Newsletters

The Church of Scotland and its partner organisations produce a wide range of newsletters covering topics from world and ecumenical affairs, to ministerial development and local priority area updates.

There's a newsletter for everyone, so please take your pick from the below list and click the blue Subscribe to a newsletter button below when you're ready. You can sign up to as many newsletters as you like, and you're free to opt out at any time.

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Ascend

Ascend brings together a range of services and opportunities for those in ministry. The heart of Ascend is to provide a creative and safe space that enables meaningful support and development. Our monthly newsletter highlights CMD opportunities, events and services.

Children and Youth Ministry

Ministry with children and young people is exciting and rewarding but can at times be challenging so we all need a little help sometimes. This newsletter aims to keep you informed about forthcoming training, conferences and resources from the Church of Scotland and others that will be of benefit to you in your ministry, and highlights opportunities and events for young people.

Church and Society

The Church and Society Council works with congregations, decision makers and civil society to build relationships that will create a fairer, more equal and more just society in both Scotland and the world. Our quarterly newsletter brings readers up to date with our developments, campaigns and progress.

Ecumenical Relations

Ecumenical Relations is about building relationships across Christian denominations at the international, nation and local levels. This newsletter highlights events on the global stage, information on how denominations in the UK are developing a closer working relationship, as well as encouragement for local congregations to break down the traditional barriers of denomination to work for the Kingdom of God.

Mission and Discipleship

The Mission and Discipleship Council produces a monthly newsletter, keeping you up to date with forthcoming events, conferences and resources that we produce to equip congregations and individuals for developing their worship, mission and discipleship.

Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office (SCPO)

SCPO works with churches across Scotland to engage effectively in the world of politics – both in Holyrood and Westminster. Sign up to our newsletter to find out what churches are doing, what opportunities are available and how you could get involved in making change happen.

Scottish Faiths Action For Refugees (SFAR)

SFAR is a multi-faith partnership project bringing together Scotland’s main Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Interfaith organisations. We work together on issues of asylum, refugees, migration, inter-cultural dialogue, anti-discrimination and integration. Our monthly newsletter includes stories, news, campaigns and events – as well as creative ways your church can get involved in offering sanctuary and support.

World Mission

The World Mission Council sends out a weekly e-newsletter, full of things to help you, your church and your community engage with the wider church around the world. This newsletter shares stories of encounters and inspires you to act as you explore the issues of the global church.