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Moderator’s prayers for Woolwich victim

23 May, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has led the gathering in prayers for the victim of the alleged Woolwich terrorist attack.

Youth Moderator makes plea against domestic violence

22 May, 2013

Speaking to the General Assembly this afternoon, the Moderator of the National Youth Assembly, Euan Patterson, urged all male delegates to support the White Ribbon Campaign against domestic violence.

Pioneering church project comes to Scotland

21 May, 2013

The Church of Scotland’s Mission and Discipleship Council has today indicated it is planning for growth in numbers and not managing decline, encouraging the pioneering work of ‘Fresh Expressions.’

Guild in rallying call for new members

21 May, 2013

The Church of Scotland Guild has issued a rousing, rallying call to recruit new members including more men and younger people and for new groups to be set up.

The Livingstone Great Grandchilden I presume...

21 May, 2013

Today, Tuesday May 21, four surviving relatives of great grandchildren of legendary Scottish missionary, explorer and hero Dr David Livingstone were the special guests at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. ...

Church finds common ground in sexuality debate

20 May, 2013

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in a groundbreaking decision called for the Church to maintain its historic doctrine in relation to human sexuality but, in line with the Kirk’s historic position of ...