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Life and Work magazine March ’12

March 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Weekly Reflection

Life and Work is the magazine of the Church of Scotland. In a history spanning over 130 years, it has established itself as the pre-eminent voice of the Church of Scotland.

Though firmly rooted in the affairs of the Kirk, it also aims to cover a broad range of subjects of interest to church-goers across the spectrum from international affairs and British political and social issues to science, ethics and the arts.

Each monthly issue includes a forum for views on current social and moral issues, a monthly meditation and regular articles on the spiritual side of life, reviews of the latest books, videos and Christian resources, and regular features on the Church worldwide.



Growing Old in the Church Jackie Macadam examines the spiritual journey facing the increasing numbers of elderly people in the church and the latest research into links between spirituality and health.

A Bright Star in the Sky The Moderator describes his visit to the Holy Land.

‘And David Danced Before the Lord’ Major Roy Robertson appeals to reader to take part in a record-breaking dance event to raise funds for charity.

Changing Church A church project connecting with young people in one of the most deprived parishes in Scotland.

A Fascinating Building John R Hume reflects on the beauty of Penicuik South Church in Midlothian.

View from the Pew Graham Armstrong looks to the church of the future.

A Pilgrim Way The Rev Dr Robin Hill meets a minister who believes there is still space for pilgrimage in our lives.

The Gift of Story Dr Donald Smith highlights the importance of storytelling in worship.

Isaiah the Second The Very Rev Gilleasbuig Macmillan examines the contribution of the ‘fifth evangelist’.

Plus all the regular columnists, letters, reviews and crosswords – all for just £1.80

Life and Work Needs You View from the Pew is a chance for members of the Church of Scotland to let off steam about anything to do with the Kirk. Please send submissions of about 550 words to – our church will get £100 if yours is used!


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