A former Deputy First Minister of Scotland has been chosen to be the next Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Rt Hon Lord Wallace of Tankerness QC (Jim Wallace) will become ...
Two ordained local ministers, both based in central Scotland, have been deployed into their first charges after years of studying and training. Rev Beverly Stevenson, a retired operations manager originally from Glasgow, will now be ...
The Church of Scotland has welcomed the news that 50 countries have now ratified the Nuclear Ban Treaty. This means that nuclear weapons will be banned in the same way as chemical and biological weapons,
Christmas this year might feel very different to what we're used to but despite the challenges, congregations will continue to offer support and services, prayers and meetings. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown, convener of the
This Sunday (25 October), as restrictions continue across Scotland, Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks
St Andrew's and St George's West Church in Edinburgh is going ahead with its annual art sale this week, with hand sanitisers, physical distancing and a limit on the number of people allowed in the
The Church of Scotland has pledged £40,000 to help rebuild the Lebanese capital, Beirut, following a devastating explosion which killed more than 200 people. The money - partly drawn from restricted funds used to support
An event, hosted by Eco-Congregation Scotland and the Methodist Church working with Scotland's Just Transition Commission will look at how Scotland can move to a low-carbon economy by 2045 while ensuring everyone can afford to
This Sunday (18 October), as restrictions continue across Scotland, Christians across the country - and further afield - will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with
An Aberdeenshire church working with local partners to combat loneliness has delivered hundreds of afternoon teas to vulnerable people, with plans for similar events over the next few months. Skene Parish Church, which is eight
A former primary school head teacher and a man who used to run a drop-in centre for homeless people in Amsterdam are being ordained as ministers. Douglas Creighton is being inducted into East Neuk Trinity
As Challenge Poverty Week draws to a close the Moderator of the General Assembly, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, has joined five other faith leaders in a statement calling on the UK and Scottish Governments
The Presbytery of Lewis has submitted a letter to the Western Isles Council (Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar) expressing concern over new Relationship, Sexual Health and Parenthood content which is due to be introduced into schools.
This Sunday (11 October), as restrictions continue across Scotland, Christians across the country will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased
The founder of an Edinburgh charity that supports homeless people living with addictions has said he is a huge advocate of "peer led recovery". Richie Roncero of Steps to Hope said he would not have
The Church of Scotland has welcomed a report from the Committee on Climate Change which shows that since 2008 the economy has improved whilst becoming less reliant on carbon emissions. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown,
A Scot who gave her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during the Holocaust must never be forgotten, the Princess Royal has said. She described Jane Haining, who was murdered in the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp,
Congregations at the opposite ends of Scotland are preparing to welcome new ministers. Elsie Macrae will be ordained and inducted into the linked parishes of Moffat St Andrew's Kirkpatrick Juxta and Wamphray in Dumfries and
The Church of Scotland will mark this year's Challenge Poverty Week (5-11 October) with a series of short videos looking at the work of Priority Area congregations in their local communities. In partnership with Poverty
The General Assembly has reaffirmed that black lives matter and racism is a sin. Commissioners also backed calls for a report to a future meeting on racial justice and the legacy of slavery and the