News and press releases

Oil and Gas chapel

Kirk of St Nicholas holds service of remembrance for oil and gas workers who died offshore

4 November, 2016

This Saturday, one day before the 30th anniversary of the worst helicopter disaster in our history, a special Service of Remembrance for all those who have died offshore will be held at the Kirk of St Nicholas in Union Street, Aberdeen.

Professor Alexis Jay

Professor Alexis Jay shares lessons learned with Kirk safeguarders

3 November, 2016

Professor Alexis Jay delivered a powerful keynote speech to the Church of Scotland safeguarding conference, urging church members to learn from the lessons of the past.

Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood

Former Moderator appointed to Holyrood reform panel

2 November, 2016

A former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has been appointed to an independent panel examining ways of modernising the Scottish Parliament.

Daisy Chain

Thirty Days of Play scheme launched

2 November, 2016

A new national campaign to give all children the best start in life was launched at a project run by the Church's social care arm CrossReach in Glasgow yesterday.

Rev Peter Gardner

Glasgow welcomes new pioneer minister for the visual arts

2 November, 2016

A new minister dedicated to the visual arts community has been welcomed into his post with a ceremony that showcased a stunning installation in Renfield St Stephens Church of Scotland in Glasgow.

Billy Muir

Pride of Britain Award for Orkney church member

1 November, 2016

A Church of Scotland member from Orkney has been honoured at the Pride of Britain Awards in London for his tirelessly supporting his small island community.

Good Money Week

Event will help you 'Make Your Money Count'

1 November, 2016

The Church of Scotland is partnering with a range of ethical finance companies to bring you ‘Make your Money Count’, a free event to help you make the best financial decisions for yourself – and our world.

Scott Burton

Former plasterer turned minister renovates own church

31 October, 2016

A former plasterer turned minister is helping to renovate his own Church in Perth.


Holyrood acclaim for Kirk mental health service

29 October, 2016

A Church of Scotland-run project that supports people with mental health issues in East Ayrshire has been commended in the Scottish Parliament.