News and events
6 March 2013
The Church of Scotland has today welcomed the findings of the Office of Fair Trading’s compliance review into payday lenders and the consequent proposal to refer the sector to the Competition Commission.
1 March 2013
13 million people – including 3.6 million children – live in poverty in the UK today. A major new report shows how evidence and statistics have been misused, misrepresented and manipulated to create myths that blame and stigmatise the most vulnerable in society.
26 February 2013
A recent visit to Germany has provided food for thought for the Church of Scotland’s Climate Change Officer, Adrian Shaw. Not least, the concept of a ‘winter’ church.
20 February 2013
The UK Government’s new Energy Bill must prioritise low carbon power, say five of Britain’s major Churches, including the Church of Scotland.
20 February 2013
Rev Dr Robin Hill, Convener of the Church of Scotland HIV Programme and minister of Gladsmuir linked with Longniddry in East Lothian, reflects on a decade of work.
11 February 2013
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Reverend Albert Bogle, and his two immediate predecessors paid tribute to Pope Benedict XVI following news of the Pontiff’s resignation today.
8 February 2013
It is coming up to the end of the World Mission’s “Year of China” and it has been quite a year since we began our year at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland last May with its theme, “Love Never Ends.”
7 February 2013
Religious persecution in countries across the world has been condemned by Scotland’s Minister for External Affairs and International Development, Humza Yousaf, at a meeting of the Church of Scotland’s World Mission Council held yesterday in Blantyre.
6 February 2013
Rev. Sally Foster-Fulton, Convener of the Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council has called on MSPs to reconsider the funding cuts to Scotland colleges, as today MSPs voted on John Swinney’s plans for the Scottish Government’s £28.4bn budget for 2013-14.
5 February 2013
The Moderator of the Church of Scotland is looking forward to exploring new approaches to economics with the Church of England after a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday.