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Moderator meets with Chief Rabbi in London

27 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood met Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, at his office in London ...

RAF Leuchars enjoys visit from Church Moderator

26 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, The Right Reverend Lorna Hood visited RAF Leuchars last week, meeting personnel from across the Station and gaining an insight into life on a ...

Church in front line against poverty

25 November, 2013

The Church of Scotland "cares about the needs of everyone in Scotland and is often in the areas where it is most difficult to be". ...

The Church of Scotland "cares about the needs of everyone in Scotland and is often in the areas where it is most difficult to be".

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Speak Out against Human Trafficking

19 November, 2013

Hardly a week goes by when there is not a news story about human trafficking; people sold as commodities, whether for domestic servitude, sexual purposes or forced labour. This is happening in Scotland now, in ...

Life and Work magazine

Life and Work – December issue

15 November, 2013

The December issue of Life and Work is now available and encourages us to think about Christmas and those less fortunate than ourselves.

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood, said today, Wednesday 13 November, that the greatest way to honour the legacy of David Livingstone is to continue the fight against human trafficking.

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Moderator to visit Shoebox Appeal centre

12 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is set to take part in the sorting centre of the Blythswood Care Shoebox Appeal 2013 on the 12 November. ...

Religious representatives in local authority education committees

5 November, 2013

John Finnie MSP has launched a consultation on his proposals to make local government more accountable and transparent to the electorate. The proposals range from abolishing the mandatory appointment of religious representatives on Local Authorities’ ...

Encouraging churches in partnership

5 November, 2013

The Church has released an ecumenical report which charts the early progress of churches in their goal of working in partnership.

Maria’s story is an inspiring one

25 October, 2013

As she comes towards the end of her visit to Scotland, Maria Silo from Malawi has been impressing audiences as far apart as Carlisle and Macduff, Alloway and Inverbervie.