The Church of Scotland celebrated 50 years of women's ordination Tuesday with a gathering that included the first woman Moderator and some of the longest-serving women elders from congregations across Scotland.
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has voted not to invest in companies whose major business depends on the extraction and saleof the most unclean energy sources.
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland hasoverwhelmingly backed the case for remaining in the European Union.
The Scottish Government is being urged to alter existing law to ensure that it is neveracceptable to beat a child.
The General Assembly has voted to support the Church and Society's Speak Out strategy that will guide the Council's work for the next 5-10 years. You can follow the work on the new Speak Out ...
The Moderator preached at St Giles on Sunday morning and attended the Heart and Soul festival in Princes Street Gardens in the afternoon. Here is his full sermon.
Socialcare provider CrossReach has been instructed to work with Church of Scotlandtrustees in a bid to secure funding to enable it to pay all of its staff theScottish Living Wage.
The Church of Scotland Guild has created its own specialtartan - a striking design that reflects its three year strategy motto "bebold, be strong".
Regional roadshows are to be held across Scotland to give congregations the opportunity to voice their opinions about the future direction of the Church of Scotland.
The historic decision by the Church of Scotland to recognise Ministers and Deacons in same-sex civil partnerships has been extended to cover same-sex marriage.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is set to make history when he becomes the first head of the Church of England to take part in a debate at the Church of Scotland's General Assembly which opens ...
A new book by a former Czech dissident minister tells how he and his family had to flee to Scotland after being persecuted by the secret police.
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland could be moved to June in the future under new proposals to try and encourage more young people to attend.
The Church is not bringing forward plans for 'online baptism', contrary to media headlines ahead of the General Assembly. The Convener of the Legal Questions Committee, Rev George Cowie, says the reporting has presented the ...
Two stages of music and entertainment, 65 booths and just a few surprises promise to make for an exciting Heart and Soul Festival 2016.
A joint working group is being created to further the common goals shared by the Church of Scotland and the Scottish Episcopal Church. The "Our Common Calling" working group is due to hold its first ...
The scale of homelessness inScotland is a "damning indictment" on modern society and politicians must domuch more to tackle the problem, a Church leader has said.
The Church of Scotland's investments will be under discussion at the General Assembly, with a proposal that would urge the Trustees of the Church of Scotland Investors Trust and the Church of Scotland Pension Fund ...
Janette Wilson made history when she became the first woman to be appointed as Solicitor to the Church of Scotland. Now, after 35 years at the Kirk, she is retiring and reminiscing about avoiding a ...
From the Cairngorms to Ayrshire and Glasgow Green to Glencoe, two church pews are touring the country to kick-start a conversation about the place of faith in contemporary Scotland.