Two men have told how accepting Jesus Christ as their personal saviour "set them free" after many painful years of drug addiction. Andy McDougall and Fraser Simpson started injecting heroin when they were 15 and ...
Inverness Foodstuff at Ness Bank Church, which provides meals to those who are homeless, vulnerable or financially disadvantaged, has seen a 'sharp increase' in demand since the start of lockdown - with over 8,247 meals ...
A probationer minister has told how the COVID-19 crisis led to him combining his day job and a volunteering role with the Scottish Ambulance Service to support his local community. Douglas Creighton of Cumbrae linked
The Moderator of the General Assembly is encouraging Christians to come together in prayer at 7pm this evening. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said: ""I'm delighted to have read that in the last couple of
The Holy Spirit changes people from the inside, the Moderator of the General Assembly has said. Rt Rev Martin Fair said God is more concerned about characteristics and qualities rather than the way people look".
Each week since the start of the lockdown, the Church of Scotland has joined with other denominations and organisations across the country to publish a call to prayer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our
An Aberdeenshire church has donated more than £5,000 to a secondary school to buy Chromebook laptops for pupils. Banchory West Church members raised the sum in just 12 days to help youngsters without access to
The Church of Scotland has welcomed the announcement that the country can now enter phase 2 of the Scottish Government's Route Map through and out of the crisis which allows for the gradual easing of
Two Church of Scotland ministers have spoken candidly about their battle with the deadly Coronavirus. Rev Julie Rennick, 60, and Rev Dan Harper, 38, said they had never felt so ill in their lives and
Church members have been expressing their dismay and distress after reading a column in The Herald newspaper that accused the Church of issuing guidance that is cruel to people in vulnerable groups. The opinion piece
This Sunday (21 June), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14
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 2021. The person elected will serve until the
A Church of Scotland minister will tonight become the first person born in South Asia to be installed as a Presbytery Moderator. Rev Aftab Gohar, who is originally from Pakistan, said he was "honoured and
Rev Fiona Gardner, the minister of Temple Anniesland Parish Church in Glasgow, is releasing a new book, 'Love Song For A Wounded Warrior'. Based on her late husband Colin's struggles as a war veteran, as
Christians are encouraged to come together in prayer at 7pm this evening. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, has recited an ecumenical prayer that has been endorsed by 13 religious leaders".
The Moderator of the General Assembly continues his reflections on the power of the Holy Spirit. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair talks to Tracey McLeod, a member of his congregation at St Andrew's Church in
The Church of Scotland's Guild is now open to applications from charities who wish to become one of six project partners being supported by the Guild over a three-year period. Every three years the Guild
An Army officer captured at St Valery-en-Caux 80 years ago today escaped Nazi occupied France with the help of a "courageous and fearless" Church of Scotland minister. Captain Derek Lang was spirited out of the
The Moderator of the General Assembly has written a special prayer to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the battle of St Valery. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said it was an "honour and a privilege"
Members of a Forfar church have been left "stunned" after they received a £4,200 donation from Christians in Switzerland to help them weather the Coronavirus storm. Elders at East and Old Parish Church are more