News and events

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Kirk says Scotland is failing its young people

26 March, 2015

The Church of Scotland is concerned a new report on poverty and social inclusion in Scotland shows a worrying level of neglect for the country's young people.

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Ministry to children and young people promoted at conference

25 March, 2015

A new format for an event exploring how to nurture young people within the Church has proved popular. Find out why.

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Church speaks out against organ trafficking

24 March, 2015

The Church of Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Parliament's consideration of organ trafficking within the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill.

Church welcomes MPs’ call for benefit sanctions review

24 March, 2015

The Church of Scotland has joined with an alliance of other Churches to welcome today's call for a full independent review of benefit sanctions.

Landmark event to preserve Gaelic within the Church

23 March, 2015

A landmark event for the future of Gaelic in the Church of Scotland was held in Glasgow at the weekend.

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Moderator calls for new debate on access to credit

23 March, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly says society must debate how to create a new system of more affordable credit to help those unable to access mainstream loans.

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Moderator promotes religious tolerance during mosque visit

20 March, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly promoted the importance of religious tolerance during a visit to Glasgow Central Mosque.

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Moderator celebrates Church's Hungarian connection

19 March, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly yesterday celebrated a special relationship between Scotland's national church and Hungary which has lasted for centuries.

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New minister in Orkney relishing first charge

18 March, 2015

The new minister at Milestone Community Church in Orkney says he is "looking forward to the many joys and challenges that lie ahead".

London Kirk at centre of pre-election debate

Around 300 people packed St Columba's church in London for a pre-election debate featuring leading politicians.