General Assembly Friday update

Following open prayer on Friday the General Assembly received Adrian Armstrong from the Scottish Bible Society who provided an update on the work of Bible Society both in Scotland and internationally.  Time was spend discussion the future shape of the church’s administration and the way it is funded. The issues confronting society were discussed and the theological issues arising from Transgender-ism. Progress and partnership in Church planting were discussed and the future shape of the denominations Youth work.

In the Evening the Assembly gathered to see new ministers introduced to the Moderator. The Assembly heard of the work of Open Bible Ukraine and the support given through the young peoples Easter Scheme. The Moderator addressed the Assembly challenging the Church to effective action in Scotland today.

The Assembly then closed having appointed the 29th May 2019 as the date for the next General Assembly.