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Unaccompanied refugee children must be welcomed

1 March, 2017

The Church of Scotland has welcomed a commitment from the Scottish Government that it will continue to do all it can to ensure the safety and integration of unaccompanied children.

Church selects Principal Clerk Designate

1 March, 2017

The Church of Scotland is pleased to announce the selection of the Principal Clerk Designate following a recruitment process which was completed earlier this week.

Cautious welcome for BHS pension payout deal

1 March, 2017

A Church official who launched a David versus Goliath style campaign to try and fill a black hole in a failed retailer’s pensions fund has cautiously welcomed a settlement.

Unity through Lent – Kirk and Christian Aid join forces

1 March, 2017

Unity is the focus of this year’s Lent observance as the Church of Scotland joins forces with Christian Aid to deliver an array of engaging resources for people to express their faith during this sacred time of year. ...

Church elder Ailsa voices her passion for charity Feed the Minds

26 February, 2017

The BBC’s Call the Midwife deserves praise for tackling the thorny topic of Female Genital Mutilation this week. This painful and dangerous practice affects 200 million women worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Church elder Ailsa Henderson is a ...