A former beauty therapist/barber who came to faith following a chance conversation with a waitress in Jamaica has been ordained as a Church of Scotland minister. Rev Kaye Gardiner has been inducted into Kenmure Parish
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Scottish faith leaders have joined forces to voice their opposition to the UK Government's Illegal Migration Bill. Rt Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Bishop Mark Strange, Primus
A former Principal Clerk and parish minister has been awarded an OBE in the King's Birthday honours. Rev Dr George Whyte, who retired last year after 41 years serving the Church of Scotland was given
Laura Digan was perhaps always destined to be a minister - unlikely though that may once have seemed. Speaking as part of the Church of Scotland's monthly Talking Ministry series, Laura, who is now in
Meet the next crop of Church of Scotland ministers - the class of 2023. The group attended the final conference of their probationer training period at the Conforti Institute in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire last weekend.
Vibrant sights and sounds from Africa thrilled a Renfrewshire church congregation in a special service of celebration. Worshippers originally from Nigeria, Malawi and Zambia brought the sights and sounds of their homelands to Sunday...
A Dundee church is pioneering a new type of children's choir that channels pop, rock, soul, R'n'B and gospel music. Young people are welcomed into Downfield Mains Church every Sunday afternoon to sing catchy faith
Faith leaders are urging the Scottish Government to provide free bus passes for asylum seekers. The Scottish Religious Leaders Forum say that extending schemes already in place for people aged 5-22 and 60 plus would
A Church of Scotland elder will walk 15 miles from Cockenzie and Port Seton Parish Church to Craigsbank Parish Church to raise money for a children's cancer charity. On Saturday 10 June, Graeme Allan, 41,
Olive oil produced in a grove supported by the Church of Scotland in Israel has scooped two international awards. Two varieties - the Cortina (Extra Positive Olive Oil) and Piqual (Extra Social Olive Oil) both
Rt Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will be donning tartan and walking boots this weekend to take part in the popular Aberdeen Kiltwalk and to raise money
The Lord High Commissioner, Lord Hodge, praised the "new and imaginative ways" the Church is serving communities in his closing speech to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland". When out and about I
The Moderator of the General Assembly has issued a rallying call to Church of Scotland members and urged them to "remember who you are". Rt Rev Sally Foster-Fulton said they all belonged to the body
The military head of the Royal Navy has paid tribute to the role military chaplains play in making the UK's armed forces what they are today. The First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Ben Key, was
The Church of Scotland has decided it would be "unwise" to take a corporate position on Scottish independence and on whether a new referendum should be held. The General Assembly reaffirmed a policy position to
The son of a minister who first attended the General Assembly 45 years ago has been appointed its new Procurator. Jonathan Brodie KC said he is "deeply grateful" to be given the opportunity to take
The Chief Rabbi has told the General Assembly that working together with the Church of Scotland there was a determination to "engage in a process of healing through dialogue" whilst acknowledging that "relationships are sometimes
The Church of Scotland is to reexamine its opposition to Assisted Dying. Commissioners at the General Assembly voted in favour of exploring more deeply the diverse views held by Kirk members on the controversial subject.
Church instructed to prepare a statement of acknowledgment and apology for connection to slave trade
The Church of Scotland has been instructed to prepare a statement of acknowledgment and apology for its involvement with and connection to historic chattel slavery. The General Assembly decided that the exercise should be done
A Church elder from Aberdeen is encouraging young people to join a new branch of the Guild. Matthew Philip said the Young Adult Guild was a place for those aged 18-30 who are passionate about