This Sunday (23 May), as Pentecost takes place, 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 ...
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Church Moderator encourages congregations to get involved with Queen's Jubilee tree planting project
Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, is joining with other faith leaders in the UK to encourage people to take part in a tree planting project ...
A Church of Scotland youth worker in Glasgow has spoken of "the absolute privilege" of working with young people, including helping to reduce violence and provide better opportunities for those growing up locally. Neil Young,
This Sunday (16 May), 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 former IT professional is being ordained as the Church of Scotland's newest minister this evening. Ben Thorp will be inducted into Sandyford Henderson Memorial Church in Glasgow during a small in-person service at 7pm
An Edinburgh church with a poignant connection to one of the most well-known battles of World War II will hold a special service of remembrance this weekend. In 1952 the minister of Blackhall St Columba's
The Church of Scotland has urged Israelis and Palestinians to step back from the brink and show restraint. Deeply concerned about the growing violence in Jerusalem, Gaza and across Israel/Palestine, it is calling on the
As part of the Scottish Church Leaders' Forum, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair has welcomed the launch of the global Thy Kingdom Come prayer movement, which takes place each year from Ascension to Pentecost. From
Protecting human life and dignity must be at the heart of future UK asylum and refugee policies, the Church of Scotland has said. Welcoming the stranger and loving your neighbour as yourself is at the
Churches and advocates are getting ready to raise funds for Christian Aid Week 2021, which will run from Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May. This year's fundraising is more creative and energetic than ever:
After years of passionate debate, the General Assembly will hear this year that the Investors Trust of the Church of Scotland has disposed of all its oil and gas shares, completing a switch over two
This Sunday (9 May), 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
This year's General Assembly will bring forward prepared legislation which could ultimately allow Ministers of Word and Sacrament and Deacons to conduct same sex marriages. Under this new proposed Act, brought forward by the Kirk's.
Assembly Trustees applaud "extraordinary" efforts to weather COVID-19 storm but warn of challenges ahead
Church congregations have been applauded for their "extraordinary" innovative and inspiring response to the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of the General Assembly, which is being held online later this month. The Assembly Trustees said the last.
The outgoing Moderator of the General Assembly will present the highlights of his "far from normal" year in office due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair will share his thoughts on how