after anti-semitism scandalThe Church of Scotland and Jewish community are to hold formal talks on Jewish-
Kirk and Jewish leaders move to 'repair damage' after anti-semitism scandal
heraldscotland / Posted 26 days ago
The Church of Scotland and Jewish community are to hold formal talks on Jewish-Christian relations which it is hoped will help "repair the damage" caused after the anti-semitism scandal that rocked the Kirk. The Church said it and the Jewish... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ruth Davidson claims North will soon back same-sex marriageand unionist Ruth Davidson recently became engaged to her partner Jen Wilson an
Ruth Davidson claims North will soon back same-sex marriage
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
and unionist Ruth Davidson recently became engaged to her partner Jen Wilson and has said she would love it if the Church of Scotland allowed her to get married in her own church. Ms Davidson insists people living in the North should be... Read more
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heraldscotland
NHS warns SNP's airline tax cut 'increases risk of skin cancer'opposition with Climate Chaos Scotland saying the responses should be "the fina
NHS warns SNP's airline tax cut 'increases risk of skin cancer'
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
opposition with Climate Chaos Scotland saying the responses should be "the final nail in the coffin" for the plan. The Church of Scotland said the policy was inconsistent with a policy of cutting greenhouse emissions and would promote... Read more
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Christian Today
Tim LaHaye and the end times: What should we believe about the end of the world?at all. Who hopes for what he already has? But if we hope for what we do not ye
Tim LaHaye and the end times: What should we believe about the end of the world?
Christian Today / Posted 30 days ago
at all. Who hopes for what he already has? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently." David Robertson is the moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and director of Solas CPC, Dundee. Follow him on Twitter @thewe... Read more
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Christian Today
Naming and Shaming - the Named Person Debaclecourts. The little children are to be brought to the Christ who loves and welco
Naming and Shaming - the Named Person Debacle
Christian Today / Posted 30 days ago
courts. The little children are to be brought to the Christ who loves and welcomes them. That is an on-going battle. David Robertson is the moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and director of Solas CPC, Dundee. Follow him on Twitter @theweefl... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scottish churches step in to feed children and tackle 'holiday hunger'in Scotland have stepped in to feed hungry children after schools stayed open t
Scottish churches step in to feed children and tackle 'holiday hunger'
EveningTimes Online / Posted 30 days ago
in Scotland have stepped in to feed hungry children after schools stayed open to tackle “holiday hunger”. St Columba’s Church of Scotland in Ayr, Edinburgh and Penicuik North Kirk in Midlothian have established programmes to provide lunches for... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish churches step in to feed children and tackle 'holiday hunger'will skip a meal during the holidays so there will be enough food for their chi
Scottish churches step in to feed children and tackle 'holiday hunger'
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
will skip a meal during the holidays so there will be enough food for their children. The congregation from St Columba’s Church of Scotland in Ayr has said it established a food programme after local headteacher Sandra Campbell expressed fears... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish churches will not "turn into fortresses" in wake of France priest attackto turn them into fortresses, we must be vigilant." Reverend Martin Scott, sec
Scottish churches will not "turn into fortresses" in wake of France priest attack
heraldscotland / Posted a month ago
to turn them into fortresses, we must be vigilant." Reverend Martin Scott, secretary to the Council of Assembly of the Church of Scotland, said the attack on Fr Hamel was an assault on the existence of the church. "We welcome both friend and... Read more
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walesonline
Amateur organist from Wales plays all Britain's 94 cathedral organsPlaying the final organ on his list, at St Andrew’s Church of Scotland Cathedra
Amateur organist from Wales plays all Britain's 94 cathedral organs
walesonline / Posted a month ago
Playing the final organ on his list, at St Andrew’s Church of Scotland Cathedral in Inverness on July 28, John said he felt “marvellous”. He now plans to move on to play cathedral organs in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. John... Read more
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