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This page contains a list of inter faith events and activities.

Wednesday 25 April

‘Why Interfaith? - A Muslim’s Perspective’ - Crawley Interfaith Network

Crawley Interfaith Network is holding a talk entitled ‘Why Interfaith? A Muslim’s Perspective’ on Wednesday 25 April from 7pm to 9pm. Imam Dr Abduljalil Sajid, who has extensive experience in interfaith work at local, national and international levels, will be speaking. The event will take place at The Orchard, 1-2 Gleneagles Court, Brighton Road, Crawley, RH10 6AD. For further details email or call Iyad Daoud on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 01293 883 372.

Wednesday 25 April

Identity and Meaning in Our Modern World - London Inter Faith Centre

London Inter Faith Centre is beginning a six-week series on ‘Identity and Meaning In Our Modern World’ on Wednesday 25 April from 2.00pm to 3.30pm at St Anne’s and St Andrew’s, 125 Salusbury Road, NW6 6RG. The series of discussions will explore themes of importance to both humanist/secular and religious philosophical views. The seminars will be led by practitioners in their fields and participants will be discussing themes such as The Search for “Truth”; Integrity; Consciousness and Experience; Community; Being Other and Human Identity. For more information, visit http://londoninterfaith.org.uk/event/values-and-meaning-in-our-contemporary-world-a-series-of-seminar-led-discussions-on-contemporary-themes/ or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Wednesday 25 April

Interfaith - a Beacon of Hope - Leeds Concord Interfaith Fellowship

Leeds Concord Interfaith Felloswhip is holding the Peter Bell Memorial Lecture on Wednesday 25 April.   The speaker will be the Revd Dr Marcus Braybrooke and the lecture will be entitled 'Interfaith - a Beacon of Hope'.   It takes place at 7.15pm for 7.30pm at the Banqueting Room, Leeds Civic Hall, Calverly Street, Leeds LS1 1UR.   For further information, visit www.concord-leeds.org.uk

Saturday 28 April

Inter Faith Spiritual Day - Herefordshire Interfaith Group

Herefordshire Interfaith Group is organising an Inter Faith Spiritual Day on Saturday 28 April.  This will be held at Adhisthana Buddhist Centre and will include meditations, chants from around the world, spiritual dance and philosophical discussion.   There is a suggested donation to attend and participants are asked to bring vegetarian food to share for lunch.   Advance booking can be made through Venerable Choesang on 01568 750082 or at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).   Further details are at www.facebook.com/pg/herefordshireInterfaith/events.

Saturday 28 April

How are we shaping the future of our planet? - Christians Aware and Mirfield Centre

Christians Aware, in partnership with the Mirfield Centre is holding a day event entitled ‘How are we Shaping the Future of our Planet’ on Saturday 28 April from 10am to 3.30pm. The day will be divided into four presentations by Ellen Teague, freelance Catholic journalist who writes and campaigns on Justice, Peace and Ecology issues. Each presentation will be followed by questions and discussion.  It is being held at The Mirfield Centre, College of the Resurrection, Stocks Bank Road, Mirfield, WF14 0BW.  For more information and to book a place, visit https://www.mirfield.org.uk/events/shaping-future-planet/

Tuesday 1 May

Do women have a role in leading religion? - Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum

Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum is organising an event on Tuesday 1 May entitled ‘Do women have a role in leading religion?’. Speakers include Bishop Jo Wells, Rabbi Kath Vardi and Julie Siddqui. The event will take place at St Mary’s Hall, Stoke d’Abernon, KT11 3PX at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. For more information contact Jackie Foster at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and/or follow ElmbridgeMultiFaithForum on Facebook for regular updates.

Tuesday 1 May

AGM - World Congress of Faiths

World Congress of Faiths is holding its Annual General Meeting at 5pm on Tuesday 1 May at Global Cooperation House, 65 Pound Lane, London, NW10 2HH. Refreshments will be served and the agenda will cover past action and what is planned for 2018. For more information and to register attendance, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wcf-annual-general-meeting-tickets-44915169481.

 

Thursday 3 May

Faith and Community Relations - exploring our local responsibilities - Epsom and Ewell Inter Faith Forum

Epsom and Ewell Inter Faith Forum is holding an event entitled ‘Faith and Community Relations – exploring our local responsibilities’ on Thursday 3 May, at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. The speakers will be Jon Warnke, Faith Emergency Response Coordinator from the Diocese of Guildford, and Hannah Paisley, Epsom and Ewell Prevent Officer. The event will be held at St Martin’s Church House, Church Street, Epsom KT17 4PX. For more information or to confirm your attendance, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

Sunday 6 May

Ypres to Brookwood - Woking People of Faith

Woking People of Faith is organising an ‘Ypres to Brookwood’ event with a last post ceremony and guided walk around the cemetery on Sunday 6 May. Details are to follow.

Monday 7 May

My difficulties with faiths and cultures - Multifaith Chapel and Library at Burngreave Ashram

The Multifaith Chapel and Library at Burngreave Ashram is hosting monthly informal sharing, lunch and seminar events on the first (occasionally second) Monday of the month. On Monday 7 May Chris Bullock will be speaking on the theme of the seminars, which is ‘My difficulties with faiths and cultures’. The programme is: 12 Noon informal sharing; 12.30pm bring and share lunch; 1.15pm Seminar.  The Chapel is at 86 Spital Hill, Sheffield, S4 7LG.  For further information contact 07932 017 929 or 0114 243 6688 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 8 May

British Muslim Communities - Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths

The Faith and Civil Society Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London, is hosting a lecture on Tuesday 8 May on British Muslim Communities.  Mohammed Aziz, Director of the Aziz Foundation and former Senior Advisor to the UK government, will explore some of the contradictory and complex trends and emerging issues facing British Muslim communities. The lecture is part of the 2018 Fellows’ Public Seminar Series on the theme of ‘Faith and the Future of Civil Society’. All events in the series are free and booking is not required. The lecture will be held from 5.30pm to 7pm in the Richard Hoggart Building (Room 137a), Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14. For more information, visit https://www.gold.ac.uk/faithsunit/news/

Tuesday 8 May

Women and Faith - Bristol Multi Faith Forum

Bristol Multi Faith Forum is holding an open meeting on the theme of ‘Women and Faith’ on Tuesday 8 May.   For more information, contact Lily Khandker at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 07789 040 267. 

Wednesday 9 May

Belonging and Believing - Voices of Faith

Voices of Faith is holding an evening of inter faith dialogue entitled ‘Belonging and Believing’ from 6pm to 8.30pm on Wednesday 9 May at ISKCON Temple, 304 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 6AR. Speakers will include Canon Richard Bryant (Anglican Priest); Bhaktirasa Dasi (International Society for Krishna Consciousness); and Brenda Dinsdale (Newcastle Reform Jewish Community). Free refreshments will provided. Attendance should be confirmed attendance either by calling 01912 704 100 or emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sunday 13 May

One Big Picnic - Inter Faith Glasgow and others

Interfaith Glasgow is among those organising ‘One Big Picnic’ on Sunday 13 May from 12pm to 3pm in George Square, Glasgow. Food initiatives from diverse faith and belief backgrounds will be serving food at the event, which is a large-scale free community meal to promote the Unity and Dignity of all people. The group is looking for a variety of musicians, street performers, face-painters and henna artists, as well as volunteers to help out on the day.  Anyone interested in getting involved, should contact Magdalen at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Wednesday 16 May

Peace is a Process - the impact of the 1918 Armistice - Leeds Concord Interfaith Fellowship

Leeds Concord Interfaith Fellowship is holding its Annual General Meeting from 6.30pm on Wednesday 16 May at Leeds Museum Discovery Centre, Carlisle Road, LS10 1LB. There will be an optional tour of the storage facility at 6.30pm then light refreshments at 7pm, followed at 7.30pm by the AGM and a talk by Lucy Moore: ‘Peace is a Process – the impact of the 1918 Armistice and how Leeds is commemorating this in 2018’. For more information, contact John Summerwill on 01132 697 895 or at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  

Saturday 19 May

Israel and Palestine: Now and the Future - Woking People of Faith, Surrey Faith Links and Woking Action for Peace

Woking People of Faith, Surrey Faith Links, Woking Action for Peace and others, are organising the ‘Woking Debates 2018’. There will be a debate on the theme of ‘Israel and Palestine: Now and the Future’ on Saturday 19 May, from 11am to 12.30pm (refreshments from 10.30am). The debates are held at Christ Church, Jubilee Square, Woking, GU21 6YG. For further information, email Keith Scott at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

 

Tuesday 22 May

Religion - is broadcasting fit for purpose? - Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London

The Faith and Civil Society Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London, is hosting a lecture entitled ‘Religion – is Broadcasting fit for purpose?’ on Tuesday 22 May from 5.30pm to 7pm in the Richard Hoggart Building (Room 137a), Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14. Richard Bolton, a broadcaster with extensive experience of making programmes on religion and ethics, will examine whether newsrooms, programme makers and commissioners are properly equipped to deal with this vital part of human experience. The lecture is part of the 2018 Fellows’ Public Seminar Series on the theme of ‘Faith and the Future of Civil Society’. All events in the series are free and booking is not required. For more information, visit https://www.gold.ac.uk/faithsunit/news/

Wednesday 23 May

St James Piccadilly tour and talk - Westminster Cathedral Interfaith Group

Westminster Cathedral Interfaith Group is organising a tour of St James Piccadilly and a talk on the church’s inter faith work by Revd Lucy Winkett on Wednesday 23 May at 3pm. For more information contact John Woodhouse by text on 07908 888 586, or by email on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 24 May

Stronger Together - Celebrating the power of Community - National Association of SACREs

The National Association of SACREs is holding its annual conference on Thursday 24 May at Merchant Taylor’s Hall, City of London. The theme of the conference is ‘Stronger Together – Celebrating the power of Community’. Full details are to be confirmed soon, but for more information and to book a place visit http://www.nasacre.org.uk/conference-and-agm/2018. The deadline for booking a place is Tuesday 15 May. 

Wednesday 30 May

Multi Faith Chaplaincy Networking Day - Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndwr University is holding a Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Networking Day on Wednesday 30 May. The event will bring together people from the region who work as chaplains and those with specialist experience in this area. The panel will include representatives from a wide range of faiths and there will be a range of workshops, as well as a Q&A session focusing on the practical details of caring sensitively for those from a variety of faith backgrounds. It will take place at the Catrin Finch Centre, Plas Coch Campus, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Road, Wrexham, LL11 2HS.  For more information and to register for a place, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/multi-faith-chaplaincy-networking-day-tickets-44096439638

Wednesday 30 May

From Russia with Love - A Journey of Faith - Crawley Interfaith Network

Crawley Interfaith Network is holding a talk entitled ‘From Russia with Love – A journey of Faith’ on Wednesday 30 May from 7pm to 9pm. Fr Dr Vladimir Nikiforov, secretly ordained as Catholic Priest outside Russia in 1981 and former Academic, will be speaking. The event will take place at The Orchard, 1-2 Gleneagles Court, Brighton Road, Crawley, RH10 6AD. For further details email or call Iyad Daoud on .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 01293 883 372.

Wednesday 30 May

Multi Faith Trail - Bristol Multi Faith Forum, Bristol City Council and Inner City & East

Bristol Multi-Faith Forum, in conjunction with Bristol City Council and Inner City & East, is organising a BS5 Multi Faith Trail on Wednesday 30 May. The group will visit the Hindu Temple, 163 Church Road, BS5 9LA from 9.30am to 10.10am then walk to the Bristol Baha’i Centre, 8 Church Road, BS5 9JA to visit from 10.30am to 11.15am. The group will then walk to and visit the Bristol Central Mosque, Chelsea Road, BS5 6AP from 11.30am to 12.15pm before walking to the Jewish Progressive Synagogue, 43/47 Bannerman Road, BS5 0RR to visit from 12.30pm to 1pm. Women are asked to cover their heads when visiting the mosque. The walk is for those of all faiths and none, and leaders can help direct walkers back to the start as the route is not circular. For more information including access and walking routes, contact Lily Khandker at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or on 07789 040 267; or Nicola Ferris on 01173 521 283 or 07810 506 738.


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