Barclay Viewforth Church congregation on Blackford Hill

A Letter from Lockdown

Rev. David Clarkson shares his first pastoral letter, written for the June 2020 magazine. This is perhaps the most unusual letter I have ever written. I am the minister of Barclay Viewforth Parish Church, but I’ve only been in the building twice: once for interview and once to preach as nominee. My induction was carried… Continue Reading A Letter from Lockdown

The June Magazine is HERE!

Just as the articles were beginning to trickle in for the April magazine, so too did the cancellations… With all the uncertainty, we took the decision to pause the publication of Link Magazine. Now, with our groups now finding a new normal, Link Magazine is back! This short June issue will give you the opportunity… Continue Reading The June Magazine is HERE!


Across the country people are putting rainbows in windows, children are drawing them on paper, making collages, making pavement chalk pictures etc. We are associating rainbows with keeping safe, with hope, they are being used to spread a little happiness. I’m certainly finding myself smiling as I go out for my daily exercise when I… Continue Reading Rainbows

From the Magazine: Football News

This is the last of the submitted magazine articles for this month, but rest assured your magazine editor will be working to get content up to keep you encouraged in the weeks and months to come. Ironically, just 6 days before the ECFA, along with all other Scottish amateur leagues, required to suspend all matches,… Continue Reading From the Magazine: Football News

From the Magazine: Afternoon Fellowship

All this week, we will be bringing you some of the articles that would have made their way into the April magazine, starting with an update from the Afternoon Fellowship. Once again, we enjoyed an illustrated talk from Ann Paterson; this time supported by her husband Hugh and companions from the Portobello Group who made… Continue Reading From the Magazine: Afternoon Fellowship