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Rt Rev Dr Iain Greenshields

UK immigration policies 'dishonour God'

17 June 2022

The Moderator of the General Assembly has accused the UK Government of "dishonouring God" by continuing to put up barriers against vulnerable people fleeing conflict. Speaking ahead of Refugee Week (20-26 June), Rt Rev Dr

Buchlyvie and Gartmore minister Rev Scott Brown joins church members Tricia Cumming and Carol Irvine on the EcoCongregation stall at Gartmore's gala day.

Caring churches achieve EcoCongregation Award

14 June 2022

The commitment of Church of Scotland parishioners to caring for their planet has been recognised with a national award. Buchlyvie Parish Church linked with Gartmore Parish Church in West Stirlingshire has received a Bronze Award

Wellesley hall dedication

Joy as Fife church opens new community hub

7 June 2022

A Fife church has undergone a dramatic transformation to ensure that it meets 21st century mission needs. Wellesley Parish Church in Methil has been working towards the vision of building a modern, flexible facility for

Moderator shares a prayer for Pentecost

5 June 2022

Rt Rev Dr Iain Greenshields, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, shares a prayer he has written to mark the Season of Pentecost, as we today celebrate the gift of

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Historic 'Ecumenical Pilgrimage of Peace' to South Sudan

28 May 2022

Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland are embarking on an historic "Ecumenical Pilgrimage of Peace" to South Sudan. The church leaders have been

Challenges and new opportunities await the Church of Scotland

26 May 2022

Congratulating the Church of Scotland on delivering a successful General Assembly in challenging times, royal representative Lord Hodge said that seeing the Kirk in action had reassured him that along with the challenges, there were