Lord Wallace is preaching in his childhood church for the first time in his role as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. He said it was a great privilege to be ...
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Rev Muriel Pearson has been commissioned as the new Associate Minister for St Andrew's, Jerusalem and Tiberias in the Holy Land. But her travel has been delayed as she waits for her visa and for ...
For the sixth day of Advent, Rev Erica Wishart, palliative care chaplain at St Columba's Hospice in Edinburgh, shares her reflection on waiting for the Light of the World. Light in the Darkness is the
For the fifth day of Advent, Rev Elsie Macrae, the minister at Moffat: St Andrews, Kirkpatrick Juxta and Wamphray, has written a prayer on our theme for this year — Light in the Darkness. Father
The Moderator of the General Assembly has expressed sadness about the situation facing many people in wake of Storm Arwen. Lord Wallace said: "Our thoughts are with everyone across the country who is still without
An East Lothian minister is encouraging people to extend dinner invitations to those spending Christmas alone. Rev Hayley Cohen of Northesk Parish Church in Musselburgh said they would be fallowing in the footsteps of Jesus
St Andrew's Day will be marked with the signing of a joint Declaration between the Church of Scotland and the Scottish Episcopal Church during a special service at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, which will also
Drama Kirk is back with an online retelling of the Nativity from the perspective of the shepherds as they receive the news that will change their lives forever on the night of the first Christmas.
Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, invites you to join in with this year's Advent calendar: Light in the Darkness. Meaning 'coming' or 'arrival', Advent is a time of
The Moderator of the General Assembly and the Archbishop of Canterbury have issued a joint statement about the plight of refugees and asylum seekers following the tragic loss of life in the English Channel. At
The French religious community Taizé is encouraging young people from Scotland to take part in a "life-changing" visit to the site next year. Based in a village in Burgundy, the group was started around 80
The 25 November has been designated as the United Nation's Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Churches around the world are central to this international effort to end gender-based violence. The UN estimates
A historically significant series of books that lists every Church of Scotland minister since the Reformation — the Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae — has now published its twelfth volume. The latest edition of the book covers
Congregations have been asked to sign up to a new charter to support people affected by the criminal justice system. Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly, said it provides an opportunity to highlight the
House of Commons recognition for climate change activism as Moderator meets political and faith leaders in London
The Church of Scotland's contribution to the climate change debate has been recognised in the House of Commons. Dr Lisa Cameron, MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow, has lodged an Early Day Motion which
Paul Goode, Elder at Earlston spoke to us about his call to ministry and how music, family and faith are central to his calling. That's a hard one but I think I'd have to say
This Sunday (21 November), Christians across the country - and further afield - will continue to join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown,
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes is under fresh pressure to "do the right thing" and immediately double the Scottish Child Payment to £20 a week this year. Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly, has signed
A Fife church spearheaded a community project featuring hundreds of thousands of sunflowers and raised more than £6,500 for good causes. The money will benefit 15 local charities and groups and was generated through donations
The UN climate conference COP 26 may be over but work to meet the challenges of climate change will continue. COP president Alok Sharma will keep the reins for the next year and as Lord