Serving is an elder in the Church of Scotland is a "life enriching" experience. Alison Fenton, session clerk of Giffnock South Parish Church in East Renfrewshire, described the role as a "great honour and hugely ...
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The full results of the Kirk’s Listening Project have now been published, with the pivotal move to online worship during the pandemic causing Kirk members to reflect deeply on a wide range of issues, including ...
The orphaned son of an asylum seeker who has lived under the threat of deportation for 10 years has been told he can stay permanently in the UK. Giorgi Kakava, 13, said he is delighted
The Moderator of the General Assembly has backed a campaign urging wealthy countries to do more to help vaccinate the whole world against COVID-19. Lord Wallace has signed a letter to the leaders of G7
A Church of Scotland minister nicknamed the Tartan Pimpernel who helped orchestrate the safe return of around 2,000 men from occupied France during the Second World War has been honoured in Paris. Rev Dr Donald
This Sunday (13 June), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 15 Christian
A new art installation which embraces the themes of "hope and renewal" as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease has opened at an Edinburgh church. "Hope Glimmers" is comprised of 126, eight-foot high bamboo canes,
The Church of Scotland is encouraging congregations to mark Sanctuary Sunday on 20 June as an expression of God's compassionate concern for those seeking refuge around the world. Taking place at the end of Refugee
A family of five have served their local church in Glasgow for a total of 116 years and still going strong. Stewart Dunn, his wife Marion, their daughter Louise, son Andrew and his wife Hazel
Church of Scotland congregations are encouraged to consider applying to the Scottish Government's Adapt and Thrive programme, which will remain open until Wednesday 30 June. So far, 27 congregations have made successful applications. . .
A church in Inverclyde has welcomed 12 new members during a Sunday service, all of whom had recently completed communicant classes online. Rev William Boyle said he was "absolutely delighted" that they had joined Port
This Sunday (6 June), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 14 Christian
A great grandmother who asked Prince William for a kiss has been recognised for her service during the Second World War. Betty Mcgee, 96, was presented with a special commemorative coin by Legion Scotland which
A new street has been named in honour of a Church of Scotland missionary who died in Auschwitz-Birkenau. 'Haining Park' near Loanhead in Midlothian recognises the courage and sacrifice of Jane Haining who refused to
A minister has recalled his "worst nightmare" when his son JJ Chalmers was blown up in Afghanistan 10 years ago. Very Rev Dr John Chalmers said he was plunged into the "darkest place" imaginable after