The Moderator of the General Assembly has reacted to an announcement in the Scottish Parliament today about the timetable on re-opening church buildings. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that stay at home restrictions would be ...
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The Moderator of the General Assembly has addressed the Scottish Parliament. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair gave Time for Reflection, the session that heralds the start of Holyrood's three-day business week. His virtual address. which ...
Churchgoers in Hamilton took part in an unusual 28-mile sponsored walk to raise more than £1,000 for NHS Charities Together. Members of St John's Parish Church hit the streets for the ‘Passing on the Love'
The Church of Scotland is urging political party leaders to redouble their efforts to tackle the country's "appalling" record on drugs deaths and suicide. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, is
She has helped thousands of people forced to flee for their lives from some of the most dangerous places on earth. Christine Murray has been "the voice for the voiceless", supporting asylum seekers and refugees
This Sunday (21 February), as restrictions continue in Scotland, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As
The Church of Scotland's newest minister has revealed plans to take the "care for creation" message to new heights.Fraser Edwards is being ordained and inducted into Innerleithen Traquair and Walkerburn Parish Church (ITW) in the ...
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is encouraging people to use Lent, which this year runs from Wednesday 17 February until Saturday 3 April, as a period of reflection. Rt
CrossReach is combatting isolation this Lent by inviting everyone to send them a prayer from 17 February to 3 April, which will be collected together and released on Easter Sunday. Entries can be submitted to
A children and youth worker is encouraging those interested in different types of ministry within the Church of Scotland to "explore your sense of call with an open mind". Ellen Griffiths Weir, who is based
This Sunday (14 February), as more than one million people in Scotland have received their first dose of the Covid vaccine, Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together
A group of Church of Scotland ministers, elders and members have taken inspiration from the recent maritime musical trend sweeping the nation and swapped sermons for sea shanties - with their own nautical number telling
The Church of Scotland is urging the UK Government to use diplomacy to try and ensure that democracy is restored in Myanmar. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said people were
A North Lanarkshire musician is inviting music lovers to help celebrate his 50th online organ recital since the first lockdown in 2020 on Wednesday 24 February. Alan Mathew, of Bellshill Central Parish Church, has held
Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, today embarks on a virtual visit with the Royal Air Force, meeting staff, trainees and the chaplaincy team. The three-yearly
The Church of Scotland is encouraging members to volunteer at the UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021 (COP26) which is due to take place from 1 - 12 November in Glasgow. Duties will include providing
Interfaith leaders in Scotland have teamed up to make a short video to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. They say said it is imperative that people keep themselves and others safe. Taking part
The Church of Scotland's new Fife Presbytery is holding its inaugural meeting tomorrow. Described as a "huge celebration" of the Kirk across the Kingdom, Rev Jane Barron, will be officially installed as its first ever
This Sunday (7 February), Christians across the country – and further afield – will once again join together in prayer and reflection at 7pm in response to the pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown,
To mark the start of Lent, on Wednesday 17 February, Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, is launching a photo competition – ‘Hidden in Plain Sight'