Category - church of scotland

  • June 2, 2017

    Church leaders have called for Christians to be guided by their faith when discerning what sort of society they wish the next government to create.

  • May 30, 2017

    A Scottish university has entered into a unique partnership to provide additional training to ministers in one of the world’s poorest countries.

  • May 26, 2017

    The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has approved an apology to gay people for the history of discrimination they have faced in the Church. Commissioners also approved a report which could pave the way to allow some ministers to conduct same sex marriages in the future.

  • May 22, 2017

    A former Moderator of the Church of Scotland General Assembly has said the scale of homelessness in Scotland continues to be a “stain” on the nation’s character and consciousness.

  • May 17, 2017

    The Church of Scotland will hold a public hustings event during its annual General Assembly with representatives from the five main political parties.

  • May 15, 2017

    The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and the Church of Scotland have come together through the Joint Public Issues Team to produce a briefing, which seeks to look at some of the issues facing voters in a nonpartisan way, through the lens of a shared Christian faith.

  • April 17, 2017

    This year the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will be asked to reverse centuries of hostility to the ancient practice of pilgrimage and to affirm its place within the life of the church.

  • April 5, 2017

    From tomorrow,, the Government's flagship benefit, Universal Credit, will not offer help to the third or subsequent children in a family. This fundamentally changes the benefit system so that it "deliberately ignores" the needs of some of the UK's more vulnerable children, say leaders of four UK churches.

  • March 25, 2017

    Five UK Churches have issued a statement to support and encourage those meeting in New York to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons.  They have also expressed their shared disappointment that the UK Government has refused to take part in these talks, despite its longstanding international commitments to work towards a nuclear weapon free world.

  • March 23, 2017

    In readiness for the impending trigger of Article 50, four of the UK's largest Christian Churches, representing three quarters of a million members, are inviting their congregations to take part in discussions across the UK to explore what kind of society we should be seeking to create.