News and events

Rev Peter Gardner

Glasgow welcomes new pioneer minister for the visual arts

2 November, 2016

A new minister dedicated to the visual arts community has been welcomed into his post with a ceremony that showcased a stunning installation in Renfield St Stephens Church of Scotland in Glasgow.

Good Money Week

Event will help you 'Make Your Money Count'

1 November, 2016

The Church of Scotland is partnering with a range of ethical finance companies to bring you ‘Make your Money Count’, a free event to help you make the best financial decisions for yourself – and our world.

Scott Burton

Former plasterer turned minister renovates own church

31 October, 2016

A former plasterer turned minister is helping to renovate his own Church in Perth.


Holyrood acclaim for Kirk mental health service

29 October, 2016

A Church of Scotland-run project that supports people with mental health issues in East Ayrshire has been commended in the Scottish Parliament.

Dr Russell Barr

Scots urged to pray for the USA

28 October, 2016

Church leaders in the USA have called on Scots to pray for the country amid growing tensions over the presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

South Korean Prayer team

Stornoway minister visits Seoul for international prayer conference

25 October, 2016

Rev Tommy MacNeil, of Martin's Memorial Church of Scotland, is in Seoul, South Korea, this week attending an international prayer conference.


Young Love in the Pulpit

25 October, 2016

A former shop assistant is set to become the youngest Church of Scotland minister currently active today.

Ethical Finance

Christians and Muslims work together on pioneering ethical finance plans

24 October, 2016

A world leading interfaith initiative aimed at creating a practical ethical financial solution will move a step closer on Monday 24 October at a private round table to be held in the House of Lords in London.

Good Money Week

Good Money Week: 5 reasons to consider ethical investment

22 October, 2016

We all want to do the best we can to make the world a better place and Good Money Week is an ideal opportunity to learn how our financial decisions can help us do just that. This year Good Money Week will run from 30 October -5 November and to get us started John David, head of Rathbone Greenbank Investments, offers us five reasons why ethics should come first when we spend or invest.