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Heralding transformation

We are entering Advent, the church’s pregnant pause before we celebrate Christ’s birth again. The time of waiting has begun.
 
There is power in the pause. It affirms that the creation and nurture of a child takes time, energy, commitment, courage. It stretches space, opening our spirits to the very human struggle with what is worth waiting for and what is not; what is worth investing in and what will fade like discarded Christmas paper. Waiting is one of those gifts we need, but do not often ask for.
 
Advent heralds transformation, and transformation takes time.
 
But there are things that won’t wait, needs that do not have that luxury. Transformation takes time, but hunger won’t wait. Across our planet home, sisters and brothers struggle now to feed their families. Food insecurity, fuelled by climate change and conflict, mean that there is imminent danger of starvation.
 
In South Sudan, Christian Aid, through its partners, offers unconditional cash transfers to the most vulnerable families, enabling them to buy food and stop starvation in its tracks. But we won’t stop there. We’ll stay to see the roots of hope take hold, by guiding communities towards improved nutritional practices for infant children, diverse food production and better access to safe water for all.
 
Today, UK Aid Match means that every pound you donate is doubled. This Advent, don’t wait to give, act and pray. You’ll be giving a present and a future.
 
Sally Foster-Fulton
Head of Christian Aid Scotland
The latest news from Christian Aid Scotland
28 November 2017

2018 is shaping up to be another exciting year.

23 November 2017

Join us at a town near you to find out how you can give, act and pray with Christian Aid Scotland in 2018.

27 September 2017

Read about Christian Aid Scotland's new project with the Scottish Government and partners to empower women and marginalised agricultural communities in Zambia.

26 September 2017

Christian Aid Scotland is standing up to climate change. You can too, find out how in this blog.

02 August 2017

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