News and press releases

Summer-school

Moderator promotes Fresh Expressions Summer School as future of mission

24 April, 2015

A Fresh Expressions summer school in Dundee is vital for congregations who want to grow. Learn more.

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Munro challenge: reach a summit, raise money for Christian Aid

23 April, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly has called on the Church to get behind a major fundraising drive for Christian Aid by signing up to his Munro challenge.

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Aberdeen insight for Moderator during visit

23 April, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly has learned about two different aspects of life in Aberdeen during his Presbytery visit.

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CrossReach Golf day fundraising success

22 April, 2015

Over £5000 was raised to help young people overcome traumatic experiences, parental substance misuse and poverty at the Moderator's Golf Challenge in East Lothian.

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Church invites congregations to take part in major survey

9 April, 2015

The Church of Scotland is launching a major survey to understand the size and impact of its congregations in parishes the length and breadth of Scotland.

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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.

Kirk says Scotland is failing its young people

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.