A Covid Christmas – Life and Work – December issue

dec 2020

A Covid Christmas
The challenges of marking Christmas 2020, by ministers and chaplains

Today, Tomorrow and for Eternity
The Moderator of the General Assembly explains why the message of the Christ Child is not just for Christmas

Christmas Can’t Be Stolen
The Very Rev Dr John Chalmers reflects on the message at the heart of a children’s Christmas tale, amid the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on this year’s celebration

Unlocking the Magnificat
Ruth Harvey considers the message of Luke 1: 46-55

From Stevenston to Shorthand
How a knack for shorthand took church member John Dawson on a journey across the world

Assembly Business
Further reports from the General Assembly in October

Personal Faith and Politics
In this month’s youth column, politics student Sophia Johnston reflects on how her faith has shaped her world view

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