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Looking Back

Looking Back

A regular dip into the archives.

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Youth Column: 'Back to Normal'

Youth Column: 'Back to Normal'

Kirsty Hamilton describes how the Ukraine crisis has spurred her church into action

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Tribute to King George VI and Prayer for Queen Elizabeth II From 1952

Tribute to King George VI and Prayer for Queen Elizabeth II From 1952

The March 1952 issue of Life and Work included a touching tribute to the late King George VI drawing fascinating parallels with similar tributes to his daughter, the late Queen Elizabeth II, who will be laid to rest today.

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'Our Greatest Strength'

'Our Greatest Strength'

During her Silver Jubilee Year in 1977, the late Queen Elizabeth II addressed the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. The address was recorded in the July 1977 issue of Life and Work.

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'As One Who Loves This Country of Scotland And Her People'

'As One Who Loves This Country of Scotland And Her People'

1960 marked the 400th anniversary of the Reformation - and  the Church of Scotland held a special General Assembly - the Reformation Assembly - in October of that year. The late Queen Elizabeth II attended and became the first Sovereign to attend an Assembly for more than 350 years.

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Paying Respects to 'The Queen of Scots'

Paying Respects to 'The Queen of Scots'

Life and Work's Business Manager Dianne Sanderson offers a first-hand account of queuing overnight to pay respects to the Queen as she lay at rest in Edinburgh.

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Overseas Condolences Offered Following Death of Queen Elizabeth

Overseas Condolences Offered Following Death of Queen Elizabeth

Condolences from overseas partners and churches have been offered to the Church of Scotland following the death of Queen Elizabeth.

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Memories of the Queen

Memories of the Queen

Earlier this year during celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee, readers shared some of their memories of visits by Queen Elizabeth II in our June feature, The Big Question. We share them today as a reminder of the affection for Britain's longest-serving monarch.

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A Prayer To Mark the 'End of An Era'

A Prayer To Mark the 'End of An Era'

A prayer for the life of the late Queen and for her family from the Very Rev Dr Susan Brown, a Chaplain in Ordinary to the King.

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'The Love and Light of Christ Shone Brightly In Her Life'

'The Love and Light of Christ Shone Brightly In Her Life'

The love and light of Christ shone brightly in her life' - the sermon of the Very Rev Dr Angus Morrison preached at Crathie Kirk this morning.

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'An Unabashed Trust in God'

'An Unabashed Trust in God'

The Rev Professor David Fergusson, Dean of the Chapel Royal, says The Queen's life was rooted in her deep faith.

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A Peerless Example of Selfless Devotion

A Peerless Example of Selfless Devotion

The Very Rev Dr Derek Browning remembers 'a lady of dry wit and graciousness'.

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'A Giant in the Land'

The Very Rev Dr James Simpson pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

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