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A group of people singing at the Church of Scotland's Heart and Soul festival

Perth event aims to empower discussions around Christianity

16 October, 2019

Do you find the thought of talking about Jesus to friends, neighbours, classmates or colleagues daunting? Or are wondering what happens if people raise a challenging question or objection to which you're unable to respond? ...

Ruth Harvey, director of Place for Hope

A prayer for radical change: Ruth Harvey

14 October, 2019

As the Church of Scotland continues its challenging work on the three-year radical action plan which was approved by this year's General Assembly, we call on those from across the Church to join together in ...

Hands holding a candle

Moderator shares prayer for Syria

11 October, 2019

Following reports of renewed conflict in Syria, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, shares a prayer for peace and protection in the region. Dear God,We pray ...

Rev Dr George Whyte in his Queen's Chaplain robes

Principal Clerk installed as chaplain to the Queen

9 October, 2019

A special church service to mark Rev Dr George Whyte's formal installation as Chaplain-in-Ordinary within Her Majesty's Household has taken place in Edinburgh this week. Dr Whyte, the Principal Clerk of the Church of Scotland, ...

Ministers from churches in Corstorphine are working together to get accredited as Real Living Wage employers

Corstorphine churches work towards the living wage

9 October, 2019

Four churches based in West Edinburgh have started their journey towards becoming living wage employers.Corstorphine Old Parish, St Ninian's, St Anne's and St Andrew's Clermiston churches are working together to ...

Dana McQuater next to a graphic saying Together We Pray

A prayer for radical change: Dana McQuater

7 October, 2019

As the Church of Scotland continues its challenging work on the three-year radical action plan which was approved by this year's General Assembly, we call on those from across the Church to join together in ...

Challenge Poverty Week 2019

Kirk backs Challenge Poverty Week 2019

7 October, 2019

Churches across Scotland will be taking part in Challenge Poverty Week, which this year runs from 7-13 October 2019. Created by the Poverty Alliance partnership, the week-long campaign gives us the opportunity to raise our ...