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Shetland helicopter crash

24 August, 2013

Commenting on the news of the fatalities in the crash, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood said: “We offer our deepest sympathy and heartfelt sorrow ...

Justice campaign for Bangladeshi garment workers

23 August, 2013

A former Church of Scotland Moderator is leading the charge for better rights and safer working conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers in the run up to Christmas and the winter sales.

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September Life and Work out now

15 August, 2013

Features on the Scottish independence debate and the origins of the Harvest Thanksgiving celebrations are just some of the topics that can be found in the September edition of Life and Work magazine. ...

Moderator takes Salute

15 August, 2013

The Right Rev Lorna Hood, Moderator of the General Assembly of The Church of Scotland, took the salute at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Moderator sings songs of praise

14 August, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Right Reverend Lorna Hood will appear on the BBC’s Songs of Praise programme on Sunday 18 August at 5pm.

Guild strengthens African ties with Malawi visit

5 August, 2013

Representatives of The Church of Scotland Guild are due to travel to the Republic of Malawi on Monday in the hope of exploring partnerships with the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian.

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Charity walk

31 July, 2013

An East Lothian man who has battled back from serious mental health issues has reached an important milestone in his 1000 mile walk around Scotland.

At CrossReach teamwork is key

31 July, 2013

Teamwork is the key to CrossReach achieving its goals says new Convener of the Social Care Council Dr Sally Bonnar.

Moderator gets Twitter

30 July, 2013

Right Rev Lorna Hood, who once claimed she was “the loneliest person on the internet” with only one Facebook friend has tweeted her first official tweet as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church ...

Moderator meets Margaret Curran MP

26 July, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly, Right Reverend Lorna Hood had a meet and greet meeting with Margaret Curran, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland.

Moderator welcomes new Archbishop

24 July, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Right Reverend Lorna Hood, has welcomed Monsignor Leo Cushley as Archbishop-elect of St Andrews and Edinburgh.

Church solidarity against hate crime

24 July, 2013

The Church is adding its support to the Jewish community who in turn have spoken out in support of the Muslim community in the wake of increased attacks.