NETWORK Magazine

Life and Work

May 2024

General Assembly 2024
Interview with the Moderator-Designate, the Rev Dr Shaw Paterson
Reports to the Assembly
‘It’s Not About Status’: the Lord Lyon, Joe Morrow, discusses his role in the Assembly ceremonials

‘Dignity, Freedom and Hope’
Christian Aid Week 2024

A Gift to the Church
The editors of a new supplement to the Church Hymnary reflect on how the book took shape.

Our Presbyteries
The Presbytery of Edinburgh and West Lothian

‘My Eyes Have Been Opened’
Rebekka Read, a Young Adult Volunteer serving in New York, reflects on her experience

View from the Pulpit
The Rev Neil Glover on the challenges of rural ministry and how ‘God always gives enough’.

The Very Rev Dr Martin Fair on ministry recruitment
Reflection by the Rev Dr Richard Frazer
The Rev Ruth Kennedy on digital church
Bible Study by the Very Rev Dr Colin Sinclair
My Church: Elizabeth Pennykid, Session Clerk of Kirknewton and East Calder Parish Church

Plus: official updates from the Assembly Trustees and Faith Action Programme, readers’ pictures, news, letters, reviews and puzzles – all for £3.50. Visit or speak to your church’s Life and Work co-ordinator.


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