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Doves of peace on display in Insh Church

20 August, 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly has expressed his pleasure that those attending evening worship at Insh Church, near Kingussie, have responded with such enthusiasm to his call to pray for peace in the Middle ...

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Church calls for prayers and action over Iraq

15 August, 2014

Leading figures in the Church of Scotland are urging the Westminster parliament to be recalled so MPs can debate potential action in response to the crisis in Iraq.

Drumhead Service marks WW1 centenary

11 August, 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly, the Rt Rev John Chalmers has attended a Drumhead Service at Edinburgh Castle where soldiers, sailors and airmen led the country in a day of commemoration of the start ...

Church of Scotland calls for peace in Gaza

5 August, 2014

Following the commemorations of one hundred years since the outbreak of a ‘war to end all wars’, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is urging recognition of the fact the ...

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Ryder Cup aims to match Commonwealth Games homestay success

1 August, 2014

The Commonwealth Games homestay programme which matched Glasgow householders with athlete families and Games volunteers needing accommodation has been so popular a similar system is being created for September's Ryder Cup in Perthshire ...

Rt Rev John Chalmers with Croft Coordinator Catriona Gibson outside Barlinnie prison

Go For It Fund lets Glasgow projects flourish

31 July, 2014

The wealth of community work carried out by the Church of Scotland's local congregations on behalf of their communities has shone through during a Go For It visit to Glasgow.