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This week we have a new download for International Women’s Day, which is celebrated on March 8th, and also a new download for Holy Week, particularly Good Friday. We hope you find these useful. Don't forget to have a look through all our other books, CDs and downloads for Lent and Easter on our website. Thank you, as always, for supporting our work.

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New download for International Women’s Day

A Reflection, Prayer & Pledge for International Women’s Day download transspaser

A Reflection, Prayer & Pledge for International Women’s Day (PDF download)

Kathy Galloway & Lesley Orr

Digital download: All the evidence is that gender equality leads to better decisions, fairer policies, more participation, prosperity and peace. International Women’s Day presents a challenge to us all – let’s reflect, pray and pledge for a radical transformation of the current world order.

Kathy Galloway is a practical theologian, campaigner and writer. The major focus of her work has always been peacemaking and social justice issues, especially relating to poverty and gender. She was formerly Warden of Iona Abbey, and Leader of the Iona Community 2002-9, the first woman to be elected to the post. She has also worked as Head of Christian Aid Scotland and for Church Action on Poverty. She is the author of a dozen books on justice issues, spirituality and poetry and her writings have been widely anthologised.

Lesley Orr is a feminist historian and activist from Edinburgh. She has been involved for many years in movements challenging gender inequality, abuse and violence in faith communities and wider society. Lesley is a member of the Iona Community.

12 pages

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New download for Holy Week

Following the Light of God’s Spirit download transspaser

Following the Light of God’s Spirit (PDF download)

Worship and drama for Good Friday (and other Holy Week resources)

Tim Aldred

Digital download: Worship resources for Good Friday, including drama scripts, with some reflections/prayers for other days of Holy Week.

Tim Aldred is an Associate Member of the Iona Community and has worked in the international development sector since 1996. Previously he worked as Head of Policy and Communications at Progressio. Currently he works as Head of Policy and Research at the Fairtrade Foundation.

15 pages

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Resources for Lent and Easter

Christmas books

– Books

– E-books

– Downloads/e-liturgies


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