News and events
30 November, 2016
A landmark agreement to enter into an historic ecumenical partnership has been signed by the Church of Scotland and the Church of England.
28 November, 2016
Rev Fiona Mathieson, minister at Carrick Knowe church in Edinburgh, is interviewed in the December issue of No1 Magazine, which calls itself 'Scotland's glamorous glossy for women'. Mrs Mathieson answered questions for the magazine's A Day in the Life of... feature, raising the profile of parish ministers and the work of the church.
28 November, 2016
Very Rev John Chalmers, Principal Clerk to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Aberdeen. The Doctor of Divinity degree, awarded on Friday 25 November recognises his contributions as a ‘distinguished Scottish churchman’.
25 November, 2016
The Church of Scotland has appointed a new Pioneer Minister to work with the students and staff at the University of Stirling.
23 November, 2016
For children, a stay in hospital can be a frightening experience, but a new book by Rev Dr Alister Bull, secretary of the Mission and Discipleship Council, aims to help healthcare professionals understand and support children dealing with illness and hospitalisation.
22 November, 2016
A Church of Scotland minister was sworn to secrecy by a bridegroom, when he officiated at a traditional wedding ceremony with an unusual twist.
21 November, 2016
Church leaders have warned that a freeze to state benefits combined with an expected rise in inflation will hit the poorest people in society “harder and faster”.
20 November, 2016
Church minister says Syrian refugees feel safe and welcome in Moray
19 November, 2016
Proud relatives of the only Scot to be officially honoured for giving her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during the Holocaust have attended a special reunion to view her handwritten will.
18 November 2016
Communities across the country are being urged to support ‘A light for Aleppo, a light for all’, by lighting candles on Sunday 20 November as a gesture of support for the men, women and children trapped in the besieged Syrian city.