Ecumenical Relations Committee

Within the Church of Scotland, the Ecumenical Relations Committee is responsible for encouraging and enabling an ecumenical vision in Scotland.

Members seek to encourage ecumenical engagement through the councils, presbyteries and congregations of the Church of Scotland.

We promote understanding through ecumenical working drawn from international and European levels. As part of the universal Church, we believe that God calls us to celebrate and move towards visible unity, to strive to work more closely with our Christian sisters and brothers in Scotland and throughout the world.

Our work

The committee attempts to assist projects at local and national level which develop ecumenical relationships. More and more around Scotland, men and women are working, studying and worshipping together with other Christians, and the committee organises local and national events. There is a network of ecumenical representatives who work at creating and fostering local co-operation. Find out more about our ecumenical work.

Meeting dates

Unless otherwise stated, all meetings of the committee will take place in the Church offices at 121 George Street, Edinburgh.

  • Tuesday 2nd April 2019
  • Thursday 20th June 2019
  • Tuesday 24th - Wednesday 25th September 2019, Kinnoull Monastery, Perth
  • Tuesday 10th December 2019

Contact for more information

To get in touch with the committee please email us at

Ecumenical Relations Committee Newsletters

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Ecumenical Relations Committee Minutes

Minutes 2019: February.

Minutes 2018: December, September, June, May, and February.

Autumn Conference

Our annual conference, hosted jointly with Action of Churches Together in Scotland, was held on Saturday, 27 October 2018 in the City of Edinburgh Methodist Church.