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WEvolution gathering

New funding boosts church-backed charity WEvolution

20 March, 2017

An innovative Church of Scotland backed charity that has helped people in some of Scotland’s poorest communities start their own businesses is set to expand with help from a £225,000 grant from the Scottish Government.

A Path of Renewal Group at Monkton Prestwick North Church

Path of Renewal invites more congregations to join

19 March, 2017

The Path of Renewal initiative, launched in September 2015, is about to expand. Set up to bring ministers and church members together to reflect on the big picture and explore new approaches to church life, Path of Renewal is now inviting 40 new congregations to join.

Malcolm Ramsay

Nepal missionary takes on new minister role in Edinburgh

17 March, 2017

A former solicitor who worked in Nepal helping survivors of the devastating earthquake in 2015 has been introduced as the first minister of a newly formed congregation in Edinburgh

Right Rev Dr Russell Barr

East Africa famine relief cash welcomed

17 March, 2017

The Moderator of the General Assembly has welcomed an announcement that the Scottish Government has donated £200,000 towards famine relief in East Africa.

David Bradwell

Child refugees are our Bairns

16 March, 2017

Hundreds of people involved in welcoming refugees to Scotland attended a special conference at Holyrood last night.

Barbara Ann Sweetin

Church renovation project recognised at Holyrood

15 March, 2017

An Angus church has been congratulated in the Scottish Parliament for completing the first stage of a major redevelopment project.

Jenny Adams

Make Scotland a better place for all

14 March, 2017

A Moray minister has told MSPs that she hoped they would work together to make Scotland a better place for all.

Wedding dresses

100-dress display showcases generations of weddings at St Michael's Linlithgow

14 March, 2017

Almost 100 wedding dresses were on display at St Michael’s Parish Church in Linlithgow Saturday at an event showcasing generations of couples who have been married in the 13th century Kirk.

Burkino Faso

City kirk improves well-being of thousands in Africa

14 March, 2017

A well drilling team from an Edinburgh congregation has given life-saving access to clean water for thousands of Burkino Faso villagers.

Partnership between Presbyterians in Scotland and Kenya grows from strength to strength

The Moderator of the General Assembly spent 10 days in Kenya to strengthen the Church of Scotland’s historic partnership with the Presbyterian Church of East Africa. (PCEA)