News and events

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison

General Synod votes to approve historic agreement between Churches

16 February, 2016

The Synod voted 243 to 50 with 49 abstentions to accept the Columba Declaration.

The God Particle Play

Sell-Out Fringe Show The God Particle To Perform in Churches Across Scotland

16 February, 2016

A quantum physicist and a vicar walk into a bar. Joining forces to solve a perplexing mystery, they discover the real meaning of faith, knowledge and love - and the importance of keeping an open mind.

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison

Moderator to make history by addressing the General Synod

15 February, 2016

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, will make history Tuesday, by addressing the General Synod of the Church of England. It is believed to be the first time a serving Moderator has been invited to speak at the Synod, and is certainly the first time in living memory.

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison

Moderator: Why I support Grasping the Nettle

12 February, 2016

Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison reflects on why he makes time in his full schedule for the Grasping the Nettle initiative.


Retired Kirk missionary and new minister have amazing Nigeria connection

11 February, 2016

God moves in mysterious ways - retired missionary and minister discover they have amazing Nigeria connection.

Connections project

Church welcomes new efforts to tackle loneliness and isolation

10 February, 2016

The Church has welcomed the Scottish Government's commitment to tackling the growing problem of loneliness through its new Social Isolation and Loneliness Fund. The Moderator of the General Assembly, Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison says it is a major challenge of our time, which the Church is already committed to addressing.


Moderator formally opens community garden inspired by the sea

9 February, 2016

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has formally opened a community garden celebrating the "voyage of life" with a dramatic lighthouse as its centrepiece.

Daily reflections for Lent

9 February, 2016

Each day on our dedicated Lent 2016 web page you will find a new message to inspire you and help you reflect on your own spiritual journey.


Aberdeen residents honoured for 1,500 year collective service to Church

8 February, 2016

A group of people have been honoured for collectively giving more than 1,500 years "selfless and unstinting" service to the Church of Scotland in Aberdeen.

Church welcomes action plan to tackle Female Genital Mutilation

5 February 2016

The Church of Scotland has welcomed a new action plan to ensure teachers, NHS staff and social workers are better equipped to spot the signs of girls and women at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).