2016

Rev Stuart Smith

Gairloch and Dundonnell welcome a new minister

18 July, 2016

The Church of Scotland parish of Gairloch and Dundonnell has welcomed a new minister. Rev Stuart Smith was installed at a service on Friday 15 July, attended by many from near and far. ...

Rev Marc Bircham

Perth minister raises £3000 for community hub

16 July, 2016

Rev Marc Bircham spent a week completing bizarre tasks, physical challenges and random acts of kindness to help build a community hub that will host badly needed services for families, vhildren teens and elderly residents ...

One of the worst-hit districts is Nsanje where Christian Aid runs a Scottish Government-funded Climate Justice Project.

Church backs urgent appeal for Malawi

14 July, 2016

The Church of Scotland's World Mission Council is urging church members to support a new Christian Aid Appeal for Malawi, launched today. The appeal comes as 6.5 million people in Malawi are facing food shortages ...

St Blanes stall

Dunblane show crowds enjoy free blessings

13 July, 2016

Visitors to the Dunblane Fling and the Dunblane and Doune Show came away with some unexpected gifts. St Blane's Church of Scotland linked with Lecropt Kirk had a stall at both events, where they gave ...

Scrap-trident

Church condemns rush to vote on Trident

12 July, 2016

The Church of Scotland has long argued the UK should not possess weapons of mass destruction, and condemns the UK Government’s decision to vote on the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system next week. ...

Prayer for South Sudan

Moderator issues prayer for peace in South Sudan

12 July, 2016

A prayer has been issued by the Moderator of the General Assembly seeking prayer and healing for the people of South Sudan amid renewed hostilities. The Church has strong links with our mission partner in ...

Rev Angus Macleod of St Columba’s Church of Scotland Pont St. London,

Iraq chaplain reveals sadness at Chilcot findings

12 July, 2016

A former military chaplain in Iraq has revealed his sadness at the Chilcot report's findings that alternatives to war were not pursued before Britain and the United States launched the Iraq War.