The Interfaith Glasgow team had a delightful afternoon on Saturday 7th May! We met up in Pollok Park for an afternoon of fun to celebrate the work of and say a huge thank you to our brilliant volunteers. We ate a delicious picnic (with thanks to Pakistani Street Food!), handed out certificates, [...]
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Huge thank you to Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre who donated Interfaith Glasgow more than 90 Eid presents for us to give to the children who regularly attend our Weekend Club project. We had a lovely day in the office with parents dropping in to chat and pick up presents for their [...]
At this international interfaith event, we at Interfaith Glasgow, along with Cape Town Interfaith Initiative and the Interfaith Center of New York, invited people of all faiths and none to share and reflect on poems from diverse cultures, faiths, and wisdom traditions that bring solace and joy. The program featured poetry readings from [...]
A group of Weekend Club participants are enjoying a series of workshops with For Freedom Space with Rivers, a Dear Green Bothy (Being Human/University of Glasgow College of Arts) COP26 legacy project. The project builds on concerns raised by The Weekend Club about climate justice during COP26, and is nurturing conversations, connections and creative processes around how we might adapt [...]
We were delighted to host members of the Interfaith Food Justice Network at our IFJN Community Celebration! This was an opportunity for organisations and individuals to come together to socialise, network, and celebrate the excellent work they've done over the past two years during the COVID-19 pandemic. After seeing all [...]
To celebrate World Sikh Environment Day 2022, the Weekend Club collaborated with The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) and EcoSikh as part of TCV's project working towards creating a wildlife corridor along the River Kelvin in Dawsholm Park. Families from all over the city came together on a sunny Saturday to do [...]
On Saturday 26th February 2022, the Weekend Club invited newly arrived asylum seekers in Glasgow to a community meal at St. Andrew's West Parish Church, with information sharing sessions and discussions and activities for kids. The Weekend Club were delighted to host an event with St. Andrew's West Parish Church [...]
Within Hinduism and Buddhism, there are numerous stories of deities and spiritual beings changing gender and appearing in diverse body forms. From the half-male half-female deity Ardhanarishvara, to the bodhisattva Guanyin appearing as different genders across various cultures, there are plenty of examples! What can we learn from these beings who change genders at will, [...]
Exciting News re. St Mungo’s Museum! Last week our Chair gave an interview to the Glasgow Times regarding our concerns about St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art still being closed, but then came some fantastic news: Glasgow City Council has committed to providing Glasgow Life with the funds necessary to reopen the [...]
To mark the beginning of 2022, the Weekend Club met online to explore new year traditions around the world and plan our 2022 event programme. For the first Weekend Club event of the year, we met online to welcome the new year together. We were delighted to be joined by [...]