A Pipe Major has composed a "haunting" piece of music in memory of people who have died across the UK with COVID-19 on their death certificates. Craig Herbert said he hoped that "One Hundred Thousand ...
A nine-year-old girl has created 100 "Cup of Friendship" boxes for people who live alone to show them that they are important and cared for. Lily White, who attends Arbroath West Kirk in Arbroath in ...
Rev Dr Alistair May, who is the minister of Dalziel St Andrew's Parish Church in Motherwell, led the Time for Reflection session at the Scottish Parliament today, telling MSPs that we should "believe the best"
Three ministers who were ordained abroad in partner churches have shared the experiences which led them to take up their first Church of Scotland charges in 2020. Rev Gert Van Rensburg, originally from Pretoria in
The Church of Scotland has voiced concerns about the safety and freedom of people in Myanmar after the country's military seized power early on Monday. The army's commander-in-chief took charge of the country, declared a
This week during Children's Mental Health Week, people across Scotland will be looking at how children and young people can be better supported to thrive. With schools and sports centres closed and socialising off limits
The Church of Scotland has reiterated its position that it does not support the legal action over temporary building closures launched against the Scottish Government. Individuals who have signed a statement supporting this course of
An independent study on the impact of the Church's pioneer minister pilot project has been published.It was commissioned by what is now known as the Faith Nurture Forum and carried out by Claire Dalpra of ...
This Sunday (31 January), as the UK records 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to
The Church of Scotland is making good progress in streamlining its presbytery structures to ensure it operates more effectively and efficiently. Three new groupings – Aberdeen and Shetland, Clyde and Fife – are already up
People across the world are marking Holocaust Memorial Day which is dedicated to honouring all those, including six million Jews, who were murdered under Nazi rule during the Second World War. The scope of the
Two new sets of worship materials and educational tools on the theme of refugee integration, which have been created in partnership with Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees, have launched this week for churches, individuals and
An Aberdeenshire Guild group raised thousands of pounds to support their work in the local community by taking part in a "virtual" sponsored walk...
A Fife church has recruited its first ever full-time youth pastor. Lee Whitecross is responsible for nurturing young people at Gillespie Memorial Church in Dunfermline and reaching out to others in the town. The 25-year-old
The Church of Scotland is celebrating the moment today – 22 January 2021 – when the new international Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons comes into force. This is the culmination of global efforts
This Sunday (24 January), as lockdown restrictions continue in Scotland, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As
Church members are encouraged to help select the next Moderator of the General Assembly. The committee charged with the task of choosing the Kirk's ambassador at home and abroad for 2022-23 needs 15 members. The
A Kirk member has been vaccinated on her 108th birthday in the church which she has regularly attended since she was a child. Mrs Dawson, who is also an active member of the Guild and
The Scottish Government's Communities Secretary, Aileen Campbell MSP has sent a message of reassurance to faith groups, saying that places of worship will be among the first to reopen when Covid restrictions are eased. In
Church of Scotland congregations and associated groups have been awarded around £180,000 in funding from the Scottish Government to support environmentally friendly projects. The Community Climate Asset Fund, which was set up last year to...