Category Archives: Church of Scotland

Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
30 Apr
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Kirk reaffirms opposition to assisted suicide bill following health committee report

The Church of Scotland has reaffirmed its opposition to the assisted suicide bill as a long awaited report into its merits today was published by Holyrood’s health committee. The document will help determine if the legislation, which would allow those ...

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Rt Rev John Chalmers
27 Apr
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Kirk Moderator calls for shared humanity in refugee debate

The Moderator of the General Assembly has spoken of his concern at a lack of shared humanity in the current refugee debate. The Rt Rev John Chalmers is welcoming the action taken to restore search and rescue missions in the ...

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This year's Blue Book cover
20 Apr
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Church of Scotland’s General Assembly 2015 reports now available online

The ‘Blue Book’ containing this year’s General Assembly reports from Church of Scotland Councils is now live on the Kirk’s website. The reports will be deliberated upon during the week-long annual gathering, which opens on Saturday the 16th of May. ...

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Jim Carruth
20 Apr
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Glasgow’s poet laureate is a Kirk elder

'Some of the commentary and criticism thrown at the church these days is just terrible. There’s not even an attempt to be balanced in the criticism.'

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16 Apr
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Groundswell ecumenical newsletter, April 2015

Published by the Church of Scotland’s Ecumenical Relations Committee.

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10 Apr
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Moderator asks congregations to play their part in democratic process

Rt Rev John Chalmers encourages members to attend local hustings meetings or to arrange their own.

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Rev Dr Fiona Tweedie
09 Apr
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Church invites congregations to take part in major survey

The Church of Scotland is launching a major survey to understand the size and impact of its congregations in parishes the length and breadth of Scotland. ‘What Counts?’ is the question being asked by Mission Statistics co-ordinator, Rev Dr Fiona ...

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Rt Rev John Chalmers
05 Apr
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Easter message from the Church of Scotland

Rt Rev John Chalmer, Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly, writes: I have found it particularly poignant to have followed the themes of Christian Aid, posted daily on our website, which bring us now to Easter Day. I ...

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