Peace Light from Bethlehem
18th December 2008
For some years now, Scouting in Scotland has received a share of the Peace Light from Bethlehem during December. We are now finalising plans for this peace promoting activity in 2008 and we would like to extend a warm invitation to anyone who would like to join us at the ecumenical service of reception for the peace light. The details are as follows:
When: Thursday 18th December
Where: Rutherglen West & Wardlawhill Parish Church, 3 Western Avenue, Rutherglen, Glasgow, G73 1JQ
Time: The Service of Reception for the Peace Light will start at 7.30pm. Immediately before this, the Church are holding an outside carol service at 6.30pm and have extended an invitation to anyone who is coming to the service of reception for the Peace Light to join them for this.
Those who normally wear Scout uniform should do so. Below is a briefing note with some background info on the Peace Light.
Please RSVP to Gary Bainbridge in the Regional Office by December 17th so that we know how many people are coming.
Planning is now under way for Clyde Region's annual involvement in the distribution of the Bethlehem Peace Light. Initially a charitable mission, for children in need in
Each year, a child from
Since 1996 members of the
More information on the background to the Peace Light and its distribution throughout Europe, the UK and the US can be found on the Peace Light Web site www.batesgd.supanet.com