A Renfrewshire congregation has been thanked for collecting four and a half tonnes of goods for a foodbank during lockdown. Over 15 weeks, Houston and Killellan Kirk provided enough ingredients for the equivalent of more ...
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Christians are encouraged to come together in prayer at 7pm this evening. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said he is delighted to have read that in the last couple of ...
Church of Scotland representatives attended a virtual meeting of the 23rd International AIDS conference in San Francisco in the USA. Rev Richard Baxter, minister of Duncansburgh MacIntosh Parish Church in Fort William, and Carol Finlay
This Sunday (19 July), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14
The Church of Scotland is an agent for "social change", a minister has said. Rev Brian Casey of Springburn Parish Church in Glasgow said the Kirk plays a "very valuable role" in society and supports
Leading Scottish aid charities have united this week to launch an urgent new fundraising appeal to help the world's most vulnerable communities facing the threat of coronavirus. As lockdown measures in Scotland begin to lift,
An East Lothian church has set-up an innovative online art gallery as a way to bring the local community together. During lockdown, Longniddry Parsh Church created "Elcho Artspace" as a virtual meeting place to encourage
Humanity must learn the lessons of the Srebrenica genocide to guard against slipping into the same "dark places", the Moderator of the General Assembly has warned. Speaking out to mark the 25th anniversary of the
Drama Kirk, the team behind the Hamilton Passion Play, will be exploring the story of Job online and are inviting everyone who enjoys a good story to watch. Despite the lockdown, the innovative group have
Whilst lockdown measures continue to ease in Scotland, this Sunday (12 July), Christians across Scotland will continue to join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during
The Scottish Government has announced churches may reopen for communal worship from 15 July with continued strict physical distancing and hygiene measures, as the country enters Phase 3 of the phased easing of restrictions. The
The Church of Scotland must do more to stand up to racism, a minister has said. Rev Mandy Ralph urged office bearers, members and staff to be more "vocal" and publicly call out hateful and
Following the approval of the newly united Aberdeen and Shetland Presbytery's 10-year plan on Saturday 4 July, Shetland Church of Scotland is launching a new online consultation offering locals the chance to share their views
Congregations in the Church of Scotland will be permitted to meet remotely in order to call a minister, under new protocols approved today, reports Life and Work magazine. A Commission of Assembly, meeting by videoconference,
Across the country churches large and small are making a difference in their communities with acts of kindness inspired by faith. During the lockdown, their contributions have offered a lifeline to many people confined indoors.
The Moderator of the General Assembly is urging church members to come together and pray at 7pm. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair said he is delighted to have read that in the last couple of
The Moderator of the General Assembly has paid tribute to healthcare staff as the NHS prepares to mark its 72nd anniversary tomorrow. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair is encouraging people to take part in the
This Sunday (5 July), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Acting in unity as they have throughout the health crisis, 14 churches and
The lead singer of Scots band Tide Lines has revealed that faith and church have always been part of his life. Robert Robertson said his Christian upbringing in Lochaber in the west Highlands has had
An Edinburgh church has set up "Prayer Stations" in its idyllic garden as an alternative to using the building which is still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kirk Session at St Michael's Parish