The Church of Scotland is concerned that climate change poses a serious and immediate threat to people everywhere, particularly to the poor of the earth; and that climate change represents a failure in our stewardship of God's creation.
Education issues fall under the remit of the Church and Society Council, and include religious observance in schools, social and moral education and sexual health strategies in education.
The Church takes a key role in responding to a range of European and international issues, and works towards the goal of peace worldwide. You can read more about some of the current international issues where the Church has responded or taken action.
International Women's Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.
Find out about how you can take part in various campaigns and events that the Church of Scotland is currently supporting.
The faith of the Church gives it a passionate commitment to the well-being of the nation. Putting that into practice takes many forms, both locally and nationally, and our faith does not only relate to a 'religious agenda' but to practical caring.
The community, social and political aspects of our lives are vital if we are to understand who we are and if we are to understand how best to love our neighbours as ourselves.
Technology has brought many great benefits to society, which we often take for granted, but it can also pose big ethical dilemmas - not just unexpected risks and side-effects, but unintended social consequences and even changes in our moral outlook.
The Legal Questions Committee of The Church of Scotland responded to the Scottish Government’s document, 'The Registration of Civil Partnerships, Same Sex Marriage' on 1 December 2011.
Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees is a project which seeks to co-ordinate and promote action by faith communities in Scotland to support asylum seekers and refugees.