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Scottish Storytelling Centre

43-45 High Street

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Ascend is delighted to launch a new series of short talks which will be filmed for release on our website. The talks are aimed at those in recognised ministries and cover a range of topics.


Monday 25th September

  • The Church and Civil Law - Mary Macleod, Solicitor of the Church and Law Agent of the General Assembly

  • Sectarianism & Peacbuilding - Rev Dr Leah Robinson, Lecturer in Practical and Pastoral Theology, New College

  • Conflict Transformation/Reconcilation in a faith context - Rev Ruth Harvey, Place for Hope

  • Gender Justice - Fiona Buchanan, Local Development Officer

  • Doing Politics Differently - Chloe Clemmons, Parliamentary Officer



Tuesday 26th September

  • People on the move - Wendy Young, Christian Aid

  • The Church of Scotland: catholic, reformed and presbyterian? - Prof David Fergusson, Professor of Divinity and Principal of New College

  • Creative and participative approaches to worship and faith exploration - Jo Love, Wild Goose Resource Group

  • The Bible: literature and preaching - Dr Alison Jack, Senior Lecturer; Assistant Principal of New College

  • Critical Discipleship - Dr Eric Stoddart, Lecturer, St Mary's College

  • John Knox: strangely, human - Rev Dr Nikki Macdonald

  • Leadership - Rev Neil Dougall


Wednesday 27th September

  • Building Pastoral Care Skills - Gabby Dench, Pastoral Support Manager

  • Bereavement Support - Rev Tom Gordon

  • Church Law - Rev Dr George Whyte, Principal Clerk

  • Pastoral Supervision - Rev Dr Michael Paterson, Institute of Pastoral Supervision & Reflective Practice

  • Compassion Fatigue - Gabby Dench, Pastoral Support Manager

  • Theological Reflection and Everyday Life - Prof Heather Walton, University of Glasgow


Should you like more information in regards to these events or wish to contribute to a future Ascend talk, please contact Clare Milrine.

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