News and events

Banchory West Church goes on The One Show

28 March, 2016

A north-east minister is appearing on The One Show to explain why he encourages his flock to use their mobile phones during Sunday services.

Speak Out politics hustings event

Leading Holyrood politicians to take part in Church-sponsored hustings event

25 March, 2016

Politicians will come face-to-face with the harsh realities of 21st century Scotland expressed by ordinary people at a unique hustings event next month.


Spectacular hoard of Viking treasure found on church land revealed after 1000 years

24 March, 2016

A television programme about a spectacular hoard of Viking treasure buried under land owned by the Church of Scotland is being broadcast tonight.

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison

An Easter message from the Moderator

24 March, 2016

In this video the Moderator explains why Easter is his favourite season of the Christian calendar

Steve Aisthorpe

New research reveals Britain's Christian community considerably larger than expected

24 March, 2016

New research reveals Britain's Christian community considerably larger than expected


Kirk farming minister post hailed by MSPs

23 March, 2016

The Church of Scotland has been commended at Holyrood for launching a new pioneering ministry post to support stressed out farmers in Ayrshire.

Christian leader and Muslim finance expert condemn Brussels attacks

22 March, 2016

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has said he has been left "shocked and saddened" by the terrorist attacks in Brussels.

Islamic Finance

Kirk to work with Islamic Finance Council on ethical financial services

22 March, 2016

The Church of Scotland and Islamic Finance Council UK have announced a partnership to create ethical financial services.

In Peace by Douglas Scortegagna

A prayer for Brussels and for peace

22 March, 2016

Here is our prayer for all those caught up in the violence in Brussels.

Cash boost for Church backed business start-up scheme

21 March 2016

A charity backed by the Church of Scotland that helps to develop and support entrepreneurs in some of the country's poorest communities will be expanded into four new local authority areas thanks to a £225,000 funding boost.