News and press releases

Deeside flood

Donations to Ballater flood fund are helping residents recover

22 February, 2016

More than £9000 in donations is helping people affected by the flood but some are still struggling to find housing.

Rosemary Johnston

Guild appoints Perth elder Rosemary Johnston as new national convener

21 February, 2016

A Perthshire woman has been appointed the new national convener of the Church of Scotland Guild.

Scottish Parliament

New online briefings will help churches hold election events

20 February, 2016

With briefings on all the key issues and a 'how to' guide on hosting election events, the new guidehas everything you need to hold an election meeting or hustings event.

European Parliament by Francisco Antunes

Church calls for positive debate on EU

20 February, 2016

With only months until the EU Referendum the Church seeks a positive debate that considers the EU's role in promoting international peace and cooperation.

Mrs Mary Logie funeral

Mrs Mary Rae Logie is laid to rest at Leven Parish Church

19 February, 2016

 Almost 200 people attended the funeral for the kind and helpful' woman who died after an attack in her home.

Rev Robert Calvert

Dundee Presbytery mulls social enterprise to help unemployed

18 February, 2016

Could churches offer training and work experience in event management and other areas where skills are in demand?

Moderator the Right Rev Dr Angus Morrison reacts to the General Synod vote on Columba Declaration.

17 February, 2016

Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Rev Dr Angus Morrison reacts to the General Synod of the Church of England to back the Columba Declaration.

Angus Morrison Justin Welby

Moderator's Address to the General Synod of the Church of England

16 February, 2016

Full text of the Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison's address to the General Synod on 16 Feb. 2016

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison

General Synod votes to approve historic agreement between Churches

16 February, 2016

The Synod voted 243 to 50 with 49 abstentions to accept the Columba Declaration.

Sell-Out Fringe Show The God Particle To Perform in Churches Across Scotland

16 February 2016

A quantum physicist and a vicar walk into a bar. Joining forces to solve a perplexing mystery, they discover the real meaning of faith, knowledge and love - and the importance of keeping an open mind.