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Church Advent Calendar 2016

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016

Revival FM listeners and people in general are being encouraged to join the Moderator of the General Assembly on a “wonderful Advent journey” during Advent. Right Rev Dr Russell...

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Ayr sell-out for Light Out of The Darkness

Posted by on Dec 4, 2016

The 2016 Christmas Celebration presentation “LIGHT OUT OF THE DARKNESS” was a sell-out at Newton Wallacetown Church, Ayr on Saturday night, 3 December with everyone celebrating the...

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Pre-set 100.8 Revival FM in your car

Posted by on Nov 20, 2016

Tune in now to 100.8 Revival FM – “The Heart and Soul of our community” available 24 hours a day.  Monday highlights include Revival Breakfast with Dave Mitchell...

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Christmas Celebration 2016: Light Out of The Darkness

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016

This picture looks back on the 2015 Christmas Celebration at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall main auditorium. This is a Christmas Celebration you cannot afford to miss!  See ticket...

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Christmas Celebration 2016: EDINBURGH this Friday

Christmas Celebration 2016: EDINBURGH this Friday

The 2016 Christmas Celebration presentation “LIGHT OUT OF THE DARKNESS” was a sell-out at Newton Wallacetown Church, Ayr on Saturday night, 3 December.

Light Out of The Darkness Christmas presentation now heads to the capital, Edinburgh at the historic Assembly Rooms in George Street, Edinburgh this coming Friday, 9 December at 7.30pm.

christmas-2016-light-edinburghJoin the Celebration Choir & Concert Orchestra for the Edinburgh Christmas Celebration 2016 in the beautiful Assembly Rooms Music Hall at 54 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2LR for this, their 6th Annual Christmas Celebration in Edinburgh city centre. Tickets available for the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh here.  Just click on the link to purchase your tickets.

After Edinburgh this Friday, 9 December, you can join The Celebration Choir and Orchestra for the Glasgow Christmas Celebration 2016 on Friday 16 December at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow city centre. Get the best seats now and avoid disappointment.  Call the Concert Hall Box Office on 0141 353 8000 or book online here.

 

 

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Celebrate Christmas 2016 with Revival.

 

Ayr sell-out for Light Out of The Darkness

Ayr sell-out for Light Out of The Darkness

The 2016 Christmas Celebration presentation “LIGHT OUT OF THE DARKNESS” was a sell-out at Newton Wallacetown Church, Ayr on Saturday night, 3 December with everyone celebrating the joy of the Christmas season as they left Newton Wallacetown Church, Ayr on Saturday night.

Musical director Andrew Polson said: “A brilliant night in Ayr which was our best ever in Ayrshire and the Celebration Choir were awesome. I can’t wait to get the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh this coming Friday!”

Photo montage of Christmas Celebration at Ayr on Saturday night by photographer Graeme Hewitson.

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Church Advent Calendar 2016

Church Advent Calendar 2016

Revival FM listeners and people in general are being encouraged to join the Moderator of the General Assembly on a “wonderful Advent journey” during Advent.

Right Rev Dr Russell Barr extended the invitation in the first specially created video produced for the Church of Scotland which has been released online.

Each of the thought provoking and often hard-hitting films, feature ministers, trainee ministers, probationers, a deacon and youth workers from across the country who reflect on a word that symbolises the true meaning of Christmas.

cofs-calendar-2016-christmasThe tone of the 25 films ranges from the joyful to the spiritual and are aimed at helping people seeking to find the true festive spirit amid the “rampant commercialism” which now dominates the weeks of Advent.

The first video featuring Dr Barr, which was recorded in Glasgow’s Queen Street train station, focuses on the word “Journey”.

He said: “Two thousand plus years ago a young woman set out on a journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem but there was no train for Mary.

“Did she walk or ride a donkey the 98 miles, the Bible doesn’t say.

“What it does say is Mary was heavily pregnant and when she arrived she gave birth in a stable because there was no room at the inn.

“Advent is about a journey, a journey of discovery, a journey towards birth and new life so come on get your ticket and join me on this wonderful Advent journey.”

Half of the daily messages, which are also inspiring and uplifting, have been recorded by women and follow on from the Church’s successful Advent campaign last year.

View the Church of Scotland Advent Calendar films here.

St Andrew’s Day, 30 November

St Andrew’s Day, 30 November

Today, Wednesday 30 November, is St Andrew’s Day as St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and St Andrew’s Day is a bank holiday in Scotland.

St Andrew was born in Bethesda on the shores of the Sea of Galilee and was the younger brother of St Peter. Both he and his brother became disciples of Jesus. He is said to have died bound to an “X” shaped cross at Patras in Achea in Greece. This shape is now reflected in the Scottish flag, known as the Saltire.

St Andrew has been recognized as the patron saint of Scotland since at least the ninth century. Watch this video from Education Scotland.gov.uk to learn more on St Andrew.

The bill to make St Andrew’s Day a bank holiday in Scotland was first introduced in 2003. The bill was supported by the First Minister of Scotland with one of the results of these negotiations was that the new law should not give employees an extra holiday, but that a holiday on St Andrew’s Day should replace an existing local holiday.

The St Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Act 2007 was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 29 November 2006 and was given Royal Assent by Queen Elizabeth II on 15 January 2007.

The first St Andrew’s Day bank holiday was observed on 30 November 2007. The Scottish government used this as an opportunity to support celebrations of Scottish culture all over the world.

The Celtic Fusion programme on 100.8 Revival FM celebrated St Andrew’s Day with a programme exclusively of Scottish singers, songwriters and musicians.  The programme aired on the eve of St Andrew’s Day on Tuesday 29 November and is repeated again on Saturday 3 December at 5.00pm.  Celtic Fusion is also available to listen for up to seven days after transmission at the Revival FM Catch Up anytime page here.

Support Revival FM if you shop on Amazon

Support Revival FM if you shop on Amazon

As you are probably aware, the Amazon panel on the front page of the revival.fm website means that Revival FM receives a small commission on all goods bought from online retailer Amazon via revival.fm

When thinking about shopping on the Amazon website, don’t go direct to Amazon, but first go via revival.fm and use the panel on the front page which means you will be supporting the work and mission of 100.8 Revival FM.

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Support the mission and work of 100.8 Revival FM if you choose to shop online from Amazon.

Make it a habit!

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Go to www.revival.fm first and use the Amazon search panel in the middle of the front page of the website.

If you are purchasing through the revival.fm link, 100.8 Revival FM receives a small percentage commission and it costs you nothing.