The following is an email from this committee of the Church of Scotland:
Speak Out: Doing Politics Differently
Speak Out commits the church to a long term process of advocating for and delivering change, with a more intentional focus on resourcing local congregations and communities.
At the heart of the campaign is a commitment to working alongside those on the sharp end of injustice and poverty – making real the Church of Scotland’s on going commitment to the poorest and most marginalised, not just out of sympathy but because that is the Gospel way to live. The Doing Politics Differently film was developed in response to a consultation that revealed a strong desire for more participative democracy.
Read more and watch the film here:
Look out for the further six films being released over the coming few months. Please do share these with your congregations – and get in touch to share any examples you may have of how our themes are being enacted in your communities. We look forward to working with you and resourcing churches and communities over the coming years as Speak Out becomes an integral part of the work of the church.