Coronavirus updates and resources for churches

Guidance for churches coming out of lockdown

Guidance for churches coming out of lockdown

Approaching Phases 2 and 3 of Scotland’s Route Map Through and Out of the Crisis We are currently in Phase 1 of the Route Map. At this stage we are permitted to meet outdoors once a day with members of another household, in a maximum gathering of 8 people, maintaining...

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The New Normal and the New Future

The New Normal and the New Future

The habits of lockdown have become the new normal: staying home; social distancing if we need to venture out; meeting family and friends on screen rather than face to face; taking special care of people who are shielding. Lockdown culture has generated a renewed...

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Guidance on church meetings during lockdown

Guidance on church meetings during lockdown

Some churches have enquired whether it is possible to hold formal members’ meetings using Zoom or other digital means during lockdown. Having reflected on this and taken legal advice, our guidance is as follows: In church meetings we seek to discern communally the...

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Resources

On these pages you will find information, advice and support for church leaders. This includes guidance on ministry, mission, training, safeguarding, financial and legal compliance.

Prayer

Prayer is at the heart of our Union. The prayer calendar is a framework to help individuals or congregations pray for all our churches throughout the year.  Every Sunday evening several hundred people from our churches across Scotland join in our National Prayer Livestream.