News and events

Aberdeen University Chamber Choir

Church plays host to surprise Royal visitors

12 January, 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay were the surprise guests of honour at a special concert to raise money for people affected by severe flooding on Royal Deeside.

Aquila Singh

Former teacher set to become Kirk's first Asian female minister

12 January, 2017

A former computing teacher is being ordained as the Church of Scotland’s first Asian female minister today.

Tabea Baader

A ministerial letter from Germany

11 January, 2017

A former Kirk minister reflects on her new role as a university chaplain in Germany.

David Logan

MSPs urged to show daily act of kindness

10 January, 2017

MSPs have been urged to show people an act of kindness every day as their New Year resolution.

Glasgow Presbytery in Pakistan

Decision to refuse Pakistani Christians entry to the UK reversed

7 January, 2017

The Church of Scotland has welcomed a decision to overturn the refusal of travel visas to two Pakistani Christians.

Jane Haining

Holocaust heroine to be celebrated at new Heritage Centre

6 January, 2017

A new Heritage Centre is to be opened to celebrate the only Scot to be officially honoured for giving her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls in the Holocaust.

Gigha Lennox, Children’s and Youth Worker, St David’s Broomhouse Parish Church, Edinburgh.

Youth workers play vital role in Kirk

6 January, 2017

Youth work is vital to the future of the Church of Scotland - a personal perspective.

Bible man

Let us play

5 January, 2017

The Church of Scotland has teamed up with a Christian charity to hold a unique fun packed conference aimed at attracting more men to the pews.

Why Believe?

Why Believe? videos will share stories of faith

5 January, 2017

The Why Believe? Group is a part of the Church Without Walls group within the Mission & Discipleship Council, and exists to resource and encourage the church when it comes to explaining the reasoning behind our faith, as well as helping Christians gain confidence when it comes to sharing their faith with others.

Elder made OBE for fairer finance work

A Church of Scotland elder who has been at the forefront of an organisation which aims to show banks and pay day lenders a fairer approach to finance has been made an OBE.