News and press releases

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New era begins at Stornoway High Church

10 February, 2015

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

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Former Moderator's joy at TV accolade for son

9 February, 2015

The father of David Tennant and former Moderator of the General Assembly has spoken of his joy at seeing the star honoured for a career in acting recently.

Moderator: don't turn a blind eye to Big Issue vendors

7 February, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly says his experience as a Big Issue vendor has made him realise how many people choose to ignore these people in need. Read his full reflection.

Stornoway High prepares for induction of new minister

6 February, 2015

Tonight (Friday February 6) Stornoway High Church will have a new minister.