You will find some useful links below.
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ACTS - Action of Churches Together in Scotland is the ecumenical instrument in Scotland, of which the Church of Scotland is a member.
Below are some websites which may be helpful to prepare for the Scottish Interfaith Week theme of 'Care for Creation'.
Our Voices: Bringing Faith to the Climate Talks
The Renewal Project - Documentary
‘Climate Conversations’ - useful materials and activities are available for small groups.
Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on ‘Care for our Common Home’ is available online. A distillation of key quotes and themes along with the full document and useful activities can be found on the Interfaith Power and Light website.
Whether you are a church, school or organisation, the CCLI is here to provide licences, advice and support to help you through the maze of copyright.
Crossreach is the Social Care Council of the Church of Scotland. The Remit of Crossreach is:
To offer services in Christ's name to people in need as part of the Church's mission;
To provide specialist resources to further the caring work of the Church;
To identify existing and emerging areas of need, to guide the Church in pioneering new approaches to relevant problems and to make responses on issues arising within the areas of the Council's concern through appropriate channels such as the Church & Society Council, the Scottish Executive and the like.
CTBI – Churches Together in Britain and Ireland is the ecumenical instrument in Britain and Ireland, of which the Church of Scotland is a member. It seeks to serve the churches of Britain and Ireland on our shared journey towards full visible unity in Christ.
Fresh Expressions encourages and resources new ways of being church, working with Christians from a broad range of denominations and traditions. The movement has resulted in thousands of new congregations being formed alongside more traditional churches.
Life and Work is the editorially independent monthly magazine of the Church of Scotland.
A year to be equipped in planting and sustaining fresh expressions of church.
mission shaped ministry is running ecumenically in over 50 centres across the UK with more than 2000 students enrolled. The one-year, part-time course takes participants on a learning journey as part of a supportive community, training them for ministry in fresh expressions of church.
Saint Andrew Press is the publishing house of the Church of Scotland. This work has been administered by Hymns Ancient and Modern since February 2011. For information, the publishing protocols for work, agreed by the Mission and Discipleship Council, are available here.
Table Talk for Scotland is a conversational game that explores some of the more important (and not so important) questions in Scottish life. With introductions written by John and Olive Drane this is sure to get people talking. Table Talk for Scotland, and other versions are available from The Ugly Duckling Company.