News and events

CrossReach golf final

Moderator invites golfers to charity fundraiser

12 August, 2016

Golfers are invited to join the Moderator at the CrossReach charity golf day in Edinburgh this month. Book now for the event at the Royal Burgess golf course on Thursday 22nd of September.

Rev Bob Mallinson

Minister's inspirational message of hope

11 August, 2016

A Church of Scotland minister has decided to speak out about his past struggles with drink and drugs to give “hope” to people with the same problems.

Rev MaryAnn Rennie marries Kirsty and Michael Young

Church of Scotland celebrated more than 4000 weddings in 2015

11 August, 2016

Getting married in the Church of Scotland remains the most popular choice for couples who want something more than a civil ceremony. More than 4,000 couples chose to be married by a Church of Scotland minister in a religious ceremony last year.

Swinney to address schools conference

10 August, 2016

Education Secretary John Swinney is addressing delegates at a special three-day conference focusing on Scotland’s schools.

Moderator handover

Just one more week until nominations close for the next Moderator of the General Assembly

10 August, 2016

The final date to submit recommendations for the next Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is 19 August.

Rev Moyna McGlynn

Sturgeon leads tributes to popular minister who has died

9 August, 2016

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has led tributes to an immensely popular Church of Scotland minister who has died.

Anne Hepburn

Obituary: Anne Hepburn missionary, teacher, feminist and Guild President

5 August, 2016

Anne Hepburn, Church of Scotland missionary, Guild President in the early 1980s and a teacher, feminist and social justice advocate has died aged 90.

Church and Jewish Community in Scotland establish a 'concentrated dialogue'

2 August, 2016

The Jewish Community in Scotland and the Church of Scotland have agreed to establish a concentrated dialogue between members of the two communities.

Dr Iain Jamieson, Very Rev Albert Bogle and Graeme Duffin

Rev teams up with Wets guitarist and rocks out for charity

2 August, 2016

A former Kirk Moderator has teamed up with Wet Wet Wet guitarist Graeme Duffin to record an “upbeat and catchy” charity single to celebrate the success of a unique healthcare project in Africa.

Obituary: Jamie Stuart storyteller, evangelist and author of The Glasgow Bible

Jamie Stuart, storyteller, evangelist and one of Scotland's most successful and beloved Christian authors, has died at the age of 95.