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New roadshows to discuss future of Kirk

21 May, 2016

Regional roadshows are to be held across Scotland to give congregations the opportunity to voice their opinions about the future direction of the Church of Scotland.

Baptism

Church dismisses media reports of ‘online baptism’

19 May, 2016

The Church is not bringing forward plans for 'online baptism', contrary to media headlines ahead of the General Assembly. The Convener of the Legal Questions Committee, Rev George Cowie, says the reporting has presented the ...

NYA

General Assembly to discuss ethical investment policies

17 May, 2016

The Church of Scotland's investments will be under discussion at the General Assembly, with a proposal that would urge the Trustees of the Church of Scotland Investors Trust and the Church of Scotland Pension Fund ...

Take a Pew Kelpies

First Take A Pew video goes live online

13 May, 2016

From the Cairngorms to Ayrshire and Glasgow Green to Glencoe, two church pews are touring the country to kick-start a conversation about the place of faith in contemporary Scotland.

Cardinal Bo

Moderator hosts visit from Cardinal Bo of Myanmar

10 May, 2016

The Moderator and Church of Scotland staff hosted a visit from Cardinal Bo of Myanmar, Archbishop of Yangon and the first Catholic Cardinal ever for Myanmar, appointed by Pope Francis in 2015.

Ross Greer

NYA rep Ross Greer becomes youngest ever MSP

6 May, 2016

Bearsden Cross Parish Church member Ross Greer is making history as the youngest ever MSP. The 21-year-old will represent the Green Party in Parliament as a West of Scotland list member.