News and press releases

Latest Credit Union service opens in Lanarkshire church

4 March, 2016

The Church is welcoming the latest branch of the Credit Union movement with Lanarkshire Credit Union operating a weekly drop in service at Carluke's Kirkton Church.


Moderator taking part in seafront Walk for Malawi event as part of Ayr Presbytery visit

4 March, 2016

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is embarking on a seafront walk to raise money for the people of Malawi.

Refugee resources now online to help congregations act

4 March, 2016

New resources for people, and congregations, who wish to help refugees are now available through Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees. This Church led project has developed links and materials to help church groups across the across the country provide support.


Church ministers criticise Highland Council for increasing funeral costs

3 March, 2016

Church of Scotland leaders in the Highlands have accused the local authority of exploiting the grief of bereaved families by backing huge increases in funeral costs.

Church responds to Humanist Society of Scotland report

2 March, 2016

The Church of Scotland has reacted to the publication of a report commissioned by the Humanist Society of Scotland.

Malakai camp

World Mission bake sale raises £250 for South Sudan refugees

2 March, 2016

A charity coffee morning held at the Church of Scotland's offices in Edinburgh has raised around £250 to buy essential provisions for the victims of war in East Africa.

Affordable credit launch

Principal Clerk chairs new action group on affordable credit

1 March, 2016

Moves to improve access to affordable credit in Scotland for people on low incomes are to be championed by a new action group led by the Very Rev John Chalmers.

Community of Faith Glasgow

Mission and Discipleship: Sign up now for the final Community of Faith conference

29 February, 2016

Two of the three Community of Faith sessions have sold out and Mission and Discipleship publications are flying off the shelf.


CrossReach's immense and life changing work hailed by MSPs

29 February, 2016

Socialcare provider CrossReach has been recognised in the Scottish Parliament for the"immense, life changing" work it does to support the most vulnerable people insociety.

Moderator meets First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Scottish Parliament

25 February 2016

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Rev Angus Morrison has met with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon.