On 9 December 2016 Dr Murdo Macdonald, (SRT Project Policy Officer) attended the ABCUL Scotland Conference in Glasgow.
Along with Karen Armstrong, (Scottish Government) and Bobby Gould, (CUNA Mutual), Murdo presented at one of the workshops: Creating a Fairer Scotland – What role for credit unions? Murdo talked about the Church’s work over the last few years to promote membership and connections with credit unions within its congregations.
The Digital Participation Charter Fund, supported by the Scottish Government is now open for applications.There is a particular focus on organisations working to tackle poverty, social isolation and other forms of inequality to embed basic digital skill development work into their day-to-day activity with service users.
The deadline for applications is 12 January 2017. Funds awarded range between £500 and £10,000.
For further information and to apply please see - http://digital.scvo.org.uk/participation/apply-for-funding/
Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to fill out the form!
A new online Advent calendar will bring the true spirit of Christmas to life with 25 specially created videos made by members of the Church of Scotland ministries team.
Digitally Remastered: A biblical guide to reclaiming your virtual self unpacks the practical and spiritual significance of our technological choices.
The rise and proliferation of communications technologies is arguably the most significant development of the 21st century. The web, social networking and smartphones have pervaded every area of life and every aspect of society. The web is a democratising technology, redistributing power away from the gatekeepers who previously controlled access to information and towards ordinary citizens, much as the printing press gave the laity the ability to read the Bible in their own language.
The new Scottish Churches Parliamantary Office website is live! Check it out at www.scpo.scot
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