In 1969 HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh delivered a speech to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland entitled The Challenge of Change. Amazingly, despite the 50-plus years which have elapsed between ...
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Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has sent a letter of condolence to HM The Queen on the death of HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh. ...
A message from Very Rev Professor David Fergusson on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh
A message from Very Rev Professor David Fergusson, Dean of the Chapel Royal in Scotland and Dean of the Order of the Thistle, on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of
A message from the Moderator on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh
A message from the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair: "The death of the Duke of Edinburgh marks the end of an era in the life
Scottish Americans will be given an insight into the significance of the colours of the Kirk's official tartan. Rev Marjory McPherson will explain the symbolism in an online address to the Saint Andrew's Society of
After being inundated with more than 500 creative entries for the Moderator's photo competition, ‘Hidden In Plain Sight', Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair is now pleased to announce the winners. The competition, which ran for
Church leaders across Scotland have made "remarkable adaptations" during the COVID-19 pandemic to effectively preach the Word of God and serve their communities in new ways. A new study found that 96% of 369 congregational
On Easter Sunday (4 April), the day of Christ's Resurrection, Christians across the country – and further afield – will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with
The Queen has personally thanked a 101-year-old church member from Perthshire for his work to "enrich the life" of the community. George Stewart of Scone and St Martins Parish Church was presented with symbolic coins
Two churches in Kirkcaldy who have welcomed their union as a "blessing and an opportunity" will hold their first in-person worship as one congregation from Good Friday (Friday 2 April). Caption on image if Image
This Holy Week Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, will embark on a 90-mile pilgrimage around his local authority area of Angus. Starting on Monday
This Holy Week everyone is invited to take part in a series of specially created online events including daily reflections with the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and a spirit-filled
The Church of Scotland has joined other Churches and Christian charities in urging the UK Government to act now to prevent the harm caused by gambling. In their submissions to the Review of the 2005
On Palm Sunday (28 March), as Holy Week begins, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As
A church elder led a community project to make two "lockdown" quilts to encapsulate people's memories of the last 12 months. Elizabeth Bracher of East Neuk Trinity Church in Fife, co-ordinated a team of 30
The Barn Church in Culloden, near Inverness, has successfully secured funding of £9,239 from the Scottish Government's Adapt and Thrive Fund to develop their audio-visual capabilities and facilitate live-streaming - £2,239 more than their...
Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, invites people to light a candle at 7pm as we remember those we have lost over the last year
Prince William has been appointed as the Lord High Commissioner to the 2021 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. His Royal Highness was appointed by Her Majesty The Queen as her personal representative at
The Church of Scotland Guild has announced that members have raised more than £500,000 over the last three-year fundraising cycle, which will be shared between their designated projects. Inspired by Scotland's Year of Young People
A man has swapped a career with one of the UK's biggest newspaper publishers to become the Church of Scotland's newest minister. John Gow is being ordained and inducted to be the spiritual leader of