First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called for a teenage orphan to be granted permission to stay in the UK permanently. Nicola Sturgeon said Giorgi Kakava is "Scottish" as far as she is concerned and should ...
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The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has joined seven other Scottish church leaders in signing a statement responding to the UK Government's integrated review of foreign and defence policies. The ...
This Sunday (21 March), ahead of the anniversary of the first lockdown on Tuesday 23 March, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at
Thousands of volumes of historic Church of Scotland records held in the collections of National Records of Scotland are now available online for the first time. Images of more than a million pages from the
The Church of Scotland is encouraging people of all faiths and none to light a candle in remembrance of those who have passed away in the last year on the anniversary of the first lockdown
A Church of Scotland minister has made a fresh appeal for a teenage orphan to be granted permission to stay in the UK permanently.Rev Brian Casey said it was a "scandal and a moral outrage" ...
The Church of Scotland's Listening Project, which ran from 6 November until 5 February, has been hailed as a "powerful" source of insight by volunteers tasked with collating the broad array of responses from 225
A Church of Scotland deacon is at forefront of work to help vulnerable people in Glasgow weather the COVID-19 storm. Claire Herbert DCS, chaplain at the Lodging House Mission, has worked tirelessly with a small
The 16 primary school children and their teacher killed in Dunblane 25 years ago today will be remembered in the prayers of people across the nation.A tribute to their memory will be included in an ...
The Moderator of the General Assembly is inviting everyone to join him in taking part in this year's Thy Kingdom Come prayer initiative. Thy Kingdom Come is a global ecumenical prayer movement which will run
This Sunday (14 March), following the Scottish Government's announcement that churches can re-open for restricted communal worship later this month, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join...
A woman who spent nearly 20 years helping asylum seekers and refugees adapt to life in Glasgow has been recognised in the Scottish Parliament. Christine Murray has been hailed as the "voice of the voiceless"
Rev Gary Noonan, who is the minister of Houston and Killellan Kirk in Renfrewshire, led the Time for Reflection session at the Scottish Parliament remotely today, telling MSPs we need to "rebuild stronger in compassion,
A church elder from Aberdeenshire has written a comedy song about the COVID-19 lockdown. Jeannie Price said she has tried to reflect the experiences and observations of most people over the last year in the
A final vote on proposed new hate crime laws for Scotland is scheduled to take place at Holyrood this week. MSPs are holding a Stage three debate on the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland)
Today on Monday 8 March, people across the world will celebrate International Women's Day by honouring the contributions of women in every sphere of life. The Church certainly has many stories to tell. Since the
A Church of Scotland minister who feared she would die after being struck down by COVID-19 has had her first jag. Rev Julie Rennick, 61, said it was quick and painless and urged everyone offered
This Sunday, 7 March, 2021, Christians across Scotland – and beyond – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As in previous weeks, 15 Christian
A Glasgow congregation in a priority area has helped hundreds of people to get vaccinated against coronavirus by opening their doors for use by the NHS. Possilpark Parish Church, which is situated in the north
A Church elder is on track to finish a virtual bike ride between Land's End and John o'Groats before his 81st birthday.Harry Marsh is pedalling for one to two hours a day, up to four ...