This Sunday (14 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 ...
A Church of Scotland minister has been recognised for her commitment to educating people about the genocide in Bosnia 25 years ago. Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood said it is an "honour" to be awarded ...
Rev Lezley Stewart has just published her third book, Let Everyone Find Their Voice - Re-imagining the Psalms for Worship and Devotion. In her reflections below Lezley shares what inspires her to write and what
One of the "unexpected benefits" of the COVID-19 pandemic is a reduction in rough sleeping, an Edinburgh minister has said. Very Rev Dr Russell Barr said many homeless people have been moved into hotels and
Christians are being encouraged to join together in prayer at 7pm. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, is looking forward to taking part alongside them this
"Let's make absolutely sure that we know the work of the Spirit," the Moderator of the General Assembly has said. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said: "It is by the Spirit that we are united
A special ecumenical service will be hosted through Facebook and YouTube this Sunday (7 June) by the Abbey Church of Dunfermline, as well as the local Roman Catholic and Episcopalian churches. This article first appeared
The impact of the global coronavirus pandemic has forced us to close our church buildings and stop many of our usual activities, but the vital work of the Church goes on and is needed now,
This Sunday (7 June), Christians across Scotland will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, 14 Christian churches and organisations across the country, including the Church of Scotland,
Two Presbyterian church congregations more than 3,000 miles apart are holding a special joint online service to celebrate their shared heritage. Killearnan and Knockbain, Contin and Strathpeffer parish churches in the Highlands have teamed up...
Scottish faith groups have been at the forefront of community response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 lockdown, thanks to a special fund from Faith in Community Scotland. During this difficult time many people
A church knitting group previously recognised for their work by the Scottish Parliament is producing thousands of items to support the NHS during lockdown. Normally based at Mansefield Trinity Church in Kilwinning, the crafters were
Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair has been looking at the history of the civil rights movement and the legacy of Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr as he reflects on the crisis in the United
Fresh new proposals to ensure that the Church of Scotland grows from strength to strength in Aberdeen have been published. The authors said the 10-year action plan represented an exciting opportunity to reform the Kirk
It's just over a week since our ground-breaking, all-Church webinar. Our thanks to all who participated. Your willingness to engage was invaluable and you were honest with us about your concerns. From your overwhelmingly positive
As Scotland begins to recover from the devastating impact of coronavirus, the Church of Scotland has joined calls to seek to transform society for the better. A letter to Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, calling
Christians across Scotland and beyond are invited to come together on Pentecost in prayer at 7pm. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, is leading for the Kirk on Pentecost as he
Rt Rev Martin Fair will be hosting the service which will include worship, prayers, music, a sermon, Bible readings, and will close with the Moderator’s wife Mrs Elaine Fair singing The Blessing.
Last week during Mental Health Awareness week, the Moderator encouraged each of us to reach out to others and to support and listen to people struggling with their mental health in these difficult times. This
A minister conducted an online "promise ceremony" for a couple who were forced to cancel their dream wedding due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown carried out the "betrothal through handfasting" type