News and press releases

Moderator John Chalmers

CrossReach and Christian Aid fundraising drive

24 February, 2015

A fundraising drive for CrossReach and Christian Aid involving a Golf Day and Munro bagging is in the pipeline. Details here.


Moderator's Time for Reflection at Holyrood

24 February, 2015

Read the Moderator of the General Assembly's Time for Reflection given to MSPs at the Scottish Parliament this afternoon.


HIV Programme fundraising concert in Hamilton

24 February, 2015

St John's Church in Hamilton is hosting a fundraising concert in aid of the Church of Scotland's HIV Programme on Friday, March 6.


Church condemns terrorist attacks in Libya and Denmark

16 February, 2015

The terrorist attacks in Libya and Denmark at the weekend have been condemned by the Convenor of the Church & Society Council, Rev Sally Foster-Fulton.

Dr Lorna Hood

Remember Srebrenica - ex Moderator leads delegation

12 February, 2015

A former Moderator of the General Assembly today leads a delegation from Scotland to Bosnia on behalf of the British charity 'Remembering Srebrenica'.

Credit union formed in fair finance message

11 February, 2015

A new credit union has been formed by the Church of Scotland, and other denominations, which aims to show banks and pay day lenders a fairer approach to finance.

For the love of postcard

Join the 'For The Love Of ' climate change campaign

11 February, 2015

A national campaign, 'For the Love of ' which recognises that everyone loves something that is threatened by climate change, launches on St Valentine's Day this year.


Family reunion can help find peace in Korean peninsula, Moderator says

11 February, 2015

Allowing separated families in South and North Korea to be reunited is one step towards peace between the two nations, according to the Moderator of the General Assembly.

Learn - Community of faith conference 2015

Time is running out to sign up for children’s conference training

11 February, 2015

There is still time to sign up for the Community of Faith Conference at the Scottish Police College in Tulliallan starting on February 27.The closing date for a weekend of connecting, resourcing and inspiring children's and youth ministry is February 15.

New era begins at Stornoway High Church

The new minister at Stornoway High has said he aims to help put the church back at the heart of its community.