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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

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

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

Scotland’s Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony 2021

Scotland’s Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Ceremony 2021 will be like no other. We are for the first time in the history of HMD, organising a fully virtual ceremony aimed at Scottish secondary school pupils.

The ceremony will be premiered online at 2pm on 27 January 2021.

Find out more

 

World Interfaith Harmony Week: Interfaith Buddies Event

As part of World Interfaith Harmony Week we are hosting an Interfaith Buddies event. The event provides an opportunity for you to connect with someone from a faith tradition or non-religious belief other than your own, on a one-to-one basis, to find out more about each other’s faith or belief. There will also be speakers from different faiths on ‘Connecting through Conversation’. 

The event is taking place on 3rd February from 7 – 8.30pm on Zoom. To sign up please fill in the Google form at https://bit.ly/3qePOnH

Scottish Interfaith Week 2020 : 8th – 15th November

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. This year Scottish Interfaith Week was an online festival on the theme is ‘Connecting’.

A programme of over 60 events can be found at: SIFW Programme 2020

A number of events throughout the week have been uploaded onto YouTube, with links available to view on the News section of the Scottish Interfaith Week Website.

Missed Scottish Interfaith Week? Watch it again

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5 months ago
Continuing to stand in solidarity - no place in Scotland for such hate https://t.co/q0JCnhLLxM
5 months ago
Here is the link to the faith in Action event that we collaborated on with @EdinInterfaith and the Edinburgh Coexistence Initiative to look at the Future of Faith with Young People.
https://t.co/KqDFiOtLsG
6 months 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
6 months ago
Find out why Tisha B'Av is considered the saddest day in the Jewish calendar.
https://t.co/4pWxmn0jpn
6 months 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
6 months ago
Read about the festival CHOKOR, one of the four major Tibetan Bhuddist holidays. https://t.co/hCiIQ8XyY0

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Interfaith Scotland4 hours ago
Final preparations are underway for Scotland’s Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony 2021 which will be premiered online at 2pm on Wednesday 27th January.

If you teach secondary school pupils and would like to start planning your lessons - here are some useful educational materials: www.hmd.org.uk/take-part-in-holocaust-memorial-day/schools/secondary-schools

#HolocaustMemorialDay
Interfaith Scotland
Interfaith Scotland1 day ago
Calling teachers! Join us next week for the Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony 2021. Our online programme this year is designed for secondary school pupils. The link to the ceremony and resources will be made available on our website ahead of the event on Wednesday 27th January at 2pm.

Please share this with teachers you know!

#HMD2021

Find out more ➡️ interfaithscotland.org/holocaust-memorial-day-2021
Interfaith Scotland
Interfaith Scotland6 days ago
All at Interfaith Scotland are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of The Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia who has died suddenly at his home in Glasgow. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Catholic Community and with his wider community of family and friends across the globe.