The Moderator of the General Assembly has backed a campaign urging wealthy countries to do more to help vaccinate the whole world against COVID-19. Lord Wallace has signed a letter to the leaders of G7 ...
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A Church of Scotland minister nicknamed the Tartan Pimpernel who helped orchestrate the safe return of around 2,000 men from occupied France during the Second World War has been honoured in Paris. Rev Dr Donald ...
This Sunday (13 June), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 15 Christian
A new art installation which embraces the themes of "hope and renewal" as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease has opened at an Edinburgh church. "Hope Glimmers" is comprised of 126, eight-foot high bamboo canes,
The Church of Scotland is encouraging congregations to mark Sanctuary Sunday on 20 June as an expression of God's compassionate concern for those seeking refuge around the world. Taking place at the end of Refugee
A family of five have served their local church in Glasgow for a total of 116 years and still going strong. Stewart Dunn, his wife Marion, their daughter Louise, son Andrew and his wife Hazel
Church of Scotland congregations are encouraged to consider applying to the Scottish Government's Adapt and Thrive programme, which will remain open until Wednesday 30 June. So far, 27 congregations have made successful applications...
A church in Inverclyde has welcomed 12 new members during a Sunday service, all of whom had recently completed communicant classes online. Rev William Boyle said he was "absolutely delighted" that they had joined Port
This Sunday (6 June), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 14 Christian
A great grandmother who asked Prince William for a kiss has been recognised for her service during the Second World War. Betty Mcgee, 96, was presented with a special commemorative coin by Legion Scotland which
A new street has been named in honour of a Church of Scotland missionary who died in Auschwitz-Birkenau. 'Haining Park' near Loanhead in Midlothian recognises the courage and sacrifice of Jane Haining who refused to
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