Independent Churches

Alpha course at Peterhead church

Alpha course at Peterhead church

A Peterhead church is launching a community wide initiative for anyone keen to find out more about Christianity in a relaxed and welcoming environment. The Alpha Course commences at Apex Church at 7 pm on Tuesday, January 9 and will run weekly until March 27. Alpha is a series of sessions exploring life, meaning and […]

Standing room only at breakaway church’s first Sunday service

The first Sunday morning worship at the newly-formed Broughty Ferry Presbyterian Church saw standing room only at the temporary premises in the Scout Hall on David Street. Around 100 worshippers crammed into the hall for the first service, conducted by the Rev Alberto de Paula, after the split from the nearby St James’ Church which […]

CAI meeting at Douglas House in Abernethy, Perthshire

‘Cult of Horrors’: former members detail abuse handed out at Christian Assemblies International

A four-year investigation by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has uncovered shocking claims of abuse and torment in relation to New South Wales-based registered charity and religious group Christian Assemblies International (CAI). [ABC programme] Four Corners has revealed that self-styled religious guru Pastor Scott Williams was using his warped brand of evangelical Pentecostalism to run […]

Kirkliston Community Church to run an Edinburgh Festival Fringe venue

Kirkliston Community Church to run an Edinburgh Festival Fringe venue

Kirkliston Community Church venue manager and pastor Clive Parnell explains: “We are on the fringe of the fringe. Last year we put on a little arts festival in Kirkliston Community Church called Connected and this year we are joining in on the worlds biggest arts festival, The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Wwe are offering a range […]

Bridge Family Church website

Latest link: Bridge Family Church, Edinburgh

Bridge Family Church is a new church plant in Edinburgh. We are a growing Christian church in Edinburgh with a BIG HEART to reach our community. Located just a few minute walk from Princess St. in Stockbridge, B.F.C. is one of the churches in Edinburgh. With relevant preaching, a relaxed atmosphere, creche, kids work, and […]

Foodbank opens in East Renfrewshire

Foodbank opens in East Renfrewshire

A foodbank aimed at helping East Renfrewshire’s most in need has completed its first successful collection. The East Renfrewshire Foodbank – based in Barrhead – was kick-started by pastor Ken Trench of the Spirit of Life church following his involvement in a Renfrewshire foodbank steering group. Pastor Ken told The Extra: “I realised quickly that, […]

Rev William Philip

Breakaway Church of Scotland minister says split has proved good for congregation

A breakaway minister says his congregation has grown after splitting from the Kirk over the issue of gay clergy – and he expects to see others follow suit. Reverend Dr William Philip led his St George’s Tron flock away from the Kirk in December. And up to 50 more congregations are said to be considering […]

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