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Interfaith Scotland is the national interfaith organisation for Scotland.

We work to help ensure good relations between the diverse religion and belief communities of Scotland and also to share good practice in interfaith dialogue, education, engagement and training nationally and internationally.

Announcement: Covid-19

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Interfaith Scotland has been working with faith communities and local interfaith groups across Scotland to assist them in their work of supporting communities at the grassroots level. For up-to-date information on the current crisis please go to the Scottish Government website. Find out more about the re-opening of Places of Worship in Scotland

Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration for COP26

Scottish and UK religious leaders have signed a declaration calling on governments to take transformational climate action at COP26. More than 50 religious leaders signed the Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration which calls for those in power to put the 2015 Paris Agreement into effect. Read in detail.

Upcoming events

October 2021

The Climate: A Moral and Spiritual Crisis

Our Director Dr Maureen Sier will be speaking at the Sion Centre’s event about faith and the climate. For a Zoom link please contact: sioncentrefordialogue@gmail.com

๐Ÿ“Œ Wednesday 27th October, 2pm – 3.30pm

 

Online Film Screening: Thank You For the Rain

Interfaith Scotland has teamed up with Take One Action for an online screening of Thank You For The Rain, followed by an online dialogue on the issues raised in the film.

Book your ticket for the film

๐Ÿ“Œ Friday 29th October, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

 

COP26 Vigil

You are invited to the COP26 Vigil in George Square, Glasgow on Sunday 31st October! Mark the start of COP26 and Scottish Interfaith Week by uniting with people of all faiths and none for Climate Justice.

Senior religious leaders will read the Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration for COP26 and lead prayers from a diversity of religious traditions. All participants โ€“ whether joining in person or online โ€“ are invited to pray or hold in their thoughts the COP26 negotiators.

We are partnering with Interfaith Glasgow and the Scottish Religious Leaders Forum for the Vigil.

Sign up on Eventbrite

๐Ÿ“Œ Sunday 31st October, 2pm – 3pm

 

Scottish Interfaith Week

Scottish Interfaith week 2021 is now taking event submissions. To coincide with COP26, the week will begin on Sunday 31 October. Please visit www.scottishinterfaithweek.org to register your event, get more information and take part.

๐Ÿ“Œ Sunday 31st October โ€“ Sunday 7th November

 

November 2021

Creative Writing and Conversation for Women

Through creative writing and conversation, we will explore our own personal and spiritual connections with the world around us. Please note: This event is for women only. To book your place,ย fill out the Zoom registration form.

๐Ÿ“Œ Monday 1st November, 7pm – 8.30pm

 

Journeys of Faith through Creativity and Conversation

An in-person gathering for women of all beliefs and cultures exploring journeys of faith and belief through creativity and conversation. Hosted by Interfaith Scotland and The Welcoming, an Edinburgh-based charity which supports refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.

This event is by invitation only.

๐Ÿ“Œ Tuesday 2nd November, 12pm – 2pm

Message from Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland for faith communities and local interfaith groups

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Interfaith Scotland and Interfaith Glasgow ( @SIFWEvents) invite you to join them and people of all religions and none in expressing your love for life on earth at the COP26 Vigil on George Square.

Find out more >> https://t.co/2s47cfDnem https://t.co/76nU7C4ilO
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Thank you to Linsay, Chair of Interfaith Scotland, for sharing her experience of being a victim of religious hate crime this Hate Crime Awareness Week. #HateCrime #WeStandTogether #NHCAW #NoPlaceForHate
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The future of our planet hangs in the balance. @SIFWEvents invite you to join people of all religions and none in expressing your love for life on earth and the shared hope that #COP26 will commit leaders to the actions necessary to save it.

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