The Moderator of the General Assembly held informative and constructive talks with political party leaders at the Scottish Parliament. Rt Rev Dr Iain Greenshields said they are all in agreement about the need for a ...
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The Church of Scotland has joined a group of international faith communities calling the first Meeting of the States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) in Vienna this week "a ...
Two centuries of church history have been celebrated with a special service in Aberdeenshire. The Rt Rev Dr Iain Greenshields, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, joined the congregation at
Today heralds the start of Refugee Week, a festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. Congregations across the Church of Scotland are encouraged to celebrate Sanctuary Sunday, also...
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
Following his vocation has led a Church of Scotland minister to a parish that could hardly be a bigger contrast to his previous post. Just over a year ago, Rev Fred Vincent was inducted as
A former Royal Navy Chaplain of the Fleet has marked the 40th anniversary of the end of the Falklands War with a tribute to those who suffered on both sides, and their families. The 10-week
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
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
A Church of Scotland minister has been appointed a chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen. Rev Moira McDonald will formally join her Majesty's Household as a Chaplain-in-Ordinary on the 6th of June. The minister of
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
Extracts from a magazine produced by St Columba's Church in London have provided an insight into the mood of the day after King George VI died in 1952 and his daughter's accession to the throne
Dean of the Chapel Royal in Scotland pays tribute to the Queen on 70th anniversary of her coronation
The Dean of the Chapel Royal in Scotland, Rev Professor David Fergusson, has shared this tribute to the Queen in this month's issue of Life and Work magazine. The celebration of Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee
Scottish Parliament welcomes ‘deeply significant’ friendship agreement between Kirk and the Catholic Church
Politicians from all parties have welcomed a new statement of friendship between the Church of Scotland and the Catholic Church as an important moment in the nation's history. The St Margaret Declaration, which was endorsed
Trainee Church of Scotland ministers have raised nearly £1,700 for a charity which provides ongoing support to the wife of a colleague diagnosed with mouth cancer. Jenny Stark was given the devastating news in December
The newly appointed Moderator to the General Assembly, Rt Rev Dr Iain Greenshields, called for listeners to follow Christ's example and take up the challenge of compassion. Dr Green made the appeal while taking part
New embroidered hanging is finally installed at Stirling's Church of the Holy Rude after Covid setback
One of the Church of Scotland's most historic kirks will mark the installation of its latest artwork with a service of dedication this Sunday, June 5. The new wall hanging created by a local embroiders,
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
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
A minister has become the first woman to take up the role of Principal Clerk of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland on a permanent basis. Rev Fiona Smith joins a select group