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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.

Hate Crime & Public Order (Scotland) Bill: for information on the Bill please go to Scottish Government Website.

1st June, 2.30 – 3.30pm

Meeting with Faith Communities and Local Interfaith Groups

Email jamie@interfaithscotland.org if you are interested in attending this meeting.

10th June

Religious Leaders’ of Scotland Forum meeting during COVID-19

Interfaith Scotland is hosting a meeting with the Religious leaders of  Scotland. This is a private, invite-only meeting.

 

 

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

 

Director’s Message during COVID-19

 

During these challenging times, Dr.Maureen Sier, Director of Interfaith Scotland speaks about the work being done across communities in Scotland.

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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Today marks the day of the Ascension of the Baha'u'llah for our friends in the Baha'i community. Learn more about his teachings here. #festivals
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Faith festivals Singapore style during Covid 19
#covid19 #faith #religion #festivals
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When God hits the re-set button, how Singapore residents of various faiths respond. ❤️ Which words of wisdom resonate with you most? "Acts of kindness are prayers. It doesn't have to be done in a place of worship." "They have learnt from the teachers, the temple already. This is the time to put into action." "The circuit breaker is a time of stripping away, so that we can draw near in prayer, and slow down." Or others?
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Last week Interfaith Scotland hosted a workshop on Women and Leadership with Professor Susan Madsen as our keynote speaker. She was truly an inspiration to us all and you can read more in her article below which also has links to her TedX talk.
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Joyous wishes on #Shavout to all our friends in the Jewish community. #festivals https://www.britannica.com/topic/Shavuot