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Lomond Parish Church receiving the Eco Congregation Scotland Gold Award

Lomond Parish Church scoops environmental award

25 October 2019

A church in the west of Scotland has become the first in the region to gain a prestigious environmental award after years of hard work. Lomond Parish Church has been recognised with an Eco-Congregation Scotland ...

Rev Dr Martin Fair standing in front of the Church of Scotland emblem

Rev Dr Martin Fair is Moderator Designate for 2020-21

21 October 2019

A minister who set up a mental health support service following the suicide of Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchinson has been chosen to be the next Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of ...

Martin Fair beside a graphic saying Together We Pray

A prayer for radical change: Martin Fair

21 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 ...

Rt Rev Colin Sinclair speaking in Trafalgar Square

Thy Kingdom Come increased its impact in 2019

19 October 2019

The global prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come reached Christians in more than 170 countries in 2019 and 70% of those who took part felt more encouraged to share their faith. This year for the first ...

Over four days the Moderator will visit a range of CrossReach sites including care homes and a school

Moderator to visit vital CrossReach services

18 October 2019

Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, will spend four days next week visiting CrossReach social care projects to find out more about the charity's crucial work across Scotland. Over four ...

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 ...