church of scotland

  • December 21, 2009

    There might not have been anywhere for expectant Mary and her husband Joseph two thousand years ago, but a minister in Lanark, Scotland, says there is plenty of room at the inn this Christmas. At least, at the one to which he is going.

  • December 20, 2009

    CrossReach, the Church of Scotland's social care organisation, has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer to oversee one of the largest care agencies in the country with over 80 services, supporting 2,500 people in need every day.

  • December 11, 2009

    Over the next few months the Church of Scotland will urge members of congregations to write to alcohol producers and their MSPs in support of the minimum pricing proposals contained in the Alcohol Bill.

  • November 25, 2009

    The Church of Scotland has responded to the UK Government's reply to the Calman Commission and the fact that there will be a parliamentary White Paper on Scottish independence next week, setting out its principles for discussion.

  • November 7, 2009

    Faith is the driving force behind “impressive work” in many local communities fighting poverty, a senior government minister has claimed in relation to a visit to a Glasgow-based anti-poverty organisation.

  • November 2, 2009

    The Church of Scotland takes its climate change message onto the world stage tomorrow, as officials prepare to address Ban Ki-Moon, the UN Secretary General, and the Duke of Edinburgh.

  • October 28, 2009

    The Rev John Cairns Christie has been named as the next Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian), the country's largest Christian denomination.

  • October 27, 2009

    A senior Church of Scotland minister has today called on the government to review the provision of benefits so that those in need are properly supported.

  • October 27, 2009

    A Church of Scotland minister is spearheading a St Andrew’s Day campaign to give the chance of a better future to Scottish children affected by poverty. The venture is launched today in Glasgow.

  • October 9, 2009

    The Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council has called on politicians making difficult economic decisions to ensure that the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable come first.