News and events

Busy hands

A stitch in time to buy lifesaving equipment

9 June, 2017

A ‘close-knit’ group of friends have seen the fruits of their labour with the unveiling of a town’s first defibrillator which is accessible to the public 24-hours a day. ...

Rev Dr George Whyte and his team

New Principal Clerk outlines vision for Kirk

7 June, 2017

It is only his second day into his new job as Principal Clerk to the General Assembly, but Rev Dr George Whyte is already hard at work briefing his new team on the work ahead. ...

London Bridge

London elders in deeper understanding talks

5 June, 2017

A congregation in London is to hold talks with an Islamic faith leader to try and better understand why UK-born Muslims are being radicalised and launching “senseless and cruel“ attacks on civilians. ...

Professor June Andrews

Dementia expert unveils new guide for local churches

3 June, 2017

Professor June Andrews an expert in the field of dementia who helped found the Dementia Centre at the University of Stirling unveiled a new resource for churches when she spoke to the General Assembly last ...

People’s Politics GE2017: Brexit

3 June, 2017

After the horrific Manchester attack, the Church of Scotland cancelled a hustings event planned for the General Assembly. Instead we are now publishing three videos made for the event, along with responses to the questions ...