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SRT Project Week of Prayer 11 - 17 June 2017

praying handsThe annual Week of Prayer for the work of the Society, Religion and Technology (SRT) Project takes place in June. So how can you be involved?

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image Published: Mar 28, 2017

From finance to faith – former banker gives back in Leith

Minister of South Leith Parish Church Rev Ian May is known in his parish as the man who took on the payday lenders.

Using his expertise from a former life as a banker, Mr May helped establish what he describes as a “social justice mission” that provides the community with an affordable alternative to the payday lenders, the Castle Community Bank. Read the full story on the Church of Scotland website

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image Published: May 04, 2017

Get involved in council elections

In the run up to the council election, SCPO and the Joint Public issues Team (JPIT) have produced “Explore” – a resource to help congregations engage with these elections and to explore some of the issues within their communities.  

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image Published: Apr 04, 2017

Midlothian Science Festival 2017 open for proposals

Midlothian Science Festival 2017 is running from Wednesday 7 - 21 October. Want to take part? An event proposal is avaiable on the website

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image Published: Mar 20, 2017

Christian Aid: The Big Shift

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Your bank could help combat climate change

Find out more about the Christian Aid campaign encouraging is to email our banks and tell them how important it is that they scale up their investment in renewables, to help fight climate change.

Visit the Christin Aid website to find out more and access resources to help you get involved.

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image Published: Mar 15, 2017