News and events

Malakai camp

World Mission bake sale raises £250 for South Sudan refugees

2 March, 2016

A charity coffee morning held at the Church of Scotland's offices in Edinburgh has raised around £250 to buy essential provisions for the victims of war in East Africa.

Affordable credit launch

Principal Clerk chairs new action group on affordable credit

1 March, 2016

Moves to improve access to affordable credit in Scotland for people on low incomes are to be championed by a new action group led by the Very Rev John Chalmers.

Community of Faith Glasgow

Mission and Discipleship: Sign up now for the final Community of Faith conference

29 February, 2016

Two of the three Community of Faith sessions have sold out and Mission and Discipleship publications are flying off the shelf.


CrossReach's immense and life changing work hailed by MSPs

29 February, 2016

Socialcare provider CrossReach has been recognised in the Scottish Parliament for the"immense, life changing" work it does to support the most vulnerable people insociety.


Moderator meets First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Scottish Parliament

25 February, 2016

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Rev Angus Morrison has met with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon.

Nepali Family

UK Parliament praises World Mission initiative in Nepal

25 February, 2016

The Church of Scotland's work to help people in Nepal rebuild after last year's earthquake was recognised in the UK Parliament on Monday.

Kenya 2

Sweet success - the house that Tablet built

24 February, 2016

Church of Scotland member bakes 500 trays of Tablet to raise money to build house for destitute Kenyan family


MSPs told Church greatly strengthens fabric of society

23 February, 2016

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Rev Dr Angus Morrison has told MSPs the Kirk's practical social value is enormous and growing.


General Assembly has said it is better for Britain to remain part of EU

22 February, 2016

Britain's continued membership ofthe European Union symbolises "real progress and hope" for the future, theModerator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has said as heprepares to carry out a range of engagements at the Scottish Parliament thisweek.

Donations to Ballater flood fund are helping residents recover

22 February 2016

More than £9000 in donations is helping people affected by the flood but some are still struggling to find housing.