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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.

Ethics and policy making in a changing Scotland

7 November, 2012

The Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland, delivered one of two keynote addresses at a conference being hosted by the Church of Scotland today in the City Chambers, Edinburgh.

Moderator challenges Prime Minister to eradicate slavery

2 November, 2012

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Rev. Albert Bogle, has written to the Prime Minister, David Cameron, challenging him to address the tyranny of modern day slavery. ...

Queen’s Chaplain to be next Moderator

30 October, 2012

Reverend Lorna Hood, a Queen’s Chaplain originally from Kilmarnock has been nominated to be the next Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

A gathering for Syria

25 October, 2012

The Church of Scotland is hosting a ‘Gathering for Syria’, a national event for Scotland to express solidarity with the people of Syria and to share hope for peace and reconciliation. It will be held ...

Come all you faithful

25 October, 2012

Come all you faithful is an Advent resource and invitation to journey during this season of Advent, with the Christian community in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT) and Israel. They have offered to the churches ...

Statement regarding St George's Tron

18 October, 2012

There have been a number of factual inaccuracies in some of the reports concerning the situation at St George’s Tron, and the Church of Scotland would therefore wish to clarify several points. ...