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Moderator-Designate withdraws due to ill health

18 March, 2014

The Church of Scotland today expresses great regret that the Rev Dr Angus Morrison has health issues and, following medical advice, has had to withdraw from the position of Moderator-Designate for the 2014 General Assembly. ...

Striking a Chord

7 March, 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland was promoted to the role of ‘handbell number four’ in an open session of the Big Noise Music group this week.

Lent - a season for making changes

5 March, 2014

The season of Lent is part of the Church Calendar for focusing our worship in a particular way. It lasts for approximately for six weeks and leads up to Easter.

New report confirms success of Chance to Thrive project

26 February, 2014

Chance to Thrive is a five year long project funded by the Kirk’s General Trustees and Ministries Council. It supports and mentors eight congregations who live in some of the poorest parishes in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, ...

Moderator visits scene of genocide

21 February, 2014

In the midst of the bloody Bosnian war, the UN designated Srebrenica a protected safe haven. Thousands flocked there. Somehow this "safe" UN base was to become the scene of the largest massacre on European ...

Guild National Convener and Vice Convener appointments

20 February, 2014

Following the February meeting of the Church of Scotland Guild’s National Executive committee, it was announced that Kay Keith from Dumfries Presbyterial Council would be National Convener for the coming year.

Moderator visits Bosnia

17 February, 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland this week embarked on a four day visit of Bosnia to see first-hand the after effects of the Srebrenica genocide.