The Scottish Government has announced churches may reopen for communal worship from 15 July with continued strict physical distancing and hygiene measures, as the country enters Phase 3 of the phased easing of restrictions. The ...
The Church of Scotland must do more to stand up to racism, a minister has said. Rev Mandy Ralph urged office bearers, members and staff to be more "vocal" and publicly call out hateful and ...
Following the approval of the newly united Aberdeen and Shetland Presbytery's 10-year plan on Saturday 4 July, Shetland Church of Scotland is launching a new online consultation offering locals the chance to share their views
Congregations in the Church of Scotland will be permitted to meet remotely in order to call a minister, under new protocols approved today, reports Life and Work magazine. A Commission of Assembly, meeting by videoconference,
Across the country churches large and small are making a difference in their communities with acts of kindness inspired by faith. During the lockdown, their contributions have offered a lifeline to many people confined indoors.
The Moderator of the General Assembly is urging church members to come together and pray at 7pm. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said he is delighted to have read that in the last couple of
The Moderator of the General Assembly has paid tribute to healthcare staff as the NHS prepares to mark its 72nd anniversary tomorrow. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair is encouraging people to take part in the
This Sunday (5 July), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Acting in unity as they have throughout the health crisis, 14 churches and
The lead singer of Scots band Tide Lines has revealed that faith and church have always been part of his life. Robert Robertson said his Christian upbringing in Lochaber in the west Highlands has had
An Edinburgh church has set up "Prayer Stations" in its idyllic garden as an alternative to using the building which is still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kirk Session at St Michael's Parish
Presbyterians in South Korea have donated COVID-19 testing kits to the NHS to mark the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean war. The act of generosity was spearheaded by Rev Dr JunSoo Park
The Moderator has joined church leaders from across the UK in calling on the Westminster Government to help deter annexation of the West Bank which could begin on 1 July. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair joined
The Moderator of the General Assembly is encouraging Christians to embrace the gifts that they have been given. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said church goers should also try and help people to discern which
The wife of the creator of the world's most famous vampire helped raise money to renovate an historic Aberdeenshire church, it has emerged. Florence Balcombe contributed the recipe for the "Dracula Salad" to a pamphlet
An historic Edinburgh church known around the world for the story of Greyfriars Bobby, is inviting budding artists to take part in a community art project in partnership with a renowned sculptor. Artist Mark Coreth