News archive

Milestone anniversary for residential dementia home

21 January, 2013

Scotland’s first specialised dementia home celebrated its 30th anniversary on Friday. Williamwood House in Glasgow run by CrossReach, the social care provider of the Church of Scotland, was the first residential home of its kind ...

Scottish Government Minister honours Eco-Congregation

18 January, 2013

Carlops Church has won a third award for its environmental work. Paul Wheelhouse, Scottish Government Minister for Environment and Climate Change, presented a prestigious Eco-Congregation award to Carlops Church on Thursday 17 January. ...

Fossil fuels won’t help achieve renewable targets

13 December, 2012

Today’s decision to allow fracking in Lancashire has been criticised by Rev. Sally Foster-Fulton, Convener of the Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council. The Church of Scotland is concerned that any expansion of the ...

Statement on St George's Tron

11 December, 2012

Much of the press coverage of the situation at St George's Tron continues to give a very one sided view which misrepresents the situation. It is about time the Church of Scotland again set the ...

Go For It is Open for Business

6 December, 2012

Only recently established, the Church of Scotland Go For It Fund has already awarded grants totalling over £0.3 million to local projects. It held its first Main Grant Committee Meeting in November and agreed to ...

Church calls on Chancellor to tackle poverty

4 December, 2012

Amidst reports that cutting the deficit is taking longer than planned, Rev. Sally Foster-Fulton, Convener of the Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council has called on the Chancellor to prioritise the economically vulnerable when ...

Money matters at Christmas

28 November, 2012

What Price Christmas? is a series of workshops designed for women which aims to help build strategies to avoid debt and money worries in the festive season.

A Gaza Doctor's Story

21 November, 2012

Dr. Suhaila Tarazi, Director of the Al Ahli Anglican Church hospital in Gaza City, and a friend of many in the Church of Scotland, narrowly escaped death when an Israeli missile hit her home last ...

Remembrance Day message

9 November, 2012

Remembrance Day message by the Right Reverend Albert Bogle, Moderator of the General Assembly of The Church of Scotland.