News and press releases

New Minister for Bishopton Parish Church

17 January, 2017

A former orthopaedic nurse has been ordained and inducted as the new minister at Bishopton Parish Church in Renfrewshire.

Louise Mackay

Former supermarket worker takes up star role in the pulpit

16 January, 2017

A former supermarket checkout worker has become the third female minster to be inducted in churches within Lanark Presbytery in less than a year.

Antiques Roadshow

TV expert casts fresh light on Holocaust heroine's long lost ring

14 January, 2017

Intriguing new details about a long lost ring that belonged to a brave Scot who died in Auschwitz will be revealed on the Antiques Roadshow tomorrow.

Nicola Sturgeon

Church leaders meet Scotland's First Minister

13 January, 2017

Church leaders have held talks with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to discuss some of the big issues facing Scotland today.

Aberdeen University Chamber Choir

Church plays host to surprise Royal visitors

12 January, 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay were the surprise guests of honour at a special concert to raise money for people affected by severe flooding on Royal Deeside.

Aquila Singh

Former teacher set to become Kirk's first Asian female minister

12 January, 2017

A former computing teacher is being ordained as the Church of Scotland’s first Asian female minister today.

Tabea Baader

A ministerial letter from Germany

11 January, 2017

A former Kirk minister reflects on her new role as a university chaplain in Germany.

David Logan

MSPs urged to show daily act of kindness

10 January, 2017

MSPs have been urged to show people an act of kindness every day as their New Year resolution.

Glasgow Presbytery in Pakistan

Decision to refuse Pakistani Christians entry to the UK reversed

7 January, 2017

The Church of Scotland has welcomed a decision to overturn the refusal of travel visas to two Pakistani Christians.

Holocaust heroine to be celebrated at new Heritage Centre

6 January 2017

A new Heritage Centre is to be opened to celebrate the only Scot to be officially honoured for giving her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls in the Holocaust.