News and events

£45 000 available for community projects

5 February, 2015

£45,000 is available for community projects. Details here.

Moderator experiences life as a Big Issue vendor

5 February, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly sold copies of  The Big Issue on the streets of Edinburgh today to help raise awareness of the issues around homelessness and boost sales of this important publication.


Moderator recounts Africa visit experience

3 February, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly recounts his experience of visiting Nigeria and South Sudan and offers his views on how the two countries can develop.


Church support for flood relief in Malawi

2 February, 2015

Read eyewitness accounts from figures connected to the Church of Scotland on the most devastating floods ever seen in Malawi.

Last chance for General Assembly youth reps to apply

30 January, 2015

Presbyteries are invited to send a youth representative to experience the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh this May.


Chaplains improve well-being of visiting sailors

30 January, 2015

Read a reflection from Port of Leith chaplain Tim Bell on the support being given to sailors from around the world.


New minister for Stornoway High Church

26 January, 2015

The Church of Scotland is delighted to announce the Rev Dr Wayne Pearce is to take up his charge as minister of Stornoway High Church next month.


Church saddened by minister’s departure

26 January, 2015

The Acting Principal Clerk, Rev Dr George Whyte, has issued the following response to the departure of Rev Andrew McMillan from the Church of Scotland.

Church welcomes rethink on women’s prison

26 January, 2015

The Church of Scotland is welcoming the Scottish Government's decision to think again about the proposed new women's prison at Inverclyde.

Guild Convener moved by Mary Slessor tributes in Nigeria

23 January 2015

The Convener of the Church of Scotland Guild, Kay Keith, reflects on her moving visit to Nigeria where she took part in celeberations marking the 100th anniversary of the death of legendary missionary Mary Mitchell Slessor.