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Former Moderators' praise as HIV charity hits £1M milestone

Money raised by local churches all over Scotland has helped to provide a lifeline for people with HIV.

Moderator attends Racial Justice Sunday service

Scottish Churches Racial Justice Group to hold a service championing racial justice.

Moderator condemns planned Koran burning by American Evangelical preacher

The Moderator says action would be "extreme and unthinkable."

Moderator to make Mhango plea

At the Guild's annual meeting the Moderator will call for Precious and Florence Mhango to stay in Scotland.

Kirk proposes new publishing deal

Proposals could see St Andrew Press run by an international religious publishing house.

Queensferry tribute to former minister

The congregation at Queensferry raises money to fund teachers in Kenya and a stained glass window.

Festival of meditation and prayer at Edinburgh church

Mayfield Salisbury Church's programme of music, workshops and worship aims to provide a chance for people to reconnect with their spritual side.

New churches are a symbol of the Kirk's commitment to their neighbourhoods

New development in Glasgow's East End seen as part of the regeneration of the area.

Kirk minister selected for top chaplaincy post in Royal Navy

Reverend Scott Brown looks forward to the challenge of leading a dedicated team of chaplains.

Coal-fired power station ignites Kirk's concerns over Scotland's carbon footprint

Church convener asks Holyrood to reject power station at Hunterston.

Lewis lectures to discuss distinguished Gaelic poets

Members of Lochs-in-Bernera linked with Uig parish host lectures on poets.

Kirk brings MSPs together in Festival of Spirituality and Peace

A debate will focus on how the law delivers our ethical decisions.

Moderator pledges Kirk support for Pakistan

The Kirk has an important role to play, says the Moderator.

Emergency Appeal launched in aftermath of devastating floods in Pakistan

The Diocese of Peshawar has launched an emergency relief and rescue programme.

Life and Work: Wish you were here...

August's Life and Work looks at how ordinary people might have viewed the Reformation when it began 450 years ago this month.

New Christian bookshop to open next to Kirk's HQ

Living Oasis Bookshop will temporarily take over former Wesley Owen premises.

Moderator backs community payback orders

The Moderator backs government plans to replace short prison sentences.

Queen's Cross backs fight against 'female foeticide'

Aberdeen church backs Indian human rights campaigner.

Ronachan House to close

CrossReach decides it's no longer viable to fund rehabilitation unit.

Life and Work: Holiday Dilemmas

A report from Christian holidaymakers on ethical breaks, and Professor Sir Kenneth Calman looks back at his long association with the Boys' Brigade.