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Life and Work magazine, Feb 2010

January 31, 2010 by  
Filed under Wider Church

Carers Special.
Around one in eight of the population of Scotland are thought to be voluntary carers, saving the economy over £7 billion. Jackie Macadam focuses on carers’ issues and the Church’s involvement.
A Caring Church – Syd Graham, convenor of CrossReach, discusses the contribution of carers and how the churches can support them
Seeds of Hope – The Sunflower Garden, a CrossReach project working with young carers
A Quilt of Love – The work of a support group for families who care for the children of addicts
A Carer With Connections – Profile of carer, campaigner and church elder Isobel Allan


Securing the Reformation
Professor Peter Howie offers a portrait of the life of John Knox

The Growing Church
In the first of a series looking at churches which are bucking the trend of falling numbers, Thomas Baldwin visits Arbroath: St Andrew’s

From Lent to Pentecost
The Rev Martin Allen starts a new series guiding readers through this period of the Christian year

Service, not Sacrifice
The Moderator encourages readers to sacrifice their time in service to mark Lent

Too Harshly Judged?
The latest Biblical figure up for reputation rehabilitation is the Apostle Peter.

Spending Cuts or..?
The Church of Scotland’s Head of Stewardship, the Rev Gordon Jamieson, reflects on the need to prioritise and prune

Restoring Economic Faith
Dr Murdo Macdonald focuses on the church’s responsibility to rebuild trust in financial institutions

Plus Glasgow Presbytery, Paisley Abbey, all the regular columnists, news, letters, reviews and crosswords – all for just £1.60.  To subscribe, contact your church’s Life and Work co-ordinator or see the magazine for postal subscriptions

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