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January 2021

During this challenging period, Life and Work is committed to helping keep our Christian community connected. The magazine will continue to be published as normal and distributed to our loyal readers.

Prayers for 2021
The Moderator of the General Assembly, the head of Christian Aid Scotland, the Chief Executive of the Scottish Bible Society, the National Convener of the Guild, the CEO of CrossReach and others offer their prayers for the new year.

‘Lasting Friendships are Made Through GB’
Jackie Macadam learns about the work of long-standing Girls’ Brigade leader Anne Hosie

‘Covid-19 Has Challenged Us at Every Level’
Dave Kendall, the Church of Scotland’s chief officer, looks back at his first year in the job and ahead to the challenges of 2021

Chaplain to a King
Robert Beaken offers an insight into the newly-published diaries of a Scottish churchman who became a confidante of royalty and political leaders

The Real Deal
In his final column for Life and Work, Ron Ferguson writes on his friend Jim Wallace, Moderator-Designate of the 2021 General Assembly

Reap the Harvest
The Very Rev Albert Bogle urges churches to look outside their walls and engage with those who have found Church through technology

An Inspiring Church
John R Hume reflects on the industrial heritage of a village church in Ayrshire

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