Lockdown Services Revive Appeal of the Church in Scotland

LOCKDOWN SERVICES REVIVE APPEAL OF THE CHURCH IN SCOTLAND

In a recent interview with BBC Scotland, Dr Barr discussed the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on religion in Scotland. The report stated -

"The Covid-19 pandemic may have had a positive effect on religion in Scotland, according to senior church figures.

Moving services online after the country was asked to stay at home may have boosted the appeal of the church.

According to a former Church of Scotland moderator, lockdown has helped churches "imagine things differently".

The Very Rev Dr Russell Barr said online services had attracted new people to the fold."

 

The full article is available HERE.