Church of Scotland News https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news The latest news releases from the Church of Scotland Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:28:40 +0100 Churches join together in prayer on Sunday 5 July https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/churches-join-together-in-prayer-on-sunday-5-july https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/churches-join-together-in-prayer-on-sunday-5-july Thu, 02 Jul 2020 07:46:02 +0100 It's a Fair Question: Robbie Robertson of Tide Lines talks about music and faith https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/its-a-fair-question-robbie-robertson-of-tide-lines https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/its-a-fair-question-robbie-robertson-of-tide-lines Wed, 01 Jul 2020 07:31:02 +0100 "Prayer Stations" erected in Edinburgh church garden https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/prayer-stations-erected-in-edinburgh-church-garden https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/prayer-stations-erected-in-edinburgh-church-garden Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:31:02 +0100 South Korean Christians donate COVID-19 testing kits https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/south-korean-christians-donate-covid-19-testing-kits https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/south-korean-christians-donate-covid-19-testing-kits Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:17:26 +0100 Churches call on UK Government to deter annexation of West Bank https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/churches-call-on-uk-government-to-deter-annexation-of-west-bank https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/churches-call-on-uk-government-to-deter-annexation-of-west-bank Sun, 28 Jun 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Sermon - embrace the gifts God has given you https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sermon-embrace-the-gifts-god-has-given-you https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sermon-embrace-the-gifts-god-has-given-you Sat, 27 Jun 2020 07:16:01 +0100 A recipe for success - church has a 'stake' in Dracula legend https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/dracula-salad-recipe-for-success-at-aberdeenshire-church https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/dracula-salad-recipe-for-success-at-aberdeenshire-church Fri, 26 Jun 2020 10:39:59 +0100 Join Greyfriars Kirk to make your own ‘Lockdown Bobby’ with help from sculptor Mark Coreth https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-greyfriars-kirk-and-make-your-very-own-lockdown-bobby https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-greyfriars-kirk-and-make-your-very-own-lockdown-bobby Thu, 25 Jun 2020 15:23:49 +0100 Join together in prayer with Scottish churches this Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-together-in-prayer-with-scottish-churches-this-sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-together-in-prayer-with-scottish-churches-this-sunday Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Our saviour broke the shackles of our drug addiction and 'set us free' https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/jesus-christ-broke-the-shackles-of-our-drug-addiction-and-set-us-free https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/jesus-christ-broke-the-shackles-of-our-drug-addiction-and-set-us-free Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:09:44 +0100 Inverness church steps up food distribution during lockdown https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/inverness-church-steps-up-food-distribution-during-lockdown https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/inverness-church-steps-up-food-distribution-during-lockdown Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:17:16 +0100 Probationer minister juggles Scottish Ambulance Service role to support community https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/probationer-minister-juggles-scottish-ambulance-service-role-to-support-community https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/probationer-minister-juggles-scottish-ambulance-service-role-to-support-community Sun, 21 Jun 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Oh faithful God - Let's pray together at 7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/oh-faithful-god-lets-pray-together-at-7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/oh-faithful-god-lets-pray-together-at-7pm Sun, 21 Jun 2020 07:31:01 +0100 SERMON - the Holy Spirit produces fruit in our lives https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sermon-the-holy-spirit-produces-fruit-in-our-lives https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sermon-the-holy-spirit-produces-fruit-in-our-lives Sat, 20 Jun 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Kirk’s Gaelic prayers reach global audience https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirks-gaelic-prayers-reach-global-audience https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirks-gaelic-prayers-reach-global-audience Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Congregation donates £5,000 to buy laptops for pupils https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/aberdeenshire-church-donates-5,000-to-buy-laptops-for-pupils https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/aberdeenshire-church-donates-5,000-to-buy-laptops-for-pupils Thu, 18 Jun 2020 12:48:43 +0100 Church buildings may reopen for private prayer as part of phase 2, easing out of lockdown https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/welcome-news-that-church-buildings-can-reopen-as-part-of-phase-2,-easing-out-of-lockdown https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/welcome-news-that-church-buildings-can-reopen-as-part-of-phase-2,-easing-out-of-lockdown Thu, 18 Jun 2020 09:41:01 +0100 "A real dark night of the soul moment" - ministers open up about COVID-19 fight https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/A-real-dark-night-of-the-soul-moment-ministers-reveal-harrowing-battles-with-COVID-19 https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/A-real-dark-night-of-the-soul-moment-ministers-reveal-harrowing-battles-with-COVID-19 Wed, 17 Jun 2020 15:33:55 +0100 Church responds to misleading column in The Herald https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-responds-to-misleading-column-in-the-herald https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-responds-to-misleading-column-in-the-herald Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:14:35 +0100 Scottish churches share this week’s Sunday prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-share-this-weeks-sunday-prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-share-this-weeks-sunday-prayer Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:40:22 +0100 Nominate the next Moderator of the General Assembly https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/nominate-the-next-moderator-of-the-general-assembly https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/nominate-the-next-moderator-of-the-general-assembly Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:31:02 +0100 South Asia born minister takes up Presbytery Moderator role https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/exciting-new-role-for-pakistan-born-kirk-minister https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/exciting-new-role-for-pakistan-born-kirk-minister Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:13:33 +0100 Glasgow minister releases poignant new book https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/glasgow-minister-releases-poignant-new-book https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/glasgow-minister-releases-poignant-new-book Sun, 14 Jun 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Moderator invites you to join him in prayer at 7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-invites-you-to-join-him-in-prayer-at-7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-invites-you-to-join-him-in-prayer-at-7pm Sun, 14 Jun 2020 07:31:36 +0100 Moderator talks to parishioner transformed by Holy Spirit https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Moderator-talks-to-parishioner-transformed-by-Holy-Spirit https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Moderator-talks-to-parishioner-transformed-by-Holy-Spirit Sat, 13 Jun 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Guild opens to new project partnership applications https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/guild-opens-to-new-project-partnership-applications https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/guild-opens-to-new-project-partnership-applications Fri, 12 Jun 2020 12:01:02 +0100 Tartan Pimpernel helped soldier captured at St Valery escape France https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/tartan-pimpernel-helped-soldier-captured-at-st-valery-escape-france https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/tartan-pimpernel-helped-soldier-captured-at-st-valery-escape-france Fri, 12 Jun 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Moderator commemorates memory of St Valery heroes https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-commemorates-memory-of-st-valery-heroes https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-commemorates-memory-of-st-valery-heroes Thu, 11 Jun 2020 14:01:02 +0100 Forfar church stunned by 'generosity and kindness' of the Swiss https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/forfar-church-stunned-by-generosity-and-kindness-of-the-swiss https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/forfar-church-stunned-by-generosity-and-kindness-of-the-swiss Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:42:57 +0100 Join Scottish churches in prayer this Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-scottish-churches-in-prayer-this-sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-scottish-churches-in-prayer-this-sunday Wed, 10 Jun 2020 14:01:02 +0100 Minister honoured for Srebrenica genocide education work https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/minister-honoured-for-srebrenica-genocide-education-work https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/minister-honoured-for-srebrenica-genocide-education-work Wed, 10 Jun 2020 09:15:15 +0100 New book highlights the Psalms for worship and devotion https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/new-book-highlights-the-psalms-for-worship-and-devotion https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/new-book-highlights-the-psalms-for-worship-and-devotion Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:43:17 +0100 Pandemic shows rough sleeping "not inevitable" https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/pandemic-shows-rough-sleeping-not-inevitable https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/pandemic-shows-rough-sleeping-not-inevitable Sun, 07 Jun 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Prayer - God, whose name is Love https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/prayer-god-whose-name-is-love https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/prayer-god-whose-name-is-love Sun, 07 Jun 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Sermon - "It is by the Spirit that we might know Christ" https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sermon-it-is-by-the-spirit-that-we-might-know-christ https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sermon-it-is-by-the-spirit-that-we-might-know-christ Fri, 05 Jun 2020 13:43:28 +0100 Dunfermline Abbey to host virtual ecumenical service https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/dunfermline-abbey-to-host-virtual-ecumenical-service https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/dunfermline-abbey-to-host-virtual-ecumenical-service Fri, 05 Jun 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Support your local church with our new online donations system https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/support-your-local-church-with-our-new-online-donations-system https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/support-your-local-church-with-our-new-online-donations-system Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:52:02 +0100 Join us in prayer this Sunday at 7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-us-in-prayer-this-sunday-at-7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-us-in-prayer-this-sunday-at-7pm Thu, 04 Jun 2020 10:26:44 +0100 Transatlantic church service for Scots and Canadians https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Transatlantic-church-service-for-Scots-and-Canadians https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Transatlantic-church-service-for-Scots-and-Canadians Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:16:02 +0100 Faith in Community grants help churches support communities https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/faith-in-community-grants-help-churches-support-communities https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/faith-in-community-grants-help-churches-support-communities Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Kilwinning church knitters support NHS https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kilwinning-church-knitters-support-nhs https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kilwinning-church-knitters-support-nhs Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:50:01 +0100 Moderator speaks out on violence in USA https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-speaks-out-on-violence-in-usa https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-speaks-out-on-violence-in-usa Tue, 02 Jun 2020 07:31:02 +0100 "Bold and innovative" 10-year plan published for Aberdeen churches https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/bold-and-innovative-10-year-plan-published-for-aberdeen-churches https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/bold-and-innovative-10-year-plan-published-for-aberdeen-churches Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:28:08 +0100 Assembly Trustees webinar follow-up https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/assembly-trustees-webinar-follow-up https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/assembly-trustees-webinar-follow-up Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:20:09 +0100 Kirk backs call for national debate on a 'just and green recovery' from COVID-19 https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-backs-call-for-national-debate-on-a-just-and-green-recovery-from-covid-19 https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-backs-call-for-national-debate-on-a-just-and-green-recovery-from-covid-19 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