A minister has described his role as the "most life-giving" and challenging call that a person can ever receive. Rev Scott Burton of Brightons Parish Church in Falkirk district said every day is different, with ...
The Church of Scotland is encouraging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Rev Dr George Whyte, Principal Clerk of the General Assembly, said it is imperative that people keep themselves and others safe. He has ...
This Sunday (17 January), as restrictions tighten across Scotland, Christians around the country – and further afield – will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks
Beginning on Monday 18 January, churches around the world will mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity over eight days. This year's worship materials have been created by the Monastic Community of Grandchamp in
The Moderator will host an online presentation and discussion for the ecumenical charity Grasping the Nettle on Wednesday 20 January at 7. 30 pm. The event, 'Neuroscience Meets the God of the Letter to the
The Moderator has sent a letter to President Donald Trump and US officials seeking clemency for prisoner Lisa Marie Montgomery, whose execution is scheduled for 12 January. It is customary for American presidents leaving office
The Church of Scotland General Assembly for 2021 will be held online for a second year. The annual event will begin on 22 May with commissioners and other attendees joining together remotely from across Scotland
This Sunday (10 January), as restrictions continue across Scotland, Christians across the country will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased
Each month throughout 2021, the Church of Scotland's new ‘Talking Ministry' series will share a personal story from those serving in Christian ministry in the widest sense, including those who have responded to the call
It's been a year like no other, but despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, churches across Scotland and beyond have risen to the challenge of providing vital practical and spiritual support to the people in their
After a "challenging" year in the life of the Kirk, Dave Kendall, the Church of Scotland's chief officer, looks back at 2020 and ahead to what's to come in 2021. This article first appeared in
A stripped down Christmas is an opportunity to focus on the fact that it is the day when "Jesus moved into the neighbourhood", the Moderator of the General Assembly has said. Rt Rev Dr Martin
A group of young people have helped make 40 blankets out of recycled crisp packets to raise awareness about homelessness. The Mini Youth Group at Dalmuir Barclay Church in Dalmuir near Clydebank in West Dunbartonshire
Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has joined Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury to send a Christmas greeting to South Sudan's political leaders urging
A special Christmas DVD has been delivered to vulnerable people across Tayside to provide joy and comfort. Dundee Nativity – Celebrating a Covid Christmas – has been given to care homes, Ninewells Hospital, the Carseview
Rev William Boyle, who was ordained and inducted in to Port Glasgow New Parish Church in March, reflects on his first year as parish minister. In March this year I was ordained and inducted in
A North Ayrshire congregation has helped to provide 230 gift bags for children in their local community this Christmas. First started in 2018, Mansefield Trinity Church's Gift Giving Tree Project collects presents for children, aged
An Edinburgh church known around the world for Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal terrier who guarded his master's grave for 14 years, will celebrate its 400th anniversary on Christmas Day. Greyfriars Kirk, which is also famous
For the 24th day of Advent, Rev Hugh Stewart, the minister at Lochs-in-Bernera linked with Uig, has recorded this Scottish Gaelic performance of children from the Hebridean island of Great Bernera, accompanied by children from
The Scottish Church Leaders Forum has released a Christmas video. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, is one of 10 figures who have each recited a line of a heartfelt message.