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Shetland helicopter crash

24 August, 2013

Commenting on the news of the fatalities in the crash, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood said: “We offer our deepest sympathy and heartfelt sorrow ...

Justice campaign for Bangladeshi garment workers

23 August, 2013

A former Church of Scotland Moderator is leading the charge for better rights and safer working conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers in the run up to Christmas and the winter sales.

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September Life and Work out now

15 August, 2013

Features on the Scottish independence debate and the origins of the Harvest Thanksgiving celebrations are just some of the topics that can be found in the September edition of Life and Work magazine. ...

Moderator takes Salute

15 August, 2013

The Right Rev Lorna Hood, Moderator of the General Assembly of The Church of Scotland, took the salute at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Moderator sings songs of praise

14 August, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Right Reverend Lorna Hood will appear on the BBC’s Songs of Praise programme on Sunday 18 August at 5pm.

Guild strengthens African ties with Malawi visit

5 August, 2013

Representatives of The Church of Scotland Guild are due to travel to the Republic of Malawi on Monday in the hope of exploring partnerships with the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian.

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Charity walk

31 July, 2013

An East Lothian man who has battled back from serious mental health issues has reached an important milestone in his 1000 mile walk around Scotland.