NORTH EAST SCOTLAND
Our Region is one of the largest in the UK, stretching from the Firth of Forth to the north coast of Aberdeenshire, and from Stirlingshire and Perthshire to the east coast.
Our participants include all the Members, Associate Members and Friends of the Iona Community who live in the following postal districts: AB, DD, PH1-PH18, FK, KY.
However, folk should feel free to join our region or go to another region if geography, transport or other factors apply.
HOW WE WORK IN THIS REGION
Our principal activity as a Region has been to organise regional gatherings – please see FUTURE DATES below for the latest information. We see the Region to be a forum where all those involved with the Iona Community can talk through ideas and enhance their involvement in local action for justice, peace and the integrity of creation.
KEY PARTNERS AND NETWORKS IN THIS REGION
Many of our Members and Associate Members make important contributions to local developments and initiatives. Please contact us if you would like to know more about what is happening in your area.
We are holding a Regional Gathering on Saturday, 23rd September 2023, 11am to 3pm.
Where: At the Steeple Church, with its excellent facilities in the heart of Dundee – close to the train station and multi-storey parking; a five minute walk from the bus station.
For Whom: You! Members, Associate Members, Friends, anyone interested in the Iona Community. You don’t need to live within our Region.
Theme: Pilgrimage – In the footsteps of St Columba
Hearing and thinking about pilgrimage; experiencing pilgrimage in Dundee. Professor Ian Bradley, Emeritus Professor of Cultural and Spiritual History at the University of St Andrews, author of Columba, Pilgrim and Penitent and Associate Member hopes to be with us to share his insights.
Practical: ▸ Doors will be open at 10:30am ▸ Refreshments will be provided, but bring your own packed lunch ▸ Contributions of £5 per person if you are able ▸ If you can, please send us a note that you will attend, but feel free to turn up unannounced!
Please put a note in your diary – we look forward to seeing you!
Phone: 01334 460705