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Moderator hopes Chinook 'injustice' can be resolved with new inquiry

The new Moderator, Right Rev John Christie, speaks out as the Ministry of Defence considers review.

We're off to the World Cup!

Young people from poor areas in Scotland fly to South Africa to participate in the World Cup of Friendship thanks to a Church initiative.

Life and Work: the conference that changed the world

In the June issue, reflections on the impact of the World Missionary Conference in 1910 and looking ahead to the 2010 conference.

Focus on the spiritual journey of the elderly

Faith in Older People Project aims to increase awarenness about the spiritual welfare of senior citizens.

Countdown to when history repeats itself

Conference in June will mark the 100th anniversary of the World Mission Conference held in Edinburgh.

Going the extra mile for charity

CrossReach staff set out to raise funds for postnatal depression service.

Church Archives are returned to the Highlands

The Moderator attends presentation to return records dating from 17th century.

Edinburgh Christian Aid marks two anniversaries

Edinburgh Christian Aid's booksale this year will mark the birth of JM Barrie, and the anniversary of the Reformation.

Scottish Churches prepare for World Mission Conference

Delegates from over 60 countries will attend the Edinburgh 2010 conference in June.

Leaders must end postcode lottery nightmare

Scotland's Poverty Truth Commission claims people are being denied basic services because of where they stay.

Life and Work - May issue

The May issue of Life and Work includes an interview with Rev John Christie, the Moderator-Designate for the General Assembly in May, plus 40 years of the SRT.

Kirk needs to learn to listen as well as talk when dealing with suicide

THE church needs to learn to listen more as well as talking when it comes to supporting people considering suicide a senior Kirk minister has claimed.

Refurbishment plans for care home after planning permission refusal

BOSSES from CrossReach the Social Care Council of the Church of Scotland met with residents, relatives and staff last night to discuss a proposed scheme to refurbish one of its care homes after planning permission for a new building was refused by Aberdeenshire Council.

Scotland's Church leaders launch Easter message on Trident

DAYS before one of the biggest celebrations in the Christian calendar, Scotland's church leaders have launched an Easter message with a significant challenge to all political parties on the issue of Trident.

Kirk concern at human egg sales

A CHURCH of Scotland convener today voiced his concern about the practice of auctioning and selling human eggs for IVF treatment.

Church and ECCR explore ways to make money work for good

An ecumenical conference held in Edinburgh yesterday 18 March 2010 focused on the importance of ethical and socially responsible banking and investment for the churches and the wider community.

Obergammergau 2010

The April issue of Life and Work looks at the world's biggest and most famous Passion Play in Bavaria.

Kirk says no to coal-fired power station

Proposals for Hunterston will discredit Scottish Government's climate change targets.

Galloway to lead peace rally in Edinburgh

One of the Church's ministers will speak at a Scotland's for Peace rally against nuclear weapons.

Kirk tells politicians now is the time to save next generation from nuclear threat

The Moderator and other church leaders spearhead a campaign for nuclear disarmament.