Church responds to misleading column in The Herald

Yesterday, The Herald published an opinion piece by Rosemary Goring titled “The Kirk’s plan to banish the elderly from services is cruel. There’s no other word for it”. The piece has caused some considerable dismay and distress among church members. Elders of Wellington will have received an email by the Assisting Minister, the Rev Dr Roger Sturrock, which highlighted that the newspaper article was not an accurate interpretation of the Church of Scotland guidelines and he made said guidance available to the Kirk Session. Anyone who has questions on this or feels the need to talk about the article can contact Roger, Liz, or their elder. … More Church responds to misleading column in The Herald

(Re)Watch the church-wide Pentecost service

From The Church of Scotland On Sunday, the Rt Rev Martin Fair hosted a service which included worship, prayers, music, a sermon, Bible readings, and closed with the Moderator’s wife Mrs Elaine Fair singing The Blessing. The Moderator is encouraging congregations and people of faith across Scotland, and beyond, to join together in worship as … More (Re)Watch the church-wide Pentecost service