News and press releases
18 April, 2016
Churches across Europe are working hard to counter the rise of anti-refugee sentiment in a bid to make the continent a place of safety, a Kirk minister has said.
17 April, 2016
The Moderator and the Youth Moderator have cycled the 13-mile Loch Leven Heritage Trail to raise funds for a Church refugee project in Egypt.
15 April, 2016
A group of ministers from Hamilton Presbytery made a surprise visit to Rev Dr James Martin to celebrate the 70th anniversary of his ordination.
14 April, 2016
A host of colourful entries have been submitted by school pupils competing for this year's Moderator's Medal. Judges have praised the quality of the projects which all consider the theme of 'building bridges'.
13 April, 2016
Edinburgh's school closures are placing an extra burden on pupils with disabilities and mental health challenges, says a school chaplain and counsellor.
12 April, 2016
The Church of Scotland's National Youth Assembly has chosen Andrew MacPherson to be its next Moderator and Lyndsay Kennedy to be the next Clerk.
9 April, 2016
A dedicated member of Claremont Parish Church, East Kilbride, along with her team of young volunteers, has been recognised for her role as the 'lynchpin' in an elderly befriending scheme which has also been praised in both the Scottish and Westminster parliaments.
8 April, 2016
A Church of Scotland minister has described the death of the last surviving native resident of St Kilda as the "passing of an era".
7 April, 2016
Soldiers, airmen, street pastors, lifeboat crewmen, fish curers, care home staff, counsellors and biscuit, sweater and whisky makers - the Moderator is poised to meet them all.
6 April 2016
Young Church of Scotland membersare being urged to donate backpacks packed full of essential items to helpprepare refugee children for school.