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Church honours long serving elders

8 July, 2013

More than 400 years of loyal service to the Church of Scotland in Shetland has been marked during a service in Scalloway Kirk recognising lengths of service from 31 and 50 years.

Banking on an Indian summer

8 July, 2013

A Scots charity helping women overcome poverty in some of the poorest communities and neighbourhoods is hoping for an 'Indian summer' after being short listed for a grant from the Royal Bank of Scotland. ...

Commemoration of the Piper Alpha disaster

5 July, 2013

Rev Gordon Craig, a Church of Scotland minister who is Chaplain to the Oil and Gas industry is taking centre stage this weekend at the 25th anniversary commemorations of the Piper Alpha disaster. ...

Church presence at the Royal Salute

1 July, 2013

The Moderator, Right Reverend Lorna Hood attended the Royal Salute at Edinburgh Castle marking the arrival of HM The Queen in Edinburgh.

A big IF

26 June, 2013

The Church of Scotland is part of the IF Campaign.

Life and Work July issue out now

21 June, 2013

The July issue of Life and Work contains an interesting, unusual and exciting mix of articles including a profile of a mentor to John Knox and a new kind of ‘apprentice.’

Deacons are beacons of hope

19 June, 2013

The Right Reverend Lorna Hood, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, marked 125 years of deacons being beacons of hope to some of Scotland’s poorest and most deprived communities. ...

World music hero backs Refugee Week

18 June, 2013

World music hero Rise Kagona of the Bhundu Boys is celebrating Refugee Week at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh and says we are all refugees.

Brilliance in brokenness

16 June, 2013

Can you see the brilliance in brokenness? Too often we only hear stories of brokenness and forget to listen for the stories of hope, sacrifice, faith and love.

Church adds voice to G8 hunger plea

14 June, 2013

This week G8 leaders are meeting in Northern Ireland. The Church of Scotland is part of the IF Campaign and we ask you to pray that the decisions are made to make this year the ...