A Scots nurse is fighting to cut cancer deaths in an African country which only has one specialist hospital for 17 million people.Ida Waddell, who has been described as a modern day Mary Slessor, is ...
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Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Moderator of the Church of Scotland, urges Christians to stand up and show the world that their faith is more than just words
A minister is encouraging congregations to showcase the radical new ways they are using online platforms to "Be Church". Rev Stuart Irvin of St Catherine's Argyle Church in Edinburgh hopes the move will inspire others
A former supermarket manager has been ordained as the Church of Scotland's newest minister. Rev William Boyle was inducted into Port Glasgow New Parish Church in Inverclyde on Wednesday night in front of a small
The Church of Scotland has joined with child poverty campaigners across the country to highlight the plight of families who rely on free school meals, as Scottish schools close today (Friday 20 March) due to
A prayer from Lezley Stewart, the Church of Scotland's Recruitment and Support Secretary. Each new daywe celebrate what it is to be free -to live our lives in fullness. This is the eternal gift of
The Church of Scotland has joined with other religious groups in Scotland to sign a letter commending the Call for a National Day of Prayer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Signatories include the Roman
Church of Scotland Central Office to close with the exception of essential services as the majority of staff move to working from home arrangements The last few weeks have seen the whole world hugely impacted
The Scottish Government now advises that people should minimise social contact by avoiding crowded areas and large gatherings, including religious congregations, and smaller gatherings. The Church of Scotland now asks, in the strongest terms...
Due to the Coronavirus epidemic the Church of Scotland has decided to cancel this year's General Assembly which was due to open on 16th May 2020. Principal Clerk, Rev Dr George Whyte said, "We did
The Church of Scotland is supporting calls for a National Day of Prayer and Action on 22 March, which is also Mothering Sunday. Rt Rev Colin Sinclair is joining the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby,
One of the most destructive problems facing human beings across the world is violence against women. Katherine Gilmour, the Church of Scotland's gender justice officer and secretary to Integrity, the Church's Violence against Women Task...
Rt Rev Colin Sinclair offers us this prayer as we deal with a new illness in our communities. Living God, In our hour of need we turn again to you, for we have nowhere else
Kirk members in Fife are helping to save countless lives in rural Zambia by keeping ambulances on the road. Hope Park & Martyrs Church in St Andrews has raised money to pay for the ongoing
Rt Rev Colin Sinclair joined Ruth Maguire MSP, convener of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, at the Scottish Parliament to co-host a discussion and networking session on Women and Economics". Many of the issues
Rev Dr Marjory MacLean, convener of the Chaplains to Her Majesty's Forces Committee, led the Time for Reflection session at the Scottish Parliament today, telling MSPs of the many contrasts the periods of Lent and
To mark International Women's Day, Rev Rosie Frew, who was recently appointed as convener of the Church of Scotland's Faith Nurture Forum, has written a prayer for women around the world and the varying injustices,
As we approach the second Sunday of Lent, Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has written a reflection on the season - and what we could
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has "come home" to Zambia after 43 years.Rt Rev Colin Sinclair lived out of a car in the African nation for three years in ...
Scottish and UK government ministers have been urged to put their political differences aside and work together to reduce drug deaths. Rev Brian Casey of Springburn Parish Church in Glasgow said the status quo is