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Grassroots voices heard on future of Church

1 February, 2017

The Kirk must widen its reach, deepen its commitment and become more flexible in its approach if it is to meet the needs of 21st Century Scotland, a major listening exercise has confirmed. ...

Russell Barr

Moderator "horrified" by USA travel ban

30 January, 2017

Statement from the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Right Rev Dr Russell Barr, on President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration.

David Pitkeathly

New dawn for congregation

30 January, 2017

A new dawn has broken for a small Church of Scotland congregation in northern England.

Emma Thompson

Bride amazed by generosity of a stranger

26 January, 2017

A bride has revealed that a stranger sent her two large boxes of food after reading she had asked for donations to charity instead of wedding presents.