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Events in Kenya and Pakistan

23 September, 2013

Following the attack on Westgate Centre in Nairobi, Kenya and the subsequent siege, the Church of Scotland World Mission Council has sent a message of support to our partner church, The Presbyterian Church of East ...

Life and Work magazine

October Life and Work out now

19 September, 2013

Features on the Scottish independence debate, ethics in finance and World Sight Day are just some of the topics that can be found in the October edition of Life and Work magazine.

Marriage: business as usual for the Church

12 September, 2013

The Church has said there are no plans for it to stop conducting marriages. Its 2013 General Assembly instructed a number of Church committees to work together to explore whether the Church should continue to ...

Pray for Syria

12 September, 2013

Dr Mary Mikhael from our partner church, the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon (NESSL) spoke of the plight of the Syrian people and urged the world to help Syria have peace. ...

500 years since the Battle of Flodden

9 September, 2013

Today marks the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden, the largest battle ever fought between England and Scotland, and one which proved to be the greatest defeat for the kingdom of Scotland. ...

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.