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Archbishop Justin Welby
16 Jun
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Archbishop Welby joins faith leaders calling for action on climate change

The Archbishop of Canterbury has joined faith leaders in Britain pledging to fast and pray for the success of key international negotiations over climate change, in a new declaration warning of the “huge challenge” facing the world over global warming. Representatives ...

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David Strang
16 Jun
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National Prayer Breakfast: ‘justice and mercy’

The National Prayer Breakfast Scotland took place on Tuesday 16th June at the Inchyra Grange Hotel in Polmont. Glasgow Churches Together was represented by Elspeth Glasgow (Ecumenical Officer and Fr. David Wallace (chair). An opening prayer was led by Murdo ...

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European Council on Refugees and Exiles poster
16 Jun
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Glasgow churches call for national debate on Mediterranean migrants

Glasgow Churches Together has written to Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, expressing concern regarding the current migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. The letter reads: We believe it is inevitable, one way or another, that the people of Scotland will want ...

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14 Jun
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‘Glasgow is indeed the welcoming city!’

Christians from all over Glasgow gathered in the City Chambers today to celebrate ‘Glasgow, the Welcoming City’. Fr David Wallace, chair of the event’s organisers, Glasgow Churches Together, said: “It was a great afternoon with some great music and a ...

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Linda Wunsch
14 Jun
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Cambuslang Parish Church’s dementia garden welcomes visitors

Cambuslang Parish Church’s Kirkhill building was a hive of activity last Wednesday, as people were hard at work in their gardens. A group of people suffering from dementia visited the church building with their carers last Wednesday, as part of ...

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13 Jun
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June 2015 edition of ‘Flourish’ newspaper

Flourish is the monthly journal of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.

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World Council of Churches logo
11 Jun
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Reformation anniversary in 2017 is next stop for Kirchentag ‘on the move’

Germany’s biggest Protestant convention, the Kirchentag, ended in Stuttgart with an open-air service and an invitation to the next gathering in 2017, a year that marks 500 years since the Reformation unleashed by Martin Luther. “That in two years’ time ...

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Oscar Romero
27 May
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Statement on contemporary Christian martyrs remembers Oscar Romero

The Presidents of Churches Together in England have expressed their deep sorrow at the alarming increase in violence and murder against Christians in many parts of the world. Receiving reports, in some cases eye-witness reports, of martyrdom in Iraq, Iran, ...

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