Category Archives: Elections

29 Feb
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New online briefings will help churches hold election events

The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office has put together a collection of topical briefings in advance of the Scottish elections in May. With a ‘how to’ section designed to help churches host election events along with briefings on all the key ...

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Bishops' Conference of Scotland
20 Apr
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General election message from Scotland’s Roman Catholic Bishops

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ On the Seventh of May the people of Scotland will vote in what may be the most unpredictable General Election in generations. While each of us alone will decide whom to vote for, the ...

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Catholic flag in Scotland
10 Apr
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Bishops urge Catholics to cast their vote

In a pastoral letter which will be read at all 500 Catholic churches in Scotland this weekend, Scotland’s Catholic Bishops will urge parishioners to participate in the 2015 General Election and to be informed by the teachings of the Church. ...

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10 Apr
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Moderator asks congregations to play their part in democratic process

Rt Rev John Chalmers encourages members to attend local hustings meetings or to arrange their own.

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Rev Dr Fiona Tweedie
09 Apr
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Church invites congregations to take part in major survey

The Church of Scotland is launching a major survey to understand the size and impact of its congregations in parishes the length and breadth of Scotland. ‘What Counts?’ is the question being asked by Mission Statistics co-ordinator, Rev Dr Fiona ...

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Archbishop Justin Welby
20 Mar
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Church leaders pray for the nation ahead of the general election

Pentecostal. Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican, Free Church, new church and other invited church leaders met together to pray with the six presidents of Churches Together in England in Westminster Central Hall as the country prepares for a General Election. Open prayer ...

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23 Feb
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Evangelical Alliance produces ‘Faith in Politics’ report ahead of general election

New research explores the political views of UK evangelicals and how they and their churches engage in politics, based on a survey of more than 2,000 evangelicals The Evangelical Alliance’s survey found that many evangelicals are disillusioned with UK politics, ...

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27 Jan
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Evangelical Alliance launches general election website

The Evangelical Alliance has launched a new dedicated election website to help Christians navigate the run-up to 7 May, 2015. Complete with practical information, such as where to register to vote and how to hold a hustings, election2015.eauk.org, is a ...

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