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Place for Hope - Report on Community Dialogue

29 November, 2013

Over 60 people recently attended the launch of a new report entitled “Responding to Sectarianism”. Place for Hope, funded in part by the Scottish Government, worked between September 2012 and March 2013 on a series ...

Church of Scotland supports World AIDS Day

29 November, 2013

The Church of Scotland is encouraging worshippers to support World AIDS Day this Sunday and join the fight against one of the world’s most deadly diseases.

Church Moderator meets Archbishop of Canterbury

28 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Reverend Lorna Hood, met with the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning on the fourth day of her London visit.

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Moderator meets with Chief Rabbi in London

27 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood met Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, at his office in London ...

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood met Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, at his office in London today during the Church’s annual visit to the capital for St Andrews Tide.

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RAF Leuchars enjoys visit from Church Moderator

26 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, The Right Reverend Lorna Hood visited RAF Leuchars last week, meeting personnel from across the Station and gaining an insight into life on a ...

Church in front line against poverty

25 November, 2013

The Church of Scotland "cares about the needs of everyone in Scotland and is often in the areas where it is most difficult to be". ...

The Church of Scotland "cares about the needs of everyone in Scotland and is often in the areas where it is most difficult to be".

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Speak Out against Human Trafficking

19 November, 2013

Hardly a week goes by when there is not a news story about human trafficking; people sold as commodities, whether for domestic servitude, sexual purposes or forced labour. This is happening in Scotland now, in ...

Life and Work magazine

Life and Work – December issue

15 November, 2013

The December issue of Life and Work is now available and encourages us to think about Christmas and those less fortunate than ourselves.

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood, said today, Wednesday 13 November, that the greatest way to honour the legacy of David Livingstone is to continue the fight against human trafficking.

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Moderator urges people to aid survivors of Philippines disaster

12 November, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan has claimed the lives of an estimated 10,000 people and pushed to the brink of survival thousands more who have lost everything, have no food or medical care and are drinking filthy water ...

Moderator to visit Shoebox Appeal centre

12 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is set to take part in the sorting centre of the Blythswood Care Shoebox Appeal 2013 on the 12 November. ...

Moderator Remembrance Day statement

8 November, 2013

Peace around the world is short lived, the Right Reverend Lorna Hood has said in her statement regarding Remembrance Day.