NETWORK Magazine

Life and Work

April 2024

A Blessing to the Church
Churches taking on worship without a minister

Love in Action
An update on the work of the charity Scottish Love in Action, which has its roots in the Church of Scotland

New Life for Church Buildings
How redundant church buildings are being repurposed

Our Presbyteries
Focus on the Presbytery of Clyde

View from the Pulpit
The Rev Scott Rennie on the challenges and differences of ministry in London

God’s Original Cathedral
The Rev Roddy Hamilton says outdoor worship ‘invites a whole range of new experiences’

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: Alan Blair of St Columba’s Church, Jersey
Youth: New elder Grant Henderson shares his journey of faith

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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