Category - church of scotland

  • 25 May 2011

    The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement has welcomed the Church of Scotland's "move towards the acceptance of ministers in same sex relationships".

  • 25 May 2011

    This week, the Church of Scotland has been discussing a specially commissioned report on Same Sex Relationships and the Ministry at its General Assembly in Edinburgh. Alison Jasper from the University of Stirling unpacks the issues, as part of the Critical Religion series.

  • 25 May 2011

    There has been some uncertainty as to what the Church of Scotland General Assembly actually voted for, and against, on the issue of coupled same-sex ministers and related issues. on Monday 23 May 2011.

  • 25 May 2011

    The Church of Scotland General Assembly, meeting in Edinburgh, has moved towards the acceptance of ministers living in a same-sex relationships.

  • 21 May 2011

    A cultural event sponsored by the Church of Scotland and taking place on 'Assembly Sunday' — May 22nd, 2011 — will seek to illustrate the connections between the Kirk, Scottish Christianity and the life of the wider community.

  • 20 May 2011

    The General Assembly of the (Presbyterian) Church of Scotland is being formally opened in Edinburgh, the nation's capital, on Saturday 21 May.

  • 13 May 2011

    While the data in a new Scottish Government report is important, it is people not statistics that really count, says the Rev Martin Johnstone.

  • 19 Apr 2011

    If Chancellor George Osborne wants to explore his assertion that "we are all in this together", he could have done no better than attend the closing session of Scotland's Poverty Truth Commission at 2pm on Saturday 16 April in Glasgow City Chambers. He was invited. But sadly he was not there.

  • 18 Apr 2011

    The Poverty Truth Commission has highlighted the need for a radical cultural change if poverty in Scotland and Britain is to be tackled effectively.

  • 16 Apr 2011

    Politicians, policy makers, church and civic leaders are being told that poverty can only be properly addressed with the engagement of those it impacts.