News and press releases

Dr Russell Barr

Scots urged to pray for the USA

28 October, 2016

Church leaders in the USA have called on Scots to pray for the country amid growing tensions over the presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.


Young Love in the Pulpit

25 October, 2016

A former shop assistant is set to become the youngest Church of Scotland minister currently active today.

Ethical Finance

Christians and Muslims work together on pioneering ethical finance plans

24 October, 2016

A world leading interfaith initiative aimed at creating a practical ethical financial solution will move a step closer on Monday 24 October at a private round table to be held in the House of Lords in London.

Good Money Week

Good Money Week: 5 reasons to consider ethical investment

22 October, 2016

We all want to do the best we can to make the world a better place and Good Money Week is an ideal opportunity to learn how our financial decisions can help us do just that. This year Good Money Week will run from 30 October -5 November and to get us started John David, head of Rathbone Greenbank Investments, offers us five reasons why ethics should come first when we spend or invest.

Rev Susan Brown

Fairway to heaven: Queen's chaplain gives golfers spiritual advice

21 October, 2016

Golfers at one of the world’s most prestigious courses are getting spiritual advice as they play from Dornoch minister Rev Susan Brown.


Churches demand action to "end slaughter" in Aleppo

20 October, 2016

The Church of Scotland has urged the Syrian and Russian governments and other forces to stop their bombardment of Aleppo.


Inverness is next stop for On the Road with seven more destinations ahead

20 October, 2016

The On the Road roadshow will visit Inverness next Thursday (Oct 27), to give people with a connection to the Church of Scotland an opportunity to help shape its future direction.

Learn Tomorrow's Calling

Latest Learn resource explores call to ministry

18 October, 2016

Learn: Tomorrow’s Calling is the latest resource in this popular series and is aimed at anyone exploring their vocation. “Discerning a call to ministry” will be especially helpful for people considering whether ministry is right for them, but it will also be useful for anyone thinking of eldership or taking on a role in their church.

Bear Gryllz

Arbroath church members climb peak to publicise a new Alpha course

17 October, 2016

An Arbroath minister, a military chaplain and two church members have scaled the cliffs of Buachaille Etive Mhor in Glencoe to draw attention to the start of a new Alpha course, which looks at faith from a beginners viewpoint.