Category Archives: Social & Economic Issues

21 Mar
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World Council of Churches Seven Weeks for Water

  Seven Weeks for Water 2018   As you are aware, every year since 2008, during the Lent season, we at the Ecumenical Water Network try to connect with our constituencies – churches, faith based organizations and individuals – through the Seven Weeks ...

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05 Mar
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John Ogilvie Ecumenical Vespers

Friday 9th March 7 p.m. St Aloysius Church Rose St Glasgow.                                                           ...

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Ricky Ross
09 Feb
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Scottish stars launch global poverty appeal

Deacon Blue’s Ricky Ross and broadcaster Michelle McManus joined forces today to launch SCIAF’s WEE BOX Lent appeal to help some of the poorest people in the world. The appeal – backed by UK Aid Match for the second year ...

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04 Feb
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Churches call for more funding to help people in and around Syria

Four major UK Churches have called on governments to provide substantial new funding to alleviate the suffering of the people of Syria including refugees in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan. The call from the Baptist Union of ...

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14 Dec
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Sleepouts raise thousands for Glasgow Winter Night Shelter

Hardy fundraisers have raised more than £59,000 through sleeping out overnight at Ibrox Stadium. This amazing total means we can keep the Glasgow Winter Night Shelter open for four months, a month longer than normal. It will also allow Govan ...

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14 Dec
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Glasgow homeless charity to receive bite out of Christmas sandwich donations

Glasgow City Mission’s story is appearing on Pret packaging nationwide this Christmas. Sandwich chain Pret a Manger have launched their Christmas menu across the UK, and with it the stories of five homeless-support charities. Glasgow City Mission’s story has been ...

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Rev Sally Foster Fulton
14 Dec
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Kirk hails climate change deal as good for all of God’s creation

The Church of Scotland has welcomed a historic new international agreement to tackle climate change. The Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, convener of the Church and Society Council, hailed the outcome of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, France ...

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30 Nov
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Winter night shelter extended to meet demand of Glasgow’s homeless

A lifeline accommodation service for Glasgow’s rough sleepers is due to reopen on Tuesday 1st December. It will stay open until March 31st – a month later than normal due to demand. • Scroll down page for poster The Glasgow ...

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