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Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Mrs Ruth Sinclair and  Scottish Diaconate President

Deacons welcomed to Scotland from across Africa and Europe

20 June, 2019

Around 160 deacons from across Africa and Europe are meeting in Scotland for their 25th annual conference.The Diakonia Region Africa Europe (DRAE) assembly, which first took place in Stirling in 1994, is being held at ...

Burnside Blairbeth Community Outreach Project

New Go For It funded projects announced

20 June, 2019

The Church of Scotland’s Go For It Fund has announced its latest round of funded projects, with 13 grant recipients receiving a total of over £440,000 between them. Applications will now re-open for the final ...

Gaelic New Testament

New Bible resources for Gaelic speakers released

18 June, 2019

The Scottish Bible Society, the Gaelic Books Council and the Church of Scotland’s Gaelic group have announced new resources to help Gaelic speakers engage with the Bible and practice their ...

The Guild Big Sing at Assembly Hall in Edinburgh

Guild Big Sing raises thousands

10 June, 2019

Thousands of pounds have been raised by The Guild's Big Sing event which took place in Edinburgh during the General Assembly.The final amount totalled an impressive £3437, which will go ...

Moderator shares a prayer for Pentecost

9 June, 2019

Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, shares a prayer he has written to mark the Season of Pentecost, as we today ...

Church leaders in parliament

Church leaders hold talks with Scottish Government

7 June, 2019

Church leaders met this week with Aileen Campbell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government, to discuss a range of issues including climate change, Brexit and the way government ...

Rev Tommy MacNeil 2019

Hebrides revival brings 400 people to Stornoway

6 June, 2019

The congregation of Martin’s Memorial in Stornoway are gearing up to host the Hebrides Revival Conference this weekend. The event, which will mark the 70th anniversary of the Hebrides Revival ...