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Weaving the Threads: Stories of Faith Groups Responding to Sectarianism

WEAVING THE THREADS: Stories of Faith Groups Responding to Sectarianism” took place on Thurs 26th Feb 2015 on the Ferry in Glasgow. This evening of celebration was co-hosted by the Conforti Institute, Faith in Community Scotland and A Place for Hope. See our activities page for cartoon images of the participants’ thoughts captured on the night. 

 

Scottish Churches Responding to Sectarianism

Along with Faith in Community Scotland and A Place for Hope, the Conforti Institute co-hosted a second lunch for religious leaders on Weds 11th Feb. This was a chance for deeper discussion about the role of the Scottish  churches in responding to sectarianism.

Ecumenical Prayer Event

A group of parishioners from Motherwell Diocese and Hamilton Presbytery, formed through the anti-sectarian project, hosted a second ecumenical faith event on Thurs 5th Feb. The theme was food and nourishment, with contributions brought for the Coatbridge foodbank.

Question Time event

QUESTION TIME @ CONFORTI INSTITUTE ON WED 21ST JAN 7PM-9PM 2015

HOW CAN SCOTLAND MOVE BEYOND SECTARIANISM? ALL WELCOME

Religious Leaders’ Lunch

On 5th September and in collaboration with Faith in Community and A Place for Hope the Conforti Institute will co-host a lunch about how religious leaders can work together more effectively to help reduce sectarian attitudes and behaviour in their communities. We will be joined by Rt Rev David Chillingworth, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, Rt Rev Joseph Toal, Vice-President of the Bishops’ Conference of the Catholic Church in Scotland and the Rt Rev John Chalmers, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

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