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Mark Calder running an ultra marathon

Charity worker embarks on 'ultra pilgrimage'

10 January, 2019

A charity worker is setting out to run 14 ultramarathons along some of Scotland's ancient pilgrim routes in a bid to help rebuild war torn areas of the Middle East.Dr Mark Calder, 36, will retrace ...

women march

Our top 10 stories from 2018

31 December, 2018

2018 has been another busy year for the Church of Scotland, with the Communications Team sharing an abundance of news stories – 370 to be exact - from across our ...

Rev Professor Susan Hardman Moore (left) and Professor Helen Bond

New College welcomes two new leaders

27 December, 2018

It was of course John Knox who coined the phrase ‘the monstrous regiment of women’. So it’s tempting to wonder what Knox, glowering down from his plinth in the quadrangle ...

Rev Gary Noonan. Photo by James Chapelard

A reflection on Advent

24 December, 2018

Rev Gary Noonan, minister at Killelan and Houston Parish Church, reflects on his first Advent since his ordination in August

Knitted angels in Prestwick

Knitted angels to descend on Prestwick town centre

21 December, 2018

Hundreds of tiny angels will descend on Prestwick town centre for the second year running.Each will have been carefully knitted and placed by the congregation of Monkton and Prestwick North ...