Magdalen Chapel, Doors Open Day

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Saturday 23 September is Doors Open Day in Edinburgh.  The Magdalen Chapel will be open to visitors from 10am to 4pm. In addition, at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm, there will be free talks about the Covenanter history of the Chapel and free guided walking tours of the Covenanter historical locations in the Grassmarket and Greyfriars. These will be conducted by Reformation Tours. Everyone is...

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Essay Competition, 2017-18

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Entries should be sent to Rev. Alasdair Macleod, 25c Swordale, Point, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0BP. The closing date is 31st March 2018. Monarchy Project (12 years and under) Winner £25, Runner-up £20 Produce an illustrated timeline for the life of the Scottish church leader Thomas Chalmers. Hamilton Memorial Essay (12 years and under) Winner £25, Runner-up £20 Describe two important events in the life of the Scottish church leader Thomas Chalmers....

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Day-Conference on the Articles of Perth of 1618

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

The Society is organising a day-conference in Perth on Saturday 14th April 2018, DV, on the subject “The Articles of Perth of 1618”. The Articles of Perth were a major step in James VI’s project of trying to conform the Church of Scotland to Anglicanism, and the resistance to them culminated in the signing of the National Covenant of 1638. The conference venue is St John’s Parish Church in Perth, which is where the General Assembly was held in...

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500th Reformation Anniversary Meeting

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

The 500th Reformation Anniversary Meeting of the Society will be held on Tuesday 10 October at the Crutherland House Hotel, Strathaven Road, near East Kilbride, Glasgow, G75 0QJ. The speaker is Rev Dr Joel Beeke, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. The meeting will commence at 7pm, and will consist of two addresses by Dr Beeke.  The subjects are: “Ten Reasons Why the Reformation Is Still Important” And “Reformed Piety: Covenantal and...

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Scottish Reformation Society, 2017 AGM

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

The Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held on Saturday 9th September at the Magdalen Chapel, Edinburgh, DV.  The AGM will be held at 12.30 pm, and will be followed by a Public Meeting at 1.45pm (to finish by 3pm). The meeting will be addressed by Rev John Keddie (Kirkhill) on the subject, “Martin Luther and the Significance of the Ninety-Five Theses”.

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Report on Luther Conference

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Report courtesy of Rev John J Murray SCOTLAND’S DEBT TO MARTIN LUTHER This was the theme of a Conference on 7th-8th April organised by the Scottish Reformation Society for the Quincentenary of Martin Luther’s nailing of the Ninety-Five Theses to the church door at Wittenberg on 31 October 1517. Although John Knox was later destined to direct the Church in Scotland in the direction of Geneva rather than Wittenberg, yet it was through...

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