More than 5000 people attended the Church of Scotland’s annual Heart and Soul festival yesterday.
The new Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has described the moment he was installed this morning in Edinburgh as a “humbling and uplifting” experience.
The Church of Scotland’s General Assembly opens tomorrow in the General Assembly Hall on The Mound in Edinburgh. It has met almost every year since its inception in 1560.
A committed group of church volunteers who serve on the recently reformed Learning Disabilities Working Group have created Starters for Sunday materials to resource and inspire congregations during Learning Disability Awareness week.
The Church of Scotland has urged Foreign Secretary William Hague to increase diplomatic initiatives to provide further humanitarian assistance to the people of South Sudan.
This article by Rev John Chalmers, the incoming Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, appeared in the Sunday Times on May 11.
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Leading figures from the Better Together and Yes Campaigns will be invited to attend a service at St Giles’ Cathedral on Sunday September 21st, three days after the historic vote, when the focus will be on healing divisions and building the future together.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Reverend Lorna Hood, has spoken of her shock and anger at the kidnap of over 200 schoolgirls by the militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria.
A special service will be held in Wamphray Parish Church this weekend to celebrate the life and achievements of the Very Reverend Professor Archibald Hamilton Charteris.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Rt Rev Lorna Hood, has just returned from a visit to the Caribbean and to partner churches in Trinidad, Cuba and Jamaica.
The minister of Strathblane Parish Church recently welcomed the famous Songs of Praise TV programme into his home as the BBC shone a spotlight on his preparations for hosting volunteers at the Commonwealth Games.
The Church of Scotland recently hosted a two-day meeting of the European Network of Amity Partners (ENAP).
A church in Bearsden, Glasgow has opened the doors of its latest expansion project.
The Very Rev David Arnott has kindly agreed to become co-ordinator of the Principal Clerk's office while the Rev John Chalmers holds office as Moderator of the General Assembly.
Scottish women are to become entrepreneurs thanks to WEvolution, a groundbreaking new charity supported by the Church of Scotland and the Scottish Government, using a successful business model from India dubbed "brilliant but simple".
The Moderator Designate of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland believes the congregation at a church in South Lanarkshire which endured an unsettling split earlier this year will go from "strength to strength".
The Church of Scotland has released figures which highlight the rising costs of funerals across the country.
In some areas charges have increased by almost 300% in the past five years.
In September last year, Logie and St John’s (Cross) Church in Dundee endured the unsettling experience of seeing around half of the congregation, along with the locum minister, leave the Church of Scotland over the issue of same-sex marriage and ordination to the ministry.