Church of Scotland News https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news The latest news releases from the Church of Scotland Wed, 28 Oct 2020 09:48:44 +0000 Church of Scotland Youth worker shares key ingredients for intergenerational church https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Church-of-Scotland-Youth-worker-shares-key-ingredients-for-intergenerational-church https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Church-of-Scotland-Youth-worker-shares-key-ingredients-for-intergenerational-church Tue, 27 Oct 2020 09:24:02 +0000 Former Deputy First Minister named Moderator Designate for 2021-22 https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Former-Deputy-First-Minister-named-Moderator-Designate-for-2021-22 https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Former-Deputy-First-Minister-named-Moderator-Designate-for-2021-22 Mon, 26 Oct 2020 17:47:48 +0000 Meet the Church of Scotland’s newest ordained local ministers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Meet-the-Church-of-Scotlands-newest-ordained-local-ministers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Meet-the-Church-of-Scotlands-newest-ordained-local-ministers Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:58:24 +0000 Church of Scotland welcomes Nuclear Ban Treaty https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Church-of-Scotland-welcomes-Nuclear-Ban-Treaty https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Church-of-Scotland-welcomes-Nuclear-Ban-Treaty Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:50:30 +0100 Opinion - Christmas might look different this year but its meaning remains the same https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Opinion-Christmas-might-look-different-this-year-but-its-meaning-remains-the-same https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Opinion-Christmas-might-look-different-this-year-but-its-meaning-remains-the-same Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:14:38 +0100 Scottish Christians issue weekly call to prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Scottish-Christians-issue-weekly-call-to-prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Scottish-Christians-issue-weekly-call-to-prayer Wed, 21 Oct 2020 17:18:14 +0100 Church art sale will support Christian Aid https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/St-Andrews-and-St-Georges-West-art-sale-runs-22-24-October https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/St-Andrews-and-St-Georges-West-art-sale-runs-22-24-October Tue, 20 Oct 2020 06:31:01 +0100 Kirk pledges £40,000 in wake of deadly explosion in Beirut https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Kirk-pledges-40000-in-wake-of-deadly-explosion-in-Beirut https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Kirk-pledges-40000-in-wake-of-deadly-explosion-in-Beirut Fri, 16 Oct 2020 05:31:02 +0100 Churches host event on housing and a low-carbon economy https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Churches-host-event-on-housing-and-a-low-carbon-economy https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Churches-host-event-on-housing-and-a-low-carbon-economy Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:22:18 +0100 Join Scottish churches in prayer this Sunday evening https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Join-Scottish-churches-in-prayer-this-Sunday-evening https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Join-Scottish-churches-in-prayer-this-Sunday-evening Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:49:52 +0100 Aberdeenshire church works to deliver afternoon teas and combat isolation https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Aberdeenshire-church-works-to-deliver-afternoon-teas-and-combat-isolation https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Aberdeenshire-church-works-to-deliver-afternoon-teas-and-combat-isolation Tue, 13 Oct 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Joy as congregations prepare to welcome new ministers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Joy-as-congregations-prepare-to-welcome-new-ministers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Joy-as-congregations-prepare-to-welcome-new-ministers Sun, 11 Oct 2020 08:01:05 +0100 Moderator joins with faith leaders in urging change during Challenge Poverty Week https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Moderator-joins-with-faith-leaders-in-urging-change-during-Challenge-Poverty-Week https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Moderator-joins-with-faith-leaders-in-urging-change-during-Challenge-Poverty-Week Thu, 08 Oct 2020 19:25:09 +0100 Presbytery of Lewis expresses concern over new educational content https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Presbytery-of-Lewis-expresses-concern-over-new-Relationship-Sexual-Health-and-Parenthood-content https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Presbytery-of-Lewis-expresses-concern-over-new-Relationship-Sexual-Health-and-Parenthood-content Thu, 08 Oct 2020 11:56:52 +0100 Join us in prayer this Sunday at 7pm https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Join-us-in-prayer-this-Sunday-at-7pm https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Join-us-in-prayer-this-Sunday-at-7pm Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:31:02 +0100 “God helped me get clean and sober” says homeless charity founder https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/God-helped-me-get-clean-and-sober-says-homeless-charity-founder https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/God-helped-me-get-clean-and-sober-says-homeless-charity-founder Wed, 07 Oct 2020 18:04:08 +0100 Church of Scotland welcomes report on climate change https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Church-of-Scotland-welcomes-report-on-climate-change https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Church-of-Scotland-welcomes-report-on-climate-change Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:01:02 +0100 Princess Royal says "inspirational" Jane Haining must never be forgotten https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Princess-Royal-says-inspirational-Jane-Haining-must-never-be-forgotten https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Princess-Royal-says-inspirational-Jane-Haining-must-never-be-forgotten Wed, 07 Oct 2020 07:31:03 +0100 Praise the Lord - new ministers called to serve churches https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/New-ministers-called-to-serve-churches https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/New-ministers-called-to-serve-churches Sun, 04 Oct 2020 08:01:02 +0100 Church of Scotland marks Challenge Poverty Week 2020 https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Church-of-Scotland-marks-Challenge-Poverty-Week-2020 https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Church-of-Scotland-marks-Challenge-Poverty-Week-2020 Sat, 03 Oct 2020 19:21:27 +0100 Black lives matter and racism is a sin, General Assembly reaffirms https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Blaclk-lives-matter-and-racism-is-a-sin-General-Assembly-reaffirms https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Blaclk-lives-matter-and-racism-is-a-sin-General-Assembly-reaffirms Sat, 03 Oct 2020 16:10:58 +0100 More financial support for trainee ministers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/More-financial-support-for-trainee-ministers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/More-financial-support-for-trainee-ministers Sat, 03 Oct 2020 15:49:16 +0100 General Assembly approves “lean and fit for growth” plan https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/General-Assembly-approves-lean-and-fit-for-growth-plan-for-Kirk https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/General-Assembly-approves-lean-and-fit-for-growth-plan-for-Kirk Sat, 03 Oct 2020 10:08:52 +0100 Chief officer calls for inspirational leadership at every level https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Chief-officer-calls-for-inspirational-leadership-at-every-level https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Chief-officer-calls-for-inspirational-leadership-at-every-level Fri, 02 Oct 2020 19:29:45 +0100 Queen praises ‘admirable’ service of congregations during pandemic https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Queen-praises-admirable-service-of-congregations-during-pandemic https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Queen-praises-admirable-service-of-congregations-during-pandemic Thu, 01 Oct 2020 14:00:04 +0100 Scottish Christians join in prayer in response to pandemic https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Scottish-Christians-join-in-prayer-in-response-to-pandemic https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Scottish-Christians-join-in-prayer-in-response-to-pandemic Thu, 01 Oct 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Ayrshire minister reflects on Black History Month https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Kirk-minister-reflects-on-Black-History-Month https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Kirk-minister-reflects-on-Black-History-Month Wed, 30 Sep 2020 11:09:47 +0100 New ecumenical partnership aims to reach out to the community https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/New-Ecumenical-partnership-aims-to-reach-out-to-the-community https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/New-Ecumenical-partnership-aims-to-reach-out-to-the-community Mon, 28 Sep 2020 06:01:03 +0100 GA2020 to discuss finances, buildings and mission https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/GA2020-to-discuss-finances-buildings-and-mission https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/GA2020-to-discuss-finances-buildings-and-mission Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:01:03 +0100 Join in prayer this Sunday with Scottish Christians https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Join-in-prayer-this-Sunday-with-Scottish-Christians https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Join-in-prayer-this-Sunday-with-Scottish-Christians Thu, 24 Sep 2020 07:01:04 +0100 Praise the Lord - congregations welcome new ministers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Praise-the-Lord-congregations-welcome-new-ministers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Praise-the-Lord-congregations-welcome-new-ministers Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:28:40 +0100 Survey finds around half of Scots feel more neighbourly after lockdown https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Survey-finds-around-half-of-Scots-feel-more-neighbourly-after-lockdown https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Survey-finds-around-half-of-Scots-feel-more-neighbourly-after-lockdown Mon, 21 Sep 2020 05:31:02 +0100 Fresh call for lasting peace in South Sudan https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Fresh-call-for-lasting-peace-in-South-Sudan https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Fresh-call-for-lasting-peace-in-South-Sudan Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:33:24 +0100 Scottish churches issue joint call to prayer for Sunday https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Scottish-churches-issue-joint-call-to-prayer-for-Sunday https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Scottish-churches-issue-joint-call-to-prayer-for-Sunday Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:31:02 +0100 Mother determined to use rock star son's ‘voice’ to champion mental health https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Mother-determined-to-use-rock-star-sons-voice-to-champion-mental-health https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Mother-determined-to-use-rock-star-sons-voice-to-champion-mental-health Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:02:05 +0100 CrossReach partnership will help people to access counselling https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/CrossReach-partnership-helps-people-access-counselling https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/CrossReach-partnership-helps-people-access-counselling Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:49:38 +0100 Refugee integration programme extended for three months https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Refugee-integration-programme-extended-for-three-months https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Refugee-integration-programme-extended-for-three-months Fri, 11 Sep 2020 06:01:02 +0100 General Assembly 2020 to be held online in October https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/General-Assembly-2020-to-be-held-online-in-October https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/General-Assembly-2020-to-be-held-online-in-October Thu, 10 Sep 2020 13:39:02 +0100 Join Christians in prayer this Sunday https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Join-Christians-in-prayer-this-Sunday https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Join-Christians-in-prayer-this-Sunday Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:31:10 +0100 It's a Fair Question - Christians mustn't take Scotland for granted https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Its-a-Fair-Question-Christians-mustnt-take-Scotland-for-granted https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Its-a-Fair-Question-Christians-mustnt-take-Scotland-for-granted Wed, 09 Sep 2020 10:30:46 +0100 Funding cut proposals to advice centres "incomprehensible" https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Funding-cuts-to-advice-centres-incomprehensible https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Funding-cuts-to-advice-centres-incomprehensible Mon, 07 Sep 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Explore your call to ministry with the Church of Scotland https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Explore-your-call-to-ministry-with-the-Church-of-Scotland https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Explore-your-call-to-ministry-with-the-Church-of-Scotland Sun, 06 Sep 2020 12:43:29 +0100 Scottish Christians issue call to prayer this Sunday https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Scottish-Christians-issue-call-to-prayer-this-Sunday https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Scottish-Christians-issue-call-to-prayer-this-Sunday Wed, 02 Sep 2020 14:01:45 +0100 Css https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Guild-Annual-Gathering-goes-digital-this-weekend/video/Guild-Gathering/styles https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Guild-Annual-Gathering-goes-digital-this-weekend/video/Guild-Gathering/styles Wed, 02 Sep 2020 14:01:43 +0100 Js https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Guild-Annual-Gathering-goes-digital-this-weekend/video/Guild-Gathering/js https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Guild-Annual-Gathering-goes-digital-this-weekend/video/Guild-Gathering/js Wed, 02 Sep 2020 14:01:42 +0100 Guild Gathering https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Guild-Annual-Gathering-goes-digital-this-weekend/video/Guild-Gathering https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Guild-Annual-Gathering-goes-digital-this-weekend/video/Guild-Gathering Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:28:53 +0100 Refugee integration project takes' New Scots' to Edinburgh Zoo https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Refugee-integration-project-takes-families-to-Edinburgh-Zoo https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/Refugee-integration-project-takes-families-to-Edinburgh-Zoo Wed, 02 Sep 2020 06:01:02 +0100 Guild Annual Gathering goes digital this weekend https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Guild-Annual-Gathering-goes-digital-this-weekend https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/The-Guild-Annual-Gathering-goes-digital-this-weekend Tue, 01 Sep 2020 12:01:02 +0100 Inverness Foodstuff recognised in Scottish parliament https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/inverness-foodstuff-recognised-in-scottish-parliament https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/inverness-foodstuff-recognised-in-scottish-parliament Tue, 01 Sep 2020 06:01:02 +0100 A Prayer for Creation Time https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/creation-time-begins https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/creation-time-begins Sun, 30 Aug 2020 18:01:02 +0100 Scottish churches issue joint call for Sunday prayer https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-issue-joint-call-for-sunday-prayer2 https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/scottish-churches-issue-joint-call-for-sunday-prayer2 Sat, 29 Aug 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Moderator will lead discussions to explore The God Question https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-will-lead-discussions-to-explore-the-god-question https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/moderator-will-lead-discussions-to-explore-the-god-question Fri, 28 Aug 2020 07:31:02 +0100 What will you do to end homelessness? https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/people-who-have-been-homeless-must-be-at-heart-of-discussions-to-end-it https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/people-who-have-been-homeless-must-be-at-heart-of-discussions-to-end-it Thu, 27 Aug 2020 07:31:02 +0100 It's a Fair Question - mother writes book about loss of baby daughter https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/its-a-fair-question-coping-with-baby-loss https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/its-a-fair-question-coping-with-baby-loss Wed, 26 Aug 2020 16:30:42 +0100 MSP praises work of Kirk's youth work volunteers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/msp-praises-work-of-kirks-youth-work-volunteers https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/msp-praises-work-of-kirks-youth-work-volunteers Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:10:23 +0100 Young Kirk members help to launch Christian Aid campaign https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/young-kirk-members-help-to-launch-christian-aid-campaign https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/young-kirk-members-help-to-launch-christian-aid-campaign Mon, 24 Aug 2020 12:05:20 +0100 Just heavenly - Moderator bags Scotland's Cardinal Munros one after another https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/just-heavenly-moderator-bags-scotlands-cardinal-munros-one-after-another https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/just-heavenly-moderator-bags-scotlands-cardinal-munros-one-after-another Sun, 23 Aug 2020 18:01:02 +0100 Read Sunday’s prayer in response to the pandemic https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/read-sundays-prayer-in-response-to-the-pandemic https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/read-sundays-prayer-in-response-to-the-pandemic Fri, 21 Aug 2020 07:01:02 +0100 Go For It Fund helped demonstrate Kirk ‘not just for Sunday’ https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/go-for-it-fund-helped-demonstrate-kirk-not-just-for-sunday https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/go-for-it-fund-helped-demonstrate-kirk-not-just-for-sunday Tue, 18 Aug 2020 11:01:02 +0100 Friends fur-ever - Church knitters make teddies for P1 pupils https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-knitters-make-handmade-teddies-for-p1-pupils https://churchofscotland.org.uk/news-and-events/news/2020/church-knitters-make-handmade-teddies-for-p1-pupils