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Refugee boat rescue

Update on Church response to refugee crisis

11 September, 2015

In recognition of the extraordinary situation facing refugees fleeing the crisis in Syria, a special meeting of the Councils and departments of the Church has taken place.

Queen Elizabeth II and Rev David Steel

Church pays tribute to our longest reigning monarch

9 September, 2015

The Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison, Moderator of the General Assembly, has led tributes from the Church to Her Majesty the Queen on becoming the longest-serving monarch in our history. Dr Morrison spent last weekend ...

Speak out campaign

'Speak Out' launch seeks your voice for change

7 September, 2015

The launch of the Speak Out campaign has heard an asylum seeker urge Scots to overcome their personal fears and anxiety about refugees and welcome them into their communities with open arms. Deacon Blue singer ...

Sally Foster Fulton and Salah Beltagui

Faith leaders speak out after emergency refugee summit

3 September, 2015

The Church of Scotland is working with the Scottish government and third sector groups to take immediate compassionate action on the refugee crisis as thousands of families fleeing confict in Syria continue to arrive in ...

Rt Rev Angus Morrison

Moderator launches blog on EU referendum

2 September, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has launched a new online blog to inform the debate around the UK's continuing membership of the European Union.

Flags and Church

Fringe events feature Church leaders

21 August, 2015

Church and Society Convener Rev Sally Foster-Fulton will speak in a 'Butterfly Rammy' debate on Scottish national unity after the Referendum.

Going for Growth Workshop

Going for Growth to Visit Oban in September

21 August, 2015

Two events in Oban this September will deliver support and encouragement to anyone interested in growing congregations and developing new ways to express faith.