World Scout Interreligious Forum 2014 in Paris

From 2–4 of December World Scout Interreligious Forum came together in Paris to its yearly meeting. It was attended by representatives of several religions: Besides the Protestants there were Catholic and Orthodox Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Won-Buddhists, and Sikhs. The meeting was also attended by Göran Hägerdal as representative of the World Scout Bureau, Kenji Takarabe of the World Scout Jamboree Office, and Patrice Brodeur of KAIICID. The main topic of the meeting was the Faiths & Beliefs Zone at the upcoming Jamboree in Japan next year. »

General assembly 24-26 Oct 2014

Every three years, CPGS comes together to its General Assembly. At the weekend 24–26 October 2014 we met at Lutherstadt Wittenberg, the small city sout of Berlin, where Luther’s reformation began 497 years ago. After the report about the last triennium the members present (Finland, France, and Germany) introduced each other to their activities in the spiritual dimension. An important topic was the vision for CPGS: All agreed that CPGS should have more members to be able to be more active. »

Past Activities

World Scout Conference 2014 (reported by Inka Hopsu) CPGS organized together with ICCS and DESMOS an ecumenical peace prayer. CPGS had stand with posters and members had CPGS t-shirts to build up visibility. CPGS took part of formulating Joint statement of World Scout Interreligious Forum CPGS took part of Jamboree preparation meeting. CPGS took part of Interreligious Forum meeting. CPGS took part of DESMOS meeting. CPGS took part of IFJS Sabbath celebrations. »