News and press releases

Kezia Dugdale

Praise for innovative community project that transforms lives

23 January, 2017

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale tried her hand at woodwork during a visit to an innovative social enterprise project in Edinburgh today.

Dr Russell Barr

Moderator in fresh plea to end homelessness

22 January, 2017

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has issued a fresh challenge to end the “continuing scandal” of homelessness.

Emma and Richard Thompson

Couple ask for foodbank donations instead of wedding gifts

20 January, 2017

A kind hearted couple encouraged their guests to make donations to a foodbank instead of giving them wedding presents.

Angela Constance

Scottish Minister hails "fantastic" Castlemilk community meals project

19 January, 2017

Communities Secretary Angela Constance has praised Castlemilk Parish Church in Glasgow for the "fantastic and exciting" work it does to support people living in food poverty.

Rev Dr Liam Fraser

Campus Minister for Edinburgh University

19 January, 2017

A man has returned to his old university to become its first ever Church of Scotland Campus Minister.

New Minister for Bishopton Parish Church

17 January, 2017

A former orthopaedic nurse has been ordained and inducted as the new minister at Bishopton Parish Church in Renfrewshire.

Louise Mackay

Former supermarket worker takes up star role in the pulpit

16 January, 2017

A former supermarket checkout worker has become the third female minster to be inducted in churches within Lanark Presbytery in less than a year.

Antiques Roadshow

TV expert casts fresh light on Holocaust heroine's long lost ring

14 January, 2017

Intriguing new details about a long lost ring that belonged to a brave Scot who died in Auschwitz will be revealed on the Antiques Roadshow tomorrow.

Nicola Sturgeon

Church leaders meet Scotland's First Minister

13 January, 2017

Church leaders have held talks with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to discuss some of the big issues facing Scotland today.

Church plays host to surprise Royal visitors

12 January 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay were the surprise guests of honour at a special concert to raise money for people affected by severe flooding on Royal Deeside.