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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:32

Lent 2018 Resource Materials

Lent2018Action of Churches Together in Scotland would like to highlight two resources which could be used for reflection this Lenten period.

 

CTBI have partnered with Hope for their Lent course which is based on the book '40 Stories of Hope'.

There are weekly downloads for individual reflection and group discussion along with the daily study resources to be found within '40 Stories of Hope'.

The CTBI/Hope resources for Lent can be found here.


 

The Ecumenical Water Network, is a network of churches and Christian organizations promoting people's access to water around the world and is an ecumenical initiative of the World Council of Churches and is based at its headquarters in Geneva.

The World Council of Churches Ecumenical Water Network (WCC-EWN) invites you to use the season of Lent to reflect on water. Since 2008, EWN has been providing weekly theological reflections and other resources on water for the seven weeks of Lent and for World Water Day on 22 March.

The resources produced by WCC-EWN can be found here.

Friday, 09 February 2018 12:01

CCME seek General Secretary

CCMEVacancy announcement: Search for CCME General Secretary

The Churches' Commission for Migrants in Europe CCME is seeking a replacement for the General Secretary who oversees and implements the operations in line with the work programme of the Commission and reports to the Executive Committee and the Assembly of CCME. The General Secretary will lead a small team in the secretariat, and relate to other organisations, particularly the Conference of European Churches and the World Council of Churches.

Further details on the CCME General Secretary vacancy can be downloaded here.

Friday, 19 January 2018 08:31

Racial Justice Sunday Service 2018

rjs 2018This years Racial Justice Service will take place at Cardonald Parish Church, 2155 Paisley Road West, Glasgow, G52 3PF.

Hear the words of Martin Luther King on the 50th Anniversary of his death.

The service starts at 4 pm with refreshments to follow.

A poster for the 2018 Racial Justice Service can be downloaded here.

Thursday, 16 November 2017 09:32

The Vigil of St Andrew - GCT Celebration

standrew vigil 2017The Vigil of St Andrew

Celebrate Scotland's National Day
Wednesday 29th November, 7pm
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
51 Lourdes Ave,
Cardonald
G52 3QU
Music led by 'the St Mungo Singers ensemble and Harp with
Pupils from St Andrew's Secondary

Refreshments to Follow
All Welcome

To download a poster to advertise the Vigil of St Andrew, please click here

Monday, 13 November 2017 11:24

Violence Against Women 16 days of action

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

16 days of action

25th November – 10th December

INFORMING

This is an on-going action much needed when ' Violence against women and girls is a global pandemic. In many countries there is a culture of impunity for those who carry out this kind of violence. It is seen as normal, acceptable, and even Christian churches very often hide, tolerate, perpetuate and even practice violence against women' – Kathy Galloway writing for Side by Side.

Talks and Workshops and Vigils

28th November on FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

with Hilary Burrage (author and member of Global Media Campaign to end FGM),

and Wura Ogunrotimi ...... of KWISA (African Women in Scotland)

1st December on WOMEN AND POWER –

with Clare Phillips of Castle Douglas Meeting, who stood for the Green

Party in Holyrood elections,

and Helen Minnis of Glasgow Meeting consultant paediatric psychiatrist in the NHS.

Both if the above at Glasgow Quaker Meeting House, 38, Elmbank Crescent,

6.30 food sharing then 7pm talks and interaction.

5th December UNDERAGE MARRIAGE

With Judy Wasige and Juliet from KWISA

at Robertson House, 152 Bath Street, Glasgow

6.30 food sharing then 7pm talks and interaction.

Vigils – Thursdays in Black 30th November & 7th December 12.30 – 1pm at Donald Dewar Statue

Towards a world without rape and violence.

Wearing black on Thursdays shows others that you are tired of putting up with violence and calls for communities where we can all walk safely without fear.

Follow-on Workshop – Alternatives to Violence

16th December 2pm Held at Glasgow Quaker Meeting House.

Friday, 03 November 2017 10:22

World Day of Prayer - 2nd March 2018

WDP2017World Day of Prayer takes place on Friday 2 March 2018.

World Day of Prayer is an international, ecumenical, prayer movement initiated and carried out by Christian women in more than 180 countries and over 1000 languages.

The 2018 service has been written by Christian women of Suriname.

For further details please see the World Day of Prayer website

Advent2017The ACTS Advent Reflections for 2017 have been written by ALTERnativity.

To download a copy of the 2017 Advent material please click here

Monday, 30 October 2017 11:57

CTBI Remembrance 2017 material

remembrance 2017Churches Together in Britain and Ireland Remembrance 2017 resources are available to download or order, including an order of service, Powerpoint presentations and free ebook versions of Beyond Our Tears: Resources for Times of Remembrance.

The Remembrance 2017 material can be found by on the CTBI website here.

Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk

 

Monday, 23 October 2017 14:06

Chaplains Handbook

The Church of Scotland Church & Society, Education Committee have developed a new resource entitled,

"Guidance for School Chaplains"

A copy of the resource can be downloaded here.

Monday, 25 September 2017 13:33

Ecumenical Service hosted by GCT

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 There will be an Ecumenical Service at St Margarets Epicopal Church, Glasgow.

Details are below.

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