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What is Sanctuary First?
Your Online Worshipping Community
Sanctuary First is a vibrant, openhearted online worshipping community of the Church of Scotland . We are passionate about exploring new ways for people to connect with God, spirituality, and one another.
In a busy, overwhelming digital world, we want to give you the opportunity to pause and draw breath - to take a moment…
We invite you to find a little sanctuary.
We are excited to explore creative ways of using the internet to wrestle with our faith — to learn, celebrate, and find solace. We aim to be a resource for the wider church and a fresh way to engage with Christianity for those who are unfamiliar or unused to church.
Everybody is welcome. Whoever you are, wherever you have come from, we hope you can find a little sanctuary here. We publish prayers and readings in our Daily Worship which you can access here on the site, through our app, on social media, or by signing up to our email list.
We also regularly produce live streamed events, music, short films, podcasts, blog posts, conferences, worship leading and personal reflection resources.
With the guidance of the Holy Spirit we are establishing a network of people across Scotland and around the world that we pray God can use to encourage and inspire a new generation of disciples.
Help us to find the words,
that witness to your love and grace.
Give us the language,
to straightforwardly and honestly
speak of where we have come from
and where we are going.
We are a registered incorporated Charity of the Church of Scotland, (a charity registered in Scotland, charity no. SC0 51969) and part of the Church’s Faith Action Program.
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Sanctuary First Management Group are grateful to Sanctus Media and the Drummond Trust for their continued financial support in helping the creation of the App.
Find out more about the team who lead and contribute to Sanctuary First.
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