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

National Interfaith Youth Board

We are looking for young people aged 18-30 from a range of faith and belief backgrounds to form our new youth board.

You will represent young people on a national level with opportunities to influence Scotland’s social and political future.

Click here for more information

Apply online: Google form


Upcoming events

Screening of “Quo Vadis, Aida” plus Q&A

Women’s Interfaith Retreat – Fully Booked!

We will be hosting an interfaith retreat for women at the Centre for World Peace and Health on the island of Holy Isle off Arran. Read more information.

📌 Friday 5th August – Sunday 7th August 2022


Annual Networking Seminar for local interfaith groups

An opportunity for members of local interfaith groups throughout Scotland to network with one another and share good practice. Invitation only.

📌 Monday 15th August, (time TBC) at Interfaith Scotland Dialogue Centre


Upcoming public training courses

Advantage is invisible – understanding unintentional discrimination (Wednesday 6th July, 1.30 – 3.30pm)

Interpreting culture – improving cross-cultural communication (Thursday 11th August, 10am – 1pm)

Our lives are ruled by the stories we tell ourselves – how interpretation shapes interaction (Tuesday 13th September, 10am – 12pm)

Introduction to Working with Religious Diversity (Wednesday 26th October, 10.30am – 12.30pm)

Intention versus impact – exploring challenges around group labels and unintended offence (Tuesday 6th December, 1.30pm – 3.30pm)

Sign up for a public training course on Eventbrite

Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration for COP26

Scottish and UK religious leaders 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.

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

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Great to discuss tackling hate in Scotland with the Head of Tolerance and Non-Discrimination of @osce_odihr Kishan Manocha, along with our board members, and friends from @EdinInterfaith & @mendcommunity 👏

#EndThePersecution https://t.co/vx9wvL8Cgw
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Tune in to the Sanctuary First Late Show podcast at 9pm TONIGHT.
Rev Linda Pollock shares her experience of offering sanctuary and sharing life with #asylumseekers in #Glasgow 🧡
more here: https://t.co/Zb1jfm3gLp
#SanctuaryStories #RefugeeFestScot #RefugeeWeek
@FiCScotland https://t.co/7uBxhLsgsX
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To commemorate the 27th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide, we are partnering with @RemSrebScot for a free screening of ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?’ 📽️ on July 22 at @CCA_Glasgow. Followed by a Q&A with Almasa Salihovic, a survivor of the genocide.

Register ➡️ https://t.co/V067t0JpDt https://t.co/bVOOv30JZT
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Delighted to be celebrating @great_together with our staff & board, and our friends at @fiop_scotland! 🍎🥪 Lovely chatting about what we enjoy and discovering that we have #MoreInCommon ❤️ https://t.co/AbZgCoZY1G InterfaithScot photo
Did you know we offer crisis support as well access to information and signposting about a range of issues.

For more information call 0141 620 1800 or email your query to hello @jcarescot.org.uk.

#CrisisSupport #Information #FinancialAssistance

https://t.co/tXHm70nO3k https://t.co/rJLLTLeba3
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“Precious was trafficked to Italy from Nigeria by a woman who promised her a good job. Today, thanks to the charity Pellegrino della Terra, she has a job, a home and a brighter future.” 🧡

For the full story visit https://t.co/maLo8ld6Z4
#SanctuaryStories #RefugeeFestScot https://t.co/4EQPYGg3DG
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Great to discuss tackling hate in Scotland with the Head of Tolerance and Non-Discrimination of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) Kishan

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1 week 3 days ago

Fantastic engagement for Scottish Refugee Week and a lovely article too! Scottish Refugee Council. #RefugeeWeek2022

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