Scottish Parliament congratulates churches on actions during epidemic

Scottish Parliament congratulates churches on actions during epidemic

“In the Bible, James says, ‘work is dead without faith.” The report brings this poem to life. Their faith inspired them to do good work for their fellow citizens and their local communities. “

IIn May and July 2020, over 3,200 volunteers from the Scottish churches carried out 89 projects with over 55,000 beneficiaries. These are more than 210,000 support actions Which were done in this way. An assessment has emerged from the report Stories of hope Praised by the Evangelical Alliance and the Scottish Parliament.

While this report was debated Parliament On 23 March, MP Jeremy Balfour said:

“In the Bible, James says, ‘work is dead without faith.” The report brings this poem to life. Their faith inspired them to do good work for their fellow citizens and their local communities. “

Members of the MP, Trinity Wester Heels, highlight projects large and small across the country, before honoring volunteers’ “work in partnership”.

“We talk a lot about common thinking and working together, but the report states that it is in vogue in Scotland: churches working with the government, churches working with local authorities, other religious communities Working churches and working churches with tertiary sector. “

And accordingly, these partnerships should be “developed and supported”.

“The report shows that when we come together it makes a difference and we are strengthened with those positivity. After all, the church is not a building; It is individuals and people from their local communities who want to help and develop these communities. “

Jeremy Balfour says that this report “offers us hope for the future”. After that, many deputies took the floor and in turn respected the actions of these churches.

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