Very Rev Dr John Chalmers has received a standing ovation from Commissioners at the General Assembly during its closing session to mark his retirement as Principal Clerk of the Church of Scotland.
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The Moderator of the General Assembly has contributed prayers for Manchester and Egypt following the terrible loss of life in terrorist attacks this week.
The Church is being challenged to consider the place of its buildings in its faith mission by the body which oversees thousands of Church properties. The General Trustees report has highlighted the very difficult decisions ...
Poverty is “an avoidable scandal that robs people of their dignity and diminishes us all,” the chief executive of a major Christian charity has said.
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has approved an apology to gay people for the history of discrimination they have faced in the Church. Commissioners also approved a report which could pave the ...
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal joined the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in observing a minute’s silence for all those affected by the terrorist atrocity in Manchester.
His Royal Highness Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad of Jordan, a guest of the Lord High Commissioner, was invited to speak by the General Assembly on Wednesday.
The homeless, children and families projects, and support for refugees and asylum seekers are among the latest groups to benefit from the Church of Scotland’s Go For It Fund.
The Ministries Council has launched Ascend, its new support and development service for everyone involved in ministry and pastoral support through the Church of Scotland.