News and press releases

Lambrigg wind farm

Book now for Can we Address Fuel Poverty and Respond to Climate Change?

31 March, 2016

John Cunningham, Head of the Energy Unit in the Western Isles, will speak out in support of Green Energy incentives as one way to solve fuel poverty at 'Can we Address Fuel Poverty and Respond to Climate Change?' a church-sponsored event at Edinburgh Science Festival on Wednesday April 6.

Kate Reynolds

Minister to Israel and Palestine launches video blog

30 March, 2016

The Rev Kate Reynolds has launched her new video blog, which invites us into her life as the new Associate Minister at St Andrew's Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem and St Andrew's Church of Scotland, Tiberias.

Midstocket Church members

Aberdeen Churchgoers raise £15500 to combat hunger in Malawi

30 March, 2016

Church of Scotland congregations in Aberdeen have bicycled 12,392 miles in a fundraising effort that will send £15,500 to help people in Malawi who have lost crops to flooding.

Bishop Sammy Azariah

Moderator calls for strenuous peace building effort in Pakistan

29 March, 2016

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has called for a strenuous peace building effort in Pakistan.

syria

Churches urge Home Secretary to offer sanctuary to more refugees fleeing Syria

29 March, 2016

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has urged Home Secretary Theresa May to provide sanctuary for more Syrian refugees fleeing persecution.

Banchory West Church goes on The One Show

28 March, 2016

A north-east minister is appearing on The One Show to explain why he encourages his flock to use their mobile phones during Sunday services.

Speak Out politics hustings event

Leading Holyrood politicians to take part in Church-sponsored hustings event

25 March, 2016

Politicians will come face-to-face with the harsh realities of 21st century Scotland expressed by ordinary people at a unique hustings event next month.

Viking

Spectacular hoard of Viking treasure found on church land revealed after 1000 years

24 March, 2016

A television programme about a spectacular hoard of Viking treasure buried under land owned by the Church of Scotland is being broadcast tonight.

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison

An Easter message from the Moderator

24 March, 2016

In this video the Moderator explains why Easter is his favourite season of the Christian calendar

New research reveals Britain's Christian community considerably larger than expected

24 March 2016

New research reveals Britain's Christian community considerably larger than expected