A Church of Scotland parish church will be bathed in chocolate for Lent on Sunday 7 March. But as well as the sweetness, there's a more serious message about sacrificial service of others being the true 'reason for the season'.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has called on Kirk members to find ways of being better Christians, rather than avoiding things such as chocolate, alcohol or cigarettes during Lent.
Radical understandings of Christian theology have played a marked role in achieving land reform in Scotland as recently as the last decade, according to new research produced by the University of Strathclyde.
Churches in Scotland have launched an initiative at Holyrood seeking to place the abolition of nuclear weapons and the scrapping of the Trident system at the heart of the forthcoming General Election campaign.
This weekend, Church of Scotland congregations around the world are highlighting the global HIV and AIDS pandemic in their morning services and encouraging people to support practical action at grassroots level.
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.