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Story Telling cafe

New chapter for Scottish Storytelling Centre cafe

7 October, 2015

It's a well-known pit-stop for a cup of tea and a slice ofcake in the heart of Edinburgh's tourist trail , and now the running of theScottish Storytelling Centre café is up for grabs. ...

Renewed focus on Ministers wellbeing in the Church

6 October, 2015

Ministers and clergy consistently rate their personal satisfaction in the work they do as being amongst the highest enjoyed by any profession. But they also experience high levels of stress. The Church has recognised the ...

Global education petition signed by 10 million people

29 September, 2015

A global petition championed by the Church of Scotland which calls forchildren in troubled parts of the world to be given access to basic educationhas been signed by more than 10 million people. ...

Minister finds Calais lacks people to sort refugee aid

25 September, 2015

A Church of Scotland minister hopes to spend a week volunteering at an aid centre in France to help ensure refugees fleeing persecution are properly equipped to deal with the winter months. Rev Jonathan Fleming ...

Ethical finance tops agenda at October event

23 September, 2015

One of the world's top green investment experts is addressing a free conference on developing an ethical approach to money in Edinburgh next week. Tessa Tennant, who is regarded as one of the pioneers in ...

Refugee boat rescue

Worship resources created in response to refugee crisis

18 September, 2015

Situations such as the current refugee crisis can bring up lots of questions that can make it difficult to pray and teach with sensitivity. As we are faced with issues of suffering and human tragedy, ...

St Modan's Well

16 September, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is to visit a recently re-discovered long lost holy well as part of trip to the Presbytery of Argyll.

Refugee boat rescue

Update on Church response to refugee crisis

11 September, 2015

In recognition of the extraordinary situation facing refugees fleeing the crisis in Syria, a special meeting of the Councils and departments of the Church has taken place.