Church of Scotland News https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news The latest news releases from the Church of Scotland Tue, 11 Aug 2020 08:01:02 +0100 Moderator issues an invitation to join him in a week of prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-issues-an-invitation-to-join-him-in-a-week-of-prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-issues-an-invitation-to-join-him-in-a-week-of-prayer Mon, 10 Aug 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Kirk produces new guide to support Bible study and worship in Gaelic https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-produces-new-guide-to-support-bible-study-and-worship-in-gaelic https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-produces-new-guide-to-support-bible-study-and-worship-in-gaelic Sun, 09 Aug 2020 09:01:01 +0100 Scottish Christians join together in prayer this Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-christians-join-together-in-prayer-this-sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-christians-join-together-in-prayer-this-sunday Thu, 06 Aug 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Alpha Scotland director shares his journey from fallen to faithful https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/alpha-scotland-director-shares-his-journey-from-fallen-to-faithful https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/alpha-scotland-director-shares-his-journey-from-fallen-to-faithful Wed, 05 Aug 2020 06:31:01 +0100 Eco-congregation Scotland launches new materials for Creation Time https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/eco-congregation-scotland-launches-new-materials-for-creation-time https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/eco-congregation-scotland-launches-new-materials-for-creation-time Fri, 31 Jul 2020 07:01:03 +0100 Churches issue statement on racial justice https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/churches-issue-statement-on-racial-justice https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/churches-issue-statement-on-racial-justice Thu, 30 Jul 2020 16:52:02 +0100 Scottish churches join call to pray on Sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-join-call-to-pray-on-sunday https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-join-call-to-pray-on-sunday Thu, 30 Jul 2020 07:31:02 +0100 People with "lived experience" must help craft solutions to social problems https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/people-with-lived-experiences-must-help-craft-solutions https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/people-with-lived-experiences-must-help-craft-solutions Wed, 29 Jul 2020 10:15:18 +0100 Time is running out to nominate the next Moderator https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/time-is-running-out-to-nominate-the-next-moderator https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/time-is-running-out-to-nominate-the-next-moderator Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:09:46 +0100 Swift action needed to prevent COVID-19 related "catastrophe" https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Swift-action-needed-to-prevent-COVID-19-related-catastrophe https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Swift-action-needed-to-prevent-COVID-19-related-catastrophe Tue, 28 Jul 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Fresh nuclear weapons ban call to mark 75th anniversary of Hiroshima https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-reiterates-opposition-to-nuclear-weapons-to-mark-hiroshima-anniversary https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-reiterates-opposition-to-nuclear-weapons-to-mark-hiroshima-anniversary Mon, 27 Jul 2020 08:18:32 +0100 East Renfrewshire Church embarks on 4,500 mile pilgrimage with a difference https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/renfrewshire-church-embarks-on-4,500-mille-pilgrimage-with-a-difference https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/renfrewshire-church-embarks-on-4,500-mille-pilgrimage-with-a-difference Sun, 26 Jul 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Sunday prayer at 7pm - with glad and grateful hearts, we praise you https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sunday-prayer-at-7pm-with-glad-and-grateful-hearts,-we-praise-you https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/sunday-prayer-at-7pm-with-glad-and-grateful-hearts,-we-praise-you Thu, 23 Jul 2020 07:31:01 +0100 Religion and science compatible says the Pope's astronomer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/religion-and-science-compatible-says-the-popes-astronomer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/religion-and-science-compatible-says-the-popes-astronomer Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:01:02 +0100 Join with us in prayer this Sunday evening https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-with-us-in-prayer-this-sunday-evening https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-with-us-in-prayer-this-sunday-evening Wed, 22 Jul 2020 08:33:03 +0100 Eco-Congregation Scotland launches new faith-based climate resource https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/new-resources-launched-by-eco-congregation-scotland https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/new-resources-launched-by-eco-congregation-scotland Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:23:44 +0100 Renfrewshire church thanked for collecting four and half tonnes of food for foodbank https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/renfrewshire-church-thanked-for-collecting-four-and-half-tonnes-of-food-for-foodbank https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/renfrewshire-church-thanked-for-collecting-four-and-half-tonnes-of-food-for-foodbank Sun, 19 Jul 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Let us pray - the gift of life https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/let-us-pray-the-gift-of-life https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/let-us-pray-the-gift-of-life Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:34:29 +0100 Church representatives attend "virtual" International AIDS conference https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-representatives-attend-virtual-international-aids-conference https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-representatives-attend-virtual-international-aids-conference Thu, 16 Jul 2020 12:01:02 +0100 Join the call to pray this Sunday at 7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-the-call-to-pray-this-sunday-at-7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-the-call-to-pray-this-sunday-at-7pm Thu, 16 Jul 2020 07:31:01 +0100 The Church is a valued 'agent of social change’ https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Church-is-a-valued-agent-of-social-change https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Church-is-a-valued-agent-of-social-change Wed, 15 Jul 2020 14:38:21 +0100 Scottish aid charities launch coronavirus appeal https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-aid-charities-launch-coronavirus-appeal https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-aid-charities-launch-coronavirus-appeal Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:01:02 +0100 East Lothian church launches virtual art gallery https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/east-lothian-church-launches-virtual-art-gallery https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/east-lothian-church-launches-virtual-art-gallery Sat, 11 Jul 2020 07:16:02 +0100 “In remembering Srebrenica, let us work for reconciliation, understanding and peace" https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/In-remembering-Srebrenica,-let-us-work-for-reconciliation,-understanding-and-peace https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/In-remembering-Srebrenica,-let-us-work-for-reconciliation,-understanding-and-peace Fri, 10 Jul 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Kirk-backed theatre group explores the story of Job online https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-backed-theatre-group-explores-the-story-of-job-online2 https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-backed-theatre-group-explores-the-story-of-job-online2 Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:01:02 +0100 Pray together this Sunday with Christians across Scotland https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/pray-together-this-sunday-with-christians-across-scotland https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/pray-together-this-sunday-with-christians-across-scotland Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:09:04 +0100 Kirk responds to Scottish Government Phase 3 announcement https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-responds-to-scottish-government-phase-3-announcement https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-responds-to-scottish-government-phase-3-announcement Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:31:01 +0100 Church urged to be more "vocal" about challenging racism https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-urged-to-be-more-vocal-about-racism https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-urged-to-be-more-vocal-about-racism Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:39:36 +0100 Shetland Church of Scotland launches online buildings consultation https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/shetland-church-of-scotland-launches-online-buildings-consultation https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/shetland-church-of-scotland-launches-online-buildings-consultation Tue, 07 Jul 2020 19:36:44 +0100 Kirk ministers to be called remotely https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-ministers-to-be-called-remotely https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-ministers-to-be-called-remotely Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:19:58 +0100 Fife elder tells us why she loves her church https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/fife-elder-tells-us-why-she-loves-her-church https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/fife-elder-tells-us-why-she-loves-her-church Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:31:02 +0100 Christians encouraged to pray together at 7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/christians-encouraged-to-pray-together-at-7pm https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/christians-encouraged-to-pray-together-at-7pm Sat, 04 Jul 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Moderator pays tribute to "vital" NHS as it turns 72 https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-pays-tribute-to-vital-nhs-as-it-marks-72nd-anniversary https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-pays-tribute-to-vital-nhs-as-it-marks-72nd-anniversary 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 11:12:45 +0100 Living God who loves, hear our prayer https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/for-christ-let-us-pray https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/for-christ-let-us-pray 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