News and events

Isobel-elder

Ayrshire elder reminds Assembly to value its ministers

21 May, 2015

An elder in Ayr has made a rousing call for the Church to value and nourish its ministers throughout the country.

Neil-Dougall

Church seeking new style of pioneering minister

20 May, 2015

A new style of Kirk minister is to be created charged with reconnecting large parts of Scotland with Christianity.

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Church votes in favour of allowing ministers in same sex civil partnerships

16 May, 2015

The Church of Scotland has voted in favour of allowing people in same sex civil partnerships to be called as ministers and deacons.

Charles-Munn

Financial sector expert shares support for Churches' credit union

15 May, 2015

The chairman of the Church of Scotland's Commission on the Purposes of Economic Activity comments on the new Churches' Mutual Credit Union.

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Financial sector takes note of Churches’ credit union

15 May, 2015

Key figures from the financial industry in Scotland today welcomed the arrival of a new Church-led player on the affordable credit landscape.

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Support the most vulnerable, say Churches in open letter to Prime Minister

14 May, 2015

The Church of Scotland is among four major UK Churches who have signed an open letter to the re-appointed Prime Minister, David Cameron, urging him to hold 'truth, justice, peace and wellbeing' at the heart of government.

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New ebook for General Assembly available for download

13 May, 2015

A new ebook combining both reports and supplementary reports for the General Assembly is available for download.

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CrossReach receives £230,000 for dementia friendly arts initiative

6 May, 2015

The success of a pioneering CrossReach dementia arts project operating across Scotland has been recognised with a major funding boost of £230,000.

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Lewis Presbytery responds to OAP sentencing over death of Rev Thomas Sinclair

5 May, 2015

The Presbytery Clerk of Lewis has responded to today's sentencing of a pensioner who caused the death of Rev Thomas Sinclair in Edinburgh during last year's General Assembly.

Kirk founded Leprosy Mission in Nepal appeals for help

30 April 2015

The leader of a Church of Scotland founded Leprosy Mission in Nepal has had to cut short his visit to Scotland to help recovery operations in his homeland.