News and press releases

Created: Cameron Brooks Updated: Cameron Brooks Updated: 21 Feb 2017 4:20pm

Pennies

Help offered to thieves who stole jar of 1p coins

21 February, 2017

Thieves who broke into a church in the Borders have been told to come in through the front door next time if they need help.

Created: Cameron Brooks Updated: Cameron Brooks Updated: 21 Feb 2017 3:07pm

Russell Barr

MSPs told to eradicate homelessness for sake of children

21 February, 2017

MSPs have been urged to “renew” their ambition to reduce the number of homeless people in Scotland.

Created: Helen Silvis Updated: Helen Silvis Updated: 20 Feb 2017 1:08pm

Tony Stephen

New Speak Out video features Banchory minister

20 February, 2017

In the latest Speak Out video Rev Tony Stephen  explains what flourishing communities means to his Banchory West congregation.

Created: Cameron Brooks Updated: Cameron Brooks Updated: 21 Feb 2017 12:48pm

Monika Redman

One trek of a plan - minister aiming high to raise money for charity

20 February, 2017

A Kirk minister in robes and clerical collar walking two Alpacas on a leash is not a sight people see every day.

Created: Helen Silvis Updated: Helen Silvis Updated: 17 Feb 2017 9:35am

volunteers at music cafe

Forfar music café brings support to families dealing with dementia

17 February, 2017

Six years ago the congregation of Forfar East and Old Church of Scotland decided to do something to support people with dementia and their families. Now trainee healthcare workers visit the Church to see first-hand why it has gained a reputation for best practice in dementia support.

Created: Cameron Brooks Updated: Cameron Brooks Updated: 17 Feb 2017 12:21am

Coldside Parish Church

Community church cafe scoops top award

16 February, 2017

A pioneering Dundee church community café has won a top award.

Created: Andrew Harris Updated: Alan Murray Updated: 21 Feb 2017 2:46pm

Chalmers Lecture

Lecture series ends with prophecy for the Kirk

16 February, 2017

Rev Dr Doug Gay finished his series of Chalmers Lectures at St Giles’ Cathedral last night with a call to reform the presbytery and central structures of the Church of Scotland.

Created: Andrew Harris Updated: Andrew Harris Updated: 16 Feb 2017 10:06am

Kenya tablet

Home Sweet Home

16 February, 2017

A Church member raised nearly £10,500 to build a destitute family a home after selling homemade tablet.

Created: Cameron Brooks Updated: Cameron Brooks Updated: 15 Feb 2017 11:25am

Mary Slessor

Missionaries shortlisted for Hall of Heroes

15 February, 2017

Two Presbyterian missionaries are in the running to become the first woman to be celebrated at a major landmark museum.

Pakistani Christians welcomed in Scotland

14 February 2017

Pakistani Christians on a twinning visit to Glasgow have praised the Church of Scotland for its “incredible” support amidst growing difficulties in the city of Hyderabad.