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Networking festival makes a connection

9 December, 2014

Go For It's annual conference was themed as The Festival of Networking and this year it ran in partnership with Faith in Community Scotland's Transformation Team.

Kirk helping people with HIV since 2002

1 December, 2014

Monday, December 1, is World AIDS Day. It is an opportunity for people around the world to unite and remind ourselves HIV and AIDS have not gone away. Every year people across Scotland take part ...

Kathy Galloway

Speaking out against gender-based violence

29 November, 2014

To mark International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, Kathy Galloway, head of Christian Aid Scotland, contributes to our 'Speak Out' campaign against violence against women.

Moderator’s annual visit to London

26 November, 2014

Yesterday the Moderator met with political party leaders in Westminster and also spent time at No 10 Downing Street in conversation with the Prime Minister.

Church challenges Government on Community Energy Policy

19 November, 2014

The Scottish Government must streamline the long and arduous process facing community energy schemes if they are to reach their potential. The Church of Scotland is challenging the government to simplify the 'spaghetti' of legislation ...

Crime prevention advice for congregations

18 November, 2014

Congregations across the Church of Scotland are being advised to consider their security measures following the theft of property from two churches in Wishaw. The items were stolen while services were being held. ...

Martin Johnstone with Pope Francis

Kirk poverty campaigner reflects on Vatican visit

12 November, 2014

Martin Johnstone, the Church of Scotland's Priority Areas Secretary, recently attended the first Global Meeting of Popular Movements hosted by the Vatican in Rome. Here he reflects on his visit.