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Call for clear labelling

18 August, 2011

Church and Society Convener, Rev. Ian Galloway, is calling for leading supermarket chains to actively consider their ethical and corporate responsibilities ensuring consumers can make an informed choice about the products they buy. ...

Local ecumenism

26 July, 2011

The ecumenical autumn conference, local ecumenism, is just around the corner. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Solidarity and condolences to the people of Norway

23 July, 2011

In the wake of the violent attacks in Norway yesterday (July 22) that killed atleast 91 people dead, Right Reverend David Arnott, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has written to ...

Press release: Church seeks assurance over Malawi

22 July, 2011

Press release: The Church of Scotland and Christian Aid have written to the Department for International Development asking for assurance that funding cut for Malawi will still reach the most vulnerable people.

Crisis in Malawi

21 July, 2011

The Church of Scotland’s World Mission Council are extremely concerned with the situation in Malawi following widespread demonstrations leading to riots that took place last night, most notably in Lilongwe, Blantyre and Mzuzu. ...

Go local

21 July, 2011

Eco Congregation Scotland supports Rev. Alex Smeed’s views on climate change and that Christians can make a massive difference by going local.

Power and responsibility

20 July, 2011

With the hacking scandal continuing to snowball following yesterdays' questioning of James and Rupert Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks, the Prime Minister,David Cameron said that:"with hindsight", he would not have employed ex-News of the World Editor ...

Are we what we wear?

18 July, 2011

A report by sport clothing giant Nike has found that their staff in Indonesia are being subjected to ‘serious’ physical and verbal abuse

Press release: Moderator says justice has been done

13 July, 2011

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland said “justice has been done” after the two pilots blamed for the 1994 RAF Chinook crash on the Mull of Kintyre were cleared. ...

Arbroath's big day out

8 July, 2011

St. Andrews and Old & Abbey churches, Arbroath are hosting ‘The Big Day Out’ Saturday 17 September for all the family.

Ethnic cleansing in Sudan

7 July, 2011

Ethnic cleansing are the words being used to describe the situation in South Kordofan in the Sudan according to the All Africa Conference of Churches

Mission & Discipleship Need You!

1 July, 2011

The Church of Scotland’s Mission & Discipleship Council are reaching out and want your views on worship, witness and discipleship.

Kirk welcomes Salmond delay on sectarianism bill

23 June, 2011

The Church of Scotland has welcomed the decision by the Scottish Government to allow time for more consideration of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Bill.