A group of young people have helped make 40 blankets out of recycled crisp packets to raise awareness about homelessness. The Mini Youth Group at Dalmuir Barclay Church in Dalmuir near Clydebank in West Dunbartonshire ...
Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has joined Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury to send a Christmas greeting to South Sudan’s political leaders urging ...
A special Christmas DVD has been delivered to vulnerable people across Tayside to provide joy and comfort. Dundee Nativity – Celebrating a Covid Christmas – has been given to care homes, Ninewells Hospital, the Carseview
Rev William Boyle, who was ordained and inducted in to Port Glasgow New Parish Church in March, reflects on his first year as parish minister. In March this year I was ordained and inducted in
A North Ayrshire congregation has helped to provide 230 gift bags for children in their local community this Christmas. First started in 2018, Mansefield Trinity Church's Gift Giving Tree Project collects presents for children, aged
An Edinburgh church known around the world for Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal terrier who guarded his master's grave for 14 years, will celebrate its 400th anniversary on Christmas Day. Greyfriars Kirk, which is also famous
For the 24th day of Advent, Rev Hugh Stewart, the minister at Lochs-in-Bernera linked with Uig, has recorded this Scottish Gaelic performance of children from the Hebridean island of Great Bernera, accompanied by children from
The Scottish Church Leaders Forum has released a Christmas video. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, is one of 10 figures who have each recited a line of a heartfelt message.
Today, Mark Evans DCS, president of the Kirk's Diaconate and Head of Spiritual Care for NHS Fife, shares a reflection from the front line as those in the health service continue to endure the effects
Earlier this year, the Church of Scotland's social care arm, CrossReach, launched an urgent appeal for funding to enable them to continue providing enhanced care services to some of the most vulnerable individuals across Scotland
Rev Anne Stewart, a chaplain at HMP Castle Huntly near Dundee, has written a prayer to mark this year's Advent, as Christmas Day draws ever closer. "There shall be no more night, and they will
For the 20th Day of Advent Rev Dr John McCulloch, minister for St Andrew's, Jerusalem, has sent us a special message from The Olive Grove Chapel at the Tent of Nations in the hills outside
This Sunday (20 December) marks the fourth Sunday of Advent. As Christmas Day draws ever closer to us, Christians across the country - and further afield - will once more join together in prayer at
Saint John's & Kings Park Church in Dalkeith has created this uplifting video of 'Joy to the World' for our enjoyment this Advent. As well as fantastic singing and music from Gail Watson and the
Contributions continue to flow in to the Church of Scotland's Listening Project. One hundred and forty people from all regions of the country have now shared their experiences of faith and church during the pandemic.
An Argyll church has put together Nollaig Seirbheis Ghàidhlig, a full online Christmas service in Gaelic for people to enjoy this Advent. Created by Kilmore and Oban Church of Scotland, the video features a mixture
A new minister has been called to lead Church of Scotland congregations in Carnwath and Carstairs. Rev Sumit Harrison is being inducted into the linked charge tomorrow at 7pm. A small service, in accordance with
With their Good News shoes well and truly tied on, Rev Neil Urquhart of Fullarton ConneXions and Father Willie Boyd of St Mary's and St John Ogilvie's, aka the Shoes Brothers, reminisce over years of
A new Church of Scotland group is looking for members who are interested in strengthening equality and inclusion across the Church. The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group needs interested volunteers who can help shape strategies
A newly written Christmas hymn, 'Holy Jesus', has been written and recorded by Kirk ministers Rev Alec Shuttleworth and Rev Dr Robin Hill for this year. All four people involved in the production are members