News archive

Ground breaking business started at Glasgow Church

12 October, 2013

Tony Roper, legendary writer of much loved play ‘The Steamie’ visited a real life laundrette which is being launched thanks to the Provanmill Self-Reliant Group (SRG) set up through the Passage from India project. ...

Moderator's support for climate justice

10 October, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Rev Lorna Hood has expressed her support for climate justice in the wake of the Scottish Government announcing an extra £3 million ...

Maria Silo's visit to Scotland

9 October, 2013

The Church of Scotland HIV Programme is very excited at the prospect of a visit to Scotland by Maria Silo, the lady whose smiling face beams out from our poster.

Church responds to census figures

26 September, 2013

The Church of Scotland has issued a response to statistics about religion from the 2011 Census which show more than half of the people of Scotland positively identify with the Christian faith.

Priority Areas receives prestigious award

25 September, 2013

The Priority Areas Committee of the Church of has won the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Award 2013 for their role in transnational inspiration and learning in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. ...

Church backs Kinship Carers National Day of Action

25 September, 2013

The Church has given its support to the National Day of Action for Kinship Care, which will seek to encourage further political support for vulnerable children are living with non-parental family and friends. ...

Leading Scottish Minister retires

24 September, 2013

The Very Reverend Gilleasbuig MacMillan, Minister of St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, will step down on 30 September after four decades in the pulpit.

Events in Kenya and Pakistan

23 September, 2013

Following the attack on Westgate Centre in Nairobi, Kenya and the subsequent siege, the Church of Scotland World Mission Council has sent a message of support to our partner church, The Presbyterian Church of East ...