Light for Lives

The Church of Scotland is encouraging people of all faiths and none to light a candle in remembrance of those who have passed away in the last year on the anniversary of the first lockdown on Tuesday 23 March at 7pm.


Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, is also hoping that people across Scotland and beyond will be feel able to take part in the 'Light For Lives' initiative.

"All of us have lost in one way or another and, of course, many have actually lost friends and loved ones, often in the most tragic circumstances.

"And yet there have been positives. Communities have come together in wonderful ways and that's exactly what light for lives is all about - all of us coming together to remember and to stand as one. I very much hope that people across the nation will participate."



Lord of light and life,
where there is darkness,
let your light shine, the light that brings new life.
As we remember those who have lost their lives,
we pray...let your light shine.
As we remember those who are left, whose lives have changed,
we pray...let your light shine.
As we remember these difficult times,
we pray...let your light shine on all of us and before us to see a way through and beyond.
Let your light shine on the whole of creation today,
tomorrow and forever.
In the name of Jesus who is light and life for all.