Planning permission for a new church building in a remote part of the Highlands has been approved. Highland Council has given the go ahead for the single storey property in the village of Kilchoan on ...
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The Church of Scotland in Ayrshire has launched a new Mission Pioneer programme to connect with people in refreshing and dynamic ways. The Presbytery of Irvine and Kilmarnock has formed six Pioneer Initiative Teams, four ...
A former professional musician will be ordained and inducted to the Presbytery of Lewis this evening. Brian MacLeod, who previously worked as a drummer, graduated from New College in Edinburgh at the end of last
The Moderator of the General Assembly welcomed the "constructive" talks he had this week with political party leaders about the need for a collaborative approach to tackling some of the most pressing issues facing society.
This Sunday (27 June), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 15 Christian
A church in Stirling will officially welcome their newest members this Sunday, exactly two years after their arrival in Scotland with refugee status. Eman Musa, who is originally from Sudan and has been settled in
A former Deputy First Minister is returning to Holyrood to discuss issues important to the Church of Scotland. Lord Wallace, Moderator of the General Assembly, is holding online discussions with the leader of Scottish Labour
A church elder has raised £9,000 after completing a virtual bike ride between Land's End and John o'Groats. Harry Marsh, 81, pedalled for a total of 62 hours in his garage to complete the 951-mile
This Sunday (20 June), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 15 Christian
Serving is an elder in the Church of Scotland is a "life enriching" experience. Alison Fenton, session clerk of Giffnock South Parish Church in East Renfrewshire, described the role as a "great honour and hugely
The full results of the Kirk's Listening Project have now been published, with the pivotal move to online worship during the pandemic causing Kirk members to reflect deeply on a wide range of issues, including
The orphaned son of an asylum seeker who has lived under the threat of deportation for 10 years has been told he can stay permanently in the UK. Giorgi Kakava, 13, said he is delighted
The Moderator of the General Assembly has backed a campaign urging wealthy countries to do more to help vaccinate the whole world against COVID-19. Lord Wallace has signed a letter to the leaders of G7
A Church of Scotland minister nicknamed the Tartan Pimpernel who helped orchestrate the safe return of around 2,000 men from occupied France during the Second World War has been honoured in Paris. Rev Dr Donald
This Sunday (13 June), Christians across the country - and further afield - will join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown, 15 Christian
A new art installation which embraces the themes of "hope and renewal" as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease has opened at an Edinburgh church. "Hope Glimmers" is comprised of 126, eight-foot high bamboo canes,
The Church of Scotland is encouraging congregations to mark Sanctuary Sunday on 20 June as an expression of God's compassionate concern for those seeking refuge around the world. Taking place at the end of Refugee
A family of five have served their local church in Glasgow for a total of 116 years and still going strong. Stewart Dunn, his wife Marion, their daughter Louise, son Andrew and his wife Hazel
Church of Scotland congregations are encouraged to consider applying to the Scottish Government's Adapt and Thrive programme, which will remain open until Wednesday 30 June. So far, 27 congregations have made successful applications...
A church in Inverclyde has welcomed 12 new members during a Sunday service, all of whom had recently completed communicant classes online. Rev William Boyle said he was "absolutely delighted" that they had joined Port