News and events
6 December 2012
Only recently established, the Church of Scotland Go For It Fund has already awarded grants totalling over £0.3 million to local projects. It held its first Main Grant Committee Meeting in November and agreed to fund 12 organisations meeting the widest range of needs. Go For It is now firmly up and running and it is holding its first conference, “Open For Business”, today.
4 December 2012
Amidst reports that cutting the deficit is taking longer than planned, Rev. Sally Foster-Fulton, Convener of the Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council has called on the Chancellor to prioritise the economically vulnerable when he makes his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday.
4 December 2012
The Church of Scotland and Charismatic Episcopal Church in Lisbon have strengthened the bonds between them in an historic celebrating of the Lima Liturgy together.
30 November 2012
St. Andrew and St. Andrew’s Day has a special place in my heart. After all the church where I am minister in Bo’ness is named after him.
29 November 2012
Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, Convener of the Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council has called on the Lords to vote in favour of capping the costs of consumer credit.
28 November 2012
What Price Christmas? is a series of workshops designed for women which aims to help build strategies to avoid debt and money worries in the festive season.
26 November 2012
This week sees two significant dates falling side-by-side. On Friday, we will celebrate St. Andrew's Day here in Scotland and overseas. On Saturday, we will pause to reflect on World AIDS Day.
21 November 2012
Dr. Suhaila Tarazi, Director of the Al Ahli Anglican Church hospital in Gaza City, and a friend of many in the Church of Scotland, narrowly escaped death when an Israeli missile hit her home last night. Shocked, but not injured, Dr. Tarazi is back in the Al Ahli hospital ensuring there is care available for all who need it in the midst of the Israeli bombardment of Gaza.
19 November 2012
The December edition of Life and Work, the magazine of the Church of Scotland, is on sale now.
16 November 2012
China has undergone its once in a decade leadership change with Xi Jinping having been confirmed as the man who will now lead the country for the next 10-years. It is widely speculated he will take up the presidency in 2013.