An Aberdeenshire church working with local partners to combat loneliness has delivered hundreds of afternoon teas to vulnerable people, with plans for similar events over the next few months. Skene Parish Church, which is eight ...
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A former primary school head teacher and a man who used to run a drop-in centre for homeless people in Amsterdam are being ordained as ministers. Douglas Creighton is being inducted into East Neuk Trinity ...
As Challenge Poverty Week draws to a close the Moderator of the General Assembly, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, has joined five other faith leaders in a statement calling on the UK and Scottish Governments
The Presbytery of Lewis has submitted a letter to the Western Isles Council (Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar) expressing concern over new Relationship, Sexual Health and Parenthood content which is due to be introduced into schools.
This Sunday (11 October), as restrictions continue across Scotland, Christians across the country will join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased
The founder of an Edinburgh charity that supports homeless people living with addictions has said he is a huge advocate of "peer led recovery". Richie Roncero of Steps to Hope said he would not have
The Church of Scotland has welcomed a report from the Committee on Climate Change which shows that since 2008 the economy has improved whilst becoming less reliant on carbon emissions. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown,
A Scot who gave her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during the Holocaust must never be forgotten, the Princess Royal has said. She described Jane Haining, who was murdered in the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp,
Congregations at the opposite ends of Scotland are preparing to welcome new ministers. Elsie Macrae will be ordained and inducted into the linked parishes of Moffat St Andrew's Kirkpatrick Juxta and Wamphray in Dumfries and
The Church of Scotland will mark this year's Challenge Poverty Week (5-11 October) with a series of short videos looking at the work of Priority Area congregations in their local communities. In partnership with Poverty
The General Assembly has reaffirmed that black lives matter and racism is a sin. Commissioners also backed calls for a report to a future meeting on racial justice and the legacy of slavery and the
Candidates for full-time ministry training are being offered more financial support to help improve their wellbeing and welfare. The Faith Nurture Forum said funding had been increased to £15,000 a year from September 1 to
The General Assembly has approved a range of measures to ensure that the Church of Scotland operates more effectively and efficiently. They were brought forward by the Assembly Trustees who have a vision of a
In a historic move the Church of Scotland's first Chief Officer, Dave Kendall, has addressed the General Assembly outlining the current state of the Kirk and calling for inspirational leadership at every level. The Chief
During this year's General Assembly, Her Majesty The Queen has written to the Church of Scotland expressing her support and encouragement for the service of congregations within their communities during this 'difficult' and 'pivotal point