The Church of Scotland has expressed sadness after new figures revealed that 1,339 people died of drug-related deaths in 2020. The rate is a 5% increase on the previous year and the highest on record. ...
A church in Renfrewshire has gained a prestigious environmental award which recognises efforts towards caring for creation. Oakshaw Trinity Church in Paisley recently reached the silver level of the Eco-Congregation Scotland scheme after meeting...
This Sunday (1 August), 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 church near Edinburgh has partnered with a local castle to host a special outdoor event that will offer an unforgettable day of music and fun for all the family. Kirkliston Parish Church has organised
Church of Scotland members in Fife are helping to save the lives of newborn babies and their mothers in Zambia. Money donated by Hope Park and Martyrs Church in St Andrews and Strathkinness Church is
An Aberdeen church is helping a wide range of charities recover some of the fundraising income they lost during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Cults Parish Church is hosting a twice-weekly "Summer Market Stalls" initiative and
Today (23 July) marks 100 days until the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) arrives in Glasgow on Sunday 31 October.
This Sunday (25 July), Christians across the country – and further afield – will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic.
A Church of Scotland minister has taken the unusual step of conducting his own mother's wedding. Rev Jonathan Fleming said it was an "honour" to officiate at the ceremony to bind Margaret and Brian Carberry
A minister suffering from "Long Covid" nearly 18 months after catching the virus has dedicated a new memorial. Rev Dan Harper said the black granite obelisk erected in the grounds of Stirlingshire Crematorium acknowledged the
The Committee to Nominate the Moderator is now ready to receive recommendations for the person who will be nominated as Moderator of the General Assembly in May 2022. The person elected will serve until the
This Sunday (18 July), ahead of restrictions easing across Scotland next week, Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic.
A minister of 15 years' experience has spoken of how she left her former career as a research scientist to pursue her calling. Rev Dr Karen Fenwick, who is based at Lowson Memorial Church in
An historic Angus church has undergone a stunning £1 million transformation to ensure it is fit for purpose for 21st century mission. East and Old Parish Church in Forfar, which dates back to 1760, has
The Church of Scotland is "bitterly disappointed" that MPs in the House of Commons voted to cut the UK's international aid budget. Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly, described the decision as a "moral
A Kirk congregation in Bermuda has distributed more than 80,000 meals to people whose lives have been turned upside down by COVID-19. Members of Christ Church in Warwick have tirelessly worked with partners to provide
Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, visited the site of the genocide in Srebrenica in 2015, as part of a group organised by Remembering Srebrenica Scotland and led by
This Sunday (11 July), 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
Rev Steve Clipston, a minister who is no stranger to taking up fundraising challenges, recently set off on his latest sponsored walk to raise funds for his two parishes, Auchinleck and Catrine. This time, Steve's
A group of churches in Grangemouth are working in partnership with the local community to run a breakfast club during the school holidays. The new project, which will be open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am-12pm,