Posts Tagged “SFAR”

Listen back to webinar on Anglican response to refugees

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Listen back to webinar on Anglican response to refugees

You can now listen online to the online meeting on integration, partnership and sanctuary hosted by Anglican Alliance and Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees. Three presentations outlined how Anglican churches and agencies in the UK and Ireland work with refugees. http://www.sfar.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2017-07-03-13.05-SFAR-_-Anglican-Alliance-online-audio-converter.com_.mp3 Revd Joan Lyon spoke about her work in Luxembourg, the need to open our…

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Join a webinar on Anglican response to refugees (Monday 3 July)

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Join a webinar on Anglican response to refugees (Monday 3 July)

The Anglican Alliance together with Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees are hosting an online discussion from 1-2pm on Monday 3 July with presentations on how Anglican churches and agencies in the UK and Ireland are working with refugees. Update – you can now listen back to the session. Revd Joan Lyon (St Ninian’s Aberdeen, Scottish…

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World Refugee Day human chain in Glasgow’s George Square

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World Refugee Day human chain in Glasgow’s George Square

David Bradwell from Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees was one of hundreds of people who came together in Glasgow’s George Square this morning to form a human chain to mark World Refugee Day and show solidarity with refugees. The event was organised by the Scottish Refugee Council, Amnesty International and Oxfam Scotland and attended by…

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Scotland welcomes 1,000th Syrian refugee under resettlement programme

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Scotland welcomes 1,000th Syrian refugee under resettlement programme

David Bradwell who heads up Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees is quoted in a BBC News article marking the milestone of 1,000 Syrian refugees being welcomed to Scotland through the UK Government’s Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Programme. That’s 35% of the UK total of 2,800 so far. The overall UK target is to resettle 20,000 refugees over…

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Looking back at the Working Together in Faith conference in Edinburgh #SFARconference

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Looking back at the Working Together in Faith conference in Edinburgh #SFARconference

Yesterday’s Working Together in Faith conference in Edinburgh examined how individuals and groups could grasp policy, advocacy and practical action as they exercised their faith. You can get a flavour of the event from the tweets posted using the #SFARconference hashtag. Organised by Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees, the interfaith event opened with a reflection…

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Joint statement from Scotland’s faith communities for International Refugee Day

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Joint statement from Scotland’s faith communities for International Refugee Day

Faith communities across Scotland have released a joint statement to mark International Refugee Day on Monday 20 June. As representatives of faith traditions and organisations assisting faith communities in the struggle against poverty we share an imperative to offer compassion and justice to those who are afraid and oppressed. We are saddened that there are…

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Working Together in Faith refugee day conference in Scotland (Tue 21 June)

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Working Together in Faith refugee day conference in Scotland (Tue 21 June)

As part of the 2016 Refugee Festival Scotland, a day conference entitled Working Together in Faith has been organised by Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees. The event is aimed at people who want to learn more about the situation and what they can do about it. You’re invited to gather in St Andrew’s and St…

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