General Assembly 2021

General Assembly begins on Saturday 22nd May, and will be mainly online with a small core team of the top table, presenting conveners, technical and admin support. There is πŸ”— a separate page here with some notes specifically for Commissioners, but all elders, members and friends are invited to share in General Assembly 2021.

Watch on the Live Stream

All proceedings will be live-streamed and you can watch from wherever you are. Details and the webcast link will be at πŸ”— www.churchofscotland.org.uk/ga

Reports & Speeches

All πŸ”— the reports and other documents are available to download. If you are looking for a good overview of what’s coming to this Assembly, you could watch the Conveners’ speeches which this year have been recorded in advance. πŸ”— Videos and text transcripts are available on the web; there are also πŸ”— YouTube playlists where you can watch the speeches, including πŸ”— an option with BSL interpretation.

Review of the year with Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair

Before the Assembly, on Wednesday 19th at 8pm, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair will be providing a review of the year past – this too will be πŸ”— live streamed

Sunday 23rd May – Pentecost Sunday

πŸ”— BBC’s Reflections at the Quay will feature the Moderator, Jim Wallace, Baron of Tankerness along with sung praise items from past Assemblies.

Pray for the General Assembly

Lord of the Church, we pray for all who will engage in General Assembly as together we seek to discern your will, purposes and promises for the Church of Scotland.

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Heart and Soul 2020

Heart and Soul moves online – 17th May 2020 2pm

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Nomination Committee | Deadline Mon 9th Dec

Nomination Committee | The Church of Scotland
β€” Read on www.churchofscotland.org.uk/about-us/councils-committees-and-departments/committees/nomination-committee

Closing date 9th December for nominations for membership of Councils and Committees.

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Fancy a coffee and a chat..?

How about a ‘virtual fraternal type meeting’? details at Coffee page

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Heart and Soul – Sunday 19th May

Heart and Soul will be happening on Sunday 19th May in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh and celebrates the life of the Church.

Full details at: www.heartandsoul.org.uk

Webcast, presented with interviews, comment and highlights… it’ll just be like watching the telly! www.heartandsoul.org.uk

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May 28th at Duncansburgh MacIntosh

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General Assembly fringe events | The Church of Scotland

General Assembly fringe events info is now available…
β€” Read on www.churchofscotland.org.uk/about_us/general_assembly/fringe_events

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General Assembly Notes

General Assembly Page updated
β€” Read on highlandpresbyteries.org.uk/ga2019

On Thursday 2 May 10.30am at Ardgour Church there will be a GA briefing primarily for Lochaber Commissioners – but all will be welcome.

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Go For It – Roadshow 25th April at Fort William

Learning and resources | The Church of Scotland
β€” Read on www.churchofscotland.org.uk/serve/go_for_it/go_for_it_learning_and_resources

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Greenspace Scotland | Bags of Help Centenary Grants

Bags of Help Centenary Grants support projects in… Scotland that provide significant benefit to their wider region. Grants of up to Β£25,000 are available.
β€” Read on www.greenspacescotland.org.uk/bags-of-help-centenary-grants

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