News and events

Rev Alistair Bennett

Melrose minister appointed as new minister to Bermuda

2 April, 2016

Christ Church, Warwick, Church of Scotland in Bermuda has appointed Rev Alistair George Bennett, BSc, BD (Hons) as its new minister.

Granton Parish Church

Congregation's video asks "Is your church welcoming?"

1 April, 2016

An Edinburgh congregation has made a short video looking at what makes for a warm welcome.


On his tandem - Moderator embarks on Loch Leven fundraising cycle in aid of refugees

31 March, 2016

The Moderator of the GeneralAssembly of the Church of Scotland is swapping his dog collar for sports gearto take part in a 13-mile charity tandem bike ride around an iconic loch toraise money to help thousands of refugees.

Lambrigg wind farm

Book now for Can we Address Fuel Poverty and Respond to Climate Change?

31 March, 2016

John Cunningham, Head of the Energy Unit in the Western Isles, will speak out in support of Green Energy incentives as one way to solve fuel poverty at 'Can we Address Fuel Poverty and Respond to Climate Change?' a church-sponsored event at Edinburgh Science Festival on Wednesday April 6.

Kate Reynolds

Minister to Israel and Palestine launches video blog

30 March, 2016

The Rev Kate Reynolds has launched her new video blog, which invites us into her life as the new Associate Minister at St Andrew's Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem and St Andrew's Church of Scotland, Tiberias.


Young people dealing with depression need talking therapies as well as medicines

9 March, 2016

CrossReach gives its reaction to concerns raised by the World Health Organisation over the worrying rise in the number of children across the UK being prescribed antidepressants. CrossReach is the operational name of the Church's Social Care Council and is one of the foremost providers of child counselling services in Scotland.


Brussels minister reflects on a city in lockdown

23 November, 2015

Church of Scotland minister in Brussels reflects on a city in lockdown as manhunt for suspected Paris terror attackers intensifies.

Modans well

Watch Moderator sup from ancient St Modan's well

21 September, 2015

Watch Presbytery of Argyll worker Gilbert Markus, an academic and faith tourism expert, explain to the Right Rev Dr Angus Morrison, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, how he and a group of volunteers discovered a long-lost holy well dedicated to St Modan - a 6th century saint.

Inverbervie garden volunteers

BBC’s Beechgrove Garden features Bervie Church of Scotland

2 September, 2015

A neglected manse garden in Inverbervie has been transformed thanks to church volunteers who set up a community project to improve the area.

Moderator’s sympathy for victims of Tunisia attack

The Moderator of the General Assembly has expressed his heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the terror attack in Tunisia, which include Church of Scotland members.