Church of Scotland News https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news The latest news releases from the Church of Scotland Sun, 31 May 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Join the Moderator in prayer this Pentecost at 7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-the-moderator-in-prayer-at-7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-the-moderator-in-prayer-at-7pm Sat, 30 May 2020 21:57:37 +0100 Watch the church-wide Pentecost service https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-church-wide-pentecost-service https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-church-wide-pentecost-service Fri, 29 May 2020 10:01:02 +0100 Watch the Moderator reflect on Mental Health Awareness week https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-moderator-reflect-on-mental-health-awareness-week https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-moderator-reflect-on-mental-health-awareness-week Fri, 29 May 2020 07:16:02 +0100 Kirk minister conducts her first online "betrothal" service https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/minister-conducts-first-online-betrothal-service https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/minister-conducts-first-online-betrothal-service Thu, 28 May 2020 12:01:02 +0100 Historic service to mark "exciting" new church partnership https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Historic-service-to-mark-exciting-new-church-partnership https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Historic-service-to-mark-exciting-new-church-partnership Thu, 28 May 2020 09:20:11 +0100 Scottish churches issue joint call for Sunday prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-issue-joint-call-for-sunday-prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-issue-joint-call-for-sunday-prayer Wed, 27 May 2020 14:24:22 +0100 Rebecca, 98, on a musical mission to raise money for NHS https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/rebecca,-98,-playing-the-piano-to-raise-money-for-nhs https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/rebecca,-98,-playing-the-piano-to-raise-money-for-nhs Wed, 27 May 2020 11:20:41 +0100 Moderator to host church-wide Pentecost service https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-to-host-church-wide-pentecost-service https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-to-host-church-wide-pentecost-service Sun, 24 May 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Join us in praying for the nation at 7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-us-in-praying-for-the-nation-at-7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-us-in-praying-for-the-nation-at-7pm Sun, 24 May 2020 07:31:01 +0100 Sermon - waiting is a 'spiritual discipline ' https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/waiting https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/waiting Sat, 23 May 2020 15:16:26 +0100 Watch the Assembly Trustees webinar https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-assembly-trustees-webinar https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-assembly-trustees-webinar Fri, 22 May 2020 11:36:50 +0100 Stirling church praised in the Scottish Parliament as positive role model https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/stirling-church-praised-in-the-scottish-parliament-as-positive-role-model https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/stirling-church-praised-in-the-scottish-parliament-as-positive-role-model Thu, 21 May 2020 11:54:34 +0100 Scottish churches join together in call for prayer on Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-join-together-in-call-for-prayer-on-sunday2 https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-join-together-in-call-for-prayer-on-sunday2 Wed, 20 May 2020 16:29:52 +0100 Glasgow church transported to Nepal during online worship https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/glasgow-church-enjoys-catch-up-with-kathmandu https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/glasgow-church-enjoys-catch-up-with-kathmandu Tue, 19 May 2020 16:40:09 +0100 Immigration Bill will disadvantage people on lower incomes https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/proposed-immigration-bill-will-disadvantage-people-on-lower-incomes https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/proposed-immigration-bill-will-disadvantage-people-on-lower-incomes Tue, 19 May 2020 14:01:02 +0100 Moderator urges churches to support Thy Kingdom Come https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-urges-churches-to-support-thy-kingdom-come https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-urges-churches-to-support-thy-kingdom-come Tue, 19 May 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Overseas partners make generous gifts to CrossReach https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/overseas-partners-make-generous-gifts-to-crossreach https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/overseas-partners-make-generous-gifts-to-crossreach Mon, 18 May 2020 08:01:03 +0100 Moderator marks Mental Health Week with call for mutual support https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-marks-mental-health-week-with-call-for-mutual-support https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-marks-mental-health-week-with-call-for-mutual-support Mon, 18 May 2020 07:54:32 +0100 Registration to join Assembly Trustees webinar now open https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/registration-to-webinar-now-open https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/registration-to-webinar-now-open Sun, 17 May 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Prayer - Lord God, hear our voices https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/prayer-lord-god-hear-our-voices https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/prayer-lord-god-hear-our-voices Sat, 16 May 2020 11:55:26 +0100 Tayside minister takes up role as Moderator of the General Assembly https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/tayside-minister-installed-as-new-moderator-of-the-general-assembly https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/tayside-minister-installed-as-new-moderator-of-the-general-assembly Thu, 14 May 2020 11:21:15 +0100 Scottish churches join together in call for prayer on Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-join-together-in-call-for-prayer-on-sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-join-together-in-call-for-prayer-on-sunday Thu, 14 May 2020 09:31:01 +0100 Church shows support to global partners during pandemic https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-shows-support-to-global-partners-during-pandemic https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-shows-support-to-global-partners-during-pandemic Thu, 14 May 2020 06:43:00 +0100 Watch the installation service for the new Moderator https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-installation-service-for-the-new-moderator https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-installation-service-for-the-new-moderator Thu, 14 May 2020 06:01:01 +0100 Watch a special edition of Heart and Soul streamed online https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-a-special-edition-of-heart-and-soul-online https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-a-special-edition-of-heart-and-soul-online Wed, 13 May 2020 14:58:20 +0100 Kirk minister to run equivalent of Glasgow to Inverness for Christian Aid https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-minister-to-run-equivalent-of-glasgow-to-inverness-for-christian-aid https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-minister-to-run-equivalent-of-glasgow-to-inverness-for-christian-aid Wed, 13 May 2020 10:11:09 +0100 Church to host webinar on impact of coronavirus https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-to-host-webinar-on-impact-of-coronavirus https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-to-host-webinar-on-impact-of-coronavirus Wed, 13 May 2020 06:31:02 +0100 Lanark churches back community funding boost https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/lanark-churches-back-community-funding-boost https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/lanark-churches-back-community-funding-boost Sun, 10 May 2020 18:31:02 +0100 A prayer - Come Jesus Christ, come my way https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-come-jesus-christ,-come-my-way https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-come-jesus-christ,-come-my-way Sun, 10 May 2020 07:31:02 +0100 SERMON - 'If you have Jesus, you have enough' https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/SERMON-If-you-have-Jesus,-you-have-enough https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/SERMON-If-you-have-Jesus,-you-have-enough Fri, 08 May 2020 16:31:01 +0100 Elder says celebrating VE Day made his time as a PoW worth it https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/elder-says-celebrating-ve-day-made-his-time-as-pow-worth-it https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/elder-says-celebrating-ve-day-made-his-time-as-pow-worth-it Fri, 08 May 2020 13:07:09 +0100 Perthshire church uses transatlantic service to cement historic ties with North Carolina https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/perthshire-church-uses-cross-atlantic-service-to-cement-historic-ties-with-north-carolina https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/perthshire-church-uses-cross-atlantic-service-to-cement-historic-ties-with-north-carolina Fri, 08 May 2020 08:14:26 +0100 Moderator asks church members to remember VE day with prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-asks-church-members-to-remember-ve-day-with-prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-asks-church-members-to-remember-ve-day-with-prayer Thu, 07 May 2020 16:11:39 +0100 Scottish churches join together in call for prayer on Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-comes-together-for-prayer-on-sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-comes-together-for-prayer-on-sunday Thu, 07 May 2020 11:34:28 +0100 Sutherland church appoints first full-time minister in 18 years https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sutherland-church-appoints-first-full-time-minister-in-18-years https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sutherland-church-appoints-first-full-time-minister-in-18-years Wed, 06 May 2020 14:09:02 +0100 Christian Aid Week offers new ways of getting involved online https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/christian-aid-week-set-to-begin-with-new-ways-of-getting-involved-online https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/christian-aid-week-set-to-begin-with-new-ways-of-getting-involved-online Tue, 05 May 2020 14:13:23 +0100 Scotland has embraced the "greatest commandment" https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scotland-has-embraced-the-greatest-commandment https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scotland-has-embraced-the-greatest-commandment Mon, 04 May 2020 13:16:42 +0100 A huge thank you to people who raised money for CrossReach https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-huge-thank-you-to-people-who-raised-money-for-crossreach https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-huge-thank-you-to-people-who-raised-money-for-crossreach Mon, 04 May 2020 09:04:49 +0100 Thy Kingdom Come invites us to pray from Ascension to Pentecost https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/thy-kingdom-come-invites-us-to-pray-from-ascension-to-pentecost https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/thy-kingdom-come-invites-us-to-pray-from-ascension-to-pentecost Sun, 03 May 2020 18:31:01 +0100 A prayer for Sunday - the Good Shepherd https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-for-sunday-the-good-shepherd https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-for-sunday-the-good-shepherd Sun, 03 May 2020 07:31:01 +0100 Moderator's Sunday sermon - the Lord is my Shepherd https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Sunday-sermon-the-Lord-is-my-shepherd https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Sunday-sermon-the-Lord-is-my-shepherd Fri, 01 May 2020 16:31:55 +0100 Scottish churches call Christians together in Sunday prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-call-christians-together-in-sunday-prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-call-christians-together-in-sunday-prayer Fri, 01 May 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Celebrating 50 years of Kirk’s Society, Religion and Technology (SRT) project https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/celebrating-50-years-of-kirks-society,-religion-and-technology-srt-project https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/celebrating-50-years-of-kirks-society,-religion-and-technology-srt-project Thu, 30 Apr 2020 14:01:03 +0100 Congregations encouraged to apply for emergency grants https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/congregations-encouraged-to-apply-for-emergency-grants https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/congregations-encouraged-to-apply-for-emergency-grants Thu, 30 Apr 2020 07:31:03 +0100 Special service to install new Moderator https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Special-service-to-install-new-Moderator https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Special-service-to-install-new-Moderator Wed, 29 Apr 2020 06:31:02 +0100 There is No Place like "Gnome" for charity fundraiser Alan https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/there-is-no-place-like-gnome-for-charity-fundraiser-alan https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/there-is-no-place-like-gnome-for-charity-fundraiser-alan Sun, 26 Apr 2020 18:31:02 +0100 A prayer to provide strength to all those battling Covid-19 https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-to-provide-strength-to-all-those-battling-covid-19 https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-to-provide-strength-to-all-those-battling-covid-19 Sun, 26 Apr 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Watch - Journey with Jesus for he is with you https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/journey-with-jesus-he-is-with-you https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/journey-with-jesus-he-is-with-you Fri, 24 Apr 2020 15:14:25 +0100 Commission to consider presbytery plan https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/commission-to-consider-presbytery-plan https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/commission-to-consider-presbytery-plan Fri, 24 Apr 2020 15:00:11 +0100 Join the call to pray at 7pm this Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-the-call-to-pray-at-7pm-this-sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-the-call-to-pray-at-7pm-this-sunday Thu, 23 Apr 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Perthshire church gets crafty with uniform laundry bags for NHS staff https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/perthshire-church-gets-crafty-with-uniform-laundry-bags-for-nhs-staff https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/perthshire-church-gets-crafty-with-uniform-laundry-bags-for-nhs-staff Wed, 22 Apr 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Moderator urges people to take on the 2.6 Challenge for CrossReach https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-calls-for-folk-to-take-on-the-2.6-challenge-for-crossreach https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-calls-for-folk-to-take-on-the-2.6-challenge-for-crossreach Tue, 21 Apr 2020 07:31:02 +0100 The world watches Betsi take up her new role in Malta https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/the-world-watches-betsi-take-up-her-new-role-in-malta https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/the-world-watches-betsi-take-up-her-new-role-in-malta Mon, 20 Apr 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Amid health crisis the Church is helping to feed the hungry https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/amid-health-crisis-the-church-is-helping-to-feed-the-hungry https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/amid-health-crisis-the-church-is-helping-to-feed-the-hungry Sun, 19 Apr 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Watch the Moderator's Sunday sermon for 19 April https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-moderators-sunday-sermon-for-19-april https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-the-moderators-sunday-sermon-for-19-april Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:35:41 +0100 Scottish churches unite in call to pray this Sunday at 7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-unite-in-call-to-pray-this-sunday-at-7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-unite-in-call-to-pray-this-sunday-at-7pm Thu, 16 Apr 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Edinburgh Kirk minister virtually inducted into new charge https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/edinburgh-kirk-minister-virtually-inducted-into-new-charge https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/edinburgh-kirk-minister-virtually-inducted-into-new-charge Sun, 12 Apr 2020 18:31:01 +0100 The Lord is Risen - a prayer for Easter Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/listen-the-lord-is-risen-a-prayer-for-easter-sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/listen-the-lord-is-risen-a-prayer-for-easter-sunday Sun, 12 Apr 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Watch - Moderator's Easter Sunday message https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Watch-Moderators-Easter-Sunday-message https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Watch-Moderators-Easter-Sunday-message Sat, 11 Apr 2020 18:05:36 +0100 HRH Prince William Earl of Strathearn sends an Easter message https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/hrh-prince-william-earl-of-strathearn-sends-an-easter-message https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/hrh-prince-william-earl-of-strathearn-sends-an-easter-message