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Some of the group going to Ghana. L-r Farkhanda Chaudhry, Mirella Yandoli, Very Rev Dr Susan Brown, Rev Anne Stewart and Dr Yahya Barry

Trip to Ghana will explore interfaith relations

11 September, 2019

A group made up of 12 Muslims and Christians from across Scotland will embark on a unique trip to Ghana to explore faith relations.During the 10-day visit, which has been arranged by the Church of ...

Mark Calder on the road

Ultramarathon pilgrim to run 340 miles for charity

10 September, 2019

A charity worker is setting out to run 340 miles from Carlisle to Edinburgh on the St Ninian's Way in a bid to help rebuild war-torn areas of Iraq.Throughout the year, Dr Mark Calder, 37, ...

Funeral Costs

'Concern' over funeral costs in Scotland

4 September, 2019

A new report calculates that funeral poverty across the UK has risen 12% this year to a "staggering" £147 million and shows no sign of slowing down.

David Kendall

New Chief Officer appointed to Church of Scotland

2 September, 2019

The Assembly Trustees have appointed their first Chief Officer who will have overall executive responsibility for the Trustees’ employees and budgets, and will take forward the organisational implementation of the ...