Tag Archives: Church of Scotland

The techie world

In between various other things that have been happening, I have been watching live video from the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Believe it or not, I cannot exactly remember how many of these gatherings I have attended in … Continue reading

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The Awakening of George Darroch

The Awakening of George Darroch is a 1995 novel by Robin Jenkins. It is no longer in print, though secondhand editions are still available. It is based on “a momentous event in Scottish history – the Great Disruption of 1843, … Continue reading

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Church Votes for More Dialogue

Yesterday I was happily settled at my computer watching the live debate from the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly, which is sitting in Edinburgh this week. A number of years ago I had been a member of a group set … Continue reading

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Church of Scotland General Assembly

I’m busy today watching the livestream video from Edinburgh where the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland are debating the church’s recent report on same-sex relationships and the ordained ministry. It is not easy watching, but I am hoping … Continue reading

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A Church in Crisis? or a Stitch up?

Last night’s TV documentary was billed in the paper thus: Reporter Reevel Anderson evaluates the benefits of the Church of Scotland and considers whether diminishing congregations are indications of the Kirk’s waning contemporary relevance. Yet, early in the day I … Continue reading

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A Blessing

This is for everyone, but especially for those who are celebrating Anniversaries and for those who have special sorrows. God’s blessing be yours, and well may it befall you; Christ’s blessing be yours, and may you be well treated; the … Continue reading

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Church of Scotland Assembly

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland starts its yearly meeting today in Edinburgh. Technology behaving, you can see an online live streaming of what happens. This is my second attempt at a post for today. When I re-read … Continue reading

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Church of Scotland and sexuality

Two articles in today’s Times – (also available in Times online here and here) – summarise the position the Church of Scotland finds itself in. It is complicated enough for members of the CofS to understand the complexities of the … Continue reading

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