The Launch of Scottish Interfaith Week 23rd November 2014

Sunday 23rd November, 2pm – 4.30pm, at the Palace Theatre and Grand Hall Complex,  Kilmarnock
A Celebration of Scottish Interfaith Week

This is a national event to mark Scottish Interfaith Week and draws people from all over Scotland. A different town or city is chosen to host the event each year, and we are delighted to be working in partnership with East Ayrshire Council and the Ayrshire Interfaith Forum on delivering this event in Kilmarnock.

The theme for Scottish Interfaith Week and our Celebration event is ‘Journeys of Faith

Interfaith Scotland logoAs numbers for this event are limited, please contact Frances Hume as soon as possible if you wish to attend at frances@interfaithscotland.org or on 0141 420 6982

You can read more about Scottish Interfaith Week on the Interfaith Scotland website where we will be uploading a full programme of events in early November.

November 3, 2014 at 3:54 pm

Faith, Public Health and Social Capital

the cover of New FaithAction report: The Impact of Faith-Based Organisations on Public Health and Social CapitalA new report from FaithAction brings together evidence around the reach of faith-based organisations (FBOs) and their impact on health and wellbeing, by drawing on published literature. ‘The Impact of Faith-Based Organisations on Public Health and Social Capital’ is available  via http://preview.tinyurl.com/pvxfnj9

October 6, 2014 at 12:31 pm

“We Belong to Glasgow” Premiere

still from We Belong to Glasgow film  “Huge congratulations to Sharran, Zain, Hannah, Kajul and Ruby (we hope you feel better soon) who were the interfaith youth team who created the “We Belong to Glasgow” film as part of the “Stepping into Diversity” project in partnership with West of Scotland Regional Equality Council.”
Read more about the project and watch the film on the Interfaith Glasgow website: http://interfaithglasgow.org/news/

October 6, 2014 at 12:28 pm

Interfaith Glasgow: Welcome Kemal

interfaith glasgow logo

“Kemal will be working on our South East Glasgow project which is funded through the South East Integration Network up to March 2015.  This project will be making connections with faith and belief communities in the South East of Glasgow to run a series of community meals in the various places of worship in this part of the city.  These meals will be an opportunity for people from all backgrounds to experience some of the diversity which exists in the South East and will also be an excellent opportunity for dialogue too.”

More info and how to contact Kemal: http://interfaithglasgow.org/welcome-kemal/

October 6, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Commission Calls For Evidence On Religion Or Belief Issues

On the 14th August the Equality and Human Rights Commission launched a major call for evidence from individuals and organisations about how their religion or belief, or that of other people, may have affected their experiences in the workplace and in using the services and facilities they need in everyday life.

For full details please visit: http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/commission-calls-evidence-religion-or-belief-issues

August 20, 2014 at 9:41 am

Inter Faith Youth Trust: Inter Faith Week 2014 Grant Programme

Inter Faith Youth Trust bannerThe Trust will be awarding small grants up to £500.00 for organisations running events or projects connected with Inter Faith Week 2014 (Sunday 16 to Saturday 22 November).  For full details please visit: http://www.ifyouthtrust.org.uk/

July 9, 2014 at 10:30 am

Guide Gods by Claire Cunningham

Performances from the 12th – 20th June in Glasgow

Claire in Guide Gods. Photo: Eoin Carey Claire is disabled.
Is it the will of a higher power?
Is she paying for the mistakes of a past life?
Is it a test for her, or a punishment for her parents?
Could she, should she, be healed?
Is she welcomed by all faiths or will it all prove just too inaccessible?

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June 3, 2014 at 1:39 pm

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