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Urgent action needed to address cost of living crisis

Urgent action needed to address cost of living crisis

7 August 2022

The Church of Scotland is calling on the UK Government to take urgent action to bridge the cost of living gap which is plunging people further into poverty. It has joined 56 faith groups, charities

Wedding exhibition a hit for Inverness kirk

Wedding exhibition a hit for Inverness kirk

5 August 2022

An Inverness church has welcomed hundreds of visitors through its doors for a celebration of marriage. Crown Parish Church's Wedding Reflections Exhibition included more than 40 wedding outfits from across the decades, along with wedding...

Talking Ministry: “Why not here? Why not now?”

Talking Ministry: “Why not here? Why not now?”

25 July 2022

As a young Christian, Gillian Rooney thought that one day she might like to be involved in overseas mission work. Instead she has found her own path to Christian service at home in Scotland. Speaking

Christian Aid launches emergency East Africa hunger appeal

Christian Aid launches emergency East Africa hunger appeal

21 July 2022

Church of Scotland partner organisation Christian Aid has launched an emergency appeal to help people in East Africa survive a growing hunger crisis. After the worst drought in 40 years, vulnerable people are now facing

Yarrow Blanket Service continues centuries old tradition

Yarrow Blanket Service continues centuries old tradition

18 July 2022

An open-air service which dates back centuries to one of the darkest times in Scotland's religious history returns to its atmospheric setting in the picturesque Yarrow Valley this weekend. The annual Blanket Preaching Service at

Fascinating history of Sutherland church brought to life

Fascinating history of Sutherland church brought to life

4 July 2022

An "outstanding" piece of art has been unveiled inside a Sutherland church to commemorate its fascinating history. Assynt and Stoer Parish Church in Lochinver was originally built 107 miles away in Nairn for the Episcopal

A message to the people of South Sudan

A message to the people of South Sudan

2 July 2022

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has sent a video message to the people of South Sudan. Rt Rev Dr Greenshields spoke out days before he, Pope Francis and the