A minister has recalled his "worst nightmare" when his son JJ Chalmers was blown up in Afghanistan 10 years ago. Very Rev Dr John Chalmers said he was plunged into the "darkest place" imaginable after ...
On Trinity Sunday (30 May), following the Kirk's annual General Assembly, Christians across the country – and further afield – will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As ...
The Duke of Cambridge has thanked Church members for the work they have done to support people during the COVID-19 pandemic. He paid tribute to their efforts to serve their communities after visiting projects across
The Church of Scotland is backing a new campaign to support people in developing countries while they wait to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly, announced support for a Christian
The General Assembly has approved a "common sense" plan to reduce the number of full-time equivalent ministry posts to 600. Commissioners agreed a target for the Church to have no more than 60 charges vacant
CrossReach has been on the "frontline" of the Church of Scotland's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has made a positive difference to thousands of people. Board convener, Rev Thom Riddell, said staff and volunteers
The General Assembly has backed the Faith Impact Forum's vision for a "just and green future", which will see the Forum frame upcoming work around this theme. In a year when Scotland will host the
The Guild has raised more than £638,000 for lifechanging projects over the last three years. Convener, Mabel Wallace, said it plays a "pivotal role" in the life of the Church of Scotland, offering worship, prayer,
Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church speaks of “shared journey” in speech to the General Assembly
In an address to the General Assembly, Most Rev Mark Strange, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church has spoken warmly of the "shared journey" with the Church of Scotland and reaffirmed the strong ties between
The Church of Scotland is a step closer to allowing ministers of Word and Sacrament and deacons to marry same-sex couples if they wish. Commissioners at the General Assembly this afternoon approved draft legislation, with
During a week-long visit to Scotland, in his role as Lord High Commissioner to the Church of Scotland's General Assembly, Prince William spent Sunday (23 May) visiting a CrossReach care home, Queen's Bay Lodge, and
The convener of the Assembly Trustees has said there is a sense of realism within the Church of Scotland but also hope for the future. Very Rev Dr John Chalmers spoke out after commissioners approved
Prince William has said that Scotland will "forever run deep" in his heart and praised the Church for its response to the pandemic. His Royal Highness told the General Assembly that the country is incredibly
Her Majesty The Queen has written to the Church of Scotland sharing concerns for the planet in our role as stewards of Creation, ahead of next week's General Assembly business. Her Majesty The Queen is
A former Deputy First Minister has officially taken up the role of Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Rt Hon Lord Wallace of Tankerness QC (Jim Wallace) said he is "humbled