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Rev. Dr. Martin Johnstone

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Email: m***@***.org
Local Address: Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • PhD , faith !based urban regeneration. t
  • PhD , faith !based urban regeneration
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Trustees - Faith in Community Scotland
faithincommunityscotland.org, 17 Feb 2014 [cached]
Martin Johnstone (Company Secretary; Voluntary Chief Executive) Martin works with the Ministries Council, co-ordinating the work of the Church of Scotland in Scotland's 58 poorest communities in the country. Prior to this he was a parish minister in Bellshill, where he was instrumental in the development of Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre, a church-based community centre. He serves on a wide range of voluntary and public sector organisations with a simple desire - to ensure that the voices, wisdom and experience of people living in poverty are better heard.
Faith in Community Scotland - Partners
www.faithincommunityscotland.org, 30 June 2009 [cached]
Martin Johnstone (Executive Director)
Martin Johnstone is responsible for the coordination of the Church of Scotland's work within its 54 economically poorest communities. As well as wide experience in community development and social enterprise he has a PhD in faith-based urban regeneration. t: 0141 221 4576
Meet the Priority Areas team - Church of Scotland
www.churchofscotland.org.uk, 20 July 2014 [cached]
Martin Johnstone Priority Areas Secretary
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scottishchristian.com, 9 April 2014 [cached]
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Martin Johnstone: Power to the People
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The Church of Scotland's Priority Areas Secretary, Martin Johnstone, on community activis.
Martin Johnstone was posted on ...
fpcnh.org, 25 Sept 2013 [cached]
Martin Johnstone was posted on November 5th, 2012 at 12.32am and is filed under Special Events..
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Martin Johnstone
Rev. Dr. Martin Johnstone will talk with First Presbyterian Church members on the evening of Friday, November 2. Martin, an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian), served for 11 years as a parish minister in one of Scotland's economically poorest neighborhoods. He was then appointed to a national role within the Church.
His work is in four main areas: He coordinates the Church of Scotland's work within the poorest 5% of neighborhoods in Scotland. Over the last decade the Church of Scotland has had a deliberate policy of significantly increasing resources in its poorest communities, for example, in doubling the levels of staffing in priority area parishes. He is the voluntary Chief Executive of Faith in Community Scotland - an anti-poverty agency which resources faith groups to tackle poverty. Since it was established in 2005, FiCS has worked with over 200 faith groups to assist them to turn their aspirations for change into practical action. It operates in Scotland's poorest communities, with dedicated teams in Glasgow and Dundee. You can find out more about Faith in Community Scotland at: www.faithincommunityscotland.org.
Martin also facilitates the work of Scotland's Poverty Truth Commission (www.povertytruthcommission.org). Over the last three years, the Commission has brought together some of Scotland's poorest citizens with some of its most influential to advocate for changes in the way that the symptoms and causes of poverty are addressed. At the heart of the Commission's message is the clear assertion that poverty will never be adequately understood and addressed until those who experience it are helping to shape, deliver and evaluate anti-poverty policy.
If all of that is not enough, Martin chairs Glasgow's Third Sector Forum which brings together the city's 2,400 charities, social enterprises and volunteering agencies. He is currently coordinating the development of an integrated anti-poverty strategy for Glasgow - Scotland's poorest city.
If you are interested in the work of Martin Johnstone, please be in touch with any members of the First Presbyterian Church Mission Committee.
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