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Rt Rev Colin Sinclair in front of a stained glass window

Moderator calls for prayer as radical action continues

16 September, 2019

As the Church of Scotland continues its work on the agreed Radical Action Plan voted for by this year’s General Assembly, including the recent appointment of the new Chief Officer, Rt Rev Colin Sinclair calls ...

Church of Scotland statement

Statement - recent sectarian violence in Glasgow

The Church of Scotland has released the following statement on the recent sectarian violence in Glasgow, and ahead of reports of a planned protest this weekend.Rev Dr Richard Frazer, convener of the Church of Scotland’s ...

Some of the group going to Ghana. L-r Farkhanda Chaudhry, Mirella Yandoli, Very Rev Dr Susan Brown, Rev Anne Stewart and Dr Yahya Barry

Trip to Ghana will explore interfaith relations

11 September, 2019

A group made up of 12 Muslims and Christians from across Scotland will embark on a unique trip to Ghana to explore faith relations.During the 10-day visit, which has been arranged by the Church of ...

Mark Calder on the road

Ultramarathon pilgrim to run 340 miles for charity

10 September, 2019

A charity worker is setting out to run 340 miles from Carlisle to Edinburgh on the St Ninian's Way in a bid to help rebuild war-torn areas of Iraq.Throughout the year, Dr Mark Calder, 37, ...

The St Nicholas Church, Sighthill, church building with cherry blossom infront

MSPs praise Edinburgh church as it celebrates 80 years

10 September, 2019

St Nicholas Church, Sighthill, in Edinburgh, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this month with a colourful celebration of Church life, including a service led by Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, the Moderator of the General Assembly ...