Rev Professor Iain Torrance

Knighthood for former Moderator

29 December 2017

A distinguished Church of Scotland minister with “outstanding gifts of intellect and leadership” has been given a knighthood in the New Year Honours list.

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Top stories of the year 2017

28 December 2017

From the first wedding ceremony held in one of our newest churches to a pioneer minister building a congregation from scratch on a brand-new housing estate it's been a busy year.

Church of Scotland tartan

Kirk launches new official tartan

27 December 2017

The Church of Scotland has unveiled its own distinct tartan to celebrate its enduring role as the country’s national Kirk.

Moderator Christmas message 2017

A Christmas Message from the Moderator

23 December 2017

The Moderator reflects on how one our favourite Christmas films can show us the meaning of Christmas and how we all can make a difference to others.

The Christmas crib

From Holy Land to Advent centrepiece

19 December 2017

Jackie Macadam traces the journey of a Christmas crib, from Holy Land olive grove to an Edinburgh shop in the December Issue of Life & Work. ...