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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.

Interfaith Scotland is a charity and we appreciate all donations, big or small.



Information and Events

Information and upcoming events appear below.

Covid19: During the Covid19 crisis 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.

Please follow the link for up to date information on the re-opening of Places of Worship in Scotland

Upcoming events appear below.

Interfaith Scotland in partnership with Edinburgh Interfaith Association 

Interfaith Insights Youth engagement 
18 August 2020: 1 pm

Edinburgh Interfaith Association, Edinburgh Co-Existence Initiative and Interfaith Scotland are delighted to be collaborating on a youth event to be held on 18th of August at 1 pm.  For further information contact info@eifa.org.uk

4 August, 10.30 – 12 pm

Meeting with Faith Communities and Local Interfaith Groups

Interfaith Scotland is hosting a meeting for faith communities and local interfaith groups on 4 August at 10.30 am. This is an opportunity for participants to share updates from their faith communities and local interfaith groups and to continue the conversation about ‘building back better’.  The Director of Interfaith Scotland has been appointed to the Scottish Government Social Renewal Advisory Board and will also share some insights from the Board to date.  Please contact Jamie on jamie@interfaithscotland.org to register attendance and receive login details.

6 August, 9 am

Scotland to New Zealand What have we learnt from COVID-19?

On Thursday 6th August, the Director of Interfaith Scotland is the invited guest speaker for Auckland Interfaith Association.  Due to the time difference the event will take place UK time from 9 am.  Please contact Maureen on maureen@interfaithscotland.org if you are interested in joining the engagement. 

8th – 15th November

Scottish Interfaith Week 2020 

Scottish Interfaith Week provides an opportunity for individuals, local interfaith groups, faith communities, organisations and educational establishments across the country to plan events that bring local people together to promote dialogue, understanding and co-operation between Scotland’s diverse faith and belief communities. Find out more on the Scottish Interfaith Week website

 

Interfaith Scotland – Black Lives Matter

 

The Director of Interfaith Scotland talks about racism and Interfaith Scotland’s support towards the Black Lives Matter movement.

Free one on one support during COVID-19

Interfaith Scotland offers free one on one coaching sessions by Jamie Spurway and spiritual accompaniment by Frances Hume to those interested via zoom, phone or other platforms, in this time of social distancing. Please email them to set up the meetings.

Coaching sessions: jamie@interfaithscotland.org

Spiritual accompaniment : frances@interfaithscotland.org

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2 weeks ago
Learn how Eid ul-Adha is celebrated and how the easing up of lockdown restrictions changes the celebration. #Festivals #Celebrations https://t.co/cgARrhx37N
2 weeks ago
Find out why Tisha B'Av is considered the saddest day in the Jewish calendar.
https://t.co/4pWxmn0jpn
3 weeks ago
Our #equality and #diversity training courses are back!
Fresh outta lockdown! (Tho still held on Zoom..)

Join our trainer @JamieSpurway to learn about:
Interpreting Culture, 13 Aug
Religious Diversity, 9 Sep
3 mottos for ED&I, 29 Sep

https://t.co/kqde52ZJ6s
3 weeks ago
Read about the festival CHOKOR, one of the four major Tibetan Bhuddist holidays. https://t.co/hCiIQ8XyY0
3 weeks ago
We're bringing back our ever-popular training courses!
What're your thoughts on this: courses are usually 3.5 hours long, which option would you prefer for courses held on Zoom?? 🤔
1 month ago
An honour to hear Hasan share his personal and powerful story at our joint event with Srebrenica Scotland 25 years this week since the genocide @srebrenicahasan @RemSrebScot https://t.co/C4hsGYh3vg
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Lorna Hood @revlornascot
Excellent zoom meeting with @srebrenicahasan @ClydesdAileen @InterfaithScot & @RemSrebScot talking about the genocide & what we can do in Scotland to tackle hatred & discrimination. We ended with minute silence in memory of the victims. https://t.co/CxDeJxzTzT

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Remembering John Hume, Nobel Peace Prize winner who has died aged 83
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Learn how Eid ul-Adha is celebrated and how the easing up of lockdown restrictions changes the celebration. #Festivals #Celebrations http://ow.ly/trnd50AFWpU
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Find out why Tisha B'Av is considered the saddest day in the Jewish calendar.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tisha_B%27Av
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Important to recognise the links between racial justice and interfaith cooperation- great article from Interfaith Youth Core
#interfaith #justice# #blacklivesmatter

http://ifyc.org/article/racial-justice-and-interfaith-cooperation