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Interfaith Scotland Youth Network Away Day – Saturday 14th September

It’s almost a year since the Interfaith Scotland Youth Network held a retreat for young people laying out the foundation of the Youth Network.

The Network is hoping to commemorate that event by going away for a day together in the Campsies on the 14th of September. It will be a day of talking and walking, and enjoying nature.

"The declaration of a Climate emergency by the Scottish government warrants a meeting to see how Interfaith Scotland has reacted to this and how we as young people can contribute to this."

Please encourage any young people in your churches and networks who may be interested in this event to contact Frances Hume (Senior Development Officer) at [email protected]

Get involved in Challenge Poverty Week - A meeting for Faith Groups
by The Poverty Alliance

Thursday 5th September
The Poverty Alliance
94 Hope Street
G2 6QB

20th Anniversary of Interfaith Scotland

October 10th 2019 will mark the 20th anniversary of Interfaith Scotland, which was established to promote and facilitate constructive engagement between different faith and belief communities across Scotland through dialogue, educational activities, civic engagement and the promotion of religious equality.

The annual meeting of the Scottish Religious Leaders' Forum will be held in Glasgow University in the afternoon of the 10th and will be followed by an evening celebration of the wonderful work of Interfaith Scotland.

Please put the date in your diary and look here later in the summer for more details.

Day of Reflection

Justice and Peace Scotland invites you to

A Day of Reflection on Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si Care for ou Common Home

Saturday 21st September 2019
10:00am to 4:30pm
Blythswood Hall, Renfield St Stephens Centre, Bath St, Glasgow
Coffee and Registration from 10:00am

Cost £10 Lunch provided.

To book your place through Eventbrite click here

For enquiries contact Tel: 0141 333 0238
Email: [email protected]

Scottish Interfaith Week

Scottish Interfaith Week this year will take place during the week of 10th – 17th November 2019.

Taking the theme "Eat, Share, Love" the week is an opportunity to learn about each other’s faith or culture by sharing food and stories. Enjoy a meal together, share recipes and skills, cook together or for each other. Eat, sing, dance, talk, create, innovate, experience and most importantly, enjoy. Getting involved is easy. You can organise anything from a small gathering in your home or community centre to a large event in your local place of worship, school or library.

SIFW brings people together whilst promoting dialogue, understanding and co-operation between Scotland’s diverse religious communities and cultures. For more information visit the website.

Prayer in Three Major Faiths

Symbols of Faith
The Ignatian Spirituality Centre in partnership with the Scottish Roman Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Interreligious Dialogue offer three afternoons on prayer (14:30 - 17:00)
Each afternoon will focus on one major world faith.  This year we shall look at prayer in the Jewish, Sikh and Islamic traditions.
We shall consider how each tradition sees prayer and the different ways of praying in that tradition.
There will be an opportunity to consider what is important to each of these three major faiths.
Participants will also be able to find out the significance of a Jewish prayer shawl, Sikh prayer beads, Muslim positions of prayer.
Where appropriate participants will be invited to participate in prayer.

Rabbi Moshe RubinSenior Rabbi to ScotlandSunday November 10
Ravinder NijjarSikh Chaplain to Glasgow UniversitySunday March 15
Sohaib SaeedResearcher and lecturer in Quranic Studies, Glasgow UniversitySunday May 10

Chaired by Sr. Isabel Smyth SND

Suggested donation: £15 but give what you can afford.

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