The Church of Scotland has joined with ecumenical partners to congratulate the world's newest nation South Sudan on its 10th anniversary and to call for continued international efforts to secure peace and reconciliation across the ...
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Cross-party MSPs have urged the Home Office to grant the kinship carer of a teenage orphan the right to live in the UK for the rest of her life. They said Ketino Baikhadze must be ...
A couple have become the first to use a canal boat part-owned by a Church of Scotland congregation for their wedding celebration. Dawn and Len Purves welcomed guests on to the "All Aboard", which is
A minister responsible for spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ in a new housing development outside Perth organised her first community pop-up picnic. Rev Anne Stott said it was great to see residents of
This Sunday (4 July), as over 16 million people plan to join the first national Thank You Day, Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at
An Aberdeen church stepped up its efforts to help local businesses recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Queen's Cross Church held an outdoors Farmers Market for the first time on Saturday to bring some cheer to
Racism is a sin and society must work harder and better together to tackle Islamophobia in Scotland, the Church has said. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown, convener of the Faith Impact Forum spoke out following
Planning permission for a new church building in a remote part of the Highlands has been approved. Highland Council has given the go ahead for the single storey property in the village of Kilchoan on
The Church of Scotland in Ayrshire has launched a new Mission Pioneer programme to connect with people in refreshing and dynamic ways. The Presbytery of Irvine and Kilmarnock has formed six Pioneer Initiative Teams, four
A former professional musician will be ordained and inducted to the Presbytery of Lewis this evening. Brian MacLeod, who previously worked as a drummer, graduated from New College in Edinburgh at the end of last
The Moderator of the General Assembly welcomed the "constructive" talks he had this week with political party leaders about the need for a collaborative approach to tackling some of the most pressing issues facing society.
This Sunday (27 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 church in Stirling will officially welcome their newest members this Sunday, exactly two years after their arrival in Scotland with refugee status. Eman Musa, who is originally from Sudan and has been settled in
A former Deputy First Minister is returning to Holyrood to discuss issues important to the Church of Scotland. Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly, is holding online discussions with the leader of Scottish Labour
A church elder has raised £9,000 after completing a virtual bike ride between Land's End and John o'Groats. Harry Marsh, 81, pedalled for a total of 62 hours in his garage to complete the 951-mile
This Sunday (20 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
Serving is an elder in the Church of Scotland is a "life enriching" experience. Alison Fenton, session clerk of Giffnock South Parish Church in East Renfrewshire, described the role as a "great honour and hugely
The full results of the Kirk's Listening Project have now been published, with the pivotal move to online worship during the pandemic causing Kirk members to reflect deeply on a wide range of issues, including
The orphaned son of an asylum seeker who has lived under the threat of deportation for 10 years has been told he can stay permanently in the UK. Giorgi Kakava, 13, said he is delighted
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