The material this year was written by Rev. Stephen Brown, and is now available.
c. £42,000 – Location Alloa
Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS - the National Ecumenical body in Scotland) is seeking to appoint a new General Secretary to assist the implementation of its agreed ecumenical strategy. The post supports the Trustees of ACTS through appropriate and collaborative leadership of paid staff.
This exciting post needs someone of vision who is able to assist ACTS to further its mission and activity in Scotland, in partnership with the ecumenical bodies in Britain, Ireland and further afield.
As well as your knowledge and experience of the ecumenical church scene, you will have good communication, public relations, management, organisational and administrative skills. You will have a knowledge of theology sufficient to give credibility when meeting church leaders.
It is a genuine occupational requirement that the General Secretary is a lay or ordained member of one of the Churches of ACTS or CTBI.
To obtain an application pack and further information please go to the Church of Scotland website www.churchofscotland.org.uk to download the job description and application form. Please quote reference number 21/13.
Closing date 6th December 2013
Interviews will be held on 23 January 2014 in Alloa
ACTS: ‘VALUES FOR SCOTLAND?’ materials
Resources to help groups and individuals prepare for the Referendum on the Future of Scotland (18 Sept 2014)
The Referendum on the future of Scotland will take place on 18 Sept 2014.
To help people prepare for this, ACTS (Action of Churches Together in Scotland) has produced some Scripture based group reflection materials:
'VALUES FOR SCOTLAND?'
'Values for Scotland?' (colour)
'Values for Scotland?' (b&w)Read more...
Thanks to the support of ACTS’ Members’ Meeting, the Working with Children in the Church Community Core Group is once again able to offer a limited number of grants to help children’s workers, whose own congregations cannot afford to meet the full cost of sending them to “Deep Impact” , to attend the event in January of 2014.
A message from the organisers of "Deep Impact" outlining the benefits to be gainedRead more...
A prayer for the journey.
Source: World Council of Churches 1985
The Trustees of ACTS (Action of Churches Together in Scotland) support this SCVO initiative to widen and inform the debate about the Future of Scotland by encouraging organisations across Scotland to share their concerns and reflections.
ACTS encourages its member churches and wider contacts to participate in this initiative - for the good of all in our society.
Formed in 1990, as Scotland’s national ecumenical instrument, Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS) brings together nine denominations in Scotland who share a desire for:
In its work ACTS seeks to enable the Scottish churches in their common life.
It encourages and resources encounters between them in which each participant learns from the other, where difference is explored and respected and where division is healed.
ACTS - enabling and resourcing churches in Scotland in their pilgrimage together
Action of Churches Together in Scotland
7 Forrester Lodge
(t) 01259 216980
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