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All the latest updates from the world of ministry

“If you sense that Call to Ministry then test it and if it is real then you will not be able to resist it.”
Rev Richard J Begg

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September 1st, 2017

In the latest of our My Ministry blog series, we meet Rev Richard J Begg CF, Regular Chaplain in the Royal Army Chaplains’ Department based on Salisbury Plain.

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“If you feel God is calling you to service at all don’t put it off.”
Mrs Pamela Scott DCS

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July 27th, 2017

In the latest of our My Ministry blog series, we meet Mrs Pamela Scott DCS, a recently ordained Deacon.

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“It is a real privilege to be given the role of coming alongside people, who may be in weakness or distress, and minister something of God’s grace to them at that point in life.”
David Nicolson

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June 30th, 2017

In the latest of our My Ministry blog series, we meet David Nicolson, on a current placement in the Chaplaincy dept at NHS Western Isles Hospital.

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“For me, this is a wonderful opportunity to serve God whilst doing something that I love.”
Ally Stark

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June 5th, 2017

In the latest of our My Ministry blog series, we meet Ally Stark.

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“Take time to explore your calling and once it has been confirmed by God and the church, go for it and enjoy it.”
Angela Brydson DCS

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April 21st, 2017

In the latest of our My Ministry blog series, we meet Angela Brydson DCS. (Picture: Angela Brydson on the left, wearing glasses.)

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“I realised that all the work I had done in my life was leading me to ministry.”
Rev Shuna Dicks

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March 31st, 2017

In the latest of our My Ministry blog series, we meet Rev Shuna Dicks, Minister at the Aberlour Parish Church of Scotland.

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Take a Pew in Glencoe – helping those suffering isolation

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November 2nd, 2016

    What’s the role of Parish Minister in today’s society and how does the Church help those suffering isolation in Scotland’s communities? Rev Dr Richard Frazer of Edinburgh Greyfriars Kirk is joined on our pews by Rev Sarah Ross of Blantyre Old Parish Church and Rev Gordon Strang of Cromdale and Advie Parish Church […]

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“transformative moments in the most unexpected places”
Rev Dr Lindsay Schluter

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November 2nd, 2016

In the latest of our My Ministry blog series, we meet Rev Dr Lindsay Schluter, recently appointed as Minister to the Barra and South Uist congregations.

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Does the Church keep pace with our changing society?

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September 28th, 2016

Watch this exclusive Take a Pew video in which Ruth Davidson MSP talks with Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood about her faith, the influence of the Church on her formative years and her recent engagement. Our pews visit Scotland’s iconic places this summer where invited guests and the public will ‘take a pew’ with a […]

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“I’m passionate about what I do”
– Rev.Liz Henderson

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June 30th, 2016

In the fifth of our My Ministry blog posts, we meet with Rev Liz Henderson from Richmond Craigmillar to find out about her life, her calling and her work with the local community.

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