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St Andrew’s Day joint declaration between churches signed

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St Andrew's Day has been marked with the signing of a joint Declaration between the Scottish Episcopal Church and the Church of Scotland during a special service at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh.At...

Faith leaders give official backing to vaccine

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The Church of Scotland is urging that anyone who is offered the vaccine takes up that offer. Reverend George Whyte who is Principal Clerk of the General Assembly said that it is imperative the...

Church of Scotland General Assembly approves a new ‘lean’ plan

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The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has been meeting virtually over yesterday and today.The assembly has approved a range of measures to ensure that the Church of Scotland operates more effectively and...

Moderator visiting Zambia and meeting old friends

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The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has “come home” to Zambia after an absence of 43 years.Rt Rev Colin Sinclair lived out of a car in the African nation...
Very Rev Susan Brown at the General Assembly

Moderator and other Scottish Church leaders call upon Home Secretary to offer asylum to...

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Scottish church leaders have urged the UK Government to offer asylum to a persecuted Pakistani woman and her family.They said providing sanctuary for Asia Bibi, whose death sentence for blasphemy was overturned, would underline...

Church charity begin a right royal bake off!

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The Church of Scotland's charity CrossReach announced a major community baking campaign to raise awareness of mental health issues across Scotland today in Princes Street Gardens. HRH Princess Royal came to Princes Street Gardens at the...

Malcolm named as minister of new Edinburgh congregation

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Rev Malcolm Ramsay (60) has been announced as the transition minister of a brand new congregation in Edinburgh formed from joining New Restalrig and Craigentinny St Christopher's together.In the next five years the former...

Christmas message from The Moderator

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The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr, minister at Cramond Parish Church has a message for you this Christmas Day.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CxjxLOIF4MChristmas is a time of...

Former Moderator awarded honorary degree

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In Aberdeen last Friday Very Rev John Chalmers who is Principal Clerk to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland was awarded an honorary doctorate.Dr Chalmers is due to retire next year after...

VIDEO – Appeal by the Moderator for the return of ‘significant’ Church jewellery

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It was at the beginning of this month that police in Edinburgh first put out an appeal for help in finding jewellery owned by the Church of Scotland which had gone missing, along with...

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