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Moderator welcomes Society Religion and Technology week of prayer

The Moderator of the General Assembly, Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison, today encouraged churches to support the second annual week of prayer for the work of the Society, Religion and Technology (SRT) project.

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image Published: Jun 01, 2015

Ending funeral poverty: funeral directors challenged to take action

Has your funeral director signed the Fair Funerals pledge? Down to Earth has been set up to help people on low incomes arrange a funeral they can afford. The Fair Funerals pledge was launched on the 9 June as part of the Fair Funerals campaign to tackle the underlying causes of funeral poverty.

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image Published: Jun 11, 2015

Recruiting for Surveillance Group

Surveillance is not only about spying. It includes, for example, gathering data in schools, at supermarket check-outs, and our own postings of our exercise regime on social media. Dr Eric Stoddart of the School of Divinity at the University in St Andrews is currently recruiting participants for a focus group he will run in June in the Ediburgh area. Are you interested in taking part?

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image Published: May 21, 2015

Riding Lights presents BAKED ALASKA

Riding Lights Theatre Company is looking for cathedrals, churches and other venues to host their new show for autumn, BAKED ALASKA.

Touring to churches across the UK from September 17th to November 22nd, BAKED ALASKA brings stories of the wild and unpredictable effects of climate change from the four corners of the earth. The tour will be in Scotland Tuesday November 17 - Sunday November 22nd.

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image Published: May 20, 2015

City of Edinburgh Methodist Church Credit Union sessions

Want to get on top of your finances?

The City of Edinburgh Methodist Church runs a weekly session on Tuesdays from 1pm - 3pm where people can get information and help about saving and borrowing through a credit union. It is a partnership with an established Edinburgh-based credit union, Capital Credit Union and the sessions are open to all.

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image Published: Apr 23, 2015