Today marks Day 3 of Scottish Interfaith Week, an annual festival uniting people of all faiths and none across the nation.

Today’s events include a women’s event at Glasgow Hindu Mandir, a celebration at Sikh Sanjog, interfaith prayers in Shetland, Interfaith Glasgow’s Civic Reception, multi-faith panel at Edinburgh College, coffee and cake in West Lothian, an academic panel at St Andrews University, a discussion on spiritual care and bereavement in hospital settings, and an interfaith dinner at Trossachs Tryst.

Interfaith Event for Women at Glasgow Hindu Mandir

You are invited by the ladies at the Scottish Indian Mahila Cultural Centre to join them for talks and lunch at the Hindu Mandir.

Time: 11:45 am – 3:00 pm

Place: Hindu Mandir 1 La Belle Place, Glasgow

Find out more: Interfaith Event for Women at Glasgow Hindu Mandir – Scottish Interfaith Week

Celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurupurav

In association with Scottish Interfaith Week, Sikh Sanjog invites you to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurupurav. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Place: Edinburgh

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Interfaith Prayers in Shetland

An opportunity for people of faith to share prayers together in Shetland, as we seek to build and strengthen bonds of community.

Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Place: Shetland

Find out more: Interfaith Prayers – Scottish Interfaith Week

Interfaith Glasgow Civic Reception

The Rt Hon The Lord Provost Councillor Jacqueline McLaren and Glasgow City Council will host a Civic Reception in Glasgow City Chambers with Interfaith Glasgow to mark Scottish Interfaith Week 2023.

“We’re so much looking forward to this opportunity to bring people together from across Glasgow’s diverse faith and belief communities with an interest in promoting positive interfaith relations in Scotland’s most diverse city. We hope the evening will be a chance for people to meet old friends and new, to learn more about each other, hear more about Interfaith Glasgow’s work and aspirations, and to reaffirm our collective appreciation of Glasgow’s diversity and our shared commitment to building bridges of solidarity in challenging times.” – Rose Drew, CEO of Interfaith Glasgow

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Place: Glasgow City Chambers Glasgow City Chambers, Glasgow

Find out more: Interfaith Glasgow Civic Reception – Scottish Interfaith Week

Multi-Faith Panel Discussion

Join Edinburgh Interfaith Association at Edinburgh College for an enriching Multi-Faith Panel Discussion! Engage with a panel of speakers, ask your burning questions, and enjoy a delightful spread of food and beverages.

Time: 5:30 pm – 7.30 pm

Place: Music Box, Edinburgh

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Coffee and Cake

West Lothian Faith Group are hosting an informal event in West Lothian Civic Centre to encourage people from different faiths to discuss what community means to them 💜

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Place: West Lothian

Find out more: Coffee and Cake – Scottish Interfaith Week

Interfaith in the Academy

The University of St Andrews are hosting an academic panel discussion on interfaith dialogue. The fantastic panel will discuss what interfaith looks like, both in the academy and religious institutions.

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Place: St Mary’s College, St Andrews

Find out more: Interfaith in the Academy – Scottish Interfaith Week

Spiritual Care and Bereavement in a Hospital Setting

Rev Alan Gibbon will speak about his chaplaincy work in Ninewells Hospital, and invite those present to join the consultation to redesign the chaplaincy to be a more inclusive space for people of all faiths and none.

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Place: Dundee

Find out more: Spiritual Care and Bereavement in a Hospital Setting – Scottish Interfaith Week

Praying for Peace

Special prayers for peace in the current affairs in the world.

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Place: Newton Mearns

Find out more: Praying for Peace – Scottish Interfaith Week

Interfaith Dinner at Trossachs Tryst

You are invited to an informal dinner to share about faith, interfaith and community over starter, mains and dessert.

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Place: Trossachs Tryst Invertrossachs Road, Callander

Find out more: Interfaith Dinner at Trossachs Tryst – Scottish Interfaith Week

More events

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