News and press releases

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Moderator's Easter message

2 April, 2015

Read the Moderator of the General Assembly's Easter message.

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Skye’s new minister seeks to inspire

1 April, 2015

Skye's new minister says he aims to inspire parishes across Scotland to create self-sustaining worship models to stimulate ministry across the country.

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Go For It Funding – A Week of Inspiration

1 April, 2015

The Church of Scotland's Go For It Fund gives away over a million pounds each year to encourage and support imaginative projects in local communities.

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Church to honour father of modern physics

27 March, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly held a unique light baton in tribute to the legendary scientist and Kirk elder James Clerk Maxwell, who is being honoured at this year's Edinburgh Science Festival with a special concert organised by the Church.

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Kirk says Scotland is failing its young people

26 March, 2015

The Church of Scotland is concerned a new report on poverty and social inclusion in Scotland shows a worrying level of neglect for the country's young people.

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Ministry to children and young people promoted at conference

25 March, 2015

A new format for an event exploring how to nurture young people within the Church has proved popular. Find out why.

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Church speaks out against organ trafficking

24 March, 2015

The Church of Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Parliament's consideration of organ trafficking within the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill.

Church welcomes MPs’ call for benefit sanctions review

24 March, 2015

The Church of Scotland has joined with an alliance of other Churches to welcome today's call for a full independent review of benefit sanctions.

Landmark event to preserve Gaelic within the Church

23 March, 2015

A landmark event for the future of Gaelic in the Church of Scotland was held in Glasgow at the weekend.

Moderator calls for new debate on access to credit

23 March 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly says society must debate how to create a new system of more affordable credit to help those unable to access mainstream loans.