Category Archives: Social action

11 May
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Beyond Foodbanks? Growing a Food Justice Movement

Final Session from Beyond Food Banks from Stuart Platt on Vimeo. On 28th February 2015 Faith in Community Scotland, the Church of Scotland and the Centre for Human Ecology held a conference in the Pearce Institute, Govan, addressing food justice ...

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28 Apr
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Methodists to expand disinvestment option on fossil fuels

The Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church, which manages investments of £1.1 billion for the Church, has announced a new investment policy on climate change. The policy, launched today at the CFB’s annual General Meeting, sets out how the ...

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27 Apr
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Kirk Moderator calls for shared humanity in refugee debate

The Moderator of the General Assembly has spoken of his concern at a lack of shared humanity in the current refugee debate. The Rt Rev John Chalmers is welcoming the action taken to restore search and rescue missions in the ...

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09 Mar
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Doubling in size for church-backed Glasgow charity which helps women become entrepreneurs

A Church of Scotland backed charity which already helps dozens of women in Scotland’s most deprived communities to start their own businesses is to double in size. The Glasgow based charity, WEvolution, is receiving £200,000 from the Scottish Government to ...

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26 Jan
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Street Pastors take to Glasgow’s West End

Volunteers from some of Glasgow’s West End churches have united to launch the city’s second Street Pastors team. The Street Pastors will focus on supporting party-goers in the Byres Road/Dumbarton Road area of the West End on Friday nights. West ...

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28 Nov
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£500,000 cash boost for social projects

Almost half a million pounds has been given by the Church of Scotland to projects tackling some of the country’s most pressing social issues. This will enable the Church to develop high quality work with people in communities and explore ...

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17 Nov
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Gary Killingsworth: The Kingdom of God is on the streets of Glasgow

The co-ordinator of Glasgow Street Pastors, Gary Killingsworth, was guest speaker at Glasgow Churches Together’s annual general meeting on November 17. He reported that during the fortnight of the Commonwealth Games in the city this summer the Pastors: grew in ...

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11 Nov
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Join Street Pastors co-ordinator and Social Bite founder at Glasgow Churches Together AGM

Guest speakers at Glasgow Churches Together’s annual general meeting on Monday November 17 will be Gary Killingsworth of Glasgow Street Pastors and Josh Littlejohn (above), co-founder of Social Bite cafes. The meeting takes place at 6.30 pm on Monday November ...

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