News and events

Service in 1970 commemorating the 350th Anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers departure from Holland. The person behind the Communion Table is Dr Eugene Carson Blake, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, a prominent American Presbyterian Minister who too0k part in the march on Selma to end segregation and was prominent in the Civil Rights movement. Rev John Russell is preaching behind the pulpit.

Globe-trotting minister marks 60 years since ordination

27 June, 2019

A Perthshire based Kirk minister who has lived on three continents has celebrated 60 years since his ordination.Glasgow born Rev John Russell, who has been the Presbytery Clerk of Dunkeld and Meigle since 2001, was ...

The Bridge of Don Remembers project was officially launched at the Bridge of Don war memorial by the Lord Provost of Abderdeen, Councillor Barney Crockett and John Tough, whose uncle is named on the War Memorial. They were joined by Legion Scotland and pupils from some of the schools who are taking part.

WWI project backed by local churches scoops award

24 June, 2019

A WWI community project which was backed by local churches in Aberdeen has won a prestigious award for their work.Bridge of Don Remembers, a group made up of nine schools and three churches in the ...

Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Mrs Ruth Sinclair and  Scottish Diaconate President

Deacons welcomed to Scotland from across Africa and Europe

20 June, 2019

Around 160 deacons from across Africa and Europe are meeting in Scotland for their 25th annual conference.The Diakonia Region Africa Europe (DRAE) assembly, which first took place in Stirling in 1994, is being held at ...

Burnside Blairbeth Community Outreach Project

New Go For It funded projects announced

20 June, 2019

The Church of Scotland’s Go For It Fund has announced its latest round of funded projects, with 13 grant recipients receiving a total of over £440,000 between them. Applications will now re-open for the final ...