Church of Scotland News https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news The latest news releases from the Church of Scotland Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:17:17 +0100 Personal protective equipment for care home staff "non-negotiable" https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/personal-protective-equipment-for-care-home-staff-non-negotiable https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/personal-protective-equipment-for-care-home-staff-non-negotiable Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:31:02 +0100 "God has not abandoned us" - says Moderator https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-god-has-not-abandoned-us-moderator https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/watch-god-has-not-abandoned-us-moderator Sat, 28 Mar 2020 06:01:02 +0000 Funding announced to support communities during COVID-19 outbreak https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/funding-announced-to-support-communities-during-covid-19-outbreak https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/funding-announced-to-support-communities-during-covid-19-outbreak Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:30:56 +0000 ‘Kirk calling’ – ministers branching out with telephone trees https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-calling-ministers-providing-telephone-services https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-calling-ministers-providing-telephone-services Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:01:23 +0000 Christians in Scotland asked to join in prayer on Sundays at 7pm https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-christians-asked-to-join-in-prayer-on-sunday-at-7pm https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-christians-asked-to-join-in-prayer-on-sunday-at-7pm Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:01:02 +0000 Locked Down: a prayer from Lezley Stewart https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/locked-down-a-prayer-from-lezley-stewart https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/locked-down-a-prayer-from-lezley-stewart Thu, 26 Mar 2020 06:01:02 +0000 Stay connected with the Church of Scotland https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/stay-connected-with-the-church-of-scotland https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/stay-connected-with-the-church-of-scotland Wed, 25 Mar 2020 10:59:54 +0000 Christians stand together and recite the Lord's Prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/christians-stand-together-and-recite-the-lords-prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/christians-stand-together-and-recite-the-lords-prayer Tue, 24 Mar 2020 14:01:03 +0000 No praying in church buildings says public health official https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/VIDEO-no-praying-in-churches-says-public-health-official https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/VIDEO-no-praying-in-churches-says-public-health-official Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:28:27 +0000 Join Christians around the world in the Lord's Prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-christians-around-the-world-in-the-lords-prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/join-christians-around-the-world-in-the-lords-prayer Mon, 23 Mar 2020 13:45:15 +0000 Modern day Mary Slessor's cancer mission in Zambia https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/nurses-cancer-mission-in-zambia https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/nurses-cancer-mission-in-zambia Sun, 22 Mar 2020 07:31:02 +0000 "With God's help we will get through this together" https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/video-with-gods-help-we-will-get-though-this-together https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/video-with-gods-help-we-will-get-though-this-together Fri, 20 Mar 2020 13:01:01 +0000 Minister urges churches to be radical and ramp up "digital" life https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/congregations-encouraged-to-be-radical-and-become-digital-churches https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/congregations-encouraged-to-be-radical-and-become-digital-churches Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:01:02 +0000 New minister for Port Glasgow church https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/new-minister-for-port-glasgow-church https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/new-minister-for-port-glasgow-church Fri, 20 Mar 2020 07:01:02 +0000 Kirk calls for cash payments for struggling families during the coronavirus epidemic https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-calls-for-cash-payments-for-struggling-families-during-the-coronavirus-epidemic https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-calls-for-cash-payments-for-struggling-families-during-the-coronavirus-epidemic Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:54:02 +0000 Each day: a prayer from Lezley Stewart https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-from-lezley-stewart https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-from-lezley-stewart Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:49:13 +0000 Churches join together in call for National Day of Prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/churches-join-together-in-call-for-national-day-of-prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/churches-join-together-in-call-for-national-day-of-prayer Wed, 18 Mar 2020 16:01:50 +0000 Church of Scotland central office to close: a message from Chief Officer Dave Kendall https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-of-scotland-central-office-to-close-a-message-from-chief-officer-dave-kendall https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-of-scotland-central-office-to-close-a-message-from-chief-officer-dave-kendall Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:22:44 +0000 Cancellation of church services and other updates https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/cancellation-of-church-services-and-other-updates https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/cancellation-of-church-services-and-other-updates Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:38:22 +0000 Cancellation of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/cancellation-of-the-general-assembly-of-the-church-of-scotland https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/cancellation-of-the-general-assembly-of-the-church-of-scotland Tue, 17 Mar 2020 09:12:18 +0000 Moderator joins call for national day of prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-joins-call-for-national-day-of-prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-joins-call-for-national-day-of-prayer Mon, 16 Mar 2020 06:01:04 +0000 Who will care about violence against women? https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/who-will-care-about-violence-against-women https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/who-will-care-about-violence-against-women Fri, 13 Mar 2020 15:08:25 +0000 A prayer from the Moderator amid the coronavirus outbreak https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-from-the-moderator-amid-the-coronavirus-outbreak https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-from-the-moderator-amid-the-coronavirus-outbreak Fri, 13 Mar 2020 11:05:06 +0000 Kirk members in Fife helping to save lives in Zambia https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-members-in-fife-helping-to-save-lives-in-zambia https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-members-in-fife-helping-to-save-lives-in-zambia Wed, 11 Mar 2020 16:00:51 +0000 Women and Economy event highlights inequalities https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/women-and-economy-event-highlights-inequalities https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/women-and-economy-event-highlights-inequalities Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:31:06 +0000 Rev Dr Marjory MacLean leads Time for Reflection at Scottish Parliament https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/rev-dr-marjory-macLean-leads-time-for-reflection-at-scottish-parliament https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/rev-dr-marjory-macLean-leads-time-for-reflection-at-scottish-parliament Sun, 08 Mar 2020 07:01:04 +0000 A prayer for International Women's Day: Rev Rosie Frew https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-for-international-womens-day-rev-rosie-frew https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/a-prayer-for-international-womens-day-rev-rosie-frew Fri, 06 Mar 2020 10:42:11 +0000 Kirk Moderator reflects on the season of Lent https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-moderator-reflects-on-the-season-of-lent https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-moderator-reflects-on-the-season-of-lent Mon, 02 Mar 2020 10:11:20 +0000 Kirk Moderator returns home to Zambia https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-moderator-returns-home-to-zambia https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-moderator-returns-home-to-zambia Wed, 26 Feb 2020 05:16:03 +0000 Politicians urged to put "differences aside and come together" to reduce drug deaths https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/politicians-urged-to-put-differences-aside-and-come-together-to-reduce-drug-deaths https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/politicians-urged-to-put-differences-aside-and-come-together-to-reduce-drug-deaths Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:41:20 +0000 Moderator - the Church must engage with the world at every level https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-the-church-must-engage-with-the-world-at-every-level https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-the-church-must-engage-with-the-world-at-every-level Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:04:34 +0000 Church minister was inspiration behind 'Great Escape' https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-minister-was-inspiration-behind-great-escape https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-minister-was-inspiration-behind-great-escape Sat, 22 Feb 2020 04:16:03 +0000 Military chaplaincy described as 'best job in the world' https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/military-chaplaincy-is-the-best-job-in-the-world2 https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/military-chaplaincy-is-the-best-job-in-the-world2 Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:15:47 +0000 Village suffering after "devastating" flood says Kirk elder https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-elder-asks-people-to-remember-flooded-areas-in-their-prayers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-elder-asks-people-to-remember-flooded-areas-in-their-prayers Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:01:03 +0000 Make your climate change commitment this Lent https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/make-your-climate-change-commitment-this-lent https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/make-your-climate-change-commitment-this-lent Wed, 19 Feb 2020 05:01:03 +0000 Cumbrae Guild celebrates 125 years https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/cumbrae-guild-celebrates-125-years https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/cumbrae-guild-celebrates-125-years Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:58:33 +0000 'Accept others for who they are' Kirk minister tells MSPs https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/accept-others-as-they-are-kirk-minister-tells-msps https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/accept-others-as-they-are-kirk-minister-tells-msps Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:15:22 +0000 Moderator to visit army sites across Scotland https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-spends-time-with-the-army https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-spends-time-with-the-army Mon, 17 Feb 2020 05:16:03 +0000 Guild members visiting Zambia to meet empowered teenage mothers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Guild-members-visiting-Zambia-to-meet-empowered-teenage-mothers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Guild-members-visiting-Zambia-to-meet-empowered-teenage-mothers Fri, 14 Feb 2020 06:01:04 +0000 Conference will boost work with asylum seekers and refugees https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/conference-will-boost-work-with-asylum-seekers-and-refugees https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/conference-will-boost-work-with-asylum-seekers-and-refugees Thu, 13 Feb 2020 06:01:03 +0000 Kirk to host Gaelic conference in Glasgow https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-to-host-gaelic-conference-in-glasgow https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-to-host-gaelic-conference-in-glasgow Wed, 12 Feb 2020 06:01:03 +0000 Moderator invites congregations to take part in Thy Kingdom Come https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-invites-congregations-to-take-part-in-thy-kingdom-come https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-invites-congregations-to-take-part-in-thy-kingdom-come Tue, 11 Feb 2020 15:51:24 +0000 Seeking disciples of Jesus for the role of a lifetime https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/seeking-disciples-of-jesus-for-the-role-of-a-lifetime https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/seeking-disciples-of-jesus-for-the-role-of-a-lifetime Sat, 08 Feb 2020 05:01:03 +0000 Swapping classrooms for cassocks: new parish ministers inducted https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/from-classrooms-to-cassocks-new-parish-ministers-inducted https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/from-classrooms-to-cassocks-new-parish-ministers-inducted Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:29:46 +0000 What's in the name of a Scottish village - a discovery by a Kirk minister https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/whats-in-the-name-of-a-scottish-village-a-discovery-by-a-kirk-minister https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/whats-in-the-name-of-a-scottish-village-a-discovery-by-a-kirk-minister Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:01:03 +0000 Kirk Moderator embarks on annual Aberdeen visit https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-moderator-embarks-on-annual-aberdeen-visit https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-moderator-embarks-on-annual-aberdeen-visit Wed, 05 Feb 2020 17:39:12 +0000 Congregations at vanguard of climate change advocacy https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/congregations-at-vanguard-of-climate-change-advocacy https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/congregations-at-vanguard-of-climate-change-advocacy Sat, 01 Feb 2020 06:16:03 +0000 Fife congregation create Dove of Peace for Sri Lanka https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/fife-congregation-create-dove-of-peace-for-sri-lanka https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/fife-congregation-create-dove-of-peace-for-sri-lanka Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:13:17 +0000 Your views on the Church's plan for land and buildings https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/your-views-on-the-churchs-plan-for-land-and-buildings https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/your-views-on-the-churchs-plan-for-land-and-buildings Thu, 30 Jan 2020 05:46:03 +0000 Iconic church launches 400th anniversary celebrations https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/iconic-church-launches-400th-anniversary-celebrations https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/iconic-church-launches-400th-anniversary-celebrations Wed, 29 Jan 2020 15:51:46 +0000 Growing wave of momentum for statue of Jane Haining https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/growing-wave-of-momentum-for-statue-of-jane-haining https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/growing-wave-of-momentum-for-statue-of-jane-haining Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:53:40 +0000 CrossReach condemns attitudes to children in care https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/crossreach-condemns-attitudes-to-children-in-care https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/crossreach-condemns-attitudes-to-children-in-care Mon, 27 Jan 2020 06:54:49 +0000 Christian girls wore yellow stars on their uniforms in act of solidarity https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Christian-girls-wore-yellow-stars-on-their-uniforms-in-act-of-solidarity https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Christian-girls-wore-yellow-stars-on-their-uniforms-in-act-of-solidarity Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:40:57 +0000 Tartan Pimpernel war hero minister goes home to Paris https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/tartan-pimpernel-goes-home-to-paris https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/tartan-pimpernel-goes-home-to-paris Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:48:10 +0000 Moderator joins church leaders to call for end to Brexit bitterness https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-joins-church-leaders-to-call-for-end-to-brexit-bitterness https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-joins-church-leaders-to-call-for-end-to-brexit-bitterness Thu, 23 Jan 2020 06:30:03 +0000 Delight as three friends ordained into ministry on same day https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Delight-as-three-friends-ordained-into-ministry-on-same-day https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Delight-as-three-friends-ordained-into-ministry-on-same-day Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:45:29 +0000 Glasgow minister recognised for social justice work https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Glasgow-minister-recognised-for-social-justice-work https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Glasgow-minister-recognised-for-social-justice-work Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:55:29 +0000 Kirk announces membership of new Forums https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-announces-membership-of-new-forums https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/kirk-announces-membership-of-new-forums Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:31:21 +0000 Moderator urges people to "stand together" https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Moderator-urges-people-to-stand-together https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Moderator-urges-people-to-stand-together Sat, 18 Jan 2020 05:45:05 +0000 Genocide hero gifted cow named after Scotland's national poet https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scots-buy-genocide-hero-a-cow-named-after-robert-burns https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scots-buy-genocide-hero-a-cow-named-after-robert-burns