Category Archives: Social & Economic Issues

01 Apr
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Lent Devotionals

‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.’ (Matthew 5:9) Let the rain come and wash away the ancient grudges,  the bitter hatreds held and nurtured over generations. Let the rain wash away the memory of ...

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21 Mar
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World Council of Churches

  Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. (Psalm 139:16) To walk through the slums of Karachi, Pakistan, is something you never forget. ...

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19 Mar
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World Council of Churches News

Church in Bali empowers youth to break cycle of poverty Rev. I Made Budiarsa tells about the Widhya Asih foundation to the visiting CCIA members. Photo: Ivars Kupcis/WCC 18 March 2019 By Ivars Kupcis* Behind Bali’s luxury hotels, sandy beaches ...

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19 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

‘Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.’ (Luke 16:10) There’s a reason why we don’t give toddlers large salaries and make ...

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18 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

‘So God created mankind in his own image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.’ (Genesis 1:27) William Wordsworth said that we emerge from the womb ‘trailing clouds of glory’. What modern life ...

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18 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

  A poem by Gideon Heugh You are a wild and gleeful thing, nudged by lavish grace towards all the astonishments, and nothing can stop it or you. You are not a mistake. The earth aches for your singular life, for ...

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11 Mar
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31 Days of Prayer for Women’s Empowerment

31 Days of Prayer for Women’s Empowerment In the month of March, the World Council of Churches is encouraging its fellowship and partners to join the Lott Carey “31 Days of Prayer for Women’s Empowerment,” which is also the 7th ...

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18 Dec
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Carols For Peace 2018

All photographs are by and copyright of Paul McSherry 07770 393960@Paulmcsherry2 And finally Max, celebrating his first Carols for Peace and his first Christmas with members of his family. Glasgow Churches Together would like to thank the Lord Provost’s Office, ...

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