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Drumhead Service marks WW1 centenary

11 August, 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly, the Rt Rev John Chalmers has attended a Drumhead Service at Edinburgh Castle where soldiers, sailors and airmen led the country in a day of commemoration of the start ...

Church of Scotland calls for peace in Gaza

5 August, 2014

Following the commemorations of one hundred years since the outbreak of a ‘war to end all wars’, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is urging recognition of the fact the ...

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Ryder Cup aims to match Commonwealth Games homestay success

1 August, 2014

The Commonwealth Games homestay programme which matched Glasgow householders with athlete families and Games volunteers needing accommodation has been so popular a similar system is being created for September's Ryder Cup in Perthshire ...

Rt Rev John Chalmers with Croft Coordinator Catriona Gibson outside Barlinnie prison

Go For It Fund lets Glasgow projects flourish

31 July, 2014

The wealth of community work carried out by the Church of Scotland's local congregations on behalf of their communities has shone through during a Go For It visit to Glasgow.