The Rector and congregation of St John’s Episcopal Church in Aberdeen have offered the hand of Christian fellowship – and part of their church building – to the hundreds of Muslims attending a neighboring and overcrowded mosque.
The Aberdeen mosque is so busy at times that members of the Muslim community were having to pray outside in the wind and rain. They have now been offered the use of part of the Episcopalian church hall for daily prayers.
“Internationally the news speaks of tension and struggles between Islam and Christianity. Yet here in Aberdeen a Mosque and a Church have built bonds of affection and friendship,” said Bishop Gillies.
(READ the story in the Scotsman)