The Church of Scotland Yearbook

The Church of Scotland Yearbook (known informally as the Red Book because of its red binding) is a collection of statistical data published annually by the Church of Scotland.

It contains contact information for every minister, as well as contact details for the church offices, clerks, and general personnel.

It also contains congregational statistics for every parish in the Church of Scotland, and gives the following information:

  • Number of communicants
  • Number of elders
  • Membership numbers of the Church of Scotland Guild
  • Parish's income
  • Number of young people (under the age of eighteen)

The greater part of the book is in a print edition with the rest of the material found on a number of websites, mainly that of the Church of Scotland. Web addresses are given in the relevant parts of the book.

Where the user of the book is directed to this page on the Church of Scotland's website, the relevant sections are found below, given in the order of the book.

Paperback copies of the Yearbook can be purchased from a number of outlets, including St Andrews Press and the Cornerstone Bookshop, Edinburgh 0131 229 3776.

Sections not included in the print edition

* In the light of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), these sections have been removed from the website.