church of scotland

  • May 25, 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.

  • May 25, 2011

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

  • May 21, 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.

  • May 21, 2011

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

  • May 13, 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.

  • April 20, 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.

  • April 18, 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.

  • April 16, 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.

  • April 15, 2011

    A fresh, detailed report is calling on the Scottish Government to include people from the deprived areas in shaping and delivering anti-poverty policy.

  • April 15, 2011

    Scotland's Poverty Truth Commission, which meets again on 16 April, will stress the need for a major change of culture in developing anti-poverty strategies.