Category Archives: News

05 Dec
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WCC urges immediate focus on safety, security in Aleppo

World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit urged an immediate cessation of airstrikes and bombardments on Aleppo. The conflict in Aleppo, Syria, has intensified in recent months, with hundreds of thousands of people fleeing the ...

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02 Dec
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Ecumenical Water Network releases statement on water justice

After gathering in Nigeria from 27-29 November, representatives from the World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Water Network released a statement entitled “A Pilgrimage of Water Justice in Africa.” The statement acknowledges that access to safe water and, even more, ...

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13 Nov
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Communications Officer – Glasgow

Salary: £9,973.a. for 14 hours per week. Funded for one year (£24,932 – £27,100.a. F.T.E) Interviews: Can you proactively hone our existing digital and non digital methods of communications to sharpen, raise and maintain our presence “out there”? Then this ...

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05 Nov
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Dates for Your Diary

Dates for the Diary Tuesday 22nd Nov. 10.30am Schools Cantata, Wellington Church, University Avenue Tuesday 29th Nov. 7pm Vigil of St Andrew’s, Renfield St Stephen’s Church, Bath St. Wed 7th Dec 6pm Blessing of the Crib, gather in City Chambers ...

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18 Oct
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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from 18 to 25 January – the octave of St Peter and St Paul. However, some areas observe it at Pentecost or some other time.The material for 2017 was prepared ...

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18 Oct
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Canadian Council of Churches releases new podcast exploring ecumenism

The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) has released a new “Faith and Witness” podcast that explores ecumenism. The CCC’s Commission on Faith and Witness created the monthly podcast as a medium through which people from different faith traditions can talk ...

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18 Oct
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Reformation 500

St Andrew’s University is developing a web site in connection with the Reformation 500 commemorations to be held in October 2017. An ecumenical service to mark Reformation Day is to be held on, Tuesday, 31 October 2017, at Holy Trinity ...

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18 Oct
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European Christian Environmental Network

The 11th Assembly of the ECEN was held in Helsinki from 11-15 June 2016. Over 80 delegates from 23 European countries attended the Assembly. The theme, Water in a sustainable future, was developed around the relationship between the water cycle, ...

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