News and press releases
28 November, 2016
Very Rev John Chalmers, Principal Clerk to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Aberdeen. The Doctor of Divinity degree, awarded on Friday 25 November recognises his contributions as a ‘distinguished Scottish churchman’.
25 November, 2016
The Church of Scotland has appointed a new Pioneer Minister to work with the students and staff at the University of Stirling.
23 November, 2016
For children, a stay in hospital can be a frightening experience, but a new book by Rev Dr Alister Bull, secretary of the Mission and Discipleship Council, aims to help healthcare professionals understand and support children dealing with illness and hospitalisation.
22 November, 2016
A Church of Scotland minister was sworn to secrecy by a bridegroom, when he officiated at a traditional wedding ceremony with an unusual twist.
21 November, 2016
Church leaders have warned that a freeze to state benefits combined with an expected rise in inflation will hit the poorest people in society “harder and faster”.
20 November, 2016
Church minister says Syrian refugees feel safe and welcome in Moray
19 November, 2016
Proud relatives of the only Scot to be officially honoured for giving her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during the Holocaust have attended a special reunion to view her handwritten will.
18 November, 2016
Communities across the country are being urged to support ‘A light for Aleppo, a light for all’, by lighting candles on Sunday 20 November as a gesture of support for the men, women and children trapped in the besieged Syrian city.
17 November, 2016
Scottish Faiths Action Group co-ordinator David Bradwell reflects on the last 12 months which has seen more than 1,200 Syrian refugees welcomed to Scotland.
17 November 2016
Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr has become the first Moderator to join the Guild during his Moderatorial year. Dr Barr and Mrs Margaret Barr decided to join the Church of Scotland Guild as individual members as their home church has no Guild at present.